We are recruiting!

CURRENT VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITIES WITH THE KITE TRUST

We’re looking for enthusiastic and keen people to join our volunteer team, in supporting our work with LGBTQ+ young people across Peterborough and Cambridgeshire.

Youth Group Volunteer

Could you help out at our youth groups? We’d love some help with:-

  • Helping set up the venue
  • Engaging with the young people
  • Being aware of vulnerable young people and encouraging their engagement in activities
  • Bring some of your own skill – can you make the best sock puppets in town? Are you a musician or artist? We want you to share your skills with our service users

This could be the role for you if you have:

  • Good communication skills particularly with young people
  • A passion for supporting and empowering young people

And are:

  • Available during evenings and weekends
  • Able to commit to at least two sessions a month
  • Reliable
  • Keen to have fun

Youth Mentor

Could you mentor a small group of LGBTQ+ young people? Following a successful pilot, we’re looking to expand our pool of mentors to:

  • Get to know two or three young people and understand where they are at
  • Draw on own lived experience as an LGBTQ+ adult to help LGBTQ+ young people think about their futures
  • Share appropriate hobbies or interests with young people

This could be the role for you if you have:

  • Good communication skills particularly with young people
  • A passion for supporting and empowering young people

And are:

  • Looking for a flexible opportunity which can fit to your availability
  • Able to commit to being a mentor for at least six months

Fundraising and Events Volunteer

We are also keen to hear from you if you would like to volunteer in a less regular way to support other aspects of our work such as:

  • Helping to plan events
  • Stewarding or helping to set up on the day
  • Supporting the smooth running of fundraising or publicity campaigns (e.g. sharing content online or distributing flyers and posters)

Other Volunteer Roles

We currently developing other volunteering opportunities at The Kite Trust so if you have other skills you could support us with, do still get in touch!

How To Apply

If any of these roles appeal, we’d love to hear from you. Download a volunteer application form here application_vol and send it over to info@thekitetrust.org.uk today!

We will provide induction and safeguarding training as well as offer various relevant training throughout the year. Enhanced DBS and reference checks will be carried out.

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