Hi I'm Emily and I am the fundraising coordinator at Autism Support UK. As I have been involved in the past 2 cohorts, AS-UK has grown close to my heart. Throughout the past year, I have taken part in many different fundraisers, many of which 5k runs.
I have a passion in helping those around me and put this towards supporting AS-UK with their fundraising. I enjoy organising and creating events that people can take part in to help AS-UK to provide the services they do. I have been volunteering with AS-UK for the past 2 cohorts, starting off as a tutor and then being promoted to assistant room leader.
I volunteer with AS-UK because I enjoy working with children and I love to put my fun and loving personality into supporting children in a fun way.
Currently, I am studying for a BTEC in children's play, learning and development at college. I am keen to put the knowledge that I have gained to provide a fun but supportive environment for the children.
Throughout the past 2 cohorts my passion to work with AS-UK has only grown, seeing the progress that the children make each week really gives you pride and the drive to keep going. The bond you gain from both parent and child is special and that is why I really put my all into this organisation. As an assistant room leader, I provide support to my room lead and also the tutors and parents within the room.
I also help to initiate exciting and creative activities that help the children strive towards their full potential. I have grown to love AS-UK so much and I am so grateful to be part of such an amazing team.