We’re a national charity based in Bournemouth

Meet people like you! Youth Cancer Trust provides support and free activity holidays for young people (aged 14 to 30) diagnosed and living with cancer or any malignant disease, from anywhere in the UK and the Irish Republic, or who are patients of any UK hospital.

Holidays are also available for young people who have been in remission for up to five years or who are living with the late effects of having had cancer as a teenager or young adult. If you have any queries about our services, please telephone 01202 763591.

Groups of 8 are made up of similar ages and groups can also be made up of friends you made in hospital. We are open all year round and are based at Tracy Ann House in Bournemouth, Dorset.

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Chelsey from Lichfield

At the age of 13 whilst on holiday I found a lump on my right thigh.

Little did I know, this lump was a cancerous tumour that had also spread to my brain and my lungs. My diagnosis was finalised as rare high grade metastatic sarcoma. The tumour on my thigh was the size of a football, my brain tumour the size of an apple, and my lung tumours the size of grapes. I was extremely ill…

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Youth Cancer Trust is looking for an experienced Freelance Community Fundraiser in Bournemouth, Dorset.
About Youth Cancer Trust
Youth Cancer Trust is a small, national charity which was founded in 1997 to support teenagers and young adults (aged 14 to 30) with cancer from the UK and Ireland, through the provision of peer support, activity holidays which are held at the charity premises and headquarters in Bournemouth, Dorset. The premises accommodates 8 young people each week and can take guests all year round.
Job Description
Role: Freelance Community Fundraiser (self employed).
Area:  Primarily Bournemouth & Dorset. Can spread reach to surrounding counties and further afield. 
Payment: £20k pa + 10% commission on funds raised by you (travel expenses additional) – paid monthly on a self employed basis.
Terms: 3 month renewable contract.
Job Description
Youth Cancer Trust is looking for a target-driven freelance Community Fundraiser to act as a positive ambassador for the phenomenal work Youth Cancer Trust does …

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