Information Volunteer (West Midlands)
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Information Volunteers are needed at Various locations around Shrewsbury and Telford to hold information stands in hospitals and other community settings, however the role will mainly be based at the Princress Royal Hospital in Telford.
This is a part-time volunteering role to support our growing services team by reaching out to and supporting everyone affected by pancreatic cancer.
You will help us to:
Distribute our publications and resources
Engage with people affected by Pancreatic cancer who approach our information and awareness stands, signposting them to appropriate information services
Monitor the number of people that visit the stands and what publications you give out
Make a difference to people affected by pancreatic cancer
Identify and target a range of suitable outlets for information about pancreatic cancer in your region
You will be supported in your role by members of our Services teams in the West Midlands and London, and will be kept informed of other volunteering opportunites within the charity.
We are looking for a volunteer who:
Have excellent listening and communication skills
Have an empathy for those affected by pancreatic cancer
Have an understanding of the importance of confidentiality and personal boundaries
Have a good knowledge of Pancreatic Cancer UK services
Are able to recognise and respect a diversity of views.
Are self-motivated, confident, reliable, and has good time management
Who Works well in a team, as well as independently with guidance and supervision
Are committed to the charity's vision and values
Aims to be committed to the role for at least six months