Volunteer Co-ordinator & Assistant

Sussex Cancer Fund

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As a Volunteer Co-ordinator & Assistant at Sussex Cancer Fund, you will play a vital role in co-ordinating the volunteer team and assisting with the administrative activities of the charity. The primary responsibility of coordinating the volunteer activities would involve maintaining the volunteer list and ensuring that the charity’s activities are appropriately resourced with volunteers.

This position is essential in helping the Sussex Cancer Fund run fundraising events as well as providing important services to cancer patients.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Volunteer Support.
  • Assist in the recruitment and onboarding of new volunteers, helping to complete necessary paperwork and provide information about the organisation.
  • Help organise and facilitate volunteer training sessions and orientation programs.

For a full description, please see our website


  •  Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  •  Willingness to work collaboratively with a diverse team of volunteers.
  •  Good organisational and administrative abilities.
  •  Empathetic and compassionate, with a sincere desire to support cancer patients and their families.
  •  Proficiency in basic computer software for scheduling and record-keeping is a plus.
  •  Previous experience in a support or assistant role is welcomed but not mandatory.


Join Sussex Cancer Fund as a Volunteer Assistant and be an integral part of our team working to make a difference in the lives of cancer patients and their families. Your support and dedication will help us provide essential services and support to those in need within the Sussex community. Together, we can create a positive impact.

  1. Working in a very small but fun team
  2. You would be working with a wide range of people and across a range of fun events
  3. While the office is in Brighton, there are opportunities to work from home

Practical Considerations

The hospital is served by many bus routes but street parking is limited and there is no on-site parking

When do I need to be available?

Details This is a voluntary position with flexible hours. A commitment of 4 hours per week minimum is expected, depending on the availability of the volunteer assistant.
Morning Afternoon Evening

Where does this role take place?

Sussex Cancer Centre, Bristol Gate

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  • Details
  • Disabled Access
  • Equal Opportunities Policy or Statement
  • Expenses
  • Health and Safety
  • Induction
  • Insurance Cover for Volunteers
  • Other
  • Suitable for 13 - 16 years
  • Suitable for 16 - 18 years
  • Suitable for a group of volunteers
  • Suitable only for (e.g. 18+, LGBT, BAME, Women only)
  • Support on Offer
  • This role is adaptable for different abilities
  • Training