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Volunteer Support Group Coordinator - Grimsby

Parkinson's UK


Posted over 30 days ago...

Parkinson’s changes lives. From the day of diagnosis people living with Parkinson’s need to know we’re by their side. You could be part of this, leading the support group in Grimsby, meeting new people, and making a real difference


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Grimsby, DN34 5SZ

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Expires at anytime

What will you be doing?

Support groups across the UK are run by local volunteers and offer friendship and support to people living with Parkinson's and their families and friends. These groups need a leader, working with other staff and volunteers, to coordinate and arrange the activities the group will offer - from monthly talks, organising outings and offering people living with Parkinson's the opportunity to come together. What you will be doing

Act as a contact for local and UK office staff Live locally and work with other volunteers to arrange a programme of activities. This might be arranging a monthly meeting and outings. Organise room booking and refreshments Working with staff and other volunteers to ensure the group runs in line with Parkinson's UK guidelines

What are we looking for?

Strong administrative and people/volunteer management skills, communication and IT skills in order to ensure smooth running of the group Collaborative and team focused, as you will need to gather and distribute information to everyone involved A positive attitude to making things happen in the local community Motivated and reliable, with strong organisational skills in order to support the group Enthusiastic and friendly, as you will be representing both the local group and Parkinson's UK

What difference will you make?

You'll help people with Parkinson's in your community get connected to invaluable support from their peers


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