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Edinburgh - Practical and emotional support volunteer

People tell us they need practical and emotional support during their cancer journey and they want help locally. Macmillan Helping Matters offer emotional and practical support delivered by trained and supported volunteers. Our volunteers make home visits to assist with light house work, shopping, practical tasks that become challenging, or befriend someone affected by cancer. Please refer to the role description for more information about the role before applying.

Apply before: Saturday 30 September 2017

You need to be 18 years old or over to apply for this opportunity.


What we're looking for

  • Flexible
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • A knowledge of the local area desirable (but not essential)
  • Ability to work independently but with guidance and support
  • Good communication and listening skills

What you can gain from this opportunity

  • Helping people in your local community
  • Make new friends
  • Full training provided
  • All travel expenses reimbursed
Download role description

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