Call for volunteers!

The ADHD Association of Greater Edmonton strives to offer information and support to those living with ADHD in the Greater Edmonton Area, through awareness, education, and resources. We can only achieve this mission with the aid and assistance of our many valued volunteers! Many thanks to our past and present Executive and Board Members, group facilitators and volunteers – all of whom have made valuable contributions to AAGE’s growth. To help us grow through our second decade and beyond, we’re looking for enthusiastic people to join our board. 

We are currently in need of volunteers in a variety of positions. The time commitment varies per position, and we invite you to get in touch with us if you have further questions about any of these, or other possible roles that may interest you that are not outlined below.

Website Content Curator
Responsibilities: Posting new content including events and newsletters to our website.
Update the Events Page with support group information and other educational opportunities such as conferences and webinars.
Post other local content and links.
Post speaker notes.
Update the EPL Book Lists.
Skills: Modest computer skills. (WordPress experience an asset). Organizational skills to ensure timely updates.

Board Secretary
Responsibilities: Attend monthly executive meetings and take accurate minutes. Prepare a draft copy for review and distribute the final copy to the Board.
Respond to basic email inquiries and requests for information.
Skills: Effective writing and computer word processing skills.

Fundraiser
Responsibilities: Attend monthly executive meetings. Research fund-raising avenues, draft grant proposals for board review and approval, manage and communicate the proposal process to conclusion.
Skills: Knowledge of AAGE goals and objects; effective writing skills (experience in writing proposals an asset).

Event Planner
Responsibilities: Plan and execute special events for AAGE members. Work with Fundraiser to establish event goals. Work with Treasurer to cost out and budget the event. Recruit event-specific volunteers.
Skills: Enthusiasm and organizational skills. Experience in event planning an asset.

Board Members-At-Large
Responsibilities: Assist the Board in managing various outreach events and other tasks as able.
Skills: An enthusiastic interest in advancing the awareness of ADHD in the community.

Support Meeting Facilitators
Responsibilities: Attend monthly support groups, guide the discussion and assist in maintaining the flow of the meetings. Most facilitators work with one support group: Parent, Young Adult, Adult or Partner Support.
Skills: Excellent people and communication skills; tact and patience. General knowledge and understanding of ADHD and related issues. Facilitators are a part of the group and are not considered to be “experts” but past experience facilitating meetings is considered an asset.

The ADHD ASSOCIATION OF GREATER EDMONTON is an important asset to our community but it takes dedicated volunteers to make it work. Consider joining our team for a fulfilling experience! If you have any further questions, please email us at info@adhdedmonton.com

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