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VOLUNTEER - Youth Outreach job

It Gets Better ProjectLos Angeles, CA
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We’re currently seeking multiple Volunteers to assist our education staff in our youth outreach efforts, which primarily entails visiting schools and other community spaces to present our best stories to LGBTQ+ young people and their peers (see itgetsbetter.org/lesson/screenings-readings to learn more). Both in-person opportunities in the Los Angeles area and remote opportunities are available elsewhere in the United States.

Duties:
  • Represent the It Gets Better Project at a variety of youth-oriented events, including (but not limited to) GSA meetings, school assemblies, and Pride events
  • Speak to the It Gets Better Project’s history and mission – as well as the organization’s growing portfolio of videos, films, books, and more – in a group or audience setting
  • Moderate and/or host screenings, book readings, presentations, workshops, and more connected to the work of the It Gets Better Project (training will be provided)
  • Distribute merchandise and materials in exchange for donations at in-person events
  • Requirements :
  • Strong aptitude for public speaking and interpersonal communication
  • Ability to tell your own personal story in connection to the larger LGBTQ+ global movement
  • Ample experience working and engaging with youth ages 11-24
  • Familiarity with the G Suite by Google Cloud (particularly Google Slides)
  • Pass a complete background check
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Verbal fluency in both English and Spanish
  • Ability to carry loads of up to 25 pounds
  • TASKS

    • Establish and oversee administrative procedures to meet objectives set by boards of directors or senior management.
    • Direct activities of professional and technical staff members and volunteers.
    • Evaluate the work of staff and volunteers to ensure that programs are of appropriate quality and that resources are used effectively.
    • Participate in the determination of organizational policies regarding such issues as participant eligibility, program requirements, and program benefits.

    SKILLS

    • Reading ComprehensionUnderstanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
    • Active ListeningGiving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
    • WritingCommunicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
    • SpeakingTalking to others to convey information effectively.

    KNOWLEDGE

    • Administration and ManagementKnowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
    • ClericalKnowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.
    • Customer and Personal ServiceKnowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
    • Personnel and Human ResourcesKnowledge of principles and procedures for personnel recruitment, selection, training, compensation and benefits, labor relations and negotiation, and personnel information systems.

    It Gets Better Project

    Type

    Nonprofit

    Size

    Small

    Location

    Los Angeles, CA,

    Industry

    Non-Profit/Volunteering

    Founded

    2010

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