Resources

33 resources suitable for Volunteers

BMBA Training

  • Volunteers
Format
E-Learning

Training for Boots Macmillan Beauty Advisors to complete before face-to-face training. You can also use this as a refresher whenever you need it to make sure you’re confident to provide the best support possible to customers living with cancer.

BMIP Refresher Course

  • Volunteers
Format
E-Learning

Refresher training for qualified Boots Macmillan Information Pharmacists to supplement your core learning.

Cancer Awareness

  • Public
  • Volunteers
  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format
E-Learning

An overview and introduction to cancer awareness, living with and beyond cancer and End of Life and Palliative Care.

Cancer Information Development Volunteers

  • Volunteers
Format
E-Learning

Guidance for volunteers helping Macmillan produce information about cancer types, tests and treatments, and living with and after cancer in a variety of formats.

Cancer Support Course Trainers Area

  • Volunteers
  • Professionals
Format
Group

News, information, guidance and resources for trainers of the Cancer Support Course.

Cancer Voices learning needs tool

  • Public
  • Volunteers
Format
E-Learning

How to find a suitable volunteering role for yourself as a person affected by cancer.

Core BMIP learning programme

  • Volunteers
Format
E-Learning

Core training which is compulsory to complete in order to qualify as a Boots Macmillan Information Pharmacist to support customers living with cancer.

Emotional Wellbeing: a taster session

  • Volunteers
  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format
Face-to-Face
Level
Foundation
Programme
Well-being and emotional resilience

This Emotional Health and Wellbeing (EH&WB) taster session will introduce you to our Macmillan Wellbeing Framework© which provides a host of resources and learning opportunities that holistically consider your overall emotional health and wellbeing. The session will broadly cover some of the content within the framework, such as building resilience skills, and then sign-post you to where and how you might extend your learning across all of the content areas within the framework.

Hints and tips for Adobe Connect Learn

  • Volunteers
  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format
E-Learning

Before joining one of our Virtual Classrooms, please take this short course for some helpful hints and tips for using Adobe Connect. We look forward to welcoming you to one of our Virtual Classrooms soon.

HOPE Information Session

  • Volunteers
  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format
Face-to-Face
Level
Foundation
Programme
Living with the impact of cancer

This 2.5 hour virtual session is an opportunity to learn more about Macmillan’s HOPE programme that runs under licence from H4C (hope in the community).

HOPE Relaxation Audio Tracks

  • Public
  • Volunteers
Format
E-Learning

Audio files to aid relaxation, from the Help Overcome Problems Effectively course materials.

How to be the ultimate events volunteer

  • Volunteers
Format
E-Learning

Learn more about how our fundraising events made a difference to people affect by cancer and how you can make time matter by providing excellent support during our events.

Introduction to Healthwatch

  • Public
  • Volunteers
Format
E-Learning

Learn about Healthwatch and how Macmillan can support you to get involved.

Introduction to Palliative and End of Life Care

  • Volunteers
  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format
Face-to-Face
Level
Foundation
Programme
Palliative and end-of-life care

This 3.5 hour virtual classroom workshop is designed to provide an overview of Palliative and End of Life Care. There will be the opportunity to explore more around Palliative and End of Life Care and how you can support people living with cancer to understand more about what palliative care is and how it can support them.

Keeping Data Safe - Volunteers

  • Volunteers
Format
E-Learning

This training for volunteers will take you through everything you need to know and do to collect, store, share, manage and destroy information in the right way.

Key Tools for Volunteers

  • Volunteers
Format
E-Learning

Tools to develop your skills and ensure you feel happy and confident in the activities you do on Macmillan's behalf.

Lone Worker - Level 2

  • Staff
  • Volunteers
Format
E-Learning

Loss, grief and bereavement

  • Volunteers
  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format
Face-to-Face
Level
Foundation
Programme
Palliative and end-of-life care

This 3.5 hour virtual classroom workshop aims to help you gain a deeper understanding on the wide range of losses and grief experienced by people living with cancer. It helps you feel more confident in using your skills to deal appropriately with individual situations. It is important to understand that you will need to be prepared to explore and share your own experiences in this workshop

Macmillan Telephone Buddy Learning Resources

  • Volunteers
Format
E-Learning

Resources for volunteers involved in Macmillan's Telephone Befriending service.

Macmillan Telephone Buddy Learning Resources for Current Macmillan Volunteers and our Corporate Partners (ES)

  • Volunteers
Format
E-Learning

Resources to support Macmillan's Telephone Buddy scheme.

Macmillan Telephone Buddy Learning Resources for current Macmillan volunteers and our Corporate Partners (non-ES)

  • Volunteers
Format
E-Learning

Resources to support Macmillan's Telephone Buddy scheme.

Macmillan Telephone Buddy Learning Resources for new Macmillan volunteers

  • Volunteers
Format
E-Learning

Resources to support Macmillan's Telephone Buddy scheme.

Macmillan Telephone Buddy Learning Resources for volunteers in another organisation that works with Macmillan

  • Volunteers
Format
E-Learning

Resources to support Macmillan's Telephone Buddy scheme.

Mental Health Awareness

  • Staff
  • Volunteers
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format
E-Learning

Macmillan’s Level 1 in Mental Health Awareness is suitable for all employees with an interest in learning more about mental health. This is the first step to understanding mental health and can be used by anyone as a refresher if you have done more detailed training in the past.

Northern Ireland Services Events

  • Public
  • Volunteers
  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format
Group

Resources and downloads for Northern Ireland Macmillan events.

Online Community Champions

  • Volunteers
Format
E-Learning

Developed by the Online Community team, this training is for Community Champions to feel confident in their role.

Safeguarding in Macmillan – Level 1

  • Staff
  • Volunteers
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format
E-Learning

Introduction to Safeguarding and Child Protection in Macmillan, including your responsibilities as a volunteer, staff member or Macmillan Professional and who to contact in times of concern.

SAGE and THYME

  • Volunteers
  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format
Face-to-Face
Level
Foundation
Programme
The changing cancer environment

The 3hrs virtual workshop, run by 2 facilitators, teaches you how to use a structured approach to getting into and out of a conversation with someone who is upset or has concerns, whilst providing basic psychological support. The workshop uses a mix of small group work, lectures and rehearsals.

Supporting Carers: A Volunteer's Toolkit

  • Volunteers
Format
E-Learning

Develops volunteers' knowledge and awareness of cancer carers so you feel happy and confident in identifying and signposting them to support.

The London Cancer Community

  • Volunteers
Format
E-Learning

Develop your skills and knowledge to equip you to work as a member of The London Cancer Community.

Understanding cancer and its treatments

  • Volunteers
  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals
Format
Face-to-Face
Level
Foundation
Programme
The changing cancer environment

The aim of these 2 half-day workshops is to raise awareness of the nature of cancer, prevention, early detection, investigation, staging and treatment options for cancer.

Volunteer induction

  • Volunteers
Format
E-Learning

An overview of Macmillan and the role of our volunteers.

Ways of getting involved

  • Public
  • Staff
  • Volunteers
Format
external service

A tool to show you all the ways you can get involved in improving cancer services.