RANG group/workshop/activities facilitator

Phone: 
01216430821

Desired volunteer attributes:

  • Supportive, friendly and helpful attitude 
  • Open to cultural exchanges 
  • Knowledge of LGBT issues for men from South East Asia and the Middle East 
  • Discretion and empathy 
  • Leadership 
  • Language skills English, Urdu, Farsi, Punjabi, Arabic & Hindi 
  • Group facilitation 
  • Good and consistent communication skills 
  • Reliable and trustworthy

The purpose of the role is to support the group facilitator by helping organise refreshments, set up activities/materials for monthly workshops, give clear instructions to the group, facilitate discussions, chaperone day trips and excursions, lead on ice breakers, contribute in designing creative workshops and help with form filling with new members to the group.  
RANG is a monthly male-only support group for South Asian and Middle Eastern men who identify as gay, bisexual or other ‘men who have sex with men’ (MSM). 
 
Role Summary How long will the role last for? The project is running for at least 12 months Time Commitment: 4 hours a month, 1-hour planning with the project lead and 3hours delivering a monthly workshop.  Would the role require specific training? Yes, 1 full core training day  Location: Where will the volunteer be expected to go fulfil their role? At Birmingham LGBT, various locations across the city and day trips.   Application process: Email sianfinn[at]blgbt[dot]org with your interest, attend an informal interview with the project lead and volunteer coordinator, complete core training day, provide two references and complete a DBS check