Penguin Soup Facilitator

Penguin Soup Facilitator (volunteer role)
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Role Description:

Do you hold qualifications and experience working in the mental health and wellbeing sector or willing to undertake wellbeing training and want to make a real difference to LGBTQ+ people in your local area? If so, our Penguin Soup Facilitator position could be perfect for you. 

The Penguin Soup Facilitator will spend the majority of their time facilitating a monthly mental wellbeing drop in service in their local area as well as supporting Penguin Soup project delivery & Cornwall Pride wellbeing signposting.

In this role, you will report to the People Lead. Responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting with set up and delivery of your local Penguin Soup sessions.
  • Engaging with the LGBTQ+ community to support well-being
  • Responding to hate crime reporting concerns in-person and email
  • Recording local community feedback and relay it back to the People Lead
  • Attend quarterly meetings with other facilitators and the People Lead
  • Attending partner events outside of office hours as required
  • Support Penguin Soup social media interactions
  • Develop Penguin Soup support throughout Cornwall.

Person Specification:

  • Qualified counsellor or therapist 
  • OR holds qualifications or is willing to train in MHFA and Suicide ASSIST.
  • Lived experience of being part of or ally to the LGBTQ+ community
  • An active listener who is able to show empathy to a wide range of people
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a friendly, warm personality
  • Ability to work on a variable schedule in a variety of settings
  • Ability to work as part of a wider team


Being on the front line of change towards our aim of a hate free Cornwall, early access to all Cornwall Pride events, discounts on partner opportunities throughout the year. Professional level training and support with all responsibilities within the role. We value volunteers from all backgrounds and of all identities and welcome applications from individuals with disabilities as we offer reasonable adjustments as standard practice across all roles.
Penguin Soup T Shirt
Penguin Soup personal email address

Eligibility checks will be undertaken as required including enhanced DBS checks.

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Transport For Cornwall
St Austell Brewery
Penwith College
Falmouth and Exeter Students Union
Chaos Group
Falmouth University

Official Cornwall Pride Partners