Worcester, Worcestershire
Job description

Using their interpersonal and organisational skills, our Administration Volunteers are the linchpin for all local group activity. They act as the first point of contact for the group and play an important role in keeping the group’s data and details up to date to comply with data protection legislation.


Across the UK, our 270 local groups play a vital part in supporting people affected by MS. They provide sense of belonging, unity and friendship. And they deliver services and support for their local MS community.

We are looking to recruit an Administration Volunteer for the Worcester and district Group. Our Administration Volunteers are the linchpin for our local groups’ activities. They act as the first point of contact and they make sure all relevant information is circulated to other volunteers and members. And they play an important role in keeping our data and details up to date to comply with data protection legislation.

In particular you will be:

  • Keeping records and data up to date and taking notes at meetings
  • Preparing mail-outs
  • Answering enquiries
  • Accessing the group MS Society Email and Portal accounts
  • Booking venues for meetings and activities
  • Ensuring group volunteers are aware of current agreements/activities
  • Supporting the development of the group’s activity plan

Supporting the group’s shared responsibility for designing and delivering services and activities in line with our principles of quality service delivery so that they are safe, effective and impactful.

In this role you’ll develop your administration and organisation skills. Most importantly you’ll be help your local group run efficiently, so they can keep providing valuable services to our MS community. 

We estimate this role will need around 2 hours a week. Our roles are flexible and aim to fit around you. Time commitments for this role may vary depending on your activities. This is an ongoing role.

Worcester NS District covers Malvern, Evesham, Kidderminster, Bromsgrove, Redditch and Worcester city. Some of our volunteers are trained to offer support and information about local services we provide grants to help pay for items that will have a significant positive impact on the lives of those affected by MS. We also achieved funding for an advice partnership with DIAL South Worcestershire, covering the whole county.

We need you to get involved and help make positive changes to the lives of people affected by MS. 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’ll be a keen organiser of admin and record keeping and willing to share information with others.

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Refreshed on: 25 September 2020
Closed date: 09 November 2020
Job ref: 118513VCHJ
Tags: Admin, Operations