Parkinson’s UK – Support Group Helper

Flexible Part Time

Why we want you
Support groups across the UK are run by volunteers and offer friendship and support to people living with Parkinson’s and their families and friends. These groups need a leader, working with other staff and volunteers, to coordinate
and arrange the activities the group will offer – from monthly talks, to yoga.

What you will be doing
Act as a contact for local and UK office staff
Arrange the group’s programme of activities, including any outings
Organise room booking and refreshments
Working with staff and other volunteers to ensure the group runs in line
with Parkinson’s UK guidelines.

The skills you need
Strong administrative skills, communication and IT skills in order to ensure
smooth running of the group
Collaborative and team focused, as you will need to gather and distribute
information to everyone involved
A positive attitude to making things happen in the local community
Motivated and reliable, with strong organisational skills in order to support
the group
Enthusiastic and friendly, as you will be representing both the local group
and Parkinson’s UK
What’s in it for you
You’ll help people with Parkinson’s in your community get connected to
invaluable support from their peers
Meet new people and make new friends, both in the group and in the local
Learn and develop valuable organisational, administrative and people

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