Volunteer Application

Please use the form below to apply as a volunteer.

You can also download a word version.

  • (He/She/They etc.)
  • Why Switchboard?

  • Please describe any relevant skills, experiences, knowledge and personal qualities that would enable you to fulfil the role of Switchboard volunteer, using the points on the person specification guide.

    Please specifically evidence your knowledge and experience of the LGBTQ community and the issues that affect LGBTQ people. This is important for us to assess your suitability for this role that involves responding to a wide range of LGBTQ people.

  • Criminal Convictions including spent convictions

  • Please provide the details of two referees who are able to comment on your suitability for the role of volunteer help-line operator. At least one of these referees must be someone who knows you professionally as opposed to personally.