Young People’s Voice @ Allsorts Youth Project
Young People’s Voice (YPV) is an award-winning volunteering programme for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and unsure (LGBTU) young people aged 16 to 25 and living in Brighton, Hove and the surrounding area. It is funded by vinvolved, the national youth volunteering programme and the National Lottery’s Young People’s Fund, and is based at Allsorts Youth Project, the LGBTU youth project for Brighton and Hove.
YPV is run by and for LGBTU young people and enables LGBTU young people to have a voice in the local and wider community. YPV volunteers are passionate about reducing homophobia, biphobia and transphobia and generally making the community a safer place for LGBTU youth.
They also aim to provide more fun and interesting activities and events for LGBTU young people in Brighton and Hove.
We provide a range of volunteering opportunities for LGBTU young people to get involved in:
Help put on fun events and activities for LGBTU youth e.g. Prom, Pride Float, Talent Show etc.
Help run homophobia/biphobia/transphobia awareness workshops at schools, colleges and youth projects
Help run activities and workshops at Allsorts’ weekly drop-in
Help make local services more LGBTU youth friendly by creating an LGBTU Youth Strategy for Brighton and Hove
Help manage the LGBTU Youth Volunteering Programme
Help facilitate peer support groups for LGBTU youth e.g. Women’s and Men’s Group, Wellbeing Group, Bi and Trans Networks, etc