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Mission:
TransActive Gender Center provides a holistic range of services and expertise to empower transgender and gender diverse children, youth and their families in living healthy lives, free of discrimination.

Education Program Volunteer - Advocacy

Education Program Volunteer - Advocacy

Join the TransActive Gender Center team as an Education Program Volunteer!

TransActive Gender Center is seeking an Education Program Volunteer to assist with all areas of community education, outreach and advocacy, with a focus of advocating on behalf of transgender and gender diverse children, youth, and families. The volunteer must have a strong commitment to social justice and civil rights related to the transgender and gender diverse community.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Checking and responding to email inquiries about educational and advocacy opportunities
  • Review educational and advocacy referrals
  • Advocate for Clients:
    • Contact clients, schedule appointments
    • Manage Advocacy Cases
    • Conduct research related to client advocacy
  • Assisting Education Program in preparing educational material, brochures and presentations for professional training
  • Contact and schedule professional training opportunities, tabling events and community outreach opportunities
  • Data entry, reviewing statistical data, and research
  • Provide administrative support to Education Program Manager as well varied office duties

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge and experience working with the transgender and gender diverse community
  • Ability to effectively and compassionately communicate with individuals inside and outside the transgender community
  • Customer service experience with strong communication and people skills
  • Knowledge of basic office procedures and familiarity with office machines (fax, printer etc.)
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Publisher), Outlook, Google Calendars

Volunteer Requirements:

  • Ability to pass a background check
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Attend a volunteer orientation and HIPAA training
  • Ability to volunteer for at least one weekly 4 hour shift for a minimum of 6 months
    Shifts available Wed - Fri from 10A - 6P

Everyday TransActive volunteers make a difference in the lives of transgender and gender diverse children, youth and their families. To join our team, please to download and fill out the Volunteer Application. When completed please email the application to volunteer@transactiveonline.org