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Volunteer Chair of Scunthorpe Branch

Parkinson's UK


Posted over 30 days ago...

Can you make a difference to the lives of people with Parkinson’s locally? Do you enjoy bringing people together and being part of a team? If so we need you!


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Scunthorpe, DN16 2JT

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Expires at anytime

What will you be doing?

Can you inspire and bring a team together? We need a lead volunteer to bring together the Parkinson’s community living in the Scunthorpe area. 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. You'll provide leadership to the volunteer group, and liaise with the wider Charity to help us achieve our aim of ensuring that no one faces Parkinson's alone. 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?

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 able to use a computer, email and other digital tools.

What difference will you make?

As Branch Chair you’ll be the driving force in ensuring the local team of volunteers has the greatest possible impact on those affected by Parkinson's in the Scunthorpe area. Have you got the skills to provide leadership to the group, from liaising with the wider charity to bringing out the best in the volunteer team? If so, we'd love to hear from you.


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