Eastbourne, East Sussex
Voluntary, 2 hours a week
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Job description

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. We are currently looking for a Branch Secretary to keep the group running smoothly, you will provide a vital link between the group, your members and those who wish to join, as well as between your branch and your staff contact. Someone with strong communication and admin skills will be ideal.

What you will be doing 

Help organise the branches range of activities 

Attend regular committee meetings, encouraging other volunteers to be involved, and taking and circulating minutes 

Keep up to date about the news and developments of Parkinson's UK more widely, sharing these with the group 

Work with local Parkinson's UK staff and the committee to ensure the group runs within Parkinson's UK governance procedures 

The skills you need 

Strong administrative, organisational, communication and IT skills to help keep the group running smoothly 

Good decision making ability; reflecting a variety of views in order to meet the needs of people with Parkinson's 

A positive attitude; making things happen in your local community and bringing people together to work as a team 

Supportive; able to listen to the needs of people with Parkinson's, and reflect these to the group to shape the support provided 

Honest; you'll know when to ask for help, or when tasks might be seen as less important, and able to share that with Parkinson's UK and your group 

What's in it for you 

Play a crucial role in the local Parkinson's community, making new friends and building connections 

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 

Gain valuable organisational, administrative and people skills

Plenty of training opportunities if you choose

 

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Posted on: 04 May 2021
Closing date: 02 August 2021
Tags: Admin, Communications, PR

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