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Family Programs Internship

Our Family Coalition

Family Programs Internship
San Francisco, CA Part-Time Unpaid

Compensation

This is an unpaid internship. Academic credit is available upon request.

Description

Our Family Coalition advances equity for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) families with children through support, education, and advocacy.

Our Family Support Program works with LGBTQ parents/caregivers from family-building time through the schools years and beyond. We serve LGBTQ families and their children with over 150 workshops, support groups, and community-building events every year.

Responsibilities

  • Assist with organizing & outreach efforts to recruit/retain OFC Bay Area participants;
  • Target outreach to communities of color, transgender parents and LGBTQ families of varying socioeconomic status;
  • Help design & coordinate production of e-newsletters and outreach materials;
  • Develop, coordinate and attend family events, parent groups, educational workshops and outreach events;
  • Collect, organize and enter participant data into database;
  • Assist with Family Support Program staff with other special projects as needed.

Interns are accepted on an on-going, as needed basis. Minimum 2 month commitment; 4-16 hours/week; start/end date flexible. Our offices are located in SF and Oakland, easily accessible by public transportation.

Qualifications

  • Basic computer literacy and internet savvy;
  • Quick learner with initiative;
  • Comfortable and excited about working with diverse community groups;
  • Good organization and time-management skills, with strong attention to detail;
  • Demonstrated knowledge and commitment to LGBT equality and social justice;
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively;
  • Available for occasional evening and weekend special event activities a plus;
  • Written and spoken fluency in a second language desired but not necessary

About Us

Our Family Coalition advances equity for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) families with children through support, education, and advocacy.

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