Family Programs Internship

Our Family Coalition

Our Family Coalition

Family Programs Internship

San Francisco, CA
Part Time
Unpaid
  • Responsibilities

    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
  • Compensation
    This is an unpaid internship. Academic credit is available upon request.
  • Industry
    Non-Profit
  • About Us
    Our Family Coalition advances equity for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) families with children through support, education, and advocacy.