Volunteering Spotlight!

We’re currently looking for additional LGBT+ Youth Group Leads for our vibrant group based in Chesterfield.  If you are available on a weekly basis, and would like to work alongside LGBT+ Youth, please get in touch.

LGBT+ Youth Group Lead – Chesterfield

A volunteer vacancy has arisen for a youth group lead for our weekly Chesterfield LGBT+ youth group based in the Chesterfield centre.  The role entails supporting attendees, who age from 13-19, actively engaging in constructive discussions and supervising activities focussed around sexual orientation or gender identity.  The role requires a clean DBS check, we can apply for this on your behalf.  You would assist in running or co-running sessions, forward planning session topics and ensuring the safety of attendees.  Full training and support will be given.
This role would suit a mature individual, who has a passion for LGBT support and youth work. 

 We would like you to:

Be passionate about supporting the local and wider LGBT community and allies.
Be an excellent communicator.
Be able to constructively challenge prejudice and ignorance.
Be reliable and trustworthy.
Have had experience of an LGBT journey, know someone who has, or be aware of some of the issues that LGBT people can face.

In return we can offer:

Specialist role training, including ongoing awareness training for potential issues.
Personal safety training dependent on role.
One-to-one support from our staff, support from our volunteer team and volunteer socials.
An opportunity to build confidence, gain experience, give time and life experience to your LGBT+ community, and volunteer in a supportive environment.

 For more information or an application form, please contact the Project Officer for Volunteering, Suzanne at suzannefm@derbyshirelgbt.org.uk or on 01332 207704 Tuesday to Friday.

 

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