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Group Co-ordinator MS Society

Location: Dumfries and Galloway, West Central Scotland

Date Posted: 28/08/2018

Closing Date: 31/12/2018

 

Our local groups provide services and support to make a difference for local people affected by MS. Our Group Coordinators use their local knowledge and leadership skills to organise and oversee a local group.

 

What will you be doing?

We’re the MS Society – a community of people living with MS, scientists, campaigners, listeners, organisers, ambassadors and fundraisers. Our volunteers are a key part of achieving our goals and their support is vital. Join us.

About this opportunity
We are looking to recruit a Group Coordinator for the Dumfries and Galloway Group. As a Group Coordinator you will be acting as an ambassador for the group, developing annual plans, leading the group’s activities and recruiting and supporting group volunteers.

We are a very small and well-established group of volunteers. We currently provide support and social opportunities to people affected by MS in the local area and are keen to expand our reach in the area. As Group Coordinator you will volunteer closely with the Finance Volunteer to oversee the appropriate use of group fun ds, and attend relevant meetings where possible. There may also be opportunities to meet with other Group Coordinators, link with other organisations and for partnership work as appropriate.

The primary aim would be to grow the number of volunteers and provide support and awareness in your area. If you would like the opportunity to build on the success of our current team, to look at new services and activities going forward that the group could offer and to extend our reach, then this could be the role for you. You’ll have access to a group handbook as well as a welcome and induction checklist which lists what resources are available to support you in your role.

Time commitments for this role may vary but we estimate about three hours per week. The role will would involve attending Coordinating Team meetings, supporting activities and training courses as well as biannual Volunteer forums. Out of pocket expenses can be claimed in line with our expenses policy.

Role number: J 58717

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