You can download a volunteer application here.



Volunteering is at the heart of everything that we do. Volunteers have made Advocating Together what it is today.

We have a variety of volunteering roles available. We are always keen to hear from people with different talents and skills who can offer their time.

We expect all volunteers to have a positive and non-judgmental attitude.

All volunteers must join PVG scheme.


Volunteer Advocacy Assistant

Our Volunteer Advocacy Assistant support our members in collective advocacy or self-advocacy groups.

  • Assisting adults with learning disabilities and/or autistic spectrum disorder and/or complex communication needs to participate in social events and self-advocacy groups by creating and sustaining a safe environment that will encourage them to discuss practical issues affecting their everyday lives.
  • Assisting our team of Advocators and/or Communication Champions to fulfillĀ the tasks involved in their role.
  • Encouraging members to develop confidence, communication skills and awareness of their rights.


Communication Champion (supported volunteering opportunity for adults with additional needs)

cc-logo Our Communication Champions are a team with the desire to make society more inclusive for all.

  • Raising awareness of communication issues, Keep Safe places, independent advocacy and disability hate crime.
  • Being Curious Communicators, helping to make sure Keep Safe places and other public places provide a good service
  • You must understand what it is like to have a communication difficulty and be able to get on well with people.


Charity Trustee

Charity Trustees are volunteers who are responsible for the governance and strategy of the charity. They are responsible for making sure that the charity is administered effectively and can account for its activities and outcomes to OSCR, funders and members.

You must become member of Advocating Together and be able to get on well with people; being prepared to work in a team.