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July 9, 2020
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Location DescriptionWorking from home
Salary: Voluntary
Time CommitmentMinimum two hours per month, most people do four or more, plus initial training
Closing Date: TBA
Role Purpose: To support the facilitator with running an online support group. 

Further Details 

Hours:
Hours will be dependent on which meetings you are supporting with, you could be doing as few as one per month up to a few each week:
Drop in: Friday morning 10.30-12.30
Trans+ & Questioning: Thursday and Friday evenings, groups run at 6.30 and 8pm
Partners meetings: Third Thursday of each month at 6.30pm 

Parents meetings: not currently running, but would be a one hour meeting once per month 

You will also need to be able to undertake: 

  • initial and ongoing training 
  • quarterly facilitators meetings 
  • regular (quarterly) supervision 
  • new member sign up meetings 

Responsible toVolunteer Coordinator and Member Support Coordinator 

Person qualities and skills 

  • Empathic and be willing to gain an understanding of transgender+ issues 
  • Listening or counselling skills are an advantage, but empathy and positive regard are the most important qualities 
  • Need to be able to complete paperwork and manage a small team of volunteers who assist in supporting members 
  • Embrace equality and diversity ethos and the principles of Chrysalis. 
  • Good communication skills are essential 
  • Facilitation skills 
  • Access to broadband and IT equipment 

Online facilitator tasks and responsibilities 

  • The safe running of the meeting. 
  • Ensuring the structure of the meetings stay within Chrysalis Guidelines 
  • Meeting and registering new members and welcoming them into the group 
  • Keeping the paperwork up to date, attending Facilitators meetings and liaising with the office team 
  • Taking charge in an emergency (following Chrysalis Crisis Management Plan). If necessary, call the emergency services. 
  • Communicate with the office administration team ensuring that the group is fully supported in all aspects at all times. 
  • Training will be provided to enable volunteers to carry out the role in accordance with Chrysalis workflows. 

To apply; please contact info@chrysalisgim.org.uk for more information, or download the application form below.

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