The following are volunteer openings with Adolescent Counseling Services:

LGBTQ Support Group Volunteer Co-Facilitator

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 San Mateo and Daly City. 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 3 month or more commitment.

 

For more information about Outlet or the San Mateo County Pride Center please visit www.acs-teens.org/what-we-do/outlet/  or sanmateopride.org  

 VARIOUS DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Complete facilitator and volunteer training with San Mateo County Pride / Outlet staff (8-10 hours, including observation.)
  • Co-facilitate at least one of 2 youth groups with another volunteer or staff person.
    Groups include:

    • Daly City Group – Times and Dates TBD
    • Thursday Nights: 7:00PM to 8:30PM @ San Mateo County Pride Center 
  • Allow time for facilitator check-ins before and after each group.
  • Assist with distribution and management of intake forms and evaluations.
  • Assist with setup of rooms, including coordinating food/snacks, seating, etc.

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 Youth Program Coordinator:
Gilbert.gammad@sanmateopride.org

Out to Eat Event Volunteer

WHEN:
Friday, October 6, 2017
6:00 – 9:00 pm

WHERE:
Oshman Family JCC
3921 Fabian Way
Palo Alto, CA 94303

VARIOUS DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Assisting with guest check-in and check-out
  • Raffle Ticket Sales
  • Raffle Item Pickup/Coordination

QUALIFICATIONS:
We are looking for outgoing, organized, multi-taskers to help at this years’ premier LGBTQ+ event!

If you are interested in becoming part of our event team, please:

Contact Development Associate, Cassy Perera: cassy@acs-teens.org  |  650.424.0852 x 105