YORK LGBT FORUM

VOLUNTEER WITH US

VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITIES

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. If there are any areas of our work that interest you then email us. Also check the list of Subgroup Co-ordinator roles below and if you’ve found something which fits you then email at yorklgbtforum@gmail.com

 

TREASURER

The volunteer role of Treasurer is currently vacant.

WHAT THE ROLE ENTAILS:

Responsible for the finances of the Forum, circulating accurate and up-to-date accounts, and being a named contact for the bank. Gets the accounts ready for auditing meeting Charity Commission guidelines (the Forum’s financial year ends 31st July). Adds to the Annual Report.

You can stand for this role at the York LGBT Forum AGM on Friday 13th November between 7pm – 9pm via Zoom.

 

HATE CRIME PREVENTION
CO-ORDINATOR

The volunteer role of Hate Crime Prevention Co-Ordinator is currently vacant.

WHAT THE ROLE ENTAILS:
Co-ordinates the Hate Crime Prevention subgroup by leading a team of volunteers to address LGBT hate crime, working closely with North Yorkshire Police and CYC. Adds to the Annual Report. Also to develop hate crime projects.

 

You can stand for this role at the York LGBT Forum AGM on Friday 13th November between 7pm – 9pm via Zoom.

 

TRANSGENDER CO-ORDINATOR

The volunteer role Transgender Co-Ordinator is currently vacant.

WHAT THE ROLE ENTAILS:

Coordinates the Trans subgroup by leading a team of volunteers to address Trans issues, inequalities and support Trans people, working closely with local and regional organisations. Adds to the Annual Report.

Trans Workshops are an ongoing project (you will offer oversight on this). Develop new projects to meet the needs of the trans and non-binary community in York.

You can stand for this role at the York LGBT Forum AGM on Friday 13th November between 7pm – 9pm via Zoom.

 

ARCHIVE CO-ORDINATOR

The volunteer role of Archive Co-Ordinator is currently vacant.

WHAT THE ROLE ENTAILS:
Works with the archives team at York Explore, volunteers and to establish an LGBTQ+ Archive.

You can stand for this role at the York LGBT Forum AGM on Friday 13th November between 7pm – 9pm via Zoom.

 

INTERNATIONAL CO-ORDINATOR

The volunteer role International Co-Ordinator is currently vacant.

WHAT THE ROLE ENTAILS:

Co-ordinates the International subgroup by leading a team of volunteers to address international issues, inequalities and support international LGBT people, working closely with local, regional, national and international organisations.
Develop international projects that raise awareness of international LGBTQ+ people’s experiences.

You can stand for this role at the York LGBT Forum AGM on Friday 13th November between 7pm – 9pm via Zoom.

 

NON PORTFOLIO TRUSTEES

The volunteer role of Non Portfolio Trustees is currently vacant.

WHAT THE ROLE ENTAILS:
Legally responsible to make sure the Forum activities meet charitable aims.

You can stand for this role at the York LGBT Forum AGM on Friday 13th November between 7pm – 9pm via Zoom.

 

YORK LGBT FORUM VOLUNTEERING FORM

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Declaration

THE OBJECTS OF THE 
CHARITABLE INCORPORATED ORGANISATION

  1. To promote equality and diversity for the public benefit by:
  • The elimination of discrimination in relation to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer, questioning people (LGBT) and allies and associates living within the city of York and its environs;
  • Challenging homophobia, biphobia, transphobia or any associated negative attitudes and behaviour within society;
  • Working with partners and organisations, public and private, in developing initiatives that will enhance and safeguard LGBT people’s lives, ensuring their inclusion in all aspects of life, and that their human rights are promoted; and by
  • Advancing education, raising awareness and promoting a culture based on equality and diversity.
  1. To promote social inclusion for the public benefit by preventing lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer, questioning people (LGBT) and allies and associates from being socially excluded from society on the grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity, relieving the needs of such people; and
  2. To further any other purpose which is charitable according to the law of England and Wales for the public benefit as the trustees see fit from time to time.