We are seeking volunteers toassist at a range of events throughout November. Both LGBTIQ+ peers andallies are welcome Find out more at our online Volunteer InformationSession on Tuesday 31 October, 6-8pm. Registerhere.
Our services rely on volunteers. We are keen to hear from people up for the challenges and benefits that volunteering can bring.
Peer-based volunteering is particularly important in LGBTIQ+ communities. Volunteering gives people the opportunity to support their communities. And allows LGBTIQ+ folks to receive support from people who have similar experiences.
Allies are people who are not themselves part of the LGBTIQ+ community but actively support our community. Living Proud welcomes allies as volunteers in our events, project and office volunteer roles
QLife Volunteer Information Session
6-8pm Wednesday 29th November
Find out all the details about being a Peer Supporter – the application process, the training course and the skills you will gain, what we ask of volunteers and what the role of a QLife Peer Supporter at Living Proud involves.
QLife is Australia’s first nationwide peer support and referral service for LGBTIQ+ people. QLife is led by LGBTIQ+ Health Australia in collaboration with state-based LGBTIQ+ organisations.
Becoming a QLife Peer Supporter is an intensive process. It includes attending training over 10 weekly evening sessions. It also involves being supported on shift and ongoing training and development. We hold one annual volunteer intake a year. This occurs one evening a week from the beginning of each year. Applications are due in November/December.
To be eligible to be a QLife volunteer you must:
Complete an Expression of Interest here. We will then invite you to complete a full application for our next volunteer intake.
Office Volunteers support Living Proud staff with:
Events Volunteers assist with:
Living Proud’s Queer & Accessible project works with LGBTIQ+ events to encourage them to be more accessible for people with disability.
Q&A Volunteers assist with:
To enquire about volunteering with Events, Projects or in the office, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.