Volunteer News

Welcome to our quarterly newsletter – by our volunteers, for our volunteers.

We hope you find this issue of Volunteer News just as inspiring as we find you. Why not connect with us on Twitter and Facebook to let us know what you think? 

Got a story you'd like to share? Email volunteering@macmillan.org.uk

A volunteer called Usha is seated in an interior.

Every minute you give matters

You recently told us the most challenging part of volunteering was finding the time to do it. Find out how Usha, a student and busy mum of two, fits in volunteering for Macmillan. 

Watch Usha's video >

Jake - a Macmillan volunteer - is sitting on a sofa.

Benefits to you and your career

From learning how to manage your time to understanding how to empathise with others, you can gain a range of professional and personal skills through volunteering.

Read Jake's story >

Female fundraisers stands smiling.

Take your fundraising further

To help you raise even more for people affected by cancer, we asked our award-winning fundraising committee to share their top tips.

Five top tips >

Jackie - a Macmillan volunteer - is seated at an event. She appears to be laughing.

Skill up

Discover more about Macmillan’s learning and development offer and how we can support you, like we supported Jackie. 

Learn more >

A group of people - that make up the Macmillan Cancer partnership in Nottinghamshire - each hold up a Macmillan booklet. They are smiling.

Supporting your community

Volunteers like you are helping to power a new partnership in Nottinghamshire to support people affected by cancer in their local community. 

Find out more >

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