VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

  • Help make a difference with our amazing family of volunteers!
  • Discover the volunteering happiness effect with Aspergers Victoria (AV)!*
  • We need more volunteers in our community to build a better future that realises Aspergers’ potential.

Volunteering with AV is a wonderful way to connect with others, make a difference in your community, learn new skills and even advance your career.  Be at the forefront of what’s new in Aspergers, and improve your relationship skills, self confidence, while building an impressive CV!

As always with AV, you can mould each role to suit your needs, location and timings – we appreciate your help!

Free training

Peer support with AV Team

Learn the latest about Aspergers/ASD

Free tickets to AV events

Positive boost of giving back

Gain skills & experience

 

BOARD SECRETARY

The Board sets strategic direction and policy and helps to manage the day-to-day operations of AV. The roll requires attending and providing secretarial support at approximately 12 board meetings and serving on at least one board sub-committee per year and has responsibility for ensuring AV’s compliance with the Charities Act and communicates on Av’s behalf with ATO, ACNC and CAV.

 

EMPLOYMENT

AV is implementing an Aspergers Recruitment Network that aims to support those with Aspergers by fostering Asperger friendly and supportive workplaces and recruitment practices.  We have a sub committee that is managing this implementation. If you have any skills or experience in employment support services your help would be of value.

 

TECHNOLOGY SUPPORT

These roles will keep you at the forefront of information about Aspergers. If you have computer, organisational, and editing/proofreading skills, we need you! We are currently revising our systems and need support in the following areas:

  • Maintain the organisation’s website, and Facebook and other social media platforms

  • Production and despatch of newsletters, and

  • Management of the CRM system.

 

INFORMATION MANAGER

We need someone to oversee  our online information about AV and Aspergers and ensuring that information is up to date and relevant. You will work with the Website Editor / Social Media Editor to ensure our website and social media platforms continues to be of value to our members.

 

EVENTS

Would you like to help oversee our events? We need volunteer helpers on our Events Sub-committee to plan and organise AV events including key topics, new locations and venues.

Do you have event experience or ideas for events we could host for our community and basic IT and organisation skills? Please email events@aspergersvic.org.au if you are interested.

 

AD HOC ROLES

We have lots of small projects you can help us with – if you can help in any way we can possibly make a role to suit – we are flexible. Just let us know your skills and what you would like to do and we will try to find you a role!

Volunteer quotes:

“This is what makes the volunteer life at AV unique regardless of the hustle ‘n’ bustle beforehand - we all come together to make it happen.” Deb

“I just love volunteering with AV, it is like family and is the best thing for me.” - Liz

 

For more details email secretary@aspergersvic.org.au and we will send you a Volunteer Application form, which will be followed by an interview.

PLEASE NOTE: Volunteer roles require a commitment of at least 12 months but that time will fly. You will also need a Working With Children Check.

Please read  about volunteering at www.helpguide.org/articles/work-career/volunteering-and-its-surprising-benefits.htm

Aspergers Victoria is a proud member of Volunteering Victoria