'Chemotherapy in the Community' Collection Volunteer

Description of the role:

Volunteers required to take a minimum 2 hour session on our stand inside Tesco Newmarket store in aid of our Chemotherapy in the Community week. You will be required to chat to supporters and look after a bucket collection. An experienced fundraiser with will be with you at all times. This is an Ideal opportunity for someone new to volunteering who wants to try it out for the day.

Opportunity Activities: Befriending and Buddying, Campaigning and Lobbying, Fundraising, Local Events, Marketing, PR and Media
Start Date: 11th October 2017
End Date: 11th October 2017
Availability required:

M T W T F S S
Morning
Afternoon
Evening

What skills are needed?

• Being energetic and proactive are useful attributes.
• Willingness to talk to people about Hope for Tomorrow
• Good communication
• Team working

What skills will be learned / gained?

The ability to work in a team
Communicating with your Community
Improved interpersonal skills

DBS Check Required: No
Driving Licence Required: No
Does this role have age restrictions?: Yes
Details of restriction:

18 +

Mandatory training required for role: No
Extra information:

Our Mission is to deliver QUALITY of treatment, which is LOCALLY available, with DIGNITY for patients during their treatment, to give HOPE for tomorrow.
Hope for Tomorrow is a dedicated charity, bringing cancer care closer to patients’ homes via our Mobile Chemotherapy Units (MCUs).
As a cancer charity, we understand that time is a crucial factor for patients, and in 2007 we launched the world’s first ever MCU to bring vital cancer care closer to patients, enabling them to spend more time with family, friends and loved ones.
In March 2016 we launched Frisbey who is the first of our Generation 2 units. Frisbey brings cancer treatment closer to the patients of Suffolk by visiting Thetford, Newmarket and Sudbury .


About the Opportunity Host Organisation


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Host Organisation: Hope for Tomorrow
Organisation Profile:

Hope for Tomorrow is a national cancer charity dedicated to bringing cancer treatment closer to patients’ homes. Our Mobile Chemotherapy Units effectively reduce the long distances of travel and waiting times for treatment that patients often endure, and also help them to avoid the stresses and strains of busy Oncology Centres.
The Hope for Tomorrow Mobile Chemotherapy Unit in West Suffolk is based at the hospital in Bury St Edmund and currently travels out to Thetford, Newmark, Sudbury each week to take NHS chemotherapy treatment closer to the homes of cancer patients and their families and carers.