Would you be interested in Volunteering for Assert?

Volunteer Group and Activity assistant

The aims of the organisation

Assert (B&H) is a small charity, dedicated to the welfare of autistic adults and their families who live in the city of Brighton and Hove. Assert (B&H) support autistic adults and their families in Brighton & Hove. We provide advocacy and offer assistance with: gaining diagnosis/receiving support from statutory services, housing, benefits, education etc. We raise awareness locally and provide accessible social opportunities for members, offer practical support and more.


Skills/qualifications that would be useful

Patience

Empathy

Non-judgemental approach

Keenness to celebrate diversity

Ability to respect individuality

Ability to use initiative

Ability to work flexibly

Understanding boundaries

Reliability and time keeping

Organisational skills

 

About this volunteering opportunity:

–           Assisting with facilitating the monthly Assert drop-in

–           Assisting with facilitating activites and events

–           Helping to run and organise activites/events/drop-in

–           Putting service users at ease

–           Encouraging reciprical conversation

–           Providing support to both staff and service users.