Current Paid Vacancies

ODL Social Opportunities Facilitator

TITLE OF POST Social Opportunities Facilitator  
HOURS OF WORK To be agreed/flexible
CONTRACT TYPE Zero hours
SALARY £15.49/hour
APPLICATION DEADLINE This is a rolling vacancy and applications will be considered as they are received.

 

Opening Doors London is the largest provider of information and support services with and for older Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans*people in the United Kingdom. We aim to ensure that older LGBT* people live happier, healthier and independent lives free from prejudice and discrimination. Everything we do is informed by the lived experience of LGBT* older people.

ODL currently provides over 40 social opportunities each month. This role will involve working alongside the team to provide support to existing groups and activities as well as developing new initiatives to meet the needs of our members.

You will be responsible for setting up and managing activities [such as arranging venues and speakers], recruiting and supporting volunteers and providing local marketing. 

You will….

  • Understand the diversity and needs of older LGBT* people
  • Have experience of setting up and running groups
  • Have experience of managing volunteers
  • Bring energy and fun to the role!

(See job description for full requirements)

If you are interested in being one of our LGBT* sessional team, please see the application pack including the full job description and person specification at the following links or email HR@openingdoorslondon.org.uk

Job Description

Personal Statement

Application form

Guidance Notes

Declaration of Criminal Convictions Form

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