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The LGBT Center on 4th is searching for creative and talented individuals who have what it takes to educate and empower LGBT adult learners. Although ideal candidates are those who have previous teaching, instructional or training experience, we will consider new and/ or less-experienced professionals who have demonstrated professional expertise in their chosen field, but who lack actual teaching experience. If you have an idea for a fun, new and/or valuable course that you believe the LGBT community needs and you haven’t seen it offered through the LGBT Center on 4th, we want to hear from you. The LGBT Center on 4th is also interested in identifying instructors who can teach specific courses we would like to offer our community

WHAT ARE THE QUALIFICATIONS NEEDED TO APPLY?

  • Previous teaching experience (preferred, not required)
  • Candidate must be able to prove that they are experienced, qualified and/or capable of teaching the proposed course
  • Must be punctual and highly professional
  • Must have strong communication and presentation skills
  • Must exhibit comfort engaging with a diverse LGBT population
  • Must agree not to solicit or accept students as clients for any outside ventures or services (additional details below)
  • Must be 18 or older

We’re looking for YOU to join our volunteer course instructors today.

New Course Application: Brad Brafford LGBT Center on 4th

  • ORGANIZER INFO

    Please provide your contact information.
  • COURSE INFORMATION

    Tell us a about your course/event. This will help us determine where it may fit. Our goal is inclusion, however because of space and time constraints not all courses can be approved. Be persuasive and show us what you've got!
  • Think of something that explains what you are offering. Brief and catchy titles attract more attention.
  • At the end of the course/activity the participants will be able to....
  • Course Marketing Info

    This information will appear almost exactly as you write it in public calendars and marketing materials. Think of your potential audience. Speak to their needs and wants and convince them to choose your course. Be creative. THIS CONTENT WILL BE USED FOR MARKETING YOUR COURSE
  • Concisely describe what your audience will learn and why they should attend your course. How does your course bring value to the Orange County LGBT Community? 300 Character Max THIS CONTENT WILL BE USED FOR MARKETING YOUR COURSE
  • RESOURCE REQUIREMENTS

    Please answer the following questions to the best of your ability. We would like to get a general idea as to the scale of your wonderful idea.
  • Scheduling is one of the most important and difficult aspects. Please provide your general availability and we'll match it against the resources available and do our darndest to get you into a time slot. (CHOOSE ALL THAT APPLY)
  • Please enter a value between 0 and 12.
  • Enter 0 if there is No Limit.
  • If there will be a cost for materials, please enter it here. If there is no cost, enter 0. This is your COST of goods, fees for the course will be established upon agreement.
  • Agreements and Releases

  • I am at least 18 years of age.
  • The Brad Brafford LGBT Center on 4th is a new venture of the LGBT Center OC. I understand that it is my duty as an instructor to provide for, or arrange for the provision of all materials and supplies for the above course, be it from the existing resources offered by the LGBT Center OC (i.e. Chairs, Tables, Power, Projector, etc) or independent sources.
  • I agree to release the LGBT Center OC from all liability relating to injuries that may occur at the Brad Brafford LGBT Center on 4th. By selecting "yes", I agree to hold the LGBT Center OC entirely free from any liability, including financial responsibility for injuries incurred, regardless of whether injuries are caused by negligence. I also acknowledge the risks involved with my particular activity. I swear that I am participating voluntarily, and that all risks are clear to me. Additionally, I do not have any conditions that will increase my likelihood of experiencing injuries while engaging in this activity. By agreeing below I forfeit all right to bring a suit against the LGBT Center OC for any reason. In return, I will promotional benefit. I will also make every effort to obey safety precautions as listed in writing and as explained to me verbally. I will ask for clarification when needed.
  • I consent for all purposes to the reproduction and/or use of photographs and video of me and my likeness (with or without the use of my name) by the LGBT Center OC (including agency or client) in all forms and media and in all manners, including reports, display, internet, editorials, art and exhibition. In giving the consent, I release the LGBT Center OC, its nominees and designees from liability for any violation of person or proprietary right I may have in connection with such reproduction or use.

 

FAQ’s

DOES THE LGBT CENTER ON 4TH PAY INSTRUCTORS FOR TEACHING?

Our programming is created by the community for the community. We do not offer instructor payment at this time. However, we will reimburse you for out of pocket expenses. This fee is charged to participants in the form of a material fee.

ARE INSTRUCTORS ALLOWED TO TAKE CLIENTS FROM CLASSES & CAN THEY PROMOTE PRIVATE BUSINESS OR PROFESSIONAL VENTURES WHILE TEACHING?

We acknowledge that many instructors teach based on their professional experience. In order to maintain the integrity and welcoming nature of our learning center we ask that you do not promote or solicit your business during the course. You may not collect attendees’ personal information or solicit them in any way. If an attendee contacts your business separately, we do allow you to take them as a client.  A literature table will be provided and your branded materials must remain on that table for participants to pick up at their discretion.

MUST EVERY LGBT CENTER ON 4TH CLASS BE LGBT-CENTRIC?

No, LGBT Center on 4th offers all types of course offerings.

General interest and queer-centric course proposals are evaluated in the exact same way.

MUST ALL LGBT CENTER ON 4TH INSTRUCTORS IDENTIFY AS LGBT?

No. The LGBT Center on 4th welcomes anyone who has a passion for teaching adults, regardless of sexual- or gender-identity. Candidates must be able to adhere to the LGBT Center on 4th’s instructor guidelines and treat LGBT people with respect.