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Carmarthenshire - Support Buddy

We are looking for volunteers to support people affected by cancer both emotionally and with practical tasks in the home and their local community. This could involve providing a listening ear and helping out with household tasks such as light cleaning, shopping and gardening. By providing this support you will be helping someone face one of the toughest challenges they will have in their life, relieving isolation and loneliness as well as enabling them to live a more enjoyable life during their cancer experience.

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

What we're looking for

  • Ability to communicate clearly with others
  • Reliable, honest and punctual
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to work independently but with guidance and support
  • Polite, courteous and patient

What you can gain from this opportunity

  • Satisfaction of helping people affected by cancer
  • Get more involved in making a real difference in your community
  • Play an important part in developing this new service
  • Develop existing skills and learn new ones
  • Meet new people
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