OPP OF THE DAY: Committee Member, The Multiple Sclerosis Society – Dudley District Branch

Why we need you:ms society
100,000 people live with multiple sclerosis in the UK. Every one of them
shares the uncertainty of life with MS.

Committee members work as a team to discuss, plan and organise activities,
events and services for people affected by MS

What you could be doing:
– Attend and participate in committee meeting discussions
– Be prepared to take on specific tasks on behalf of the group from time to time
– Assist other committee members with the running of the group

– Ability to listen and communicate clearly
– Willing to volunteer as part of a team
– Contribute to the work of the branch
– Be able to use Microsoft Office, the internet and emails

If you have any particular skills or experience you think will be useful to this
role or the MS Society please let us know when you apply.

What the MS Society can offer you:
– We will reimburse agreed ‘out-of-pocket’ expenses – such as lunch and
travel – in line with the MS Society’s expenses policy
– An opportunity to develop new skills and build on existing ones
– A chance to meet new people and be part of a supportive and friendly
– You will be volunteering with people from different walks of life and
make a real difference to their lives

What else you need to know about the role:
Code of conduct
Our code of conduct outlines the values we uphold in everything we do.
Everyone involved in the MS Society, including staff and volunteers take
responsibility for following the code of conduct.

Recruitment process:
You will be asked to attend an informal chat to talk about your skills and
experiences and learn more about the role

Young people and this role:
You must be over the age of 18 to take on this role

You will be volunteering from home and out and about in your local community

How much time this will take:
The time commitment can vary by location, plus attendance at committee
meetings (normally once a month for 2 hours) but we are flexible about the
hours and days you volunteer. We understand that you have other
commitments and will work around you.

FOR MORE INFO OR TO APPLY please contact:

Sharon Smith
Branch Secretary
Tel: 01384 891100
Email: smiths51@sky.com
Website: http://volunteers.mssociety.org.uk/

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