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Help out the local LGBTQIA+ community by volunteering at our fundraiser, Out to Eat!

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ORGANIZATION: Adolescent Counseling Services

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
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Outlet

Outlet, a program of Adolescent Counseling Services that builds safe and accepting communities for LGBTQIA+ through support, education, and advocacy, is looking for outgoing, motivated and supportive community members to volunteer at this years' Out to Eat gala! This event is a fun-filled evening out for Outlet's LGBTQIA+ community supporters, and we want to find volunteers who love to interact with community members and are interested in supporting a great cause!

When: Thursday, October 27th, 2021 | 3:00-8:30 pm (event starts at 6 pm)

Where: Oshman Family JCC, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto, CA 94303

Volunteer Shift Times:

Full shift: 3:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Individuals are needed to help with a variety of event duties, such as:

  • Event set-up
  • Guest check-in/registration
  • Guiding guests to ballroom
  • Event clean-up
Please express your interest to Cassy Perera, Director of Philanthropy & Marketing, cassy@acs-teens.org or call 650-424-0852 ext. 105.

Founded in 1997, the Outlet program empowers Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning, Intersex, Asexual/Agender + (LGBTQIA+) youth and builds safe and accepting communities through support, education, and advocacy. Outlet envisions a world that embraces, empowers, and celebrates LGBTQIA+ youth. Outlet officially became a program of ACS in 2013.

Adolescent Counseling Services (ACS) exists to support the wellbeing of all teens, tweens, and young adults in Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties. Established in 1975, ACS’ networks of skilled family therapists and professionally-led support groups have continuously been a resource that youth and families can rely on since 1975. Trained professionals offer on-campus and after-school community counseling, substance abuse treatment, LGBTQQ+ support services, and community education programs. ACS supports individuals to overcome obstacles, develop confidence, and be empowered to build happy, healthy futures.

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About Adolescent Counseling Services

Location:

643 Bair Island Road, Suite 301, Redwood City, CA 94063, US

Mission Statement

Adolescent Counseling Services (ACS) empowers youth in our community to find their way through social-emotional support and by building safe, accepting communities.

Description

Founded in 1975, ACS currently implements four core programs in Santa Clara and San Mateo County communities:

  • Community Counseling Program - Outpatient mental health assessment, treatment and education for teens and their families in the general community and at local Boys and Girls Clubs of the Peninsula
  • Adolescent Substance Abuse Treatment Program - A harm reduction outpatient treatment program providing treatment to teens and families struggling with drug and/or alcohol abuse, as well as community prevention education
  • Outlet - A program serving Bay Area Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Questioning (LGBTQ+) teens, families, and supportive allies with support group counseling, leadership training, and education in both Spanish and English.
  • On-Campus Counseling Program - Bilingual on-site individual and family counseling, crisis intervention, mental health education, and support at no cost to students/families attending local middle and high schools

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Community
LGBTQ+
Advocacy & Human Rights, Community, LGBTQ+

WHEN

Thu Oct 27, 2022
03:00 PM - 08:30 PM

WHERE

Oshman Family JCC3921 Fabian WayPalo Alto, CA 94303

(37.42329,-122.103)
 

SKILLS

  • Transactions
  • People Skills
  • Ushering
  • Critical Thinking
  • Customer Service

GOOD FOR

  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Event Day - 5.5 hours

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