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 a Group Coordinator for our Wigtownshire group. As our local Group Coordinator you’ll take the lead in making sure your local group works as effectively as possible. You’ll recruit, induct and support other group volunteers to make sure your group’s activities meet the needs of your local MS community. You can see a video about one of our Group Coordinators here.
In this role you’ll be able to develop your leadership, management, communication, organisation and motivation skills. To find out more about what services this group currently offer please go to https://volunteers.mssociety.org.uk/group-coordinator
We estimate this role will need around 5 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.
This is a great opportunity to gain experience within a large charity and develop your existing skills and learn new ones. We need you to get involved and help make positive changes to the lives of people affected by MS.
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 confident using Microsoft Office, the internet and email. You’ll be able to apply disability, equality and inclusion practices and understand and apply our risk management system. Ideally you’ll understand the local area and organisations that provide local services.
You will be reliable and easy to contact and you need to live in or near the Lanarkshire area to carry out this role.
Apply online or for further information contact firstname.lastname@example.org
The MS Society is committed to promoting diversity. We can only offer roles to over 18s.
Our vision: A world free from the devastating effects of Multiple Sclerosis. Our mission: To enable veryone affected by MS to live life to their full potential and secure the care and support they need, until we ultimately find a cure. We rely on fundraising and the efforts of our volunteers and staff to achieve our aims: - To fund and promote the best possible research into MS cause, cure and care. - To be the recognised source of consistent, high quality support and information to all people affected by MS, throughout the UK. - To raise standards of MS care by working in partnership with professionals, promoting equitable access to high quality services based on the needs of the individual. - To be the authoritative voice on MS and to promote the independence, dignity and self-determination of people affected by MS. - To work with people affected by MS to help them to retain control of their lives and to be fully involved in everything we do.
Minimum age: 18
This opportunity is also advertised across Dumfries & Galloway.