We want you to feel right at home with volunteering for people affected by cancer. There are many types of volunteering opportunities – simply enter your postcode below and browse through what’s available in your area.
Use the advanced search to enter how far you can travel, what days you’re available, keyword or a type of opportunity.
Please be aware that the site is experiencing some technical difficulties at this time. If you find that you are unable to submit an application form for your chosen volunteering opportunity please email your application details to the main contact for that role who will be in touch as soon as possible. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
Ways to get involved
Find out more about the fantastic range of opportunities available, with varying amounts of time and input required. From lending a hand at a fundraising event to helping out at your local Macmillan information centre, we've got a role for you.
Discover ways to get involved
I need a volunteer, how do I advertise an opportunity?
Macmillan professionals and partner organisations:
To advertise Macmillan volunteering opportunities, contact us to request a user guide at email@example.com
Macmillan fundraising committees:
To advertise an opportunity contact your local Fundraising Manager. You can also email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0300 1000 200 .
Direct Volunteering Services
Direct Volunteering Services are an exciting new venture for Macmillan, equipping and supporting volunteers to provide services to people affected by cancer in their community. We want to make sure no one goes through cancer alone. Complementing the work of Macmillan professionals and other local services, Macmillan Volunteer-Led Services offer practical and emotional support – the little things that make a big difference to people affected by cancer.
To get involved, use the search above to find out if there's a service in your area.
Meet our volunteers
Take a look at the stories of some of our brilliant volunteers to find out about their volunteering experiences, and how you too might want to become involved.
June’s story – find out how June has not only found volunteering rewarding, but also enjoyed the social side to it.
Katie’s story – see how student Katie started the Macmillan committee at Glasgow University after volunteering as an intern (You can also read more Macmillan Intern's stories here).
Liam’s story – Liam continued to volunteer after retiring, and now Macmillan is very much part of his life.
Pauline’s story – read about the rewards from being a Macmillan service volunteer.
Phil’s story – find out how Phil’s mother inspired him to get started volunteering.
Get in touch
If you want to get involved with us but you're not sure how, you might find something that catches your eye on the Volunteering Village
. If you’d like to help in a way that you can’t find on the Village, please tell us a bit more about yourself and we'll see what we can do.
Get in touch
or call us on 0300 1000 200.