LGBTQ+ YOUTH GROUP VOLUNTEER CO-FACILITATOR
16 people are interested
HOURS: 2-4 hours per week
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.
- Monday Night Group, ages 10-18, weekly from 6:00-7:30pm in Mountain View
- 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
- Trans-Femme Group, ages 14-25, weekly from 6:00pm-7:30pm in Mountain View
- Trans Group, ages 10-18, weekly from 6:00pm-7:30pm in Redwood City
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.
Ben Liddie, Outlet Program Coordinator, at email@example.com
Or apply online at www.tinyurl.com/outletvolunteer
No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.
About Adolescent Counseling Services
1717 Embarcadero Rd, Ste 4000, Palo Alto, CA 94303, US
Adolescent Counseling Services promotes healthy social and emotional development though counseling and education for adolescents, their familes and their communities.
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.
643 Bair Island RoadSuite 301Redwood City, CA 94063
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