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Volunteer with MS-UK

Volunteering with MS-UK is easy and fun, but most of all it is rewarding!

But don't just take it from us! We sat down with a few of our volunteers to tell us what they enjoy most about being part of #TeamPurple...

You can watch more of our volunteers talk about their experiences by visiting the MS-UK Youtube channel...

Join us!

Whether you want to join us at a national event cheering on our dedicated athletes, or you’re happier behind the scenes developing your skills in the office, we’d love to hear from you.

See details below of some exciting volunteer vacancies we have here at MS-UK at the moment.


 

Volunteer Vacancies

Volunteer cheer squad member - fundraising

As part of the fundraising cheer squad, you'll attend events and support our dedicated fundraisers who are running or cycling in aid of MS-UK!

From the Virgin Money London Marathon to the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100, MS-UK has teams in national sporting events throughout the year that you can support.

We are looking for enthusiasm, a fantastic cheering approach and lots of energy. You will be the eyes and ears of MS-UK on event days, spotting our fundraisers and giving them much needed encouragement. You will have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to deal with the general public in a professional manner. Full briefings for each event will be given, and you can volunteer as much as you feel able to.

Please contact Jill on 01206 226500 to find out more. You can also complete a contact form to get in touch with the fundraising team.

Volunteer wellness coach assistant - Josephs Court

Josephs Court is our wellness centre based in The Hythe, Colchester. The centre offers a range of activities in our purpose built wellness centre, where every piece of equipment is designed to create strength and muscle tone and improve general fitness. Above all, Josephs Court is a community hub for anyone affected by MS. It runs a range of complementary therapies and it is a warm, relaxing space where people come together.

We are looking for a volunteer assistant wellness coach who will assist our wellness coaches who provide exercise prescription to our clients with multiple sclerosis and other neurological conditions. For this role we are seeking volunteers who have a background in the fitness industry, preferably those with a minimum qualification at Level 3. Additional qualifications will be advantageous. This position will include assisting wellness coaches, liaising with clients, their family and carers, making refreshments and to be a listening ear and to signpost to other services where applicable. You will have excellent interpersonal skills and ability to deal with the general public in a professional manner. Full training on the specialised equipment and other relevant training will be given.

Hours: Weekdays - morning or afternoon for a minimum of 8 hours per week.

Please contact Sarah Wright, MS-UK, Unsworth House, Hythe Quay, Colchester CO2 8JF or via email to sarah@ms-uk.org for an application form.

Welcoming clients - Josephs Court

We are looking for a volunteer to provide a welcoming service to people with multiple sclerosis so they may access the specialist services available at the centre. This will include liaising with and supporting clients while at the centre and their family and carers, making refreshments and to be a listening ear, signpost to other services where applicable and assist in other daily tasks. You will have excellent interpersonal skills and ability to deal with the general public in a professional manner. Full training on the specialised equipment and other relevant training will be given.

Hours: Weekdays - morning or afternoon for a minimum of 8 hours per week for six weeks.

Please contact Sarah Wright, MS-UK, Unsworth House, Hythe Quay, Colchester CO2 8JF or via email to sarah@ms-uk.org for an application form.

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