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Paul’s is looking for new Trustees

We are looking for new Trustees to join our Board. The role is ideal for an individual who wishes to give back to the local community and who has an interest in providing and developing cancer care in the community.

For more information and an application pack visit the Paul’s website - https://www.pauls.org.uk/become-a-trustee/.
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We are particularly looking for Trustees with the following skills/experience:
  • Charity / voluntary organisation governance
  • Finance
  • Fundraising
  • HR
  • IT / database management skills
  • Service user / beneficiary of the organisation.
The closing date for applications is 5pm on 14th February 2020.

Job opportunity - We are looking for a fundraising manager

Paul’s Cancer Support Centre is seeking a passionate and energetic Fundraising Manager to drive income generation and ensure the sustainability of the charity.

This new and exciting role will be responsible for the creation and implementation of a fundraising plan to raise funds from a range of sources and achieve agreed income targets. This is a part-time role which provides the opportunity for flexible working.

For more information visit our website - https://www.pauls.org.uk/news/recruiting-fundraising-manager-for-pauls/.
The closing date for applications is 5pm on 14th February 2020.

Spotlight on our services

Mindfulness for People affected by Cancer

This course is for those who have or have had cancer, and for carers. It provides a gentle but comprehensive training in the practice of mindfulness, using meditation, body awareness and simple movement.
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The course is led by Gary Born who has practised meditation for more than 25 years and has personal experience of cancer. He has taught mindfulness courses for people affected by cancer since 2009.
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There are still places available on the course that runs from 11 February to 31 March 2020.
For more information, please contact the Centre, on 020 7924 3924 or via email at support@paulscancersupport.org.uk

Forthcoming courses

The next Move Dance Feel course is starting on Thursday, 30th January 2020. For more information about this innovative dance project see https://www.emily-jenkins.com/#/movedancefeel/.
Please contact us on 020 7924 3924 to book your place.

Valuing our volunteers

Anne’s story

Anne Gale volunteers at the centre in the office and on reception.

“I joined Paul’s Cancer Support Centre in 2015 just after retirement.
I had taken advantage of one of the support courses and I wanted to give something back to them. I was so impressed with both the broad emotional and physical support they give to those affected by cancer. I also appreciated the wide diversity of their clients which I feel is important in a large and ever-growing city like London.
One of the main reasons I have stayed on at Paul’s is because of its continual effort to find new ways to support its clients (including their families and carers).”
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Anne’s contribution is hugely valued, we could not run our services and support as many people as we do without Anne and our other amazing volunteers, thank you all.

If you would be interested in volunteering with us please contact us on 020 7924 3924. We have a wide range of roles including services volunteers in our Centre and as part of our home visiting service.

Support Rosie running the Virgin London Marathon

Paul's has one place at the London Marathon every 5 years, so we are hoping you will all get behind our Runner, Rosie. Many of you will know Rosie, as she is both a service user and our volunteer Health Walk leader. She has run 11 Half Marathons and one 20-mile race since her diagnosis with leukaemia in 2017:
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"I am really excited to be running for Paul's. I cannot overstate what a wonderful opportunity it is for me as a runner for my first 26.2 to be the iconic London Marathon. But more importantly I cannot overstate my gratitude for everything that Paul's offered that was so important to me around the time of my diagnosis and since then. This is a chance to give something back."
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"So when I say I am running to beat cancer, it means both my own health and also the holistic support that Paul's provides. They're with me every step. And there are a lot of steps! Race preparation has begun in earnest - follow me on Twitter @RosF14 to see updates from my training diary."
To support Rosie go to: virginmoneygiving.com/rosie-fowler-VML-Pauls-2020
Or contact the Paul's office.

Can your company support Paul’s?

A charity partnership with Paul’s can be a great way to raise the profile of companies, as well as demonstrating their commitment to the local community.
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Whether it’s organising a cake sale, holding a dress-down day, taking part in a sponsored challenge, sponsoring one of Paul’s events or simply donating a raffle prize, the team at Paul’s will work closely with you to ensure a successful partnership.
Staff at the Tottenham Court Road branch of Primark chose Paul’s as their in-store local charity of the year.

Please contact us on 020 7924 3924 or email our Interim Chief Executive, Katy Cox, katyc@paulscancersupport.org.uk, if you are interested in exploring how we could work with your company.
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