LGBT Switchboard seeks new Treasurer and Trustees

June 5, 2020

LGBT Switchboard, the charity for LGBTQ+ people looking for a sense of community, support or information, is looking for a Treasurer and two general Trustees who are passionate about their vision for an inclusive and diverse society in which all LGBTQ+ people can realise their own unique potential.

Switchboard’s dedicated staff team run a number of services that offer information and support, befriending and social prescribing for LGBTQ+ communities. The services include: the volunteer-run helpline, older people’s project, health and inclusion project, disabled people’s project, Rainbow Dementia Café, trans link project and a trans survivors’ helpline. Due to to the coronavirus pandemic, all services are currently being delivered remotely, via the telephone, email and digitally (group Zoom sessions).

LGBT Switchboard would love to hear from you if you have strategic vision, independent judgement and a willingness to give time and commitment. The charity would especially welcome individuals with previous experience of human resources, fundraising, the voluntary and community sector or being a trustee. Trustees aren’t paid, but it’s a rewarding experience and you can easily make an impact. Currently the Trustee Board are meeting (virtually) monthly.

To be considered for the role of the Treasurer or a Trustee, send a brief CV and covering letter to LGBT Switchboard Chair Dawn Draper by Tuesday, June 30 as to why you would like to be a Trustee at Switchboard and what skills and experience you will bring to the role.

For more information or an informal discussion on the role of trustee, contact Dawn by email:

Postal address: Switchboard, Community Base, 113 Queens Road, Brighton BN1 3XG

Applicants are asked to read the role description before applying:

Switchboard Treasurer Role Description

Trustee Recruitment Information Pack

For more general info, visit:

Closing date is Tuesday, June 30. Interviews are TBC and will be held remotely.