Volunteer Roles

  • Volunteering in information and support centres and supporting other Macmillan professionals

  • Volunteering in benefits advice services

  • Volunteer complementary therapists

  • Help people living with cancer by providing information at a health & well-being clinic

  • Volunteer on our mobile information units

  • Community activator - supporting people to get involved in physical activity

  • Community information volunteer - ensuring libraries, pharmacies etc. have up to date Macmillan information

  • Walking for health scheme coordinator

  • Walking for health walk leaders

  • Comment on and review documents/publications

  • Community ambassador

  • Improving the patient experience - steering group/panel with an organisation

  • Advocacy

  • Sharing your story for media and campaigning work

  • Research and interview volunteer

  • Sharing your story in our marketing materials

  • Attending focus groups

  • Contribute to research projects

  • Take part in surveys/questionnaires

  • Patient representative in service developments

  • Volunteer Speaker

  • PR and communications volunteer

  • Groups and associations volunteer

  • Practical and emotional support (Direct Volunteer Service schemes and Macmillan British red Cross) such as:

  • Do the shopping

  • Do the gardening

  • Cook a meal

  • Buddying on the phone

  • Driving to hospital

  • Face to face buddying /befriending

  • Direct Volunteer Service Lead Volunteer

  • Team Up volunteer

  • MQEN user assessor

  • Volunteer team coordinator

  • Support group volunteer

  • Public collections volunteer

  • Collections coordinator

  • Walking events volunteer

  • Events assistant volunteer

  • Events volunteer

  • Organise a World’s Biggest Coffee Morning or other fundraising event

  • Fundraising group leader

  • Area chair (senior volunteer role – not advertised for)

  • Fundraising group member

  • Fundraising group secretary

  • Fundraising group treasurer

  • Shop volunteer

Tameside and Glossop

Macmillan information and support service

Tameside Macmillan Unit

Tameside Hospital, Fountain Street

Ashton-under-Lyne OL6 9RW

Email Macmillan.info@tgh.nhs.uk

Call 0161 922 5640

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Open Monday to Friday 9:00am to 4:00pm 

(Except Bank Holidays).

Drop-in service, no appointment needed. However please contact us first if you are making a special journey, to ensure someone is available to see you.