ADHD Aware - Voluntary Committee members and session drop-in Support Volunteers

The Trust for Developing Communities (TDC)

Register your Interest

If you are interested in helping out, we have a variety of projects and administrative work that our Committee needs support with.  Some of the opportunities for volunteering involve:

  •  General admin to assist the smooth running of the group (e.g. answering emails or managing mailing lists)
  •  Helping organise and set-up events, drop-ins and info sessions
  •  Fundraising applications, ideas and events
  •  Designing posters and flyers for our events
  •  Launching a Newsletter - writing articles, printing hard copies and publishing online
  •  Becoming a Committee member - we very much welcome the breadth of skills, interest and experience that new committee members can bring.


We are recruiting for this role despite the COVID-19 emergency because it's important for our future. We would really like to hear from you if you're interested, even if it may not be practical for us to meet in person for some time. We could talk by phone or video link initially so you can find out more about the role and if it might be right for you. 

Skills

We would welcome IT and social media based skills, Administrative skills, fundraising ideas and skills and well as good listeners for our Drop-ins and just general support to organise events

You must have a diagnosis of ADHD, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, with associated neuro-diverse conditions, or be seeking a diagnosis.

As an ADHD Aware volunteer, you would be helping raise awareness for ADHD as part of our Team.  We offer our volunteers support from nominated Committee members/mentor as well as covering

Benefits

As an ADHD Aware volunteer, you would be helping raise awareness for ADHD as part of our Team.  We offer our volunteers support from nominated Committee members/mentor as well as covering expenses, some training opportunities, and experience in working alongside and with Adults on the ADHD spectrum and other neuro-diverse conditions.

We are a great Team of people who enjoy going to the pub together and providing a safe and nurturing environment for all our members to thrive.

Practical Considerations

We hold our drop-in sessions in the Centre of Town at the Britehelm Centre in North Road, so it is easy to get to by public transport.  Access to premises are disabled friendly.  The 3 drop-ins we run are always on Wednesday evenings 7-9pm with 30 minutes either side to set up or pack down.

The Committee meeting generally on Friday evenings roughly once every couple of months early evening around 7pm to 9pm although that can change from time to time.

When do I need to be available?

Details ADHD support Drop-in Every 2nd Wed of the Month between 7-9pm ADHD Group discussion 4th Tuesday of every Month 7-9.30pm Family, Friends and Partners Drop-in 3rd Wed of every Month - 7-9pm Committee Meetings - On Fridays in the early PM every over month generally
Morning Afternoon Evening
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Where does this role take place?

The Brighthelm Centre
North Road
Brighton and Hove
East Sussex
BN1 1YD

Register your Interest

  • Details
  • Disabled Access
  • Equal Opportunities Policy or Statement
    Equal opps and a Code of Conduct for Members
  • Expenses
    Yes, basic expenses can be negotiated
  • Health and Safety
    Yes
  • Induction
    Yes, a mentor will be assigned so you get the most out of volunteering with us
  • Insurance Cover for Volunteers
    Yes
  • Other
    Must have a diagnosis of ADHD with associated neuro-diverse conditions, or be seeking a diagnosis
  • Suitable for 13 - 16 years
    No
  • Suitable for 16 - 18 years
    No
  • Suitable for a group of volunteers
    N/A
  • Suitable only for (e.g. 18+, LGBT, BAME, Women only)
    Open to Adults over 18 years old.
  • Support on Offer
    Yes
  • Training
    Yes