Why we want you You will be present at each session help it run smoothly and be a point of contact for the people with Parkinson's that are attending. In this role you will not be delivering the session. Activities run by Parkinson's UK ensure that people with Parkinson's have access to the things that they want and need to take control.

What you will be doing Welcome new people when they come along to activities for the first time

Research and promote exercise activities suitable for people with Parkinson's in the area

Support the person leading the session so that it takes place on a set day and time, keeps to time and that those attending are warmly welcomed

Liaise with the chosen venue effectively, for example making block room bookings, ensuring the room is set up appropriately, ensuring everyone who wants to access the venue can do so, and clearing away

Provide updates and feedback to relevant Parkinson's UK staff members about how the activity is going

Take bookings (and possibly payment) for the activity and keep a register

What\'s in it for you You'll make new friends and meet new people

You\'ll be making a real difference for people affected by Parkinson's in your community

You\'ll be part of a movement of people improving the lives of people affected by Parkinson\'s

Try out a new activity, or put your knowledge of an existing activity or venue to good use

What skills do I need?

The skills you need Excellent communication skills and a friendly attitude, as you will be working with a wide range of people

Be patient and empathetic, in order to deal with sensitive issues and needs

Willing to listen and respond tactfully to the views and feedback of others, ensuring that it is shared with Parkinson\'s UK staff when appropriate

Motivated and reliable, with strong organisational skills in order to ensure the activities run smoothly

Either have knowledge of Parkinson's, or a willingness to learn more about it

  • Disability
  • Administration and Office
  • Entertainment
  • Marketing, PR, Social Media
  • One Off Activity / Events
  • Trusteeship, Committee Work

Details

When can I volunteer?

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning No No No No No No No
Afternoon No No No No No No No
Evening No No No No No No No

Availability Details

Role is largely done from home, plus travel to meeting venue - meeting venue to be confirmed once the group have reopened post lockdown, it will be in the Staines area

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