Current Paid Vacancies

If anyone is interested in helping us develop our work in Southwark – please contact Juliet.chard@openingdoorslondon.org.uk for a chat.

Current Volunteering Vacancies

Greenwich pub night volunteer

Role Outline

This is an ideal opportunity for an ODL volunteer to facilitate this increasingly popular fun pub night in Greenwich. This event utilises the skills of two volunteers; one volunteer is already engaged in this project and I am seeking an additional volunteer to facilitate and support members at this event from October. The event is attended by a good mix of current ODL members from the LGBT* community and new members have consistently attended the pub night and have subsequently signed up as new ODL members. I have worked closely with The Metro Centre in Greenwich in prompting this event and many people have attended this pub night as a result of this.
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Corporate newsletter volunteer

Role Outline

We are looking for someone skilled in the use of Mailchimp to assist in the production of a quarterly newsletter for our corporate partners.
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Community fundraising volunteer

Role Outline

  • Supporting the Volunteer Community Fundraising Team by identifying events that may have an LGBT* interest and provide possible funding opportunities.
  • Following-up and opening-up fundraising opportunities as supervised and agreed by the line-manager.
  • Supporting Volunteer Community Fundraisers to engage with & manage relationships with venues where events are taking place.
  • Maintaining an up-to-date database of fundraising opportunities and records of interactions with each.

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Administration Volunteer

Role Outline

Administration volunteers are being recruited to support the operations and development teams. Duties vary according to operational requirements but will include: data entry, spreadsheet maintenance, helping with mail outs, updating listings and helping to organise meetings. Basic knowledge of Office programmes is essential. Helping us run the office will be a massive help in our work supporting older LGBTQ people in the community.

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Supper Group Volunteer

Role Outline

  • This is a support role working as part of a team to ensure the smooth running of each event. Volunteers work as a team to set up the event, serve food and clear away dishes, and clean up at the end of the evening
  • Volunteers should also focus on making sure all members enjoy the evening and when necessary are gently encouraged to socialise with other members.
  • Volunteers are required to attend any relevant training and two volunteer forums annually
  • Volunteers should be committed to and competent in member, volunteer and organisation confidentiality, and mindful of Information Governance policy

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Volunteer QTIPOC Group and Activities Facilitator

Role Outline

  • Helping to developing a supportive environment for older QTIPOC people from all over London
  • Work as the identified facilitator of or group or activities developed in support of the above
  • Promoting the group to relevant communities and other ODL members and volunteers
  • Communicating the needs of older QTIPOC members of the group or general QTIPOC communities to the ODL team in order to facilitate a more welcoming culture within the organisation generally
  • Attending any relevant training and regular supervision with the line-supervisor at periods to be agreed
  • To be personally responsible to request your own formal and/or additional one to one supervision support with a relevant member of the ODL team should you feel this to be needed (e.g. to discuss personal training needs and development concerns etc)
  • Developing and maintaining up-to-date knowledge of all products and events being promoted by ODL so that opportunities for cross-promotion can be maximised
  • Working cooperatively as part of the ODL Operations Team
  • Committed to and competent in member, volunteer and organisation confidentiality, and mindful of Information Governance policy
  • Attending at least 2 volunteer forums a year

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Volunteer Trainer

Role Outline

  • Being a valued member of our team of trainers as part of our Reach Out and Open Doors training scheme.
  • Working cooperatively with the ODL Training Team to deliver our official training programmes to our customers and other engaged partners

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Volunteer Training Admin Support

Role Outline

  • Working cooperatively with the ODL Training Team to support our official training programmes to our customers and other engaged partners
  • Being a valued member of our training team as part of our Reach Out and Open Doors training scheme

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Volunteer Ambassador

Role Outline

  • ODL has a commitment to ensuring that the voice of the older LGBT*community is heard – by both service providers and policy makers. Our Ambassador programme is about supporting members use their skills and experience to do this.
  • Opening Doors London Ambassadors are older LGBT* people who want to volunteer with us and are confident about talking about the needs and experience of older LGBT* community. Our Ambassadors make a significant contribution to the external representation and influence of ODL, and in doing so to raising the share of the voice of Older LGBT* people in policy, research and the media.

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Bi-the-Way Volunteer

Role Outline

  • We are looking for people who are comfortable working in a group focussed on bi- and pan- people over the age of 50 and our allies. We are looking for people to either share or support facilitation duties. No special qualifications are required but knowledge of or connection with the bi/pan community in London would be useful. Alternatively willingness to develop such knowledge and contacts would also be useful.

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Out and About Barbican Volunteer

Role Outline

  • This is a support role working as part of a team to ensure the smooth running of each event or activity. Volunteers work as a team to set up and run events and activities, communicate with relevant third party staff, assist in programming and ensure that all venues are accessible.
  • Volunteers should also focus on making sure all members enjoy events and activities, when necessary gently encouraging members to socialise with each other.
  • Volunteers are required to attend any relevant training and two volunteer forums annually.
    Volunteers should also be committed to and competent in member, volunteer and organisation confidentiality, and mindful of Information Governance policy

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