Voluntary Group Chairperson/Organiser (Banbridge )

Stroke Association

Stroke Association Voluntary Groups provide long term social and peer support to people affected by stroke. The Chairperson/Group Organiser ensure the smooth running of the groups and act as a main contact for the Stroke Association.

What tasks can this role include:

Voluntary groups are run by a team made up of lead volunteer roles in a committee structure including Chairperson/Group Organiser, Secretary and Treasurer.  Depending on your role you will be individually or collectively responsible for some of these tasks:

  • Planning and co-ordinating activities for the group to undertake, including inviting speakers, artists or booking outings.
  • Welcome speakers, new members and visitors to the group ensuring an inclusive environment is provided.
  • Chairing meetings, including an annual review meeting, to discuss the management of the group, including taking minutes and circulating agendas.
  • Recruiting and supporting volunteers in the group working with the regional Stroke Association staff to ensure they are supported and inducted to their group role.
  • Responding to any correspondence the group may have, including keeping local and regional Stroke Association staff informed of the activities of the group.

Closing Date

Tuesday / 03 September 2019 11:00pm

Contact Details

Janice Kirkpatrick 

Community Space, Tesco Extra
Bridgewater Park
BT32 4LF
United Kingdom


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