Support Group Co-ordinator

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Parkinson's Support Group in Bishop's Stortford are looking for a Group Co-ordinator

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

What skills do I 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


  • Accessibility
  • Data Protection policy
  • DBS check required
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Suitable for under 18s
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 25/03/2021

End Date: 25/03/2022

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Availability Details

Fortnightly via zoom at present

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Parkinson's Support Group - Bishop's Stortford

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  • Disability
  • Health and Social Care
  • Older People


  • Administration and Office
  • Practical Skills
  • Supporting People and Befriending

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