NAS Café – this group is for autistic young people age 16 to 24 it meets online once a month and we aim to gain the views of our members and if face to face meetings are important to them then make these events happen whilst being user led.
What you will be doing
At virtual groups, the sessions take place on Microsoft Teams
At Face to Face Meetings, attending the social group
We can let you know more about the different groups and discuss which group you could volunteer with when we have an informal chat with you when you have received your application form.
The skills you need:
You will need access to a computer/tablet, a good internet connection and a quiet space away from others in the household
All volunteers will need to provide 2 reference and the roles require a PVG check
What's in it for you
Travel details: When and Where
Group times are once a month on a Thursday 11.45am-12.30 during the day time and once a month on Tuesday evening 6 to 6.45pm (these can run over slightly) and Wednesday evenings weekly for 15 weeks 6-7.30pm (will include holiday breaks)
We can discuss which of the session day/times would work best for you in our information chat when we receive your application
Minimum age: 18
Training details: We ask all our volunteers to complete our e-learning module which include safeguarding and autism awareness There will be an additional training session specific to the group you will be volunteering at There will be a member of the social programmes team at all of the groups you volunteer at
We seek applications from anyone interested in the role, but particularly welcome applications from those on the autism spectrum.