Volunteers required to help run a Macmillan Cancer Support Group at Kesgrave Library

 

Interested in playing a key role in Suffolk Libraries’ vision to enrich everyone’s quality of life?

Macmillan Cancer Support are looking for volunteers to help run a Macmillan Cancer Support Group at Kesgrave Library.

The group will initially meet on the fourth Monday of each month but perhaps more often if it proves popular.

The first session will take place on Monday 28 January from 10am.

 

Macmillan Cancer Support Group Volunteer

Suffolk Libraries is looking to redefine how the public see libraries. We want to develop an experience which expands our traditional audience, but which also engages new audiences.

Volunteering is very much at the heart of our organisation and our ambition is to increase volunteer participation by offering a range of interesting opportunities to match with the skills and interests of as many potential volunteers as possible. 

Key elements of the role

  • Working with the Library Manager to ensure that group is well supported in a non-clinical way
  • To liaise with the local practice nurse and other organisations to offer additional support where appropriate
  • To provide a friendly and welcoming environment
  • To provide refreshments

We are looking for someone who is:

  • A good team worker, able to work with library managers, staff and other volunteers
  • Friendly
  • Well organised
  • Committed
  • Discreet and trustworthy
  • Empathic

If you are interested, please contact Maggie Lusher, Kesgrave Library Manager or email maggie.lusher@suffolklibraries.co.uk outlining what you could bring to this position.

 

 

 

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