Current Opportunities

Below you will find a list of the areas where we are currently looking for more volunteers. If you have a particular skill or experience in a specific area you feel may be of benefit to us, please get in touch with our volunteer coordinator, Stacey Murray, to discuss this in more detail. We try to be as flexible as possible and always appreciate and value help offered to us.

You can contact Stacey on volunteer@cancersupportscotland.org or 0141 337 8199.

Fundraising

We are always looking for enthusiastic volunteers to join our fundraising team. We rely heavily on fundraising to be able to continue offering our services to people affected by cancer and volunteers are vital in helping us to raise these crucial funds and spread the word far and wide about what we do. If you have a just a couple of hours to spare a month you could help us by:

  • Placing collecting cans in your local area,
  • Helping at a fundraising collection, information stall, or fundraising event,
  • Representing us by delivering talks to local groups,
  • Encouraging small businesses and community groups in your local area to fundraise, or
  • Raising awareness by distributing posters or sharing our social media posts.

If you feel you have a little time to make a big difference to people affected by cancer, please get in touch with us.

Counsellors

We're always looking for volunteer counsellors who are able to give up 3 hours per week to see people who have been affected by cancer, including families and carers. If you're a qualified counsellor, a counsellor working towards their accreditation or a student counsellor with a minimum of 100 hours of face-to-face counselling experience please get in touch. We pay for 1.5 hours of external supervision per month. This role is available in the following locations:

  • Calman Cancer Support Centre in Gartnavel Campus
  • Elder Park Library in Govan
  • Dennistoun Library
  • Royston Library
  • Drumchapel Library
  • Castlemilk Library
  • Rothesay Library
  • Parkhead Library

For our full volunteer counsellor role description please click here.

Complementary Therapy

We are looking for volunteer complementary therapists to work in our Outreach Centres. Due to the nature of our clients we require volunteer complementary therapists to have a minimum of HNC in Complementary Therapy or three complementary therapy qualifications.

We pay £5 every week for laundry expenses, pay for insurance and equipment and reimburse all travel costs. This role is available in the following locations:

  • Dennistoun Library
  • Royston Library
  • Drumchapel Library
  • Castlemilk Library
  • Campbelton Library
  • Johnstone Library

For our full volunteer complementary therapist role description please click here.