The newly formed Scarborough Pride is currently on the hunt for volunteers to take on key roles within the committee.
The charity has begun its first six months fundraising and preparing for a range of consultations and events happening in the new year leading up to their Pride event on Saturday 30th September 2023.
An exciting opportunity has opened up to join the team in a number of roles and contribute to what the charity hopes to be a legacy for years to come.
George Wakely, from the board of trustees for Scarborough Pride, said This is a really great opportunity to join an already amazingly talented team and help us guide our programming to the needs and wants of our local community. We welcome and encourage applications from all different sexualities, genders, religions and walks of life. Pride is something that is really needed in this community and you can play an integral part of providing support and services for young, elderly or vulnerable LGBTQ+ individuals across the town. A small part of your time can make a big difference in someones life.”
The board are currently looking to fill the below roles and encourages anyone who is interested to get in touch
Secretary – A pivotal role in the charity’s work, the secretary is the beating heart of the charity. The role includes organising a venue for monthly committee meetings, collating and distributing meeting agendas, taking minutes during meetings, typing up minutes and sharing them amongst committee members, maintaining a detailed list of action points for all members, monitoring charity emails and directing to correct folder for actioning, sending out information as requested or required by department leads or chairperson.
Adult Events Peripheral Lead – Leading on the charitys programme of consultations and events with adult members of the local community (focusing on 50+), liaising with external organisations to create a range of community events for adults, linking with media lead to promote organised events, keeping the committee and trustees up to date on the programme of activities planned.
Youth Event Peripheral Lead – Leading on the charity’s programme of consultations and events with young members of the local community, liaising with external organisations to create a range of youth (under 21) community events, linking with media lead to promote organised events, keeping the committee and trustees up to date on the programme of activities planned.
Please note, that all of these positions are voluntary and no minimum commitment except to attend a monthly committee meeting is required.