Volunteering made easy

Ready to apply?

  1. Find an opportunity near you - Use our easy search tool to browse opportunities in your area, and tailor the results by type of role and distance from where you live.
  2. Select your perfect role - Read the role description to find out exactly what the role entails and decide if it's the right fit for you. Each role has details for someone you can contact if you'd like to find out more. 
  3. Submit your application - Fill in our online application form and get instant confirmation that we've received your application. We'll be in touch a few days later to discuss your application further.

I get a huge sense of achievement knowing I'm playing my part.

Andy, volunteer

Opportunities you may like

Fundraising volunteer

Andy is part of a Macmillan Action team and helps us raise money by supporting collections and cheering at events.

Cancer Voice

Jo is one of our Cancer Voices. In this role she uses her cancer experience to advocate for other people affected by cancer.

Benefits of volunteering

  • It's rewarding - Our volunteer roles make a real difference to the lives of people affected by cancer. Whether it's providing a service or helping us raise money, using your time to give something back feels amazing.
  • You'll meet like-minded people - Volunteering is a brilliant way to meet other people with similar interests in your community.
  • Use your skills or develop new ones - Whether you want to put skills you already have to good use, or turn your hand to something new, we have the roles and training to support you.
  • Flexibility - Our volunteering roles are designed to work around you. Whether you've got a spare couple of hours, or you can take on a regular weekly commitment, we've got a role to fit with your lifestyle.