WE NEED YOU
The L.A. Gay &
Lesbian Center’s volunteer force
is the cornerstone of the organization and plays a vital and integral
role in our ability to serve the community. As a volunteer, you will
join the ranks of thousands of kind, compassionate, generous,
hardworking individuals