Volunteer Coordinator, Liverpool Pride

Volunteer Coordinator, Liverpool Pride

Liverpool Pride is seeking to appoint a freelance Volunteer Coordinator to run the Find Your Pride Action! Programme, helping young people between the ages of 18 – 25 to develop skills and experience through volunteering. The programme is aimed at LGBTQ+ young people and their friends across the Liverpool City Region and will involve working with partner organisations to set up a series of workshops focussed on helping to produce Liverpool Pride’s 2018 festival and set up long term participation in a youth advisory board.

The successful candidate will have youth work experience and have an understanding of the particular pressures on young LGBTQ+ people. The programme is funded by the Youth Social Action Fund through the Merseyside Community Foundation

We believe that diversity strengthens and enriches everyone, and that it is the responsibility of everyone involved with Liverpool Pride to make the cultural and voluntary sector a more diverse and equal place. As Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME), Trans* and disabled people are currently under-represented with us, we particularly encourage and welcome applications from BAME, Trans* and disabled applicants. All appointments will be made on merit.

Full details with job description available on request by email or at www.liverpoolpride.co.uk

Fee: £4680 (equivalent of £12 per hour for an average of 15 hours per week) contract runs from April 3rd to August 31st 2018. We expect longer attendance for the week commencing 23 July, our Festival week, when we will need you to be available for more hours including Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th July.

It is expected that much of this activity will take place during evenings and weekends.

Employed on a self-employed, freelance basis.

Apply by email with a full CV and covering letter no later than 12noon on Wednesday March 14th to:

Lucy Day, Chair of Liverpool Pride: lucy.day@liverpoolpride.co.uk