Support in the community volunteer – Macmillan Helping Matters

People tell us they need practical and emotional support during their cancer journey and they want help locally. Macmillan Helping Matters offer emotional and practical support delivered by trained and supported volunteers. Our volunteers make home visits to assist with light house work, shopping, practical tasks that becomes challenging, or befriend someone affected by cancer, please refer to the Role Description.

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

What we’re looking for

  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • A knowledge of the local area desirable (but not essential)
  • Ability to work independently but with guidance and support
  • An interest in cancer care and the services that Macmillan provides

What you can gain from this opportunity

  • The reward of helping people affected by cancer
  • Getting more involved in and making a real difference to your local community
  • Meeting new people
  • Developing existing skills and learning new ones

For more information, please contact Paula Moncrieff on 0131 260 3720 or by email

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