The following are volunteer openings with Adolescent Counseling Services:

Development & Marketing Intern

10-15 hours per week


We are seeking a creative, organized, and dependable Development & Marketing Intern to assist the Executive Director and Development and Marketing Associate in reaching the agency’s fundraising and marketing goals. This is an unpaid internship of 10-15 hours per week. 


  • Manage ACS’ social media profiles (Facebook, Linkedin, and Twitter), with special attention paid to current events, informative articles, or agency news that would be of use to our online followers
  • Assist with the writing of fundraising materials & marketing copy (appeal letters, press releases, flyers, etc.)
  • Conduct research to identify possible referral sources, partner agencies, or sponsorship opportunities
  • Provide support for ACS events, including donor cultivation events, educational workshops, and fundraising events
  • Provide administrative support to Development & Marketing Department
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Internet, with a high ability to learn new programs required (Hootsuite experience is a plus!)
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Must be over the age of 18 with reliable transportation (this position is based out of our Redwood City office)
  • Must be able to commit to 10 hours per week during business hours (8 am – 4pm, Monday-Friday)

The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated, detail-oriented person with experience in writing, marketing, communications, or fundraising with an interest in learning more about nonprofit development. The ideal person will be enthusiastic to take on new responsibilities, respectful to people of all cultures and backgrounds, and understand the importance of discretion.

The position begins on February 19th and runs through May 2018.
To apply, send a cover letter and resume to:

Cassy Perera, Fund Development Associate

LGBTQ Support Group Volunteer Co-Facilitator

2-6 hours per week


The volunteer facilitator works with the Outlet Program Coordinator to co-facilitate LGBTQQ youth groups in various locations, including Redwood City & Mountain View. These are peer social/support groups, not clinical/therapeutic groups. These groups meet weekly. Looking for at least a 4 month or more commitment.

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  • 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:

  • Drop In Group ( 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM) on Tuesdays In Redwood City – *Please be aware that this is not a support group setting
  • Trans Femme Group (6:00 to 7:30 PM) on Wednesdays in Mountain View – *Experience working with trans femmes and trans women preferred


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:

Ben Liddie, Outlet Program Coordinator