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Durham Central Not Alone - Support Volunteer

People tell us they need practical and emotional support during their cancer journey and they want help locally. Macmillan has a volunteer-led project called Durham Not Alone, of which we’d love you to be a part. We need enthusiastic and motivated individuals in the East Durham area interested in making a commitment to provide support to people in their own homes who are affected by cancer. You will be provided with training and support to help you and 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

  • Ability to communicate clearly with others
  • Effective listening skills
  • Polite, courteous and patient
  • Ability to be respectful of others' differences and choices
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality

What you can gain from this opportunity

  • The satisfaction of helping people affected by cancer
  • Getting more involved in and making a real difference to your local community
  • Being an essential part of this important service
  • Developing existing skills and learning new ones
  • Meeting new people
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