Volunteer

We are recruiting – details below!

  • Treasurer
  • Education and Outreach Manager
  • Fundraising and Partnerships Manager
  • Events Co-ordinator

Bi Pride UK Treasurer

Ideal time commitment: minimum approx. 5-10 hours per month; flexible

Responsible to: the Chair

Bi Pride UK is a newly registered charity which aims to create public, high-profile spaces for the celebration of the bi community and anyone who experiences attraction beyond gender, addressing an existing lack of bi-specific celebration at many Prides across the country. We are seeking a volunteer to act as Treasurer. This volunteer will provide sound financial management of Bi Pride UK’s assets, helping to create more visibility and awareness of people across the UK who experience attraction to more than one gender.

The Treasurer will be responsible for maintaining and refreshing Bi Pride UK’s financial systems and controls, keeping the organisation’s financial records, and managing its accounts, including preparing budgets, financial projections, accounts and reports. They will also assist other committee members with budgeting, ensuring value for money and understanding of Bi Pride UK’s financial position, and will oversee all expenditure.

The Treasurer will be volunteering remotely. Our committee meetings take place via conference call on the third Monday evening of every month. All reasonable expenses incurred are reimbursed.

Main tasks:

  • Maintaining financial systems and controls for Bi Pride UK;
  • Maintaining up-to-date and accurate financial records for Bi Pride UK;
  • Generating Bi Pride UK’s financial reports and income and expenditure projections;
  • Overseeing all Bi Pride UK expenditure (within agreed financial controls), including all transactions made via its bank accounts;
  • Developing the committee’s financial and budgetary literacy and competence;
  • Supporting the Development and Partnerships Manager to generate income.

Volunteer specification:

  • Interest and passion for tackling discrimination against and improving the visibility of people in the UK who experience attraction to more than one gender;
  • An understanding of the needs of bi people and communities in the UK;
  • Commitment to the aims and objectives of Bi Pride UK;
  • Strong time management, organisational and administrative skills;
  • An understanding of governance and charity finance topics;
  • Confidence to exhibit complete independence in ensuring sound financial management;
  • Excellent understanding of financial accounting processes, balance sheets and budgets, ideally with an accounting qualification;
  • Meticulous attention to detail when scrutinising accounts;
  • Ability to self-motivate when working remotely;
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.

The Treasurer will need to declare any current conflicts of interest.

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter to biprideuk@gmail.com by Sunday 22nd July. The position is open to anyone over the age of 18. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds, especially minority groups such as applicants of colour, trans and non-binary applicants and disabled applicants.

Bi Pride UK is aware of the barriers that can be faced in gaining traditional work experience, particularly for BAME, disabled and trans people. We will give weight to this and encourage people when applying to consider caring responsibilities, including parenthood, volunteering, and other non-paid experiences and responsibilities when making their application.


Bi Pride UK Education and Outreach Manager

Ideal time commitment: minimum approx. 5-10 hours per month; flexible

Responsible to: the Vice Chair

Bi Pride UK is a newly registered charity which aims to create public, high-profile spaces for the celebration of the bi community and anyone who experiences attraction beyond gender, addressing an existing lack of bi-specific celebration at many Prides across the country. We are seeking a volunteer to act as Education and Outreach Manager, leading on working with local Prides, local bi groups and the wider Gender, Romantic and Sexual Diversity (GRSD) community to increase bi visibility and inclusion at Prides across the country.

The Education and Outreach Manager will be responsible for all internal and public-facing educational programming and activities carried out by Bi Pride UK throughout the year, including carrying out any educational campaigns around the issues experienced by people attracted to more than one gender. They will lead a team of volunteers engaging with and delivering training and consultation to Pride organisers across the country, and will also work with the Media and Communications Manager to integrate the educational function within communications and press engagement.

The Education and Outreach Manager will be volunteering remotely. Our committee meetings take place via conference call on the third Monday evening of every month. All reasonable expenses incurred are reimbursed.

Main tasks:

  • Developing an educational engagement strategy to raise to profile of issues affecting bi individuals;
  • Leading on a programme of educational activities, events and campaigns throughout the year;
  • Delivering training and consultation to local Pride organisers to improve their bi inclusion;
  • Creating online educational content with the Media and Communications Manager;
  • Ensuring that all volunteers (including allies) are up-to-date on current issues for the bi community;
  • Preparing official statements on high-profile stories on issues relating to the bi community.

Volunteer specification:

  • Interest and passion for tackling discrimination against and improving the visibility of people in the UK attracted to more than one gender;
  • An understanding of the needs of people and communities in the UK attracted beyond gender;
  • Commitment to the aims and objectives of Bi Pride UK;
  • Some experience of developing educational programming and resources;
  • Experience as a facilitator or educator covering topics relating to identity and/or sexuality;
  • Some experience of events planning and management;
  • Strong understanding of the complexity of identity, power dynamics and privilege;
  • Able to communicate confidently, coherently and sensitively on complex issues of identity;
  • Ability to self-motivate when working remotely;
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.

The Education and Outreach Manager will need to declare any current conflicts of interest. They will ideally identify as being attracted to more than one gender.

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter to biprideuk@gmail.com by Sunday 22nd July. The position is open to anyone over the age of 18. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds, especially minority groups such as applicants of colour, trans and non-binary applicants and disabled applicants.

Bi Pride UK is aware of the barriers that can be faced in gaining traditional work experience, particularly for BAME, disabled and trans people. We will give weight to this and encourage people when applying to consider caring responsibilities, including parenthood, volunteering, and other non-paid experiences and responsibilities when making their application.

