Current Volunteer Vacancies

We always have a wide variety of volunteering opportunities. Below are a selection of specific roles for which we are currently recruiting , however, whatever your skills, we may be able to find a way for you to use them!  Please click the links on each role for further information or email volunteer@themulberrycentre.co.uk to discuss other options.

Volunteer application form here
Volunteer Tai Chi/Chi Gong Class Facilitator and Volunteer Pilates Class Facilitator

We are currently looking for persons suitably qualified  in either Tai Chi/Chi Gong or Pilates who would be able to facilitate a class for clients here at The Mulberry Centre. This an excellent opportunity for someone who has some experience of  delivering a class in either discipline, enjoys meeting new people and  building rapport and wants to improve the well-being of those affected by cancer.  The required commitment is to run a class weekly or fortnightly for 60-90 minutes during our opening hours at a mutually convenient time. If you have the necessary skills/experience to deliver either class on a regular basis for at least 6 months then please call us for an informal chat on 020 8321 6300 and ask to speak to Julie Quinn or email volunteer@themulberrycentre.co.uk

Press and Media Volunteer

We are looking for a dedicated press and media volunteer who can offer regular time in the lead up to our 21st birthday celebrations to remotely support our fundraising and communication team with raising awareness of The Mulberry Centre,  press releases, inspiring donations and fundraising, through the use of press and different media. This volunteering opportunity is ideal for someone with previous experience who likes to keep an eye on what is going on within the press/media, enjoys drafting media content and would like to gain more experience of marketing. Press and Media Volunteer Role here

Event Fundraiser Volunteer

We are looking for a fundraising volunteer to support community events that will help raise money and awareness of the Mulberry Centre. This volunteering opportunity is ideal for someone who likes to speak to/meet new people, and who would like to gain some experience of supporting events and marketing. Due to COVID-19 some of our events have been cancelled but you will help in planning online events scheduled to take part in the future.  Event  Fundraiser Volunteer Role here

Community Engagement Volunteer

This role aims to support The Mulberry Centre by delivering leaflets and other printed information, as directed, to designated locations within the local community.  The intention behind this is to raise awareness within the local community of the existence of, and how to access, the support services provided by the Centre. This opportunity would suit those who like to get out and about in their local community and  can keep a good record of  their progress. There is also the opportunity to take part in future event helpdesks or talks within the community.  Community Engagement Volunteer Role here

Volunteer Welcomer

Welcomers are crucially important in being the first people visitors meet on coming to The Mulberry Centre.  They are responsible for welcoming visitors, guiding them to appointments and activities, offering refreshments and ensuring their visit to the Centre is always a warm and positive experience. The role also involves helping out with day to day admin tasks.  Although most slots are currently filled we are always interested in hearing from warm, friendly people with excellent communication and listening skills who enjoy being part of a team undertaking a variety of tasks in a dynamic and varied environment. A regular commitment of one morning, afternoon or evening shift per week for 3 hours is required. Volunteer Welcomer Role here. 

Volunteer Counsellors

We are looking for volunteer counsellors who can provide one-to-one person-centred counselling to individuals affected by cancer (patients, carers and bereaved). We offer seven sessions to cancer patients, carers and anyone who has been bereaved. Volunteer Counsellor Role here

Volunteer Complementary Therapist

Can you offer complementary therapies for people with a diagnosis of cancer and their carers? Are you qualified in acupuncture, aromatherapy, massage, shiatsu, reflexology or reiki? Clients can register with us, primarily by self-referral. Therapies offered are recognised as having positive benefits and are given with the aim of relieving stress related symptoms. Volunteer Complementary Therapist Role Description here

Volunteer Telephone Befriender

This volunteering opportunity was developed in response to Covid19. Although we currently have sufficient volunteers in this role to meet demand, should further funding be secured to continue the project beyond this summer then we are keeping a waiting list of interested persons. The role aims to reduce social isolation and loneliness by making regular, friendly telephone or facetime contact calls over a time limited period engaging with older clients age 65+. Befrienders will encourage clients to talk about day to day safe topics of interest, enable them to unburden their feelings and share their worries, raise awareness of our remote online services and resources and support clients to view and access these,  and introduce them to the opportunity to take part in any social events  we arrange with other clients.

This is an ideal role for people with a friendly telephone manner, excellent communication and listening skills. This role may also suit those who want to reduce any feelings of isolation and loneliness they themselves may have.  Volunteer Telephone Befriender Role here