Volunteer

Volunteering at George House Trust is organised, well delivered and rewarding

Picture of volunteers raising their hands

Choosing to volunteer with us means you're joining a diverse and committed team, that makes a real difference to the lives of people living with or affected by HIV in the North West.  Volunteers have always been at the heart of George House Trust and they play a vital role in delivering services and supporting our work today.

 

INVESTING IN VOLUNTEERS

We are currently working towards renewing our Investors in Volunteers accreditation; the UK quality standard for organisations involving volunteers.

 

OPPORTUNITIES

We have a range of opportunities available; from roles directly supporting people through to awareness raising and one-off events volunteering. We're committed to offering quality volunteering experiences that enable you to use your existing skills, but also develop new ones too. If there is no role suitable for you at this time, check back regularly as we update the roles being recruited as opportunities become available.

 

RECRUITMENT

We are currently recruiting for many different roles. If you would like to apply for any of the opportunities listed below please complete our Volunteer Expression of Interest form at the bottom of this page and select the role you are interested in.

Role Category

Supporting people Roles
 

Role Purpose

To provide administrative support to the George House Trust Formula Milk project and ensure that new mothers living with HIV have sterilisation equipment and a choice of formula milk for the first 12 months of their child’s life.

Please Note: This role is currently to be carried out from home with scope to be office-based in future.

Role Category

Supporting People Living with HIV
 

Role Purpose

You’ll be helping to provide HIV related support to African men as part of the Calabash project by helping to organise and co-facilitate monthly activities and social events.

Role Category

Awareness Raising Roles
 

Role Purpose

Supporting the design and delivery of training to social care providers, ensuring staff properly understand HIV, HIV stigma and can work confidently to support people living with HIV in their care.

Please Note: In order to be eligible to be an Age+ Volunteer, you need to be living with HIV.

Role Category

Helping in Our Offices

Role Purpose

To provide support to help keep our office systems up to date to enable our service delivery and volunteer programme to run smoothly.  This role involves helping with a range of administrative tasks and working closely with staff members. You’ll gain an insight into how a charity works as well as developing your administration and IT skills.

Role Category

Supporting People

 

Role Purpose

To provide one to one counselling sessions to people living with HIV at George House Trust. We see people of all ages, genders, faiths, ethnic groups and sexualities. The diversity of clients that we see is one of the things that makes counselling at GHT so interesting - and sometimes quite challenging too. 

 

Please Note: We are not currently able to offer placements to student counsellors. We still welcome expressions of interest from BACP registered volunteer counsellors who hold at least a Level 4 Diploma.

 

 

Role Category

Helping in Our Offices

Role Purpose

To provide support to the finance function of George House Trust. This role involves helping with a range of finance administration tasks and working closely with staff members. You’ll gain an insight into how a charity works as well as the opportunity to learn new skills in accounting and financial procedures.

Role Category

Helping in our offices

Role Purpose

To ensure that anyone who makes a donation to George House Trust is acknowledged and thanked.  

This role is vital in ensuring that our supporters feel valued and thanked and understand the difference that their donation has made to the work of George House Trust and the people we support.
 

Role Category

Awareness Raising Roles

Role Purpose

To raise awareness of the facts about HIV, the experiences of people living with HIV and to challenge stigma through sharing your personal experience in a range of settings.

We particularly encourage people who identify as female and people who have availability during week days to apply for this role. 

Role Category

Events

Role Purpose

To support the work of George House Trust by taking an active role in raising the profile of George House Trust at events accross Greater Manchester and online. You will play a major part in challenging stigma by promoting a better understanding of HIV. 

Pages

Volunteer Expression of Interest

return to view all roles

 

VOLUNTEERING AT GEORGE HOUSE TRUST

 

We have a range of opportunities available; from roles supporting people to awareness-raising and one-off events volunteering.  We are committed to offering quality volunteering experiences that enable you to use your existing skills and develop new ones too.

 

Choosing to volunteer with us means you're joining a diverse and committed team, that makes a real difference to the lives of people living with or affected by HIV in the North West.  Volunteers have always been at the heart of George House Trust and they play a vital role in delivering services and supporting our work today.

 

RECRUITMENT

Due to the current situation, some of our volunteer roles have been suspended.  We still encourage you to complete the Expression of Interest form to begin your journey with us.  The journey may be a little longer, but we will be in contact to keep you updated every step of the way.  If there is no role suitable for you at this time, check back regularly as we update the roles being recruited as opportunities become available.

 

INVESTING IN VOLUNTEERS

We are proud to have been awarded the Investors in Volunteers accreditation, a UK quality standard for organisations involving volunteers.

 

VOLUNTEER STRATEGY 2020-23

George House Trust’s volunteer strategy for 2020-2023 demonstrates how we aim to continue as a successful volunteer-involving organisation by setting out the direction of the work of the George House Trust volunteer programme.  

 

You can read more about our plans and view the full strategy here.

 

Volunteer Details

DATA SECURITY

We take data security very seriously.  This is a secure site and your data is encrypted.

 

START YOUR APPLICATION TO BECOME A VOLUNTEER HERE

 

 

CAPTCHA
This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.