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 adults with Asperger syndrome (AS) or High Functioning Autism (HFA) and their families who live in the city of Brighton and Hove. Assert (B&H) support adults with Asperger syndrome (AS) or High Functioning Autism (HFA) 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.