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Volunteering Opportunities with York LGBT Forum

If you’re thinking about volunteering with us, we’d like to take this time to thank you!  We are a volunteer-run organisation and couldn’t continue to do the work we do without people like you.  We are often looking for more members to join our team in a variety of positions.  Check the list of opportunities below and if you’ve found something which fits you then email us @ yorklgbtforum@gmail.com with the York LGBT Forum Volunteer Form (link below).
York LGBT Forum Volunteer Form Issue 1

We are currently looking for volunteers to fill the following roles:

Treasurer – This is a great opportunity for someone looking to gain financial experience in a position which requires great trust.  Elements of this position include: keeping accounts up to date, presenting a monthly report, issuing checking with the other signatories, producing a yearly budget, keeping all records on file (for example, receipts and invoices).  For this position, we require you to become a Trustee.  If this position would suit you please contact us via the above contacts.

Hate Crime Subgroup Coordinator – This is a great opportunity for someone looking to organise a team, recruit volunteers and manage events. Our main project this year is for Hate Crime Awareness Week October 2018, where we have funding to develop memes! This role can be done jointly. We may ask you to become a trustee but this is not essential.

York Mind Service User – We’re looking for someone who has experience of mental health issues who is a York Mind service user.  All you need is to be free once a month during the day for around 2/3 hours. Please contact us regarding this position via the contacts above. 1 position been fulfilled: 1 position available.

Volunteer Gardeners – Volunteer gardeners needed for our Human Rights garden.   This will take place on the weekend of the 3rd and 4th March at Clarence Gardens, contact us via email above for more info.

School Awareness Training – We’re seeing volunteers to develop and deliver school-targeted LGBT awareness training.  We have funding for this programme and we’re looking for a number of volunteers so don’t hesitate to contact us.

Independent Fundraisers – We are always looking for people to fundraise for us in a variety of different ways.  If you’d like to be one of these people please visit our Support Us page for more information and fundraising ideas.  We really value those who take the time to raise money for us.  We couldn’t continue to run without people like you.

Sports Volunteers –  We are looking for a sports coordinator to help us deliver one of our projects. You must have an interest in sport and able to organise groups. Apart from those two criteria the role has opportunity to put your personal stamp on it

Subgroup Volunteers – Do you have a particular interest? then why not join one of our subgroups. We have lots to choose from: Health and Wellbeing, Older People, Hate Crime, Trans, Bisexual, Schools and Young People, Events, Finance, International and Archives.