THE SOCIETY FUNDS AND PROMOTES RESEARCH INTO THE CAUSE, CARE AND CURE OF MS; PROVIDES UP-TO-DATE, ACCURATE AND ACCESSIBLE INFORMATION; PROVIDES SUPPORT TO ALL PEOPLE AFFECTED BY MS; STRIVES TO RAISE... Read moreView all opportunities
]Admin and Office Work, Community Work, Sports/Recreation and Leisure, Management and Committee Work, Fundraising, Campaigning and Lobbying, Disability and Health, Driving, Marketing / PR and Media, Community Safety
Exciting opportunities to make a real difference to the lives of people affected by Multiple Sclerosis! Join the Swansea and District team of volunteers at this exciting time as we develop new services and activities across Swansea, Carmarthen, Llanelli and the surrounding area. Could you help us with...? • Group co-ordination • Finance • Activities • Newsletters, promotion and communication • Fundraising • Transport • Property admin • Membership and other admin roles You would be part of a team that meets once a month in informal locations (pubs, cafes) to catch up, make plans and create a network of support and activities for people affected by MS. Working in your area, from home, or across the patch, you will be supported by staff members and the MS Society as well as by other local volunteers. If you have ideas, skills or experience that you would like to contribute please get in touch - roles are flexible and we're keen for developments.
/ Group activity
Premises type: Community based.
Is this role flexible? These roles are all, within reason, flexible with aspects that can be carried out at any time and aspects that can be carried out at agreed upon, suitable times. Roles will require 8 hours a month but not necessarily spread equally across weeks.
Min hours expected per week: 2 hours
Min period of commitment:
Requirements: Most roles would benefit from being able to use email and the internet and some roles eg finance and group co-ordinator would benefit from some experience in those areas. Induction and some training are provided - please contact Katie to discuss any roles in more detail.
/ Induction/ Peer support/ Social events/meetings
Volunteers will be carrying out the activities:
/ In a group/ With paid staff/ With other volunteers
Additional support needs: Paperwork can be provided in additional formats, meetings will take place in accessible buildings and roles are flexible in terms of hours/times. Please contact Katie to discuss any support needs.
Training provided: Training opportunities will vary from role to role and will, mainly, be quite informal.
Age requirements: 18+
/ Application form/ Informal discussion
Selection details: Some roles will require references and a DBS but not all.
"Out of pocket" expenses refunded for the following:
/ Transport/ Food allowance