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Cancer Information and Support Volunteer - Edinburgh

Macmillan @ Edinburgh Libraries is looking for volunteers to help support people affected by cancer. We are looking for caring individuals who have a few hours a week to help run our new information and support services in Edinburgh at the following locations: Central Library, Craigmillar Library, Leith Library (Ferry Road), Drumbrae Library (Drum Brae Drive). Our volunteers provide a warm welcome to the service and a listening ear, as well as information and signposting to other local services. Use the contact details provided to apply.

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


What we're looking for

  • Good communication skills
  • Good listening skills
  • A desire to help people affected by cancer

What you can gain from this opportunity

  • A full program of training including a two-day induction
  • Make a real difference to someone affected by cancer
  • The opportunity to be involved with Macmillan and Edinburgh Libraries
  • Social events and celebrations including awards events
  • Meet other volunteers, and make new friends
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