LGBT facilitator volunteer

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Recruiting Organization: Crisis UK

We are looking for a faciliatior for Crisis Skylight Croydon LGBT group (1 session a week 3 hours office hours time to be negotiated with facilitator.

Crisis is a charity working with people who are homeless. It offers advices, support, advocacy, education and training. Crisis aim is to end homelessness in the UK for good.

We are looking for volunteers who are interested in developing a group to support our members who are LGBT and homeless. We want to promote cultural diversity through information and a newsletter.

Core tasks

• Working as part of team to create a bank of information for members

• Researching in to local and national organisations that can support members from Culturally diverse backgrounds.

• Working as part of a team for a to create a quarterly on line news letter and other activities that promote LGBT issues and celebrate LGBT community

• Support setting up and facilitating group for member

• Facilitate a monthly forum for members

• Encourage the members take an active part in the forum

• Coordinate guest speakers and member attendance for monthly meetings

• Motivate members of all abilities to take part in activities

• If applicable, to help set up equipment before the group and help clear up equipment after the forum has finished

• Feedback any challenges or opportunities that arise during session to the staff team

What we are looking for :-

• Have an excellent knowledge of issues effecting the LGBT community and of and how the community disproportionately end up homeless

• IT skills with the ability to use the internet, email and Microsoft Office and online platforms such as zoom.

• Strong interpersonal communication skills with a particular focus on listening.

• Good timekeeping and reliability.

• Non-judgmental, patient and friendly.

• An understanding of the importance of confidentiality and maintaining boundaries.

• Be positive, productive and have a passion to help end homelessness.

This role will be mostly on line with one monthly face to face meeting.

( risk assessment face masks , lateral flow tests are provided ) Any cold symptoms will be advised not to come in .)

What you will gain.

Experience of volunteering in a homeless sector and making a real difference to people who are homeless life

• Travel expense (public transport up to travel card )

· Other expenses

• Induction

• Training

• Reference after 3 months.

• volunteer socials and trips out.




Stipend ProvidedFalse

Training ProvidedFalse

Housing AvailableFalse

Language/Cultral Support AvailableFalse

Wheelchair AccessibleFalse

Fee RequiredFalse

Fee Amount: None

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Mission Statement

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Description

Idealist is a leading online global resource for finding jobs in the nonprofit sector, as well as volunteer opportunities and graduate school programs for social impact.

Crisis Support
Health & Medicine
Homeless & Housing

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Unit 3 ,13 Surrey streetCroydon, CR01RGUnited Kingdom

(51.37285,-0.10157)
 

SKILLS

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REQUIREMENTS

  • WEEKDAYS, FEW_HOURS_WEEK

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