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Volunteer Social Media Manager for LGBTQ Youth Org

Posted by
Rainbow Youth Alliance
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Rockville, MD
New
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Published 15 days ago

Rainbow Youth Alliance (RYA) provides twice monthly, adult-facilitated, peer-to-peer support group meetings for high school youth ages 13-18. These meetings take place on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of every month from 3:45 PM – 6 PM. All youth are welcome. RYA held its first support meeting in March 2006, and was founded by Stephanie Kreps when her teenage son came out to her as gay and needed resources. RYA relies on a group of passionate and skilled volunteers to provide these supportive services for the last 15 years.

In the past eight years, RYA’s social media presence has grown and become an important way for the group to communicate with participants and share content that uplifts, entertains, and creates a supportive community for LGBTQ youth and adult supporters.

The Volunteer Social Media Manager is responsible for representing RYA’s online presence and responsibly posting material.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Post on Facebook 2-6 times per week - sharing content and scheduling posts
  • Balance content appropriately for the benefit of LGBTQ youth -  between local events, tips and resources, entertainment/cultural content
  • Sharing posts from reputable LGBTQ youth-serving organizations
  • Monitor Twitter account - follow as appropriate, respond to messages, favorite and retweet 
  • Answer messages sent to RYA’s Facebook page in a timely manner
  • Create Event Pages for special RYA events such as the annual RYA Friends & Family picnic, 
  • Occasionally: Make occasional graphics for special days and events - using Photoshop or free online apps such as Canva or PicMonkey

Goals:

  • Increase followers and engagement on Facebook to complement other program activities
  • Promote RYA’s positive reputation in the community
  • Recruit for RYA participants 
  • Communicate relevant and positive content with RYA participants
  • Help solicit support from RYA supporters by encouraging adults to get involved as volunteers and donors

Estimated hours per week: 2


Rainbow Youth Alliance (RYA) provides twice monthly, adult-facilitated, peer-to-peer support group meetings for high school youth ages 13-18. These meetings take place on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of every month from 3:45 PM – 6 PM. All youth are…

Details at a Glance

  • Schedule
    Weekdays
  • Time Commitment
    A few hours per month
  • Recurrence
    Recurring

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
100 Welsh Park Drive, Rockville, MD 20850, United States

How to Apply

Please send your resume and a short email or cover letter explaining your interest and qualifications.

Please send your resume and a short email or cover letter explaining your interest and qualifications.

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