London, Greater London
Job description

Our Activities Volunteers use their can do attitude to enable people with MS to participate in local group activities by providing practical support at the event.


About this opportunity

We are looking to recruit an Activities Organiser for the Ealing & District Group. As an Activities Organiser, you will be to bringing together our MS community through engaging and accessible activities. We need you to get involved and help make positive changes to the lives of people affected by MS.

As an Activities Organiser, you will be interested in bringing the local MS community together, through engaging and accessible activities. We are a small and friendly group of volunteers who plan and coordinate opportunities and support for people affected by MS. We are particularly keen for someone to help us establish activities in the borough as well as organising outings and social events to reach out to people affected by MS. We are also keen to initiate opportunities for younger people to meet informally.

Our roles are flexible and aim to fit around you. Time commitments for this role may vary but we estimate 2-3 hours each week in planning/coordinating new activities and communicating with the Group Coordinator/the rest of coordinating team, plus 2-3 hours a month attending the monthly team meeting. We provide you with an induction, going support and reimburse your travel expenses.

This is a great opportunity to gain experience within a large charity and develop your existing skills and learn new ones.

About you

You’ll have an interest in the MS Society and the work that we do, as well as the enthusiasm to represent both us and our values locally. You will understand the needs of people affected by MS in your area and be sympathetic to the needs and motivations of volunteers. You will know of local community organisations and be able to build relationships with them.

You will need to have excellent communication and organisational skills and a willingness to take the lead in establishing new activities in the area. An ability to work well in a team and a willingness to learn and implement our health and safety processes is also desirable.

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The MS Society is committed to promoting diversity. We can only offer roles to over 18s.

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Posted on: 11 October 2019
Closed date: 31 December 2019
Job ref: 100982VCHJ
Tags: Fundraising