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 advisors throughout Los Angeles to build GSA’s/LGBTQ groups. Trainings incorporate storytelling, LGBTQ+ competency, self-care, LGBTQ+ history, 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, Fridays 1:30pm-2:30pm, minimum of 3 a quarter required.
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.
No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.
About Los Angeles LGBT Center
1125 N McCadden Pl, Los Angeles, CA 90038, US
Our mission is to support high school GSAs and other LGBTQA groups in becoming self-sustaining and developing leadership that utilizes communication skills, social actions and trainings to impact their communities.
We are the Community Action Network (CAN) program at the Los Angeles LGBT Center.
Community Action Network (CAN) is a volunteer based program seeking people ages 18-24 who are passionate about working with LGBTQ youth. CAN collaborates with middle and high school students and advisors throughout Los Angeles to build GSA’s/LGBTQ groups. Trainings incorporate storytelling, LGBT competency, and social change actions that inspire students to become leaders.
We also incorporate collaborative activities and interactive learning in order to build community and make people feel more comfortable to be themselves, connect with each other and participate in leadership both inside and outside of the classroom.
Advocacy & Human Rights
We'll work with your schedule.
This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.