Youth Leadership Team
We would like to invite interested adults who would like to volunteer with the AsIAm Youth Leadership Team to a Volunteer Information Event from 3 – 4pm on Monday 11th of June in Saint Andrews Resource Centre, Pearse Street.
Title: Volunteer with the AsIAm Youth Leadership Team
Location: Pearse Street, Dublin
Term: A minimum of one year
About AsIAm: At AsIAm, we aim to provide a one -stop shop for the Autism community in Ireland. From providing the public and those with the condition to a portal of information about Autism, to serving a platform for people with Autism to share their stories and views, to providing a strong voice for the concerns of the community
About the AsIAm Youth Leadership Team: The AsIAm Youth Leadership Team is a group of young autistic people aged between 16 and 25 who support the organisation’s work in building a more inclusive Ireland for the autistic community. We meet once a month on a Saturday in central Dublin to develop the young people advocacy skills to become leaders in the autism community in Ireland.
Volunteer Role: AsIAm are looking for reliable and trustworthy volunteers to help with the AsIAm Youth Leadership Team. If you would like to get involved with AsIAm Youth Leadership Team and make a difference to young people on the autism spectrum, please come along to our Volunteer Information Meeting on the 11th of June.
We are looking for people from health science / youth work backgrounds who are available one Saturday a month to help us facilitate our workshops in a youth worker capacity role.
If you have an interest in autism and the desire to help shape Irish society into a more inclusive community for all then we want to hear from you.
Volunteering Commitment: The Youth Leadership Team meet once a month on a Saturday in Dublin. From time to time you may be asked to participate in some of our events such as our autism exhibition and annual autism conference. As this is a voluntary role the level of participation can vary in line with your existing commitments.
- Facilitate and participate in games, activities and discussions with young people
- To work as part of the team
- Attend the group regularly
- Support the young people with their individual needs.
- Support the young people in the development of their leadership skills.
- To respond to situations appropriately as guided by the relevant policy.
- To respect the views and opinions of young people
- To observe clear professional boundaries and behave in a manner appropriate to working with young people.
We will provide:
- Induction Training including training about Autism
- Supervision and support
For more information please contact the AsIAm Young Engagement and Programmes Officer firstname.lastname@example.org