Cancer Research UK

  www.cancerhelp.org.uk
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Volunteering in a shop, started at 15, gained valuable skills and learned responsibility

Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at Cancer Research UK

Pros

Will take younger volunteers
Earn responsibility and job experience
Friendly working environment in shops
There was a relaxed environment
Good communication between levels

Cons

None other than that under 16s aren't allowed to work the tills for legal reasons.

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    Very friendly employers

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    Former Employee - Shop Volunteer in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Shop Volunteer in London, England (UK)

    I worked at Cancer Research UK

    Pros

    The management was very helpful and always on hand when help was needed

    Cons

    Some of the other employees were not completely friendly

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    Thankyou for the volunteering opportunity

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    relaxing

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Cancer Research UK

    Pros

    good salary and benefits compared with simliar job in other charities, good life/work balance, Sufficient funding for scientific research. Plenty training opportunities.

    Cons

    In June 2011 it was reported that the animal rights organisation Animal Aid plans to place a series of adverts in British newspapers urging members of the public to stop giving donations to Cancer Research UK and the British Heart Foundation, the Alzheimer's Society and Parkinson's UK unless they cease their support for research which involves animal testing.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Overall i had good experience working at cancer research UK. But professional development programme for junior staff is a bit lacking.

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