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Macmillan Beyond Diagnosis - Support Volunteer

The Macmillan Beyond Diagnosis Service provides emotional and practical support to anyone affected by cancer in Nottingham, Mansfield, Ashfield and Newark and Sherwood. We are looking for volunteers for just 1-2 hours a week to provide a listening ear and someone to talk to, for someone on their cancer journey. Practical support can range from helping with shopping to accompanying to an appointment. A full day's Macmillan training will be provided. The service is supported by a team of Macmillan professionals

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
  • Excellent listening skills
  • Empathy and ablity to respond to the needs of others
  • Reliability and punctuality
  • Ability to work independently with guidance and support

What you can gain from this opportunity

  • The satisfaction of helping local people affected by cancer
  • Access to additional training related to the role
  • Developing active listening and responding skills
  • Meeting an inspiring group of volunteers at our volunteer coffee mornings
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