Interests

  • Disability

Activities

  • Business and governance
  • Groups and clubs
  • Trusteeship and committee work

Why we want you;

Local groups across the UK are run by volunteers and offer friendship and support to people living with Parkinson's and their families and friends.

As a Branch vice chair you'll support the chair, or act as chair when required, in running the committee and monthly meetings.

What you will be doing:

Engaging with local staff, volunteers, and your local community, to ensure the group has the greatest possible impact on those affected by Parkinson's in your area

Staying up to date with news and developments of Parkinson's UK, actively sharing them with the group.

Making the best use of the skills and strengths of other volunteers to meet the needs of local people affected by Parkinson's

Support the group, with the help of local staff, to operate within Parkinson's UK guidelines

What's in it for you:

Play a crucial role in the local Parkinson's community, making new friends and building connections

Learn and develop valuable leadership, teamwork and people skills

You'll be part of a pioneering organisation, committed to finding a cure and improving life for everyone affected by Parkinson\s - in your local area and beyond

What skills do I need?

Enthusiasm; for Parkinson's UK and as an ambassador for your local group

Strong leadership, organisational and communication skills.

The ability to lead meetings in an open and inclusive way, making decisions that take into account multiple viewpoints.

Can-do attitude to making things happen in your local community, taking on board the feedback of those affected by Parkinson's in your area

Confidence in using a computer and email

Interests

  • Disability

Activities

  • Business and governance
  • Groups and clubs
  • Trusteeship and committee work

Details

  • Accessibility
  • DBS check required
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Ongoing support; Health and Safety Policy
  • Suitable for under 18s
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 08/09/2020

End Date: 05/09/2021

Slot Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning No No No No No No No
Afternoon No No Yes No No No No
Evening No No Yes No No No No

Availability Details

The group meetings on the second Wednesday of every months. Committee meetings are monthly, at a time and day to be arranged to suit the new committees availability.

Location

Mick Jagger Centre / Home based
Shepherds Ln
Dartford
DA1 2JZ

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