The Albert Kennedy Trust supports LGBTQ+ homeless young people in crisis. Every day we deal with the effects homelessness can have on young people's lives. Please note we are currently only looking for applicants from Newcastle and Manchester.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Directly support young person in need of advice, guidance and support.
  • Match with and meet either at the office or at a public venue in town (coffee shop etc.) to discuss issues with them.

Volunteers should meet the following criteria:

  • Over 18 years old
  • Ability to communicate confidently and clearly with young people, other volunteers and members of staff
  • Knowledge relating to: LGBTQ+, Sexuality & Gender, Financial, Housing
  • Experience working with vulnerable people

We especially encourage BAME and trans* applicants. We are currently under-represented in BAME and trans* identity mentors.

Support for Volunteers

Volunteers receive the following support throughout their volunteering:

  • Structured induction and training 
  • Ongoing support from your supervisor
  • Access to further training
  • Travel and other reasonable expenses reimbursed


To apply for this role please complete our online application form, or e-mail us for more information.