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

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 proud to have been awarded Investing in Volunteers; 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.

 

RECRUITMENT

We are currently recruiting to the following roles.  You can download a full role description for any of these roles to give you further information.  It is a simple process to start your jouney to volunteering with George House Trust.  Complete the short expression of interest form below, selecting your preferred recruitment event.  We will confirm receipt of the form by e mail, which will contain further information about volunteering with us.

 

If there is no role suitable for you at this time, check back regularly as we update the roles being recruited as opportunites become available.

Role Category

People Facing Roles

Role Purpose

To support the work of George House Trust through helping with essential community fundraising and event support.  Community fundraising raises awareness, challenges stigma and is a vital contributor to George House Trust’s Welfare Fund, which supports HIV positive people who are in financial hardship, through grants.

Role Category

Helping in Our Offices

Role Purpose

To help reduce poverty and financial hardship amongst service users at George House Trust through the completion of financial applications to grant-giving organisations on behalf of individuals.  To build capacity within the services team through supporting with various administrative tasks and projects in a busy office environment.

Role Category

Helping in Our Offices

Role Purpose

To provide a warm and professional welcome to callers contacting us by telephone and in person, ensuring our reception area is a pleasant environment for everyone visiting George House Trust.  You’ll gain experience of customer service and how a charity works..

Role Category

Helping in Our Offices

Role Purpose

To help to pack and distribute food parcels from our food store to people who are living with HIV and are destitute.  As a Food Parcel Volunteer you’ll gain an insight into the issues affecting people living with HIV today as well as experience of working as part of a team, customer service skills and administering financial transactions.

Role Category

Supporting People

Role Purpose

To provide peer mentoring to people living with HIV.  As a Peer Mentor you’ll be sharing your own knowledge and experiences to help others to live well with HIV.  You will meet regularly for up to 12 weeks, to help people who are struggling with issues such as accepting their diagnosis, poor adherence to medication or experiencing social isolation.

Role Category

Supporting People

Role Purpose

To provide transport for people living with HIV who are unable to travel to and from appointments.  As a Volunteer Driver, you’ll be helping some of our most vulnerable service users to access hospital appointments and attend services at George House Trust.  This role is key to helping to reduce isolation and link people in with important services.

Role Category

People Facing Roles

Role Purpose

To provide practical support to ensure that our groups and sessions are well organised and welcoming for those who attend.  These events provide an opportunity for people living with HIV to learn about HIV, meet others, and reduce isolation.  In this role, you’ll be making sure that that the events run smoothly.

VR Volunteer Expression of Interest

Volunteer Details

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