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Become a Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Volunteer

Apply to volunteer today!

Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Volunteers provide emotional support and reliable information in a relaxed environment across Glasgow.

It feels good simply to be able to listen and help
- Sharon

To be a volunteer you do not need to have a great knowledge of cancer or come from a caring background. What we are looking for is a willingness to listen to others and a warm personality. We provide 2 days of accredited core training and an ongoing​ learning calendar throughout the year to support you in your role.

Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Volunteers have donated over 40,000 hours of their time to support people affected by cancer. Volunteers usually donate of 2.5 hours per week of their time. At the drop in services volunteers provide emotional support and a listening ear, as well as signposting and referring people into relevant services such as benefits and welfare rights advice, counselling, complementary therapies and more. 

You can find out more about volunteering with Maureen and Peter, who have shared their volunteering story with Volunteer Scotland.

Life with cancer is still life. Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Volunteers help people live it.

Got a question about volunteering? Contact us today!

Interested in another role? Support Glasgow Life, gain valuable experience and make new friends by volunteering.