Volunteer Hub

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Welcome to the Volunteer Hub

If you’re already one of our fantastic volunteers, then this Hub is for you! You can find useful information and resources, and we regularly share news and updates to do with volunteering at Cancer Research UK.

Latest Updates

Help us refresh our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Strategy

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Wednesday 20 March 2024, 12-1pm. Online event on Microsoft Teams.

We’re looking for volunteers to join a focus group to help refresh our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) strategy. If you’d be interested in taking part, please complete the short form below by Sunday 3 March 2024.

Royal recognition

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A huge congratulations to volunteers John MacKintosh and Archie Bingham for being recognised in the 2024 King’s New Year’s Honours list! John has volunteered at our shop in Elgin for 26 years, alongside his own fundraising, and Archie has chaired the Newcastle and Mourne local fundraising committee since 2009. Both have been awarded British Empire Medals for their service.

Welcome to volunteering with Cancer Research UK

Our 'Welcome to Volunteering' video

The Welcome to Volunteering film outlines how the time you give supports vital work so that Cancer Research UK can continue to make progress.  You’ll hear from Margaret and Mike about their own experiences of volunteering and you’ll find out about all the different volunteering and development opportunities available to you. When you join us we want you to feel supported, updated and a valued member of our volunteering community. We welcome and appreciate your feedback at any time.

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Celebrating our volunteers

Recognising our volunteers

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Thanks to volunteers like you, we’ve made huge advances in the prevention, detection and treatment of cancer. 

Share your story with us

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We love hearing our volunteers' stories! If you'd like to share your volunteering experiences with us, please complete our 'Share Your Story' form below. You can tell us what inspired you to start volunteering, what you enjoy, and what you might say to anyone thinking about getting involved.

 

Your volunteering resources and information