How to apply
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.
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About this opportunity
We are looking to recruit an Administration Volunteer for the Orkney Group. As an Administration Volunteer you will be organising the admin of a group and ensuring group volunteers are aware of current agreements and activities.
Your role will include having access to the group email account and portal, keeping records and data up to date and taking notes at meetings as well as ensuring group volunteers are aware of current agreements and activities.
You would be volunteering with very small group of volunteers who coordinate the running of the group and are currently looking to recruit with the hope to be able to continue to provide services and support to people whose lives are affected by MS in the local area. You'll have access to a group handbook. You'll also have a welcome and induction checklist which lists what resources are available to support you in your role.
We estimate this role needs no more than 1 -2 hours a week but are flexible to suit your availability. There are volunteer forums and training courses which you may wish to attend held usually twice a year. Out of pocket expenses can be claimed in line with our expenses policy
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.
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.
You will need to be comfortable using the internet and email and experienced in taking notes at meetings, or willing to learn. You will be able to keep records up to date. You'd be a valuable resource for our little team. You must live in Orkney to carry out this role.