We are looking for volunteers to help with the following:-

What you'll do:

  •   attending the monthly meetings regularly
  •   welcoming members and initiating group discussion/activities
  •   liaising with ODL staff to ensure correct listing in ODL publications
  •   researching and inviting suitable speakers and activity leaders
  •   raising the profile of the group in the trans/nonbinary/LGBTQ+ communities
  •   standing in for each other when another facilitator can't attend a        


It would be helpful if volunteers could demonstrate they have the following:-

  • Good cultural sensitivity to the histories, needs and complexities of LGBTQ+ people, in particular trans and nonbinary, communities in the UK
  • Ability to work regularly enough to ensure that updates reflect current activity for ODL events and developments
  • Committed to and competent in member, volunteer and organisation confidentiality, and mindful of Information Governance policy
  • Ability to operate flexibly as part of the ODL operations team in which most of the members work part time hours and whose responsibilities sometimes overlap
  • Ability to volunteer using own initiative as required
  • Be well organised and be able to prioritise tasks

There is also a requirement to undertake induction training and follow guidelines and policies of ODL.

What you'll get:

  • a rewarding community experience
  • a chance to meet and support members of the trans and non binary communities
  • the chance to to gain or develop community facilitating skills
  • full training and support from ODL

Find out more about the role by downloading the role description

Want to join our team?

To join our team apply here

If you have any questions about the application process or volunteering roles, please email [email protected] 

Thank you for your support and we look forward to you joining our team very soon!