Lead Volunteer (Macmillan Cancer)

Causeway Coast & Glens

People tell us they need emotional and practical support during their cancer journey and they want help locally. Macmillan offers a volunteer-led Community Helper services in a number of areas. You would be part of a small team of 2-3 Lead Volunteers who co-ordinate a group of up to 10 Community Helper volunteers providing support to people affected by cancer. Interviews will be held and training and support will be provided. 

Initial training will take place on August 10th and 28th 2019.

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

What we're looking for:

  • Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills (including IT skills)
  • Reliable and honest
  • Passion, and an ability to motivate others
  • Ability to work independently, making appropriate use of support and guidance
  • Commitment to accessing training and engaging with support & supervision process

What you can gain from this opportunity:

  • Make a difference to those people affected by cancer
  • Experience of working within a high-profile organisation
  • Experience of working with volunteers and co-coordinating service delivery
  • Develop a range of transferable skills
  • Ongoing training, support and supervision

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