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Practical & Emotional Support Volunteer - Wigan and Leigh

People affected by cancer tell us they need local support during their cancer journey. By choosing to join us as a practical and emotional support volunteer, you’ll be doing something amazing for people at a difficult time so they can start to feel more in control. Make your time matter so that no one in Wigan and Leigh faces cancer alone.

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

What we're looking for

  • Good listener, clear communicator and able to maintain confidentiality
  • Patient, flexible and reliable
  • Able to work independently with guidance and support
  • Able to recognise when to ask for support
  • Able to respect others’ differences and choices

What you can gain from this opportunity

  • Join an enthusiastic team of people who want to make a difference
  • Have a rewarding experience making a difference to people affected by cancer
  • Receive an induction and ongoing training individually and in groups
  • Use and develop your communication and people skills, enhancing your CV
  • Receive agreed out-of-pocket expenses reimbursed within our guidelines
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