The difference made in the thousands of lives touched by the LGBT Center OC would not be possible without the help of our dedicated volunteers. There are so many ways to volunteer your time and skills to enhance our efforts.

Whether your schedule allows you to volunteer on a monthly or weekly basis, or even just one time, please fill out the online application below to begin the process. We’ll add you to our volunteer email database, so you’ll be notified of upcoming opportunities on a regular basis.

Volunteer Opportunities Include:

  • Administrative & Office Support:
    • Does your schedule only allow you to volunteer once or twice a month? If you like administrative work, we certainly have a place for you! Volunteers are needed to assist and support staff members in a variety of office duties such as data entry, copying, mailing preparation, donation solicitation for fundraisers, and filing.
  • CO4 Ambassadorship:
    • Assist with the operations of the Brad Brafford LGBT Center on 4th (CO4), from general maintenance and installations in the Gallery, to assisting with special events and classes.
  • Facilities Support:
    • Painting, small construction projects, and general maintenance around the Center.
  • Front Desk Reception:
    • Provide clients with resources, answer incoming calls, and greet walk-in clients and visitors to our CyberCenter & LGBTQ Library.
  • Internship (Mental Health Counseling):
    • (Note: Must be enrolled in or have already completed a master’s in counseling.) Be an MFT Trainee or Intern at the LGBT Center OC.
  • Internship (General/Other):
    • Internships are offered on a case-by-case basis, based on the potential intern’s needs and staff/Center capacity.
  • Peer Group Facilitation:
    • Help structure and facilitate the weekly and monthly discussion groups, and attend quarterly group facilitator meetings. Experience with group facilitation or peer counseling is helpful, but not required.
  • Social Media Ambassadorship:
    • Promote the LGBT Center OC, enhance the Center’s visibility and increase engagement on all of our social media channels while keeping content fresh, exciting and informative.
  • Special Events (Staffing):
    • Assist with staffing fundraisers and other special events.
  • Special Events (Planning):
    • As a Special Events Planning volunteer, you can help procure auction items, event talent and venues, and generally help make an event happen!
  • Trans* Services:
    • Help provide a transgender-inclusive and supportive environment by facilitating and/or planning transgender-specific group discussions, special events and community outreach.

Interested? Click the button below to get started!

Online Application