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.
Work with Program Manager to recruit youth to become members of event planning committees for long-standing and new eventsFacilitate committees of youth to develop and implement community-building events for LGBTQ youthKeep accurate records of events attendanceRemain 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 eventsLead youth committee in accomplishing planning and promotion, including social media, flyers, and presentationsCollect youth feedback on events using existing Lambert House surveysEnsure completion of post-internship paperwork, including evaluations and timesheets, at or before the required post-event committee meetingWork with committee youth to pitch event expense requests to Lambert House staffManage the expenses of events and keep them within the event’s budgetAttend relevant Lambert House meetings as requested
Hours vary per event planning cycle
Reports to the Lambert House Program Manager
Open until filled
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:
QualificationsAge 24 or olderLeadership 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 teamHas worked with, and has an aptitude for, working with teens and young adults, preferably in a multi-cultural settingInterpersonal, organizational, assessment and event-planning skills and experienceExcellence in both written and verbal communication with adults and youthCommitment to Lambert House’s philosophy and missionDesired: 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.