Out of the box thinkers? Yes, please.

ADDA (Attention Deficit Disorder Association) helps adults with ADHD live better lives. Do you believe in ADDA’s mission? Do you want to help the adult ADHD community? We’re looking for volunteers. You could be on the front lines making a difference in our community and changing people’s lives.

No deadlines. No commitments. No stress. Only opportunity.

Whether you’re looking to give back to the ADHD community, break into a new career, learn a new skill, build new friendships, or beef up your resume ADDA’s the place for you. 

Is there something you’ve always wanted to try but have never had the chance? Do you think you’d be good at something, but haven’t stepped out to try it? Would you like the chance to become good at something, lead a team, and explore your strengths while marching to the beat of your own drum? Volunteering with ADDA is your chance! 

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Available opportunities:

>Interest Areas: Human Resources, Recruitment, Data Scientist, Analytics. >About the position: ADDA is seeking a volunteer Volunteer Recruiter. ADDA’s Volunteer Recruiter will create what we hope will become the “Volunteer Pipeline.”Do you think you’d be good at it? Would you like the chance to become good at it? >What you will do:
  • Create and post volunteer opportunity descriptions
  • Identify new candidates and conduct phone or video conference interviews
  • Manage the applicant tracking system
  • Following up with applicants
  • Schedule final interviews with committee chairs, project leaders, and board of directors.
>Approximate time contribution: >You should have: 
  • A clear, articulate, communication style both in written and oral communication
  • Have strong time management skills and will keep improving them!
  • Strong skills in planning and organizing 
  • A solutions-oriented mindset and be ready to tackle challenges as they arise.
> You should be striving to:
  • Support and Empower adults with ADHD
  • Share your ideas and listen to the thoughts and feedback of others. 
  • Persistently pursue excellence by holding yourself to high expectations and seeking the best for others. 
  • Step out of your comfort zone and possess a growth mindset for learning new things.
> Skills you will learn: To handle, work with, and track data on volunteers and how to update and maintain a database.
> Interest Areas: Project Management, Leadership, Strategic Planning, business & corporate leadership. > About the position: Many of the biggest challenges adults with ADHD face stem from struggles finding and keeping work where they can make a valuable and valued contribution. Our team’s objective is to reach out to everyone struggling with ADHD in the workplace, on both sides of the equation, employer and employee, providing information and building awareness. > What you will do:
  • Track project progress, help determine what needs to be done, assign project tasks, develop goals, Lead team update meetings, delegate writing, editing and other tasks to volunteers.
> Approximate time contribution:  > You should have:  > You should be striving to: > Skills you will learn:
> Interest Areas: Writing, messaging,  > About the position: Many of the biggest challenges adults with ADHD face stem from struggles finding and keeping work where they can make a valuable and valued contribution. Our team’s objective is to reach out to everyone struggling with ADHD in the workplace, on both sides of the equation, employer and employee, providing information and building awareness. We need writers to help create content and control our messaging.  > What you will do: Help write content for the Workplace website pages, write articles that relate to ADHD employees in the workplace, contribute and monitor messaging for workplace presentations and programs, occasionally write content for social media.  > Approximate time contribution:  > You should have:  Some experience working in business or within a corporate setting.  Strong writing and communication skills > You should be striving to: > Skills you will learn:
> Interest Areas: Public speaking, public relations, diplomacy, business and/or governmental affairs, public and corporate policy, acting or performing.  > About the position: Many of the biggest challenges adults with ADHD face stem from struggles finding and keeping work where they can make a valuable and valued contribution. Our team’s objective is to reach out to everyone struggling with ADHD in the workplace, on both sides of the equation, employer and employee, providing information and building awareness. We need writers to help create content and control our messaging.  > What you will do: The stigma of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is still very present in the workplace so we created a presentation about ADHD in the workplace. This 45 to 60 minute Powerpoint presentation helps business executives and managers understand the impact of ADHD in adults, the challenges employees with ADHD may face each day at work, how employers can help mitigate these challenges and the return-on-investment an employer will see by helping employees with ADHD. Build your business and your reputation as an ADHD professional in your community. We have created a Facilitator’s Guide to help you present Managing ADHD in the Workplace in your area. > Approximate time contribution:  > You should have:  > You should be striving to: > Skills you will learn:
> Interest Areas: Writing, journalism, messaging, blogging, communication.  > About the position: ADDA’s Insider newsletter is always looking for writers.  We need people who can conduct interviews, tell stories and write articles. These typically run between 800 and 1,200 words, and focus on issues adults with ADHD face.  We aim to create hope by providing concrete, actionable solutions to common problems, up-to-date information related to recent research, and empowering ADHD success stories. > What you will do: Help write articles for newsletter. Look for new topics, popular concepts, and identify news stories that should be covered and released to our ADHD community. Write and convert articles to be correctly formatted for social media.   > Approximate time contribution:  > You should have:  Strong writing and communication skills A little experience working in journalism, content writing, or blogging.  > You should be striving to: > Skills you will learn:
> Interest Area: non-profit fundraising, donations, grant writing, gift management, networking, and community development. > About the position: > What you will do: > Approximate time contribution:  > You should have:  Experience with fundraising and donations.  > You should be striving to: > Skills you will learn: