Current Paid Vacancies

Members Services Co-ordinator

Role Outline

With a membership of over 1200, ODL is the largest specialist provider of services for the older LGBT* community in the UK.  We provide a wide range of regular social groups and opportunities; we have a Befriending Service; we campaign for and give a voice to older LGBT* people; and we provide training and consultancy support to mainstream services. We also deliver LGBT* Connect which works with older LGBT* people across Camden for the Ageing Better in Camden programme, part of a national Big Lottery funded strategic project to reduce social isolation among older people.  Our services are either delivered directly by ODL in partnership with local community groups throughout London.

This role will be to provide support to members including:

➢ Supporting sessional workers and volunteers to deliver a wide range of social opportunities

➢ Producing the ODL Listings [our newsletter] and promoting activities via social media

➢ Respond to member enquiries and sign post as appropriate

➢ Ensuring appropriate monitoring and evaluation

Click on the links below to find out more:

ODL Member Services Co-ordinator May 2017 Advert

Member Services Coordinator Job Description

Member Services Person Specification

Applicants Guidance Notes

ODL Job Application Form

Equalities and Diversity Monitoring Form

Declaration of Criminal Convinctions Form

 

Current Volunteering Vacancies

Opening Doors London Trustee

Role Outline

We currently have 7 trustees – and we are looking to recruit 2 more. We are also looking to expand our skills and experience – particularly around marketing and communications; organisational development; and HR. We are also  keen to increase our diversity, so would particularly welcome applicants from the BME and/or trans* and/or bi communities.

ODL Trustee Role Description & Person Spec May 2017

ODL Equalities and Diversity Monitoring Form

 

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, to be based in Lewisham
  • 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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