The akt Outreach Programme aims to spread the word about akt far and wide with the goal of letting as many LGBTQ+ young people as possible know we’re here to support them if or when they need us.

We are looking to recruit three office-based outreach support volunteers who will join us in our Newcastle Service Centre and be responsible for researching and approaching a wide range of organisations across the North East and Yorkshire, for example youth agencies, schools and colleges with information about our services and the support we can offer. We will also train you in how to deliver outreach activities to different groups for example, in person presentations or online workshops.

Suggested activities

  • Using your existing networks to spread the word about akt to other young LGBTQ+ people
  • Accessing online spaces or LGBTQ+ groups
  • Researching organisations to approach for outreach activities
  • Approaching organisations and booking in outreach activities via phone and email
  • Delivering outreach activities (training will be provided)
  • Providing admin support to services team regarding outreach

What you will gain

  • Experience of working in a voluntary sector office environment and insight into the work of akt
  • Increased confidence and communication skills
  • Digital skills and IT experience
  • We can offer you a reference
  • Opportunity to be part of the akt team and social opportunities with other volunteers


Please note as this is an office-based role you would need to be available during working hours on either a Tuesday or Wednesday and able to travel to Newcastle city centre. Travel expenses will be reimbursed by us.

Please note..

Due to current restrictions we are only carrying out essential face-to-face work in the office so unfortunately will not be able to onboard this role until we’re working back in the office more regularly – we hope this shouldn’t be too long away!

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Any questions? Email [email protected]