Community Supporter  with Hope for Tomorrow (VG) (Ref: 1001)
 
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Community Supporters assist the Hope for Tomorrow team in promoting their aims by representing them at a broad range of community events, distributing information to local companies, schools, surgeries etc and by seeking out local marketing and fundraising opportunities.
What are they looking for?

They are looking for individuals who want to contribute something extra and believe in the aims of Hope for Tomorrow. They will ensure that you are fully prepared and supported. However, they are looking for energetic and proactive individuals who enjoy taking the initiative and working independently.

Volunteers are invaluable to them and they do their best to make sure they feel valued as they simply couldn't achieve everything they do with out their help. They would like to increase the number of committed volunteers locally in order to share the workload and create a volunteer community in your area.

Practical

Age restrictions: Suitable for those aged 16+. For those aged 16 and 17, we require written parental/carer consent. Where those under 16 would like to volunteer, they must do so with a responsible adult at all times.

Disabled Facilities: None

Training and Support: Yes and a named contact at Hope for Tomorrow

Full Driving Licence and access to a car are not necessary but may increase the scope of work you can undertake for us.

Working hours are evenings seven days a week, plus mornings and afternoons on Saturday and Sunday.

When: Variable times
Age requirements: 16 upwards
Where?

Gloucestershire

About Hope for Tomorrow (VG)
 
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Hope for Tomorrow is a dedicated charity, bringing cancer care closer to patients’ homes via their Mobile Chemotherapy Units (MCUs).

Understanding that time is a crucial factor for patients, in 2007 they launched the world’s first ever MCU to bring vital cancer care closer to patients, enabling them to spend more time with family, friends and loved ones. Hope for Tomorrow build, provide and maintain MCUs to support patients who are going through Chemotherapy by alleviating the stresses and strains of travelling for appointments, along with reducing hospital waiting times.

Working in a unique partnership with the NHS, the charity now has ten MCUs operational in Gloucestershire, Somerset, South Wiltshire, Hampshire, East Kent, Lincolnshire, North Wiltshire, Cornwall, West Suffolk and East Essex, with a reserve MCU in place to ensure continuity of service during the maintenance schedule. They also provide a Nurses Support Vehicle with each MCU, which allows the nursing team to travel to and from the daily treatment locations.

Since the launch of the first MCU in 2007, the charity has saved patients a total of over 2,000,000 miles and over 170,000 hours of travel and waiting time.

The charity won a Queen’s Award for Enterprise – Innovation, in 2016. The Award is the UK’s highest accolade for business success, and was made in recognition of our achievements since the Founder, Christine Mills MBE, set up Hope for Tomorrow.

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