Community Ambassador - Inverness
When We Need You
From 05/04/2012 onwards
Be the voice of Marie Curie Cancer Care in your community. Organise and give your own talks to local groups, raising awareness of palliative care and our nursing service. As a confident public speaker you'll be going out and about, giving talks about the charity, explaining what we do and providing information to local community groups about how to access palliative care services. We'll provide you with a training pack and a local manager, but it will be up to you to make the contacts and arrange your own speaking commitments.
About Marie Curie Cancer Care
Marie Curie Cancer Care provides high quality nursing, totally free, to give people with terminal cancer and other illnesses the choice of dying at home, supported by their families.
Skills & Experience
Good organisational skills
Ability to work on own initiative
Confident in responding to questions from an audience (Note: we will supply Q&As)
Access to a vehicle or good public transport. (If using own car, you will be required to complete our Driver Safety documentation and show your Driving Licence, current MOT and appropriate insurance.)
This is community-based so you'll be travelling to various locations, no more than 20 miles from your home.
Completion of a Volunteer Registration Form
Potential volunteers will be invited to attend an informal selection meeting to further discuss their skills/qualifications, interests and experience.
This role requires two satisfactory references
Training and Induction Details
Marketing / PR / Media
Any agreed out of pocket expenses which are incurred when carrying out this volunteer role will be reimbursed in line with the Marie Curie volunteer expenses policy. Our current mileage rate is 45p per mile.
Frequency & Commitment
No minimum commitment required.
Volunteers must be at least 16 years of age.
VMP Ref: 1954
Block C Mamhilad House
Mamhilad Park Estate
Contact: Volunteer Centre
Tel: 0845 305 2191