Our Top 5 Reasons to Volunteer for Beatson Cancer Charity

21st Sep 2018

Wanting to try something new and fun while helping more people? Check out our top five reasons to volunteer for Beatson Cancer Charity!

1. Meet new and interesting people

It’s fantastic opportunity to get out there and meet some new people. Whether you’re part of cheering squad, greeting patients at our welcome desk or helping out the office staff. You will be guaranteed to meet someone new and help towards supporting cancer patients and their families. 

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2. Gain skills in new areas.

With so many different volunteering opportunities at The Beatson you’ll definitely pick up some skills along the way such as time management, communication, teamwork, organisation and many more.

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3. Increase your work experience 

Volunteering for Beatson Cancer Charity is also a great way boost CV and add to your work experience while enjoying the satisfaction of helping others. There are many different roles available to make the most of your experience from volunteering at fundraising events or providing tea & coffee - check them out here. Also once you've completed six months volunteering with us, we will be happy to provide a reference for you to any future employer.

4. Support a great cause

By supporting The Beatson you will be play vital role in our commitment to fight cancer in wide variety ways. Your support can only help us enhance the treatment care and wellbeing of current, former and future cancer patients and their families.

5. Feel rewarded in helping cancer patients in Scotland.

Just by giving up your time, you can guarantee you will feel rewarded in some way from your experience. You will definitely be making a vital contribution to our determination to beat cancer. 


If you would like to find out more about volunteering at Beatson Cancer Charity click here. You will be able to see some of our current roles and details on what areas you can get involved in.