Macmillan Information Point Volunteer

  • VO73353


Description

Angus Alive and Macmillan have joined in partnership to provide information points within Angus libraries. Volunteers are currently being recruited for various different locations across Angus Arbroath, Carnoustie, Forfar and Montrose libraries where there will be seated displays and volunteers in attendance for set times throughout the week.

The volunteer role will include:

  • supporting visitors to access information and signpost them to other places where they can access support
  • monthly stock checks of information leaflets
    Volunteer will receive extensive training and continued support within this role and all equipment will be provided as necessary.

Organisation aims and objectives

ANGUSalive is the culture, sport and leisure trust for the county of Angus and has been operating since December 2015. The charity is ambitious and aims to provide the best services for its customers. ANGUSalive offers residents and visitors to Angus a wealth of services which are ‘changing lives by inspiring healthy, active and creative lifestyle choices’ through the use of its sports centres, country parks, theatres and venues, museums, galleries, archives and libraries.

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Restrictions

This is to be primarily a paired volunteer opportunity therefore there is scope for younger/less experienced volunteers to be supported by their paired volunteer.
Experience required: Past experience of dealing with cancer and/or IT would be an advantage but not essential. Volunteers should be empathic in nature with good communication skills.
Travel details: Arbroath, Carnoustie, Forfar & Montrose library

Support

Expenses details: Expenses for training reimbursed.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer

Last updated 5 months ago

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