Volunteer with us

Here at LGBT Health we have a strong commitment to providing LGBTQI people, and those committed to equality and human rights, with opportunities to volunteer within an organisation that represents their interests and concerns. As a volunteer you can become involved in the organisation’s work in a myriad of ways, including in the development and delivery of social events, befriending, drop-ins, LGBT Age champions, project support and publicity, as well as on the Board of Directors. This is a fantastic way for you to gain new experiences and skills, meet new people, and support the local LGBTQI community.

We provide a regular rolling programme of induction and ongoing training for all volunteers.

Download and read our role descriptions below and when you find a role you’re interested in, download and complete an application form and send it to the contact listed for that role.  We look forward to hearing from you!

 

Current Volunteering Opportunities

We have a number of exciting volunteering opportunities available in both Edinburgh and Glasgow. We would love to hear from you if you are interested in any of the following roles. Please do get in touch if you have any questions – we would be very happy to chat through the possibilities with you.

Volunteer Counsellor/Psychotherapist (Glasgow)

Deadline: Monday 19th June, 5pm

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Download Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

We are currently setting up a counselling service as part of our new Mental Wellbeing Project in Glasgow. The new service will deliver specialist LGBT one to one counselling to support and enhance the mental wellbeing of LGBT people who are 16 or over and are living in Glasgow. The service will offer individuals up to 11 sessions of counselling.

Find out more about the role on the role description or contact Elizabeth at elizabeth@lgbthealth.org.uk or call 0141 271 2330.

Rainbow Families Project Volunteer (Edinburgh)

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We are recruiting for a committed and enthusiastic volunteer to join our dedicated Rainbow Families team. The Rainbow families Project provides events and support for LGBTQI families living in and travelling to Edinburgh and Glasgow. Volunteering would include supporting our quarterly Rainbow Families events. They occur on a quarterly basis and are friendly, informal gatherings for LGBT parents, carers and their children.  We also host quarterly information sessions for parents, prospective parents and carers. If you have experience of working with families and children and are able to help create a welcoming, sociable environment for a diverse range of people, we want to hear from you!

For more information, contact Jules on jules@lgbthealth.org.uk or on 0131 523 1104.

Glasgow Social Programme Volunteer

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Download Diversity Monitoring Form

This role will support the Glasgow LGBT Community Project, a 3 year BLF funded project aiming to provide social opportunities in safe inclusive environments for LGBT people.  This will include helping to deliver social such as the monthly drop-in, Rainbow Spoon, and larger events such as Pride, Community Discussions and other social activities. This role requires a monthly commitment of approximately 4-6 hours per month. This would include planning & service delivery time.

For more information, contact Kelly at kelly@lgbthealth.org.uk or call 0141 271 2330.

 

Fundraising Activities

We do not have a dedicated events fundraiser, but always warmly welcome individuals taking part in an organised event such as a marathon, run or cycle to raise money for our charity.

You can also support our work through a donation or providing a monthly contribution by visiting the LGBT Health and Wellbeing Virgin Giving Page or by contacting Louise at louise@lgbthealth.org.uk.

Your support will help us continue to support LGBT people in Scotland to live healthier and happier lives!