LGBTQ YOUTH GROUP VOLUNTEER CO-FACILITATOR


(37.4969,-122.22517)
 

Cause Areas

When

Mon Aug 15, 2016 - Mon Oct 31, 2016

Where

643 Bair Island RoadSuite 301Redwood City, CA 94063


About

HOURS: 2-6 hours per week

OVERVIEW:

The volunteer facilitator works with the Outlet Program Coordinator to co-facilitate LGBTQQ youth groups in various locations, including Redwood City, Mountain View, Palo Alto, and San Mateo. These are peer social/support groups, not clinical/therapeutic groups. Some groups meet weekly, while others meet twice a month. Looking for at least a 6 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 and volunteer training with Outlet staff (8-10 hours, including observation.)
  • Co-facilitate at least one of 5 youth groups with another volunteer or staff person.
  • Allow time for facilitator check-ins before and after each group.
  • Assist with distribution and management of intake forms and evaluations.
  • Assist with set up of rooms, including coordinating food/snacks, seating, etc.

Groups include:

- Monday nights: 6-8pm in Mountain View

- Tuesday nights: 1 st and 3 rd Tuesdays, 6-8pm in Mountain View

- Weekly, 4-7pm in Redwood City

- Wednesday nights (1 st and 3 rd Wednesdays,) 6-7:30pm in Redwood City

- Thursday nights (2 nd and 4 th Thursdays,) 6:30-8pm in San Mateo

QUALIFICATIONS:

Must be highly interested in working with LGBTQQ youth ages 10-25. Experience working specifically with the transgender community is a plus. Excellent communication and listening skills. Highly responsible and dependable. Ability to listen and guide discussions with teens. Ability to hold your own feelings and experiences until check-ins with co-facilitators. Youth group facilitation experience is a plus. Background in social justice work is a plus. Ability to be flexible and integrate into the Outlet Program and youth group culture.

Send resume and brief cover letter to:

Gilbert Gammad, Outlet Program Coordinator

gilbert@acs-teens.org

Skills

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

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
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