Volunteers make the world of difference to a small organisation such as NASS and play an important role in helping us to achieve our aims and objects. We are grateful to everyone who gives their time and effort in the wide variety of ways which include:
Trustees: NASS is governed by the Council of Management consisting of 18 Trustees who are responsible for ensuring the Society is well run and adheres to charity regulations. Click on the link above to read more about our trustees and how to become a NASS trustee.
Medical Advisors: NASS is fortunate to have a number of health professionals who provide medical advice to ensure our advice and guidance is up to date. Click on the following link to find out who our medical advisors are.
Running a NASS branch: All NASS branches are run by volunteers. Use the following link to find out where your nearest branch is.
Fundraisers: Fundraisers play a very important role in raising funds to support the work of NASS. Go to the Ways to Support NASS section of the website for a range of events and activities that you could take part in.
Event volunteers: Come along and help out at one of our events. From registering participants to cheering them on to the finish line, volunteering at an event is great fun and your support will be greatly appreciated by participants.
Focus Groups: Participating in group discussions to share ideas on specific topics to determine the direction of the work of NASS.
Helping out in the NASS office: Helping out with administrative tasks in the NASS office such as telephone or internet based research, stuffing envelopes or data entry.
Raising Awareness: Manning a stand at patient information days, disease awareness events or running a stall at a local event.
Research: Participating in discussion groups on existing treatments or the priorities for future research. Make sure your contact details are up to date so we can let you know when opportunities arise.
Speaking Out: Attending meetings at local or national level, being interviewed for NASS publications and resources or working with the media. Get in touch with the NASS office if you have a story you wish to share.