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Activity Volunteer - Croydon


As an activity volunteer, you may do any of the following relating to exercise, dance and art for Parkinson's UK in Croydon.


8 to 10 hours per month



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What the role involves

You will be present at each session to lead the activity and be a point of contact for the people with Parkinson's that are attending. 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.

As an activity volunteer you may do any of the following:

  • research and promote exercise activities suitable for people with Parkinson's in the area
  • ensure the activity takes place on a set day and time, keeps to time and that those attending are warmly welcomed
  • work 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

What you could get out of volunteering

As an activity volunteer, you will:

  • gain considerably from meeting new people and forging friendships and connections in your area
  • enable those affected by Parkinson's to access support in their area
  • gain experience in the activity that you are providing

What we're looking for

In order to fulfil this role, you will:

  • have 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
  • be 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

Find out more

If you would like to know more about the role before applying please contact us on 020 7963 9328 or email [email protected].

Please read the role description fully prior to completing the application pack. Applications can be submitted to [email protected] by the closing date.

Volunteer role description (Word, 900KB).

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Volunteering type
Support your community


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