LGBT+ ambassador in schools

What You'll Do: 

As a Just Like Us ambassador your role will be incredibly varied. There are a number of exciting projects, tasks and opportunities you can get involved in, for example:

 

• Delivering talks to schools and colleges (in pairs)

• Creating online media such as blog posts, articles or videos

• Meeting other LGBT+ people and taking part in skills workshops

• Taking part in our mentoring scheme with LGBT+ professionals

 

Why You'll Love It: 

You'll become a part of a vibrant community of other LGBT+ people aged 18-25, and help create positive change to young LGBT+ people in schools across England and Wales. Ambassadors have spoken about the 

 

Our ambassadors form a network of young and diverse LGBT+ individuals who talk about their experiences to positively impact the lives of LGBT+ young people. Through telling our own stories we can all play a part in ensuring the younger generation of young LGBT+ people grow up with the support and representation they need.

What You'll Learn: 

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.

 

Through this work, you will also gain employability skills such as public speaking, project management, digital media creation and team working.

What We're Looking For: 

You can become an ambassador if you:

 

• live in the UK

• identify as LGBT+

• will be between the age of 18-25 by October 1st 2021

• have good written and spoken English

• would like to volunteer with kids

• have a passion for LGBT+ equality and visibility

 

We have ambassadors from various faith and ethnic backgrounds, as well as ambassado4rs with diverse LGBT+ identities, disabilities and levels of income.

 

If you are worried about a barrier to volunteering, get in touch with Lorcan (lorcan.bevanniss@justlikeus.org). For more information about volunteering, check out www.justlikeus.org/volunteer.

 

Summary
Volunteering
Ambassador
Education
LGBTQ
Young People
London
United Kingdom
Birmingham
United Kingdom
Manchester
United Kingdom
Cardiff
United Kingdom
Newcastle upon Tyne
United Kingdom
0 Weeks Minimum
0 Hours / Week
Skills you will develop: 
Public Speaking
Teamwork
Collaboration
Languages you should know: 
English
Native or bilingual
Requirements: 
Over 18 years old
Training

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