We need a multi-tasker to help get us online. Engage our BAME LGBTQI members to transition from physical events to discovering exciting virtual possibilities confidently whilst respecting safety, anonymity and our community intersectionalities.
We need a tech savvy, multi-tasker urgently. We would value your guidance and expertise to move us online so that we can continue to provide support to our beneficiaries by engaging them in virtual safe online event spaces.
We will provide an 'induction' in areas you need as we appreciate this is a rather niche and small field. We will support you and work with you as you need to ensure that the transformation of our physical world to one of a virtual space is one that continues to reflect our values; a warm welcome, friendly, respectful and supportive, and also one that reflects our organisation's unique, pioneering qualities as a leader in this community.
We need specific help with the following (if not all, and some jump out for you, please get in touch):
We would love a digital expert who can:
We need a Volunteer with either lived experience and/or understanding or experience of the basic needs of BAME LGBTQ+ people. With this in mind, we are looking for someone who:
With your help, we can continue to run events online, albeit on virtual platforms. Our physical events celebrated who we are, promoted social interaction, nurtured friendships and provided a stronger sense of identity and being part of a community. Our activities helped to reduce the isolation and hopelessness experienced by many BAME LGBTQI, and by addressing the intersectionalities (additional identities and inequalities based on eg, race, faith, gender, disabilities).
With members we raised issues of inequality, spoke at events to raise awareness, contribute to policy and build on partnerships with external organisations / charities in order to better serve our members.
Adapting our activities to a virtual space will enable us to adapt and survive during Covid19, to scope new possibilities, activities and ways of working. We need help to identify, and put in place reviewed structures to ensure the sustainability of our organisation and to regenerate during this difficult and challenging time.
end users]. And ultimately ensure the long-term sustainability of our organisation beyond the challenges presented by Covid-19.
By joining us, you will have the opportunity to: