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Help your local community

Across the UK, our 270 local groups play a vital part in supporting people affected by MS. And they're all run by volunteers, people like you.

They provide sense of belonging, unity and friendship. And they deliver services and support for local MS communities.

For many people with MS, their local group meetings are a lifeline, an opportunity to meet up, have a coffee with people who know MS, find out the latest research news, or even do some yoga.

Whatever your skills, there's an opportunity for you to get involved and make a real difference for your local MS community. Will you sign up to do something amazing today?

Bringing people together

Mandy coordinates her local group, making sure everyone in her area knows what's going on. Whether that's a coffee morning, a bag pack at Tesco's or a major breakthrough in MS research, she keeps her group up to date.

Mandy is our hero.

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Find out what you can do today

Ways you can volunteer locally

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Group coordinator

As a Group Coordinator you'll take the lead in making sure your group works as effectively as possible. You’ll recruit and support volunteers, act as an ambassador, develop annual plans and lead your group’s activities.
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Finance Volunteer

As our local group Finance Volunteer you’ll make sure your group gets the most for their money. You’ll maintain income and expenditure records to document and report on group finances. You’ll manage their accounts and make financial information easy to understand.
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Health and Safety Volunteer

As a Health and Safety Volunteer you’ll make sure your members are aware of their health and safety responsibilities. You’ll help them understand and follow guidelines and procedures to keep everyone safe at your events.
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Property Volunteer

It's so important our information hubs, and drop in centres are safe and accessible for everyone in our local MS communities. If you're looking for a hands on role, we can support you to develop your property management skills to help look after our buildings.
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Transport Volunteer

Getting out and about can be a challenge for some of our community. As a Transport Volunteer, you’ll use your local knowledge to help everyone with MS living locally access our services, activities and events.

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Communications Volunteer

As our Communications Volunteer you’ll make sure people know they have a local group to turn to. We'll make sure you've got everything you need to write and edit newsletters, respond to inquiries, and manage your group’s social media accounts.
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Support Volunteer

Our empathetic and impartial Support Volunteers use their excellent listening and interpersonal skills to provide support to people with MS, their family, friends and carers. Whether over the phone, on email or face to face, your time will make a real difference to the people you help.
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Administration Volunteer

Our Administration Volunteers are the linchpin for our local groups’ activities. You'll act as the first point of contact for local people with MS and the people who care for them. And you'll keep our data and group information up to date so we can stay in touch.
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Activities Volunteer

Our Activities Volunteers create and coordinate our local groups' annual calendars of events. We need people with a can do attitude, a practical outlook and lots of enthusiasm to help people with MS get involved in local group activities. Does that sound like you?

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Volunteer Driver

Our Volunteer Drivers help people with MS get to activities using our group minibuses and vans. We're looking for friendly reliable people with driving experience to help our local group members get out of the house and socialise.
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Passenger Assistant

As our Passenger Assistant Volunteer you’ll make sure people affected by MS are comfortable during their journey, helping them in and out of our mini buses. We'll support you to learn how to manoeuvre wheelchairs and use the vehicle clamping system.
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Living Well Facilitator

As our Living Well Facilitator you’ll help deliver sessions supporting people to manage their MS. You’ll use your experience of living with MS to plan, organise, deliver and review the programme.

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Find support near you

From support groups to information events, there's lots of ways to connect with people who understand what life's like with MS.

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