 


Bi Pride UK Fundraising and Partnerships Manager

Ideal time commitment: minimum approx. 5-10 hours per month; flexible

Responsible to: the Vice Chair

Bi Pride UK is a newly registered charity which aims to create public, high-profile spaces for the celebration of the bi community and anyone who experiences attraction beyond gender, addressing an existing lack of bi-specific celebration at many Prides across the country. We are seeking a volunteer to act as Fundraising and Partnerships Manager, leading on generate income and building partnerships which will allow the charity to increase visibility, awareness and inclusion of people attracted to more than one gender across the UK.

The Fundraising and Partnerships Manager will be responsible for developing strategies and plans for diverse income generation to fund Bi Pride UK’s activities, and will work with other volunteers, particularly the fundraising Trustee, to deliver these plans. They will create a diverse portfolio of income streams, including grants, community fundraising, events, regular individual giving and corporate sponsorship.

The Fundraising and Partnerships Manager will be volunteering remotely, but will ideally be London-based. Our committee meetings take place via conference call on the third Monday evening of every month. All reasonable expenses incurred are reimbursed.

Main tasks:

  • Developing a comprehensive and diverse fundraising strategy in line with the charity’s deliverables;
  • Recruiting, managing and supporting volunteers to generate income for Bi Pride UK;
  • Building sponsorship partnerships with individuals, businesses, charities and public bodies;
  • Working with the Events Co-ordinator to put on a calendar of fundraising events through the year;
  • Coordinating all official Bi Pride UK merchandising opportunities;
  • Galvanising the committee to take a proactive role in new and innovative methods for fundraising.

Volunteer specification:

  • Interest and passion for tackling discrimination against and improving the visibility of people in the UK attracted to more than one gender;
  • An understanding of the needs of people and communities in the UK attracted beyond gender;
  • Commitment to the aims and objectives of Bi Pride UK;
  • Strong time management, organisational and administrative skills;
  • Confidence to interact with many different stakeholders and make a fundraising ask;
  • Some experience of holding volunteer and/or people management responsibilities;
  • Strong financial and budgetary literacy and understanding;
  • Experience of sales and/or account management and client cultivation;
  • Ability to self-motivate when working remotely;
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.

The Fundraising and Partnerships Manager will need to declare any current conflicts of interest.

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter to biprideuk@gmail.com by Sunday 22nd July. The position is open to anyone over the age of 18. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds, especially minority groups such as applicants of colour, trans and non-binary applicants and disabled applicants.

Bi Pride UK is aware of the barriers that can be faced in gaining traditional work experience, particularly for BAME, disabled and trans people. We will give weight to this and encourage people when applying to consider caring responsibilities, including parenthood, volunteering, and other non-paid experiences and responsibilities when making their application.


Bi Pride UK Events Co-ordinator

Ideal time commitment: minimum approx. 5 hours per month, potentially increasing nearer to our annual flagship event in March 2019; flexible

Responsible to: the Production Manager

Bi Pride UK is a newly registered charity which aims to create public, high-profile spaces for the celebration of the bi community and anyone who experiences attraction beyond gender, addressing an existing lack of bi-specific celebration at many Prides across the country.

The Events Co-ordinator will be part of the Production team, supporting the Production Manager on delivering the flagship Bi Pride event and taking the lead on any smaller events that the organisation puts on through the year to raise visibility and awareness of people attracted beyond gender.

The Events Co-ordinator will work with the Production Manager and the wider committee to design a calendar of key smaller events for Bi Pride UK, including publicity and launch events and fundraisers, and will organise and deliver these events in partnership with volunteers in relevant teams across the organisation. They will also support on aspects of the flagship Bi Pride event itself, as delegated by the Production Manager.

The Events Co-ordinator will be volunteering remotely. Our committee meetings take place via conference call on the third Monday evening of every month. All reasonable expenses incurred are reimbursed.

Main tasks:

  • Supporting the organisation to develop a calendar of Bi Pride UK events throughout the year;
  • Working with the fundraising team to develop regular fundraising-focused events for Bi Pride UK;
  • Working with the communications team to develop publicity and launch events throughout the year;
  • Co-ordinating the logistics and content of all smaller Bi Pride UK events throughout the year;
  • Contributing to the creating development of the flagship Bi Pride event through the production team;
  • Supporting the Production team on the delivery of the flagship Bi Pride event as necessary.

Volunteer specification:

  • Interest and passion for tackling discrimination against and improving the visibility of people in the UK who experience attraction to more than one gender;
  • An understanding of the needs of bi people and communities in the UK;
  • Commitment to the aims and objectives of Bi Pride UK;
  • Strong time management, organisational and administrative skills;
  • Experience of event management, including managing multiple events simultaneously;
  • An understanding of managing budgets and delivering projects within budget;
  • Experience of engaging with a variety of stakeholders, including those who use the services and those who financially support the events or projects;
  • Meticulous attention to detail;
  • Ability to self-motivate when working remotely;
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.

The Events Co-ordinator will need to declare any current conflicts of interest.

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter to biprideuk@gmail.com by Sunday 22nd July. The position is open to anyone over the age of 18. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds, especially minority groups such as applicants of colour, trans and non-binary applicants and disabled applicants.

Bi Pride UK is aware of the barriers that can be faced in gaining traditional work experience, particularly for BAME, disabled and trans people. We will give weight to this and encourage people when applying to consider caring responsibilities, including parenthood, volunteering, and other non-paid experiences and responsibilities when making their application.