Volunteers are integral to what we do in Gay Project and are present at every level of the organisation.
To find out more about volunteering with Gay Project, read the section below, keep an eye on our website and social media for up-to-date volunteering opportunities or email firstname.lastname@example.org with an enquiry
Host an online fundraiser for the Gay Project! Donate your birthday on Facebook, find us on changedonations.com or host a GoFundMe to support our work.
Stewarding and Bucket Collection at Our Big Events like Outing The Past History Festival in Spring.
Host an event in your school, workplace or community in aid of Gay Project. Contact us for guidelines on running a successful fundraising event.
We are always looking to improve our internet presence. Specifically, we are looking for support in google analytics, google ads, Facebook analytics, Facebook and Instagram ads and help in driving up our website SEO. If this is something your team can help with we’d love to get your help! There are many other ways for Corporate Volunteers to support the work that we do depending on the skill sets that they bring. In the past, corporate volunteers have helped us by:
Interested in setting up a Community Group under Gay Project Affiliation Programme? Here’s what to do!
Write a blog for us about your experience using our service or your perspective as an LGBTI+ Person/Ally/ Parent/Professional. See some examples here.
Hubspot provides some guidelines that might be useful in writing your first blog.
Finally, you don’t have to spend money or make a big commitment to Volunteer with the Gay Project! Some of the quickest and easiest ways to support us are the following:
a) Join one of our social, sporting or cultural groups. Find the full list of groups under events and social groups on our website.
b) Follow our Facebook, Instagram and Twitter pages @GayProjectIRL
c) Invite your friends to like our Facebook page.
d) Retweet our content.
e) Use #gayproject on instagram/twitter.
f) Sign up to our newsletter on https://gayproject.ie
Volunteer with the Cork Branch of the LGBT Helpline run by LGBT Ireland. Find out more and apply here: https://lgbt.ie/
Volunteer at the Cork LGBT+ Pride Festival. Find out how you can help out and apply here: https://corkpride.com/volunteer/
Become a local Volunteer Contributor to Gay Community News! Get more information and how to apply here: https://gcn.ie/caree
Give Workshops and Talks to Young People and Professionals in Cork and further afield with ShoutOUT. Get involved and apply here: https://www.shoutout.ie
Form an LGBT Allies Association in your school, workplace or community. Visit MTU LGBT Society Cork for a guidebook on getting started.