Lambert House LGBTQ Youth Center
Youth Event Intern Supervisor (Volunteer)
Company: Lambert House LGBTQ Youth Center
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Location: 1818 15th Ave, Seattle, WA, 98122
Project Details

Position Summary
Lambert House LGBTQ Youth Community Center in Seattle, Washington, is looking for a volunteer Youth Event Intern Supervisor. This volunteer position will facilitate and support a small group of youth (typically 4-5, ages 11-22) in planning & implementing large LGBTQ youth events for the Greater Seattle Metropolitan Area. Minimum 1-year commitment required.


Hours vary per event planning cycle
Reports to the Lambert House Program Manager
Open until filled

Program Background
Lambert House has long been a leader in producing a variety of safe, accepting, and alcohol, drug and hate-free events centered around LGBTQ youth identity. These events, which can range from 60 to 400 youth, give LGBTQ youth a place to meet other youth like themselves and increase their self-esteem. All Lambert House events are youth-produced, which increase LGBTQ youths’ confidence and builds leadership skills.

Detailed Position Description
The Youth Event Intern Supervisor will:

  • Work with Program Manager to recruit youth to become members of event planning committees for long-standing and new events
  • Facilitate committees of youth to develop and implement community-building events for LGBTQ youth
  • Keep accurate records of events attendance
  • Remain in continual, open communication with Lambert House staff as well as with contracted site and entertainment staff regarding rental agreements, etc.
  • Uphold a safe environment for the youth during events
  • Lead youth committee in accomplishing planning and promotion, including social media, flyers, and presentations
  • Collect youth feedback on events using existing Lambert House surveys
  • Ensure completion of post-internship paperwork, including evaluations and timesheets, at or before the required post-event committee meeting
  • Work with committee youth to pitch event expense requests to Lambert House staff
  • Manage the expenses of events and keep them within the event’s budget
  • Attend relevant Lambert House meetings as requested

  • Qualifications

  • Age 24 or older
  • Leadership and/or leadership advising experience (this may be volunteer experience)
  • Computer and internet literacy (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, email, social media)
  • Ability to work individually and as part of a team
  • Has worked with, and has an aptitude for, working with teens and young adults, preferably in a multi-cultural setting
  • Interpersonal, organizational, assessment and event-planning skills and experience
  • Excellence in both written and verbal communication with adults and youth
  • Commitment to Lambert House’s philosophy and mission
  • Desired: Ability to provide personal and youth transportation required, with two or less moving violations in the last 3 years
  • Our volunteer application process is outlined on our website, and includes our application and mandatory 3-day training process. Our next training is in February 2020 (exact dates TBD). Visit http://www.lamberthouse.org/volunteer/ for more information and the application.

    General requirements

    REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 23
  • Orientation or Training
  • Category
    LGBT
    Skills Area
    Mentoring
    Group Facilitation
    Management