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tea and a chat

We are always looking for volunteers.  Here are our current opportunities.

Beyond Diagnosis Service (across Nottinghamshire)

Offers emotional and practical support to people affected by cancer e.g. shopping, light housework, tea and chat.  The service is delivered by a team of trained volunteers who provide confidential one-to-one support.

Recruitment of volunteers is ongoing. If you would like to volunteer, please see the role description and application form which are available for download. Volunteering involves a minimum of 1-2 hours per week. All volunteers are DBS checked, provide two references and undergo in-house training with ongoing support.

Please return your application to: or call us on: 0115 911 1662.

" I get a lot of enjoyment and fulfillment out of being able to help others, understanding from my own experience what they are going through and just being there for them, which they do really appreciate, much more than we often realise. "

Paul, Newark

Tandem Project, Derby

We are looking for Befriending Volunteers to come and join our project.  For more information on the role, please see the role description and volunteer information leaflet.

All Tandem volunteers are trained and have completed a DBS criminal records check before being matched with a service user.

To apply to be a volunteer with the Tandem Project, please complete this application form and return it to:

" It’s a fantastic voluntary service to be part of and I would recommend becoming a volunteer. "

Clare, Mansfield Woodhouse