For Bexley & Dartford Parkinson's UK
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
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
Start Date: 08/09/2020
End Date: 05/09/2021
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.
Mick Jagger Centre / Home based
London Borough of Bexley (CommunityPartnerships)
Greenwich & Bexley Community Hospice
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