What are the benefits of becoming an AoD member?
- By becoming a member, you will strengthen AoD, helping us to empower disabled people and break down the barriers that disabled people face
- You will be able to help shape our current services and the services we might run in the future
- You will be able to take part in our campaigns and influence the messages we want decision makers and service providers to hear about the issues facing disabled people
- You will have the opportunity to take part in the co-production of local services, surveys and consultations that affect disabled people
- You will receive a regular e-newsletter keeping you up to date regarding AoD’s latest work
- You will be invited to attend AoD’s events
- You will have the chance to meet other people who support AoD’s aims and values
- You will be able to vote at the AGM and stand for election as a Trustee of AoD (NB The Board of Trustees must be made up of at least 75% disabled people)
- You will be the first to hear about job and volunteer opportunities at AoD
- You are welcome to contact the Chair or CEO or visit the office at any time
There are two types of AoD membership:
Full Membership: This is available to any disabled member
Associate Membership: This is available to any non-disabled person
All the benefits of AoD membership are available to both full and associate members but the Board of Trustees must comprise at least 75% disabled people. All full and associate members must live, study or work in the West London boroughs and be aged over 16. (The West London boroughs are Hammersmith & Fulham, Brent, Ealing, Harrow, Hillingdon, Hounslow, Kensington & Chelsea and Westminster).