Volunteer opportunity description

WHO WE ARE

We're the UK's Parkinson's support and research charity. Because we're here, no one has to face Parkinson's alone.  We provide groundbreaking research, expert information, friendship, support, campaigning and fundraising to find a cure, and improve life for everyone affected by Parkinson's.

WHAT THE ROLE INVOLVES

The branch treasurer leads the financial activity of the group. Working closely with the branch chair, you would:

  • accurately record financial activity, keeping the group and the Parkinson's UK Office informed of the group's financial position
  • keep up to date on Parkinson's UK's financial policies and share them with the group
  • provide regular reports to the committee on the financial status of the group including final accounts at the annual general meeting

Requirements

WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR

We are looking for volunteers who:

  • have strong numerical and communication skills, as you will be working with a wide range of people and leading the group's finances
  • are collaborative and team focused, as you will need to discuss the group's finances with the committee and local staff
  • are able to make balanced decisions taking into account multiple views in order to meet the needs of local people with Parkinson's

TIME AND COMMITMENT

We would ideally like a volunteer to work with us for 2 to 3 per week and the group meet monthly on a Thursday evening from 7 pm, but we can be flexible to suit your schedule.

EXPENSES

We reimburse all reasonable travel expenses against receipts and provide refreshments and lunches according to our expense policy. Please enquire for further details.

BENEFITS

Through this role you will:

  • make a difference to those affected by Parkinson's in your area
  • develop IT, event and organisational skills 
  • meet new people, get involved in events and activities and contribute to your local community

TRAINING

Online induction

Treasurer training

DISCLOSURE BARRING CHECKS

Not required for this role

To apply: Register your interest through the Team London Website.

Our volunteer needs

We need volunteers who are free at these times

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Volunteer opportunity location(s)

About the organisation

Parkinson's UK

Contact:
Louis Cecile
Volunteer Support Officer
Organisation’s website:
https://www.parkinsons.org...
Volunteer opportunity website:
https://www.parkinsons.org...
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