Support Us Volunteering for Us Volunteering for Us A message from our Volunteer Coordinator - Sept 2021 We are pleased to announce that we have a new face and new plans for the Volunteer Programme at Autism Anglia! Marisa Brennan has been with the charity for 5 years, working in the fundraising, training, events and Human Resources departments in her time, and is now our Volunteer Coordinator. 'I am very much looking forward to reaching out to the local community for volunteers - we have so many areas that people can gain great experience in and we really value the time and dedication that our volunteers provide. There is so much that can come from volunteering - a new vocation, a new lease of life and a new career - we offer training and the opportunity to broaden your skills and knowledge whilst with the charity. Who knows where your next step may lead you!' General Volunteering We have potential opportunities in the following areas of Autism Anglia: Events and Fundraising department based at Head Office, Colchester; Essex and Norfolk residential settings; Supported Living services in Essex; Specialist Doucecroft School in Colchester; Asperger’s social group for adults in Colchester; Day Opportunities Centres in Colchester and Dereham; Internal and external training department based at Head Office, Colchester; Welfare Benefits team based at Head Office, Colchester. You can find out about these areas of our charity by looking on our website pages and the Doucecroft School website (click at the top right hand corner of the main page) Here are our current Role Descriptions that are open now:- Grant Researcher (Fundraising Team) volunteer Asperger's Group (Adult Services) volunteer Complete online Application Form here Alternative Word version Application Form click here Please return it to [email protected] Specialist Advocacy Service Roles We are seeking volunteers who have personal or professional experience and knowledge of the below areas:- Education Diagnosis Welfare Rights - WE ARE STILL SEEKING VOLUNTEERS Housing - WE ARE STILL SEEKING VOLUNTEERS Health Social Care We are also seeking Volunteers to to support our Information Officer, in directing new enquiries, signposting, collating and recording details on our database. Please read the Role Descriptions for full details. Role Description for a Volunteer Advocate Role Description for a Volunteer Information Assistant Complete online Application Form here Alternative Word version Application Form click here Please return it to [email protected] We look forward to working with you to help enhance the lives of the autism community.