The following are volunteer openings with Adolescent Counseling Services:

Outlet LGBTQ+ Youth 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 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


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

– Weekly, 4-7pm in Redwood City

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

– Thursday nights (2nd and 4th 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

Out to Eat Event Volunteer

Friday, October 21, 2016
6:00 – 10:00 pm

Oshman Family JCC
3921 Fabian Way
Palo Alto, CA 94303


  • Assisting with guest check-in and check-out
  • Raffle Ticket Sales
  • Wine Pull Booth
  • Live Action Recording
  • Auction Item Pickup/Coordination

We are looking for outgoing, organized, multi-taskers to help at this years’ premier LGBTQQ event!

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

Contact Events & Donor Relations Manager, Lindsay Ridgeway:  |  650.424.0852 x 109

OR fill out our event volunteer form here!

Marketing and Social Media Intern – Part Time

Adolescent Counseling Services seeks an enthusiastic Marketing and Social Networking Intern who will provide part-time support for our marketing efforts. This energetic self-starter will assist with updating agency social networking feeds (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram).
This person will work closely with both the Advancement & Marketing Director and Events & Marketing Associate on online marketing-related activities and will be responsible for maintaining/updating sites and promoting and building a larger audience for our blog and social media feeds.
The Marketing Intern will also assist with writing brief marketing content for emails, website pages or social media campaigns in order to further spread ACS’ mission to the community.

Desired qualifications include: excellent writing, communication and computer skills, and experience with social networking sites. Experience in marketing email systems and event platforms like Eventbrite are a plus. This position is ideal for a highly-motivated individual who is interested in gaining experience in online marketing and internship credit through their college or university.

10-20 hours per week, Volunteer/Intern Position

Email cover letter, resume and writing sample to the Lindsay Ridgeway, Events and Marketing Associate:
People of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.