In the Office

At LGBT Foundation we have a variety of volunteer roles providing support to our service users and the staff team, which are great for dedicated people who are able to commit plenty of time.

Here you can find long-term volunteering roles that we are currently recruiting for. This page will be regularly updated so you can apply for specific volunteering roles.

Finance Volunteer

LGBT Foundation are seeking an organised and committed volunteer to support our Finance Advisor. The volunteer will initially be working on our Procurement Project, looking at suppliers that we work with and compiling a database of these and what they do for us.

If you are looking for experience of an office-based Finance role, have some knowledge of finance and administrative systems, are looking to complement your studies or improve your CV, we can help you!

Ideally we are looking for a regular commitment of 2 to 3 hours per week. We can be flexible on times. If you think you might be interested, please take a look at the role profile here and return an application form to volunteer@lgbt.foundation.


Sackville Gardens Clean up

When: Every Thursday 11am-2pm

The Sackville Gardens Clean Up programme is a community initiative, run by LGBT Foundation, to help clean and Maintain Sackville Gardens. Sackville Gardens is at the heart of the Gay village and serves as a social and community space. The Sackville Gardens Clean Up programme aims to keep The Gay Village clean, safe and welcoming for all visitors.

Volunteers will head out to Sackville Gardens in groups of 3-6 people. As well as working on the shift, it is also an opportunity to socialise and engage with the local community. All volunteers will be provided with litter pickers, gardening gloves and coats if they need them. All volunteers are provided with travel expenses (providing the procedure has been followed) and lunch is provided.

This is a fun opportunity for those of you that enjoy the outdoors and working as part of a close-knit team.

If you'd like to get involved with the Sackville Gardens Clean-Up, please send a completed application form to charlotte.goldsbrough@lgbt.foundation

OUR HELPLINE NEEDS YOU!

LGBT Foundation are recruiting for volunteers to join the LGBT Foundation Direct team and provide helpline and email support. The goal of LGBT Foundation Direct is to;

  • provide a one-stop information, advice and support service
  • to enable our service users to increase their awareness and knowledge in addressing their health (sexual, mental and physical) needs
  • increase service user knowledge of their legal rights
  • improve awareness of available support options to assist in reducing isolation and improve social networks.

We are looking for volunteers who are able to commit to one shift per week for 4 hours. We are particularly looking for support in the evenings from 6pm until 9.30. We provide training and ongoing support to all of our Helpline volunteers. If you would like to know more or would like to apply for the role, please contact volunteer@lgbt.foundation or send your completed application forms to the same address.


Our Women's Groups Needs You!

We are looking for a dedicated and passionate volunteer or volunteers to help plan and facilitate our Women’s social groups.

Bloomers is a social support group for lesbian and bisexual women over the age of 40 which takes place on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month between 1pm and 3pm.

Horizon is a social support group for lesbian and bisexual over the age of 18 which takes place on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month between 7:30pm and 9pm.

The LGBT Foundation’s support and social groups provide safe, non-judgemental and positive environments for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans or questioning people to meet, talk, share, interact and socialise. Each group has a specific unique aim, and, through structured and well planned facilitation from volunteers, group members gain the support and encouragement they need to be confident and feel less isolated. All groups provide an opportunity to meet others and build friendships, as well as support networks beyond the group.

Please read our role profile for the role. if you are interested in becoming a volunteer for Bloomers or Horizon, email your application to charlotte.goldsbrough@lgbt.foundation. .

Social Media Volunteer

When: Flexible

We are currently looking for Social media volunteers to help us create online content and boost our online presence, to raise the profile of LGBT Foundation. You would be responsible for uploading content onto our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts. This is an important role, as social media is one of the main ways we reach our audiences.

This is a fun opportunity for you to learn new skills and to work as part of a team. This is a great role to complement your current studies or employment.

All volunteers are provided with travel expenses as per our policy.

If you are interested in this role please send your completed application form to volunteer@lgbt.foundation.