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Macmillan Support volunteer

We are looking for people to volunteer to provide emotional and practical support for people in the local community living with cancer or another life threatening condition. We want volunteers to provide companionship to clients at the end of their life in their own home and/or provide practical support such as with shopping or visits to services. The role is rewarding and we provide full training and ongoing support. We hope that you will be able to give a minimum 12 month commitment.

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


What we're looking for

  • Good people skills
  • To be an effective listener
  • Reliability
  • Polite, courteous and patient
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality

What you can gain from this opportunity

  • The satisfaction of helping people at the end of their life
  • Making a difference to your local community
  • Developing existing skills and learning new ones
  • A chance to meet other people
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