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Drop-in Center Volunteer for LGBTQ+ Youth Center

Presencial
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Lambert House LGBTQ+ Youth Center seeks adult volunteers age 23 & older (24 or older for previous program participants) for our daily drop-in center where youth play games or pool, watch movies, chat with volunteers, and make new friends. We provide services to queer youth, 22 years of age and younger, mostly through our dedicated volunteer group.


LGBTQ+ and ally adult volunteers provide LGBTQ+ youth with hope for their futures and positive, healthy role models to look up to. Our volunteers have a major positive impact on the experience of youth in our programs, and are a core part of the youth experience at Lambert House. With a small staff, we count on volunteers to provide support throughout the agency. Drop-In Center volunteers help Lambert House create and maintain an environment of inclusion and safety for all youth. They develop meaningful, trusting relationships with youth, provide referral to services inside and outside of the organization, and enforce Lambert House policies.


Responsibilities of the Drop-in Center Volunteer

Drop-in Center Volunteers are responsible for ensuring a safe and respectful atmosphere in our drop-in center for LGBTQ participants ages 11 to 22. Responsibilities include engaging youth via activities, conversations, or games; setting limits; and being a positive role model. Our volunteers make a commitment to staff the drop-in center for one three-hour shift per week (4-7, 5:30-8:30, or 7-9:30 M-F) for a minimum of one year. We have at least three volunteers per shift, with up to 12 adults in the house in other roles.


Over 35% of our youth identify as BIPOC and we're also seeking additional BIPOC volunteers to support that population more directly.


Application and Training

Our volunteer application process is outlined on our website, which includes mandatory 20-hour training process (2 in-person dates and about 8 hours of online training). We hold training three times per year (winter, spring, and fall). Visit http://www.lamberthouse.org/volunteer/ for more information and the application. 


Lambert House Programming includes:

  • Drop-in center open M-F, 4:00-9:30pm (closed on holidays and posted breaks)
  • Dinner With Divas Group (home-cooked meal; M-F, 6:00pm)
  • Discord server available M-F, 4:00-9:30pm
  • Art Nights in-person and online every other week with the Artist-in-Residence
  • Adult-facilitated weekly support groups (Transgender Group; age-specific groups; Boys Who Like Boys Group; Ultra Violet female-aligned group, and more!)
  • Weekly Queer Movie Night
  • Informal mentoring by 70+ community members each week
  • Youth-led social and educational activities such as dances and drag shows, seminars, and workshops on a variety of topics
  • Outdoor recreation monthly
  • 3000+ volume LGBT lending library

Our calendar showcases all available programs: https://www.lamberthouse.org/events-calendar

Lambert House LGBTQ+ Youth Center seeks adult volunteers age 23 & older (24 or older for previous program participants) for our daily drop-in center where youth play games or pool, watch movies, chat with volunteers, and make new friends. We…

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1818 15th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98122, United States

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