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Committee Secretary

Drogheda COPD Support Group

About Drogheda COPD Support Group

COPD Support Ireland is a charity set up to support all those living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). We are Ireland’s only national COPD support and advocacy body, bringing together local support groups from around the country, to help those living with, and caring for someone with, COPD. Louth Area COPD support people in Louth so that they know they are not alone and that support is available

What's Involved

Louth COPD Support Group would like to recruit a volunteer to take on the role of committee secretary.
Tasks will include

  • attend monthly support meetings on the first Friday of each month from 2.30-4.30 and where possible subgroup meetings on the first Tuesday of the month.
  • compile & distribute meeting notices;
  • arranging committee meetings;
  • collect submissions for the meetings;
  • be the minute taker/distributor for monthly meetings

    What's required for this position

    Administration experience would be helpful.
    Good communication skills (both written and spoken)
    Reliable, enthusiastic and organised
    Ability to understand and maintain confidentiality
    An interest in supporting people with COPD and their families is desirable but not necessary

    • Community Development/ Social work
    • Personable Skills

    Level of English required for this role:
    Fluent English

    Times and commitment required for this role


    Minimum time commitment: 6 months

    Hours required: 2hrs Monthly

    Other Details

    Location of volunteering opportunity:
    The Cottage Hospital, Scarlet Street, Drogheda

    Other location details:

    Screening details for this role:

    • Informal Interviews

    Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

    • Support/ advice/ recognition
    • Insurance cover

    Volunteers with the following challenges will be supported in this role

    • Physical Disability
    • Sensory Disability

    Age restrictions:
    Over 18

    Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

    Great opportunity to help develop a local group at committee level.

    • This opportunity is posted by:
    • Volunteer Centre: Louth
    Volunteer Ireland is delighted to acknowledge the support of:
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