Interested in working with LGBTQ youth?
154 people are interested
We are the Community Action Network (CAN) program run through LifeWorks, the youth mentoring and development program of 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.
Essential Functions & Responsibilities:
Attend and co-facilitate weekly/monthly CAN trainings;
Participate in weekly CAN meetings;
Help maintain a safe space for youth participants;
Other duties as assigned.
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;
Able to attend bi-weekly meetings, Thursday's 6pm-8pm, minimum of 3 a quarter required.
Training will be provided on site.
Interested in joining? Please apply here: lalgbtcenter.org/canleader
Once an application is submitted you will be contacted for an in person meeting.
No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.
We'll work with your schedule.
1125 N McCadden PlLos Angeles, CA 90038
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- 6 months
- Looking for people ages 18-24