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LGBTQIA+ Volunteer (CDW Service)

Location: Birmingham & Solihull

When:    Variable requirements, dependant on need.  Flexible to childcare and study needs of the volunteer.

Roles: This role will be offered to 1 person, or 2 people role sharing, subject to applicants availability.

Closing Date: Applications will close on Friday 11th November.

Role Description

Role Description

The Volunteer will promote inclusivity within this community.

You will be interested in supporting and promoting issues that affect the LGBTQIA+ community.

You are a good communicator who enjoys being with people.

You will challenge stigma and promote Birmingham Minds Vision and Values.

This opportunity will be a good opportunity for someone to improve their skills.


The volunteer’s role will be varied and eclectic.

The role will include, but not limited to:

  • Offering regular support at social events.
  • Networking and helping to create and deliver wellbeing sessions.
  • Encouraging participation to help the LGBTQIA+ community achieve their potential.

Skills Required

A candidate will be:

  • 18 years old plus.
  • A team player who is reliable and punctual.
  • A people person who will support the Community Development Worker to network and make links with other agencies.

A person who is passionate about equality and diversity and understand the LGBTQIA+ community.

Training Provided

Birmingham Mind Volunteer Induction including:

  • Health and Safety
  • Equality Diversity and Inclusion
  • Data Protection
  • Safeguarding
  • Confidentiality
  • Birmingham Mind Introduction
  • On the role training from staff

Access to Mind training (online and face to face)


Your line manager will be the CDW LGBTQIA+ strand lead.

They will offer you regular ongoing support and supervision. You will be invited to volunteer events and meetings.


Travel (bus) fares reimbursed

Car mileage reimbursed

Lunch/ Meal expenses reimbursed if volunteer over 4 hours (up to £4 max)



Application Form.

Informal interview.

2 references.

DBS check (provided and paid for by Birmingham Mind).

Trial Period

Closing Date: Applications will close on Friday 25th November.

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