Autism Friendly Fleet was formed in 2017 by a group of mums with children on the autistic spectrum. Our aim is to raise awareness of autism and work together with local businesses and organisations to help them become autism friendly.
The charity is a CIO with a foundation model constitution. All trustees are members and all are involved with the governance and practical facilitation of the charity.
We are looking for a trustee to help guide the direction of the charity, take care of our website and social media presence and be involved in organizing and facilitating charity events and activities.
Duties of the role:
· Keep the website up to date
· Make regular updates to our social media pages (Facebook, Instagram and Twitter)
· Promote our events
· Hands on help with organizing events and day to day management of the charity – printing, promotion, visiting businesses, fundraising, odd jobs as and when required
· Make collective decisions about the use of charity funds
· Be available to help set up the Chill Zone at various events throughout the year: Fleet Carnival, Fleet Food Festival and Fleet Christmas Festivities
Applicants must ideally:
· Have experience and interest in IT or marketing/digital marketing or social media
· Be available to attend charity meetings and events. Some events will be at weekends or on evenings.
· Have good knowledge and experience of autism
· Have experience with working with charities
· Be knowledgeable about the role of a trustee – i.e. The Essential Trustee
· Be able to work as a team
· Be locally based, ideally in Hart District area, with good knowledge of Fleet
In order to carry out your responsibilities as a trustee, you should:
· be committed to the purpose, objects and values of Autism Friendly Fleet
· be constructive about other trustees’ opinions in discussions
· be able to act reasonably and responsibly when undertaking such duties and performing tasks
· be able to maintain confidentiality on sensitive and confidential information
· be supportive of the values (and ethics) of Autism Friendly Fleet
· understand the importance and purpose of meetings, and be committed to preparing for them adequately and attending them regularly
· be able to analyse information and, when necessary, challenge constructively
· be able to make collective decisions and stand by them
- Age restrictions
- DBS check required
- Expenses reimbursed
- Volunteer Policy
- Volunteers covered by insurance
- Written role description
When can I volunteer?
Be available to help set up the Chill Zone at various events throughout the year: Fleet Carnival, Fleet Food Festival and Fleet Christmas Festivities
This opportunity can be carried out whilst working from home.