“Being part of a community is good for us adults, as well as the young people. Feeling like we help each other is also great and empowering for everyone!”

– Volunteer

Applying to Volunteer

If any of the roles describe below appeal, we’d love to hear from you. Fill in the enquiry form below and we’ll be in touch to discuss further!

Skills & Experience

All volunteers undergo an enhanced DBS check and are asked to provide two references. You will receive training relevant to your role including safeguarding training.

You will get a chance to gain:

  • Experience with working with young people  
  • Understanding of issues effecting LGBTQ+ young people 
  • Understanding of safeguarding and best practice when working with young people 

Youth Group Support Volunteer

To support the Youth Worker in delivering high quality youth work activities to LGBTQ+ youth through scheduled regular groups.  

Number of hours needed in-person: 3 hours a session, commitment to at least one session a month.

Number of hours needed online: 1 hour a session, commitment to at least one session a month.

Training Volunteer

To provide training recipients with a deeper insight into the lives of LGBTQ+ people. This can be by sharing personal story if you are comfortable with this, or just supporting

half day and full day training sessions.

Number of hours needed: Sessions range from 2 hours to a full day and take place both online and in-person.  

Events Volunteer

We are also keen to hear from you if you would like to volunteer in a less regular way to support other aspects of our work such as:

  • Helping to plan events
  • Stewarding or helping to set up on the day
  • Supporting the smooth running of fundraising or publicity campaigns (e.g. sharing content online or distributing flyers and posters)

Volunteering Enquiry

Expressing an interest in volunteering
Permission to Contact(Required)
Please indicate which methods we may use to contact you related to volunteering with The Kite Trust.
Which role(s) are you interested in?(Required)
This is to confirm your current age. Individuals aged 16+ may volunteer with The Kite Trust in some capacity, however the role you can take on and the groups you may work with will depend on your age.
Please supply two references with their name, email address and/or phone number, and explain how they know you. Suitable referees can include your employer, tutor, doctor, former teachers, youth leaders etc. Members of your own family cannot give references and referees must have known you for at least two years.