When We Need You
From 22/10/2007 onwards
Ensure through a regular review of activities that the brawnch is providing the essential activities required of branches and that it is providing (or working towards) those set out in the Core Branch Activities document. Prepare the branch committee agenda in consultation with the secretary. Chair committee meetings and ensure that the committee works effectively together, and that agreed actions are followed up. Act as host at branch functions or events. Ensure that branch works with other branches at local and national level. Represent the branch in dealings with other bodies. Represent, or ensure your branch is represented at National council meetings. Monitor the work of the committee and ensure that branch members are involved wherever possible. Act as arbiter and judge in all matters concerning the branch (with other officers as appropriate). Hold and, when required, update the Branch Handbook. Ensure a smooth handover of office to successor. Liaise with National Office staff as appropriate.
About MS Society Scotland
Our Vision: A world free from the devastating effects of Multiple Sclerosis Our Mission: To enable everyone affected by MS to live life to their full potential and secure the care and support they need, until we ultimatelyfind a cure. We rely on fundraising and the efforts of our volunteers and staff to achieve our aims: To fund and promote the best possible research into MS cause, cure and care. To be the recognised source of consistent, high quality support and information to all people affected by MS, throughout the world. To raise standards of MS care by working in partnership with professionals, promoting equitable access to high quality services based on the needs of the individual. To be the authoritative voice on MS and to promote the independence, dignity and self-determination of people affected by MS. To work with people affected by MS to help them to retain control of their lives and to be fully involved in everything we do.
Skills & Experience
A strong character along with the ability to enthuse and lead others, good communication and organisational skill is required as well as the ability to liaise with individuals from a variety of backgrounds.
To be confirmed with local branch.
Restriction is due to requirements for the opportunity.
Application Form, Induction/Training, Informal Chat, Interview, Police Check, References, Trial Period
Training and Induction Details
Welcome Aboard Training. Relevant training will be offered when available. Introduction to the MS Society Scotland at local and national level.
Yes. To be confirmed with local branch
Frequency & Commitment
To be confirmed by local branch.
Volunteers must be at least 16 years of age.
Opportunity Provided By
Contact: Volunteer Centre Borders
Tel: 0845 602 3921