Volunteer Handyperson/Fixer - Ad Hoc Basis

Sussex Cancer Fund

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Are you a skilled handyperson with a heart for giving back? Join us at the Sussex Cancer Fund and be a vital part of our mission to support those affected by cancer. We are seeking dedicated and enthusiastic Volunteer Fixers to assist us in various maintenance tasks across Sussex on an ad hoc basis. There will be a number of positions based on skill sets and geographical location.

Role: Volunteer Handyperson Location: Sussex (Travel required) Time Commitment: Ad Hoc, based on your availability and as required for example could be once or twice a month depending on projects. Please note this is a voluntary position not a paid role.


  •  Perform general maintenance tasks such as repairs, painting, and basic carpentry work.
  •  Assist in ensuring a safe and comfortable environment for cancer patients and their families.
  •  Provide support in setting up and dismantling event spaces for fundraising activities.
  •  Carry out routine checks on facilities to identify and address problems.



  •  Skilled in basic practical tasks and maintenance work.
  •  Access to own transportation and willingness to travel throughout Sussex.
  •  Availability to commit on an ad hoc basis, aligning with the organisation's needs.
  •  A positive and compassionate attitude towards individuals dealing with cancer.
  •  Strong communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively with other volunteers and staff.
  •  plumbing or electrical skills are desirable but not essential.



·       Opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the lives of those affected by cancer, fitting around your schedule.

·       Gain valuable hands-on experience while contributing to a noble cause.

·       Join a supportive and passionate team dedicated to making a difference.

·       Develop and enhance your practical DIY skills in a variety of settings.

·       Travel expenses between jobs.

·       Utilize your skills to contribute to the well-being of those facing the challenges of cancer.

·       Occasional social get-togethers with the rest of the Volunteer Team.

Practical Considerations

Access to own transportation and willingness to travel throughout Sussex.

When do I need to be available?

Details Ad hoc as and when projects require
Morning Afternoon Evening

Register your Interest

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  • 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