LGBTQ+ YOUTH GROUP VOLUNTEER CO-FACILITATOR

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Adolescent Counseling Services

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Outlet

HOURS: 2-4 hours per week

OVERVIEW:

The volunteer co-facilitator works with the Outlet Program Coordinator to co-facilitate an LGBTQ+ youth group in Redwood City or Mountain View. These are peer social/support groups, not clinical/therapeutic groups that meet on a weekly basis. We are looking for LGBTQ+ adults (18+) who will model friendship, resiliency, positive coping skills, healthy relationships, and an interest in all things queer. Looking for a 3 month or more commitment. For more information about Outlet please visit http://www.acs-teens.org/what-we-do/outlet/

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Complete facilitator training with Outlet staff

Co-facilitate one group session a week with another volunteer or staff person.

Allow time for facilitator check-ins after each group.

Assist with distribution and management of intake forms and evaluations.

Assist with setup of rooms, including coordinating food/snacks, seating, etc.

OUTLET GROUPS:

Monday:

- Monday Night Group, ages 10-18, weekly from 6:00-7:30pm in Mountain View

Tuesday:

- Drop-in Hours, ages 10-25, weekly from 4:00pm-7:00pm in Redwood City

[Hours are flexible between 4:00pm-7:00pm]

- Grown Folks Group, ages 18-25, 1st and 3rd Tuesdays from 6:00pm-7:30pm in Mountain View

Wednesday:

- Trans-Femme Group, ages 14-25, weekly from 6:00pm-7:30pm in Mountain View

Thursday:

- Trans Group, ages 10-18, weekly from 6:00pm-7:30pm in Redwood City

QUALIFICATIONS:

Must identify with and reflect the community being served. Youth group facilitation experience is a plus. Excellent communication and listening skills. Highly responsible and dependable. Ability to listen and guide discussions with teens. Ability to be flexible and integrate into the Outlet youth group culture. Willing to complete background check and mandated reporter training. Must be 18+. Transgender people and people of color highly encouraged to apply.

PLEASE CONTACT:

Ben Liddie, Outlet Program Coordinator, at ben@acs-teens.org

Or apply online at www.tinyurl.com/outletvolunteer

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About Adolescent Counseling Services

Location:

1717 Embarcadero Rd, Ste 4000, Palo Alto, CA 94303, US

Mission Statement

Adolescent Counseling Services promotes healthy social and emotional development though counseling and education for adolescents, their familes and their communities.

Description

Adolescent Counseling Services (ACS) provides counseling, treatment and prevention education in the community. Founded in 1975, ACS offers counseling and care through four main programs for teens and families in the Peninsula: an On-Campus Counseling Program, providing free counseling to teens and their families at nine secondary school campuses, including bilingual counseling, outreach and education for Latino families; Adolescent Substance Abuse Treatment Program, offering intensive outpatient substance abuse treatment, professional assessment and preventive education in the community; After-School Counseling Program offering affordable counseling and psychotherapy during the afternoon and evening hours for teens and their families in and around the greater Silicon Valley community; and the Outlet Program, offering counseling & community, leadership training & advocacy, and outreach awareness to LGBTQQ youth on the Peninsula.

WHEN

Sat Jun 01, 2019 - Tue Dec 31, 2019

WHERE

643 Bair Island RoadSuite 301Redwood City, CA 94063

(37.49689,-122.22513)
 

SKILLS

  • Networking
  • People Skills
  • Project Management
  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Public Speaking
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

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REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training

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