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Volunteer Branch Chair - Henley

Parkinson's UK


Posted over 30 days ago...

As a forward thinking and dynamic Branch Chair you'll use your leadership skills to shape the support and activities offered to people affected by Parkinson's in your area.


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Henley-on-Thames, RG9 1AG

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Expires at anytime

What will you be doing?

Why we want you Can you inspire and bring a team together? We need leaders to bring together the Parkinson’s UK community locally in line with the charity's values. 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 forward thinking and dynamic Branch Chair you'll provide leadership to the group, from liasing with the wider charity to bringing out the best in the lead volunteer team. You’ll be the driving force in ensuring your local team of volunteers has the greatest possible impact on those affected by Parkinson's in your area. What you will be doing

Be an ambassador for Team Parkinson’s - 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 and supporting them to operate within Parkinson's UK guidelines Making the best use of the skills and strengths of other volunteers, delegating where necessary and working as a team to meet the needs of local people affected by Parkinson's Be responsible for keeping up with training, leading by example to encourage others to do the same and carrying out your role in line with the Parkinson’s UK Volunteering Agreement and Parkinson’s UK values

What are we looking for?

The skills you need

Enthusiasm; for Parkinson's UK and as an ambassador for your local group Strong leadership, organisational, delegation and communication skills The ability to lead meetings and the group in an open and inclusive way, making decisions that take into account and respond effectively to 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 and responding in innovative ways Confident and willing to learn / use a computer, email and other digital tools

What difference will you make?

Play a crucial role in the local Parkinson's community, Team Parkinson’s, and wider local planning


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