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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 - Youth Outreach

Education Program Volunteer - Youth Outreach

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 focusing on outreach to youth. 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:

  • Researching, scheduling and participating in community outreach events
  • Checking and responding to email inquiries about educational outreach opportunities
  • Assisting Education Program in preparing educational material, brochures for both public outreach and professional training
  • Present / speak directly with youth about gender identity, their rights, what services and support TGC provides as well as other community resources
    o This work is done off site at varies locations and volunteer will be responsible for providing their own transportation
  • Contact organizations and schedule professional training 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 youth
  • Ability to effectively and compassionately communicate with individuals inside and outside the transgender and gender diverse community
  • Strong communication and people skills, with the ability to speak in public
  • 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
  • Have reliable transportation
  • 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