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Macmillan Community Helper (West Belfast)

People tell us they need emotional, social and practical support during their cancer journey and they want help locally. Macmillan offers a volunteer-led service of Community Helpers in a number of local areas which we’d love you to be a part of. The role involves listening and talking to people with/affected by cancer and could also include practical support with household tasks such as shopping, vacuuming, laundry, ironing, light gardening tasks or even dog-walking.

Apply before: Sunday 31 March 2019

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


What we're looking for

  • Good communication skills
  • To be an effective listener
  • To be reliable, honest and punctual
  • To be polite, courteous and patient
  • Respectful of others differences and choices

What you can gain from this opportunity

  • Getting more involved in and making a real difference to your local community
  • Using existing skills and developing new ones
  • Induction and training in order for you to carry out the role effectively
  • Meeting new people
  • Reimbursement of out-of-pocket expenses
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