Tag Archives: volunteering

Celebrating Volunteering

December 5th is marked each year as International Volunteer Day – since it was declared such by the United Nations in 1985. It’s a day to celebrate volunteers and volunteer-driven organisations, and the role of each in wider society. Which is quite appropriate for us given almost all bi organisations are run for the good of wider (bi) society rather than with the […]

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Bi Can Help… Make BCN Happen!

Looking for ways to take part in bi volunteering?  Whether Volunteers’ Week has inspired you or it came to you for another reason, there are lots of opportunities out there.  In many areas there are local groups near you that need support, but if not (or if you’d like to find something else) then how about writing, proofreading, cartooning, or […]

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Bi Can Help… Run Big Bi Fun Day

With Volunteers’ Week upon us here’s another bi volunteering opportunity: the current organiser for Big Bi Fun Day is stepping down after three years in the role. Could you take it on?  It’s not a huge task but there are a series of things which need to be done to make it happen and they need to take place at […]

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National Mentoring Day

Today, 27 October is the second National Mentoring Day. Below we reproduce Jen Yockney’s blog piece on the need for mentoring in LGBT organisations, in particular those that defend their “GGGG” leadership teams by saying they just can’t get the volunteers with the right skills to come forward from more diverse backgrounds. The day was invented last year by Chelsey […]

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