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Volunteers needed for new project
6:00pm Wednesday 28th August 2013 in News
VOLUNTEERS are urgently needed for a new project in north Essex run by Macmillan Cancer Support.
Colchester and Tendring Buddies, a Macmillan volunteer-led service, is a new scheme that will provide practical and emotional support for local people.
Volunteers receive a full induction and extensive training to help them provide the best possible support for people living with cancer.
All volunteers also receive regular supervision from Macmillan.
The volunteer role could include: light shopping, gardening, pet care, befriending and practical tasks around the home.
The first round of volunteer training will take place on Saturday September 7.
To find out more about volunteering call Jenny Shaw, Macmillan Direct Volunteering Services Manager, on 07980 651638.
Alternatively, visit volunteering.macmillan.org.uk and search for volunteering opportunities near Colchester to apply online.