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LGBT+ ambassador in schools

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Every LGBT+ kid should know that someone has their back. Be the one to help that happen by becoming an LGBT+ ambassador.

You can sign up any time and enter our pre-ambassador programme to get a taste of what it’s like learning and educating others about being LGBT+. In October 2021, you’ll train to start your ambassador role. Please note that you must identify as LGBT+ in order to become an ambassador.

The training is spread out across a month (online or in person). This varied, relaxed training connects you with other young LGBT+ people and gives you the skills and knowledge to use your voice to effect change.

You’ll then choose opportunities throughout the year to deliver secondary school talks, create LGBT+ educational resources and media content, and support other LGBT+ young people. At the end of your first year, you’ll have improved school students’ attitudes and behaviours towards LGBT+ people, and improved LGBT+ young people’s lives.

You’ll be able to continue volunteering every year until you’re 25. You’ll get loads back too: our ambassadors participate in exclusive employability and skills training from prestigious employers, and can join our year-long LGBT+ career mentoring scheme. More than that, Just Like Us ambassadors are part of a nationwide community of 300 other LGBT+ young activists who support and learn from each other.

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Required Role

LGBT+ ambassador in schools

Key responsibilities

The core of what we do is in our school talks. Ambassadors are taught the skills to build and deliver their own presentations, and are expected to take part in at least 3 across the year. They also have opportunities to produce podcasts, join our media team, create resources for schools, and lead projects of their own with the support of the volunteering staff.

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  • Non-discriminatory
  • Non-judgemental

Desirable Skills

  • Initiative
  • Non-discriminatory
  • Non-judgemental

Skill to gain

  • Communication
  • Confidence
  • Event Planning
  • Non-discriminatory
  • Non-judgemental
  • Planning and organising
  • Positive attitude
  • Presentation
  • Project Management
  • Public Speaking

When can you do this role/Calendar

Minimum commitment level: Once a month

Start Date: 01-10-2021

Start Time: 12:00 AM

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To one-click apply for this opportunity you need to have completed the following:

  • You need to have an active account on this website
  • You need to have an active volunteering account
  • You need to have fully completed the volunteering profile set-up