Long Island & Queens Region

Position Summary
LGBT Network is seeking dedicated volunteers to join our dynamic Volunteer Corps as part of the Center Team. This growing team of volunteers is the heart of the LGBT Network’s in-center activities, including social and cultural programs, health promotion, and community events. The CPE Team creates a welcoming experience for constituents to help LGBT people to Be Themselves – a hallmark of the organization’s work. This team is responsible for three main functions:

  1.  Providing administrative support;
  2. Setting up for programs and events; and
  3. Assisting with special projects.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities 

Providing administrative support

  • Serve as Center Greeters at our reception desk, including greeting and welcoming people into the center, answering phones, registering program participants, and providing basic information about LGBT Network and its programs, events, and services
  • Assist with data entry related to contact information, program data, and other database input

Setting up for programs and events

  • Prepare rooms for programs and events, including setting up and breaking down tables and chairs, and moving boxes, equipment, and other items
  • Helping to decorate for special events such as LGBT Youth Prom, Talent Show, and others
  • Assist with keeping the center neat, clean, and organized

Assisting with special projects

  • Help with special projects such as making rainbow ribbons, packaging community organizing kits for schools, preparing folders and “swag bags” for special events, etc.
  • Calling or emailing community members to promote programs and initiatives  
  • Call community members to invite them to make donations to support LGBT Network’s mission
  • Other duties as needed

Qualification Requirements  

  • Training will be provided, including: Volunteer Orientation and Confidentiality; LGBT 101; Sexual Harassment; and any needed Task-specific Trainings
  • Basic computer skills, including MS Word, MS Excel, and web browsers
  • Strong interpersonal and networking skills
  • Ability to lift/move tables, chairs, boxes, and other similar items for program/event set up and clean up 
  • Passion and motivation to be a part of the LGBT Network movement to help LGBT people to be themselves, stay healthy, and change the world
  • Must provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination