Thank you for visiting our volunteer page. At ABTA, volunteers are involved in every bit of work we do and are valuable members of our team. The support of volunteers is vital to our efforts to improve the prevention and treatment of birth trauma.

The roles available vary widely and you can choose one that suits your interests and skill set. Volunteers can contribute as little or as much as they like. Some of the roles volunteers at ABTA include:

  • Peer mentoring of those impacted by birth trauma
  • Accounting
  • Grant writing
  • Public relations
  • Fundraising events coordination
  • Film making
  • Marketing
  • Web Development
  • Facebook Group Administration
  • Consumer representation and advocacy
  • Proof reading
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"Volunteers are the lifeblood of the ABTA and we place a very high value on volunteers’ contributions, no matter how large or small. The strength of ABTA lies in the fact that everyone who chooses to become involved does so because they have a personal understanding of the effects of a difficult birth experience." - Maria Bradshaw, Volunteer Manager

Volunteering is a positive way to support ABTA’s work and people affected by birth-related trauma. Enthusiasm and a desire to help are the only qualifications you need.

Volunteering provides opportunities to:

  • make a difference
  • share skills and experience
  • learn new skills
  • gain valuable work experience
  • meet people and make new friends
  • increase your confidence and self-esteem

What some of our volunteers get out of volunteering with the ABTA.

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"Ensuring people who have experienced a form of birth trauma aren’t feeling alone and forgotten about" - Steph, P2P Mentor
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"To give others a safe space to share their experience and move forward." - Kylie, P2P Mentor
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"To help others realise they are not alone, and there is help, and hope." - Inandi, P2P Mentor
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"Walking alongside others gives purpose to my experience & I want people to know that post-traumatic growth is possible." - Sarah C, P2P Mentor

If you’d like to volunteer, complete the following form;

ABTA is a member of Volunteering Queensland

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