Brighton and Hove Volunteer SearchDetails of Opportunity

Group and Activity assistant with ASSERT

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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.


About this 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.

Induction, training and support offered with this opportunity


A full induction and autism awareness training will be given.



The volunteer coordinator is available to provide on-going support


Skills or experience needed for this opportunity


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



The contact person for this opportunity is Cat Hogan-Jones, 01273 234 853

  • Expenses are paid for this opportunity.
  • This opportunity is NOT fully wheelchair accessible.
  • Assistance with childcare is NOT available for this opportunity.

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  • disabled people
  • people with mental health problems
  • volunteering as part of a team
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