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

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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

Role Purpose

Peer mentoring is a mutually beneficial relationship for those providing and receiving support. You will learn how to use your own experiences, skills and qualities to help other people make positive changes to their lives. Our peer mentors support people at sexual health clinics, at GHT and in the community. We also offer peer mentoring over the phone and via Skype. You will have access to accredited training and ongoing support including regular team meetings and supervision from the Project Coordinator.

 

To be a peer mentor you need to be living with HIV.

 

If you have any questions, or require additional information, email joshua@ght.org.uk.

 

To be a peer mentor you need to be living with HIV.  Complete the form below and we will invite you in for a one-to-one interview and, if we feel that this is the right role for, you we will book you on the next available training course.

 

Role Category

People Facing Roles

Role Purpose

To help George House Trust to raise HIV awareness and funds for local LGBT and HIV charities as part of the Manchester Pride Festival.  Helping with our activities at Manchester Pride means you’re part of a team of volunteers who are raising awareness about HIV and raising vital funds for local charities.  This is a one-off volunteering role.  To apply contact rachel@ght.org.uk

Role Category

People Facing Roles

Role Purpose

To support the work of George House Trust through helping with essential community fundraising and event support.  Events volunteering 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.

 

The time commitment for this role is10am-3pm on either a Wednesday or Thursday (with some flexibility) for a minimum of 6 months.

 

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.

We are particularly encouraging people who can commit to the afternoon slots to apply.

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.

 

Due to the demographic of our current volunteer pool, we would welcome applicants from people who identify as female.

Role Category

Supporting People

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.

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Volunteer Expression of Interest

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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

We are currently recruiting for the roles listed below.  To apply, complete the Expression of Interest form to start your journey to become a volunteer with us.  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 currently working towards renewing our Investors in Volunteers accreditation, a UK quality standard for organisations involving volunteers.

 

Volunteer Details

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