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



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.

Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday



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