We’re looking for enthusiastic and compassionate individuals to serve as Outreach Volunteers for our LGBTQ+ Refugee Programs. As an Outreach Volunteer, you will play a crucial role in raising awareness about our programs and assisting interested individuals in understanding the process of becoming a member. Your dedication will contribute significantly to creating a safe and inclusive environment for LGBTQ+ Asylum seekers looking for support and refuge.
- Table Setup and Preparation: Arrive early at the designated location and set up the outreach table with informational materials, brochures, and other relevant resources.
- Engage with the Public: Welcome visitors and engage in warm, friendly conversations with passersby to spark interest in our LGBTQ+ Refugee Programs. Be approachable and respectful, fostering an inclusive atmosphere for all.
- Program Explanation: Clearly and concisely explain the mission, goals, and services offered by our LGBTQ+ Refugee Programs to potential members and interested individuals. Provide information on how people can become part of the program and access the support available to them.
- Answer Questions: Respond to inquiries and questions from interested individuals with accurate and up-to-date information. If unsure about a specific inquiry, direct the person to a designated point of contact or coordinator.
- Be Inclusive and Sensitive: Demonstrate sensitivity to diverse cultural backgrounds and LGBTQ+ identities. Respect the personal experiences and stories visitors share, ensuring a non-judgmental and supportive environment.
- Collaborate with the Team: Work closely with other volunteers and volunteer coordinators to ensure smooth operations and accurate representation of the LGBTQ+ Refugee Programs.
- Report Feedback: Share valuable feedback received during interactions with visitors, including suggestions for improvement and common concerns expressed, to help enhance our outreach efforts.
- Strong passion for LGBTQ+ rights and refugee advocacy, along with a commitment to fostering an inclusive and safe community.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to engage effectively with diverse individuals and share information in a clear and friendly manner.
- Empathy, patience, and understanding to interact sensitively with individuals from various cultural and social backgrounds.
- Reliable and punctual with the ability to commit to the designated outreach schedule.
- Previous experience in outreach or volunteering is beneficial but not mandatory.
Volunteers are expected to dedicate at least 2 hours per week (on Sundays) to the Outreach Volunteer role, with a minimum commitment of 3 months to ensure consistency and continuity in our outreach efforts.
- Make a positive impact on the lives of LGBTQ+ asylum seekers looking for support and understanding.
- Gain valuable experience in community outreach, advocacy, and communication.
- Opportunity to work with a dedicated team of like-minded individuals passionate about making a difference.
- Recognition for contributing to the LGBTQ+ Refugee Programs and the wider community.
- Join us in creating a welcoming and supportive environment for LGBTQ+ refugees, guiding them through their journey toward safety and acceptance.
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