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Here we answer your questions on volunteering for Macmillan. If you have any other questions about volunteering for Macmillan you can email email@example.com| or call 020 7840 4961.
Macmillan has local offices and information centres where you can volunteer throughout the UK. We're also supported by thousands of volunteers fundraising in the community. So you can volunteer just about anywhere.
You can find volunteering opportunities by using our search|. Use the advanced search to filter it by location, the area you're interested in or your availability.
Not sure where to start? If you're not clear what type of role you're looking for and want to discuss your interests before you start searching, please call our volunteering team on 0207 840 4979. One of our volunteers is usually available to answer your call on Wednesdays.
Information and support centre roles have a different application process. Please contact your local centre directly to ask what volunteering opportunities are available. You can find your local information and support centre here|.
If you're not sure what type of role you're looking for and want to discuss your requirements before you start searching, please call the volunteering team on 020 7840 4979. Our lead volunteer, Chris, will be holding a 'surgery' every Wednesday to help you with any questions.
This depends on you and what you'd like to do for us. Helping with local collections could be flexible and whatever time you are able give us will be much appreciated. Some roles require a more specific time commitment and this is stated in the role description.
Volunteers should not be out of pocket as a result of volunteering for us! We reimburse reasonable travel costs to and from the organisation, travel while volunteering and other expenses by arrangement.
Volunteers are able to claim benefits whilst volunteering their time for Macmillan. However, it's important you let your benefits adviser know you're volunteering because it may affect the benefits you receive. For more information, please contact our volunteering team on 020 7840 4961 or email firstname.lastname@example.org|.
For most roles we'll invite you to meet us for a chat. It's a chance for you to find out more about the role and the organisation and we can get to know you better and find out how to best match your skills and interest to our current need.
We like to take up references for all roles and ask you to supply this information on your application form.
Many roles just require your time, energy and enthusiasm! Volunteer role descriptions will list any additional skills or experience you may need.
Volunteers receive an induction and will be given all the training and support necessary to feel confident in the role. Staff members are on hand to provide ongoing help and support.
If you're interested in sharing your professional skills and there are no opportunities that match this, please contact our volunteering team at email@example.com| or call 020 7840 4979 .
There are many ways in which you can volunteer, either as an individual or as a team. Use our advanced search| to find opportunities and filter them by location, the area you are interested in or your availability.
If you can't find what you are looking for or want to discuss your requirements in more detail, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org|.
If you have any questions about volunteering for Macmillan after reading the Q&A section, you can email us at: email@example.com|.
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