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ORGANIZATION: Los Angeles LGBT Center

  • 205 people are interested
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Do you think about the kind of person you needed when you were attending Middle School & High School especially when you were learning about your gender identity, gender expression, want to share how to make a campus more inclusive and safe?
The Community Action Network (CAN) Program at the Los Angeles LGBT Center is seeking volunteers passionate about community organizing and facilitating educational workshops for LGBTQ+ youth and youth supporters in Los Angeles.

Community Action Network (CAN) is a volunteer based program for people ages 18-24 who are passionate about working with LGBTQ youth. CAN collaborates with middle and high school students and GSA advisors throughout Los Angeles to build capacity in GSA’s/LGBTQ groups. Trainings incorporate storytelling, LGBTQ+ competency, self-care, LGBTQ+ history, student activism, harm reduction and prevention for substance use, and social change actions that inspire students to become leaders.


Essential Functions & Responsibilities:
Attend and co-facilitate weekly/monthly CAN trainings;
Participate in bi-weekly CAN meetings.
Help maintain safer spaces for youth participants;

Qualifications & Experience:
Must be between the ages of 18-24;
Knowledgeable and sensitive to the issues affecting LGBTQ youth;
Have the desire to work with LGBTQ youth;
Ability to engage youth and co-facilitate CAN trainings;
Responsible, respectful and dependable;
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with people of diverse races, ethnicities, ages, sexual orientation and gender identities in a multicultural setting;
Reside in Los Angeles County;
Able to attend bi-weekly virtual meetings for community building and training practice:
We meet the 1st Tuesday of the month via zoom from 6:00pm-7:00pm & 3rd Tuesday of the month in person from 6:00pm-7:30pm.

TRAINING, EDUCATION AND/OR LICENSURE:
Training will be provided on site.

Interested in joining? Please apply here: https://schools.lalgbtcenter.org/community-action-network-can-get-involved/

Once an application is submitted you will be contacted for a virtual meeting.

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About Los Angeles LGBT Center

Location:

1125 N McCadden Pl., Los Angeles, CA 90038, US

Mission Statement

We are an unstoppable force in the fight against bigotry and the struggle to build a better world-a world in which LGBTQ people can be healthy, equal, and complete members of society.

Description

We are an unstoppable force in the fight against bigotry and the struggle to build a better world-a world in which LGBTQ people can be healthy, equal, and complete members of society.

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Children & Youth
LGBTQ+
Advocacy & Human Rights, Children & Youth, LGBTQ+

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1125 N McCadden PlLos Angeles, CA 90038

(34.09188,-118.33768)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 year commitment
  • Looking for people ages 18-24

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