When We Need You
From 05/01/2010 onwards
This is a fantastic opportunity to develop skills in events planning, preparation and management. There is also the opportunity to learn more about upkeeping websites, general fundraising and writing of newsletters. - Development and maintenance of LGBT Centre website - Usher and provide information at LGBT Youth Conferences and Events - Help out at information stalls to raise awareness of LGBT Youth Scotland and other related projects – including OUTfront, Dumfries Pride and Mixed Bag - Publicise and raise awareness of events and campaigns - Coin collection in scene venues (optional) - Propose new events and fundraising ideas - Develop new community groups and activities, to raise awareness and funds for LGBT Youth Scotlland
About Dumfries LGBT Centre/
Dumfries LGBT Centre and LGBT Youth Scotland are a national youth organisation working locally in Dumfries and other areas. We provide a range of services and opportunities for young people, vulnerable adults, families and professionals. Our aim is working toward the inclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender young people and adults in the life of Scotland. We provide a range of services and opportunities for young people, adults, families and professionals in order to proactively assist with increasing awareness and confidence, in turn reducing isolation and intolerance. We support the network of LGBT young people and groups around Scotland and their representatives – the LGBT Youth Council.
Skills & Experience
Non-judgemental; good sense of humour; empathetic; good listener; good organisational skills; willing to work as part of a larger team and also on own initiative.
Dumfries Town Centre
For this particular role, we feel this is a beneficial age.
Application Form, Induction/Training, Informal Chat, Interview, Police Check, References, Trial Period
Training and Induction Details
2 x 2 day weekend induction sessions, held at Oasis Youth Centre. These will be at the end of January and the end of February. Then on-going training as and when required/available.
Gender / Sexuality
We pay any out of pocket expenses on a weekly basis.
Frequency & Commitment
4 hours per week for a 6 months period minimum
Volunteers must be at least 18 years of age.
Opportunity Provided By
24-26 Friars Vennel
Contact: Volunteer Action Dumfries and Galloway
Tel: 01387 267311
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