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Talk and Support LGBTQ+ Telephone Group Facilitator - OPP-100148

Remote
Unpaid role, expenses paid
Voluntary
Job description

The LGBTQ+ Telephone Group is a chance for blind and partially sighted people who identify as being a part of the LGBTQ+ community to come together for mutual friendship and support. The facilitator is a pivotal role within the group ensuring the group runs smoothly and that everybody has a chance to contribute to the group conversation as well as ensuring everybody’s welfare and flagging up any potential safeguarding concerns. You should either be a part of the LGBTQ+ community or be a strong ally who is committed to helping provide a safe space for participants to come together to share their experiences. You will be: Helping to ensure that participants feel comfortable and facilitate discussion. Helping group participants to feel safe to be in the group and to enable them to join in the group discussion each month. Looking after participant welfare within the group and flagging any welfare or safeguarding concerns to Talk and Support for follow up.

Who this opportunity will suit -

Minimum age

  • You must be at least 18 years old to apply

What skills and experience are needed?

  • Approachable & empathetic nature
  • Comfortable talking over the telephone
  • Good verbal communication skills
  • Ability to treat information confidentially
  • You will need to be a member of the LGBTQ+ community or be an ally of the community and committed to ensuring participant safety in the group.
Posted by
RNIB View profile Company size Size: More than 1000
Posted on: 23 April 2024
Closed date: 14 May 2024 at 11:11
Job ref: 100148
Tags: Advice, Information