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

This is an 'all-rounder' role, which may involve:

  • contributing ideas for fundraising, activities and speakers
  • sharing experiences with the committee and connecting with the local community
  • helping to prepare for and clear up after group meetings

Requirements

WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR AND WHY

In order to fulfil this role, you will be:

  • good communicator, as you will be working with a wide range of different people
  • collaborative and team focused, as you will take part in regular meetings and discussions
  • motivated and reliable, and able to show patience and empathy when dealing with sensitive situations

TIME AND COMMITMENT

We would ideally like a volunteer to work with us for 10 hours per month and the group meet monthly on a Monday afternoon from 2 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

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

SunMonTuesWedThurFriSat
Morning
Afternoonx
Evening

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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