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Equality Network and Scottish Trans staff posing with placards at Mardi Gla 2023

Volunteer with the Equality Network’s Prides Team!

Since 1997, the Equality Network has championed LGBTI+ rights and challenged discrimination within communities in a number of ways.

We have a dedicated team of staff and volunteers who travel throughout Scotland to advocate for equality and work tirelessly to improve the human rights of LGBTI+ people.

Volunteers are integral in supporting this important work. There are a variety of volunteering opportunities within the Equality Network.

Each role provides a range of benefits throughout the year.

Volunteer Benefits

  • Make new friends and connections
  • Gain new skills and experience
  • Enhance your resume
  • Motivate others
  • Support local LGBTI+ communities
  • Receive inclusive training
  • Experience various Scottish Prides and activities
  • Give back to the community

Volunteer Roles

March Volunteers: Volunteers participate in Pride marches, carrying the Equality Networks flags, banners and assist in create placards, distribute them, and gather them back in.

Drivers: Volunteer drivers assist with transporting Equality Network items and stall setups for Pride events. For this position, volunteers must have a clean licence.

Community Engagement team: Assist Equality Network staff with setting up at Pride events and being a welcoming face for individuals who visit our stall. Help put up and close stalls throughout the Pride festival days.

A long non-binary pride flag is being carried through Glasgow city centre by Equality Network staff and volunteers at Mardi Gla 2023

Who can volunteer for the Equality Network?

Applications are open to everyone, regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, ability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. To volunteer, you must be 18+ for volunteers under 18 you must be accompanied by a guardian.

If you’re not sure what position would fit you or want to discuss about any of the roles, contact us. If you have any questions about any of the roles, we’d love to hear from you. Email: ruth@equality-network.org

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