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 volunteernews@macmillan.org.uk



Two people doing art at a table.

The fine art of volunteering

Combining art sessions with emotional support, Middlesbrough's Art For You service is one of the most creative ways in which Macmillan volunteers are supporting people affected by cancer.

Meet the team >

A man takes a selfie with a mobile phone at an awards ceremony. People pose in the background.

Don't miss the big event

The Volunteer Conference and Awards 2017 is on its way, and this year you can take part in the learning and development opportunities and hear the speakers on Facebook and Twitter.

Find out how to get involved >

A young girl smiles in an outdoor setting. She wears a green Macmillan T-shirt.

Blossom in your role

Asking a fellow volunteer to become your buddy is a great way to learn new skills, improve your knowledge and boost your confidence. What’s more, you could make a great friend.  

Learn why Grace loved buddying up >

Macmillan cheerers cheer on the race participants at a running event.

Friends, fun and flexibility

Give your energy and enthusiasm to a Macmillan Action Team this spring and you’ll leave with new friends, happy memories and an enormous sense of pride.

Discover why Patrick loves getting involved >