Location: South Gloucestershire
Closing Date: 31 August 2021
Interview date (w/c): n/a
Salary (or hourly rate): volunteer
Contract Type: Volunteer
Hours per week: Thursdays 6.30pm to 9.30pm
Who we are:
The National Autistic Society is here to transform lives, change attitudes and create a society that works for autistic people.
We transform lives by providing support, information and practical advice for the 700,000 autistic adults and children in the UK, as well as their three million family members and carers. Since 1962, autistic people have turned to us at key moments or challenging times in their lives, be it getting a diagnosis, going to school or finding work.
We change attitudes by improving public understanding of autism and the difficulties many autistic people face. We also work closely with businesses, local authorities and government to help them provide more autism-friendly spaces, deliver better services and improve laws.
Why we need you
Our out of school club supports children and young people between the ages of eight and 18 who are on the autism spectrum.
The club offer children and young people the opportunity to join a structured youth group which meets their needs and provides a safe environment.
What you will be doing
Skills qualities and experience useful for the role (but not essential)
What you could get out of it
We seek applications from anyone interested in the role, but particularly welcome applications from those with a diagnosis of autism or Asperger syndrome.
Whilst we are able to make reasonable adjustments for volunteers you will need to be able to volunteer independently as we are not able to offer one to one support.
We process applications as we receive them, we will close the role when we recruit a suitable volunteer, consequently the role may close before the advertised closing date.
If you have any questions about this role or the application process please contact firstname.lastname@example.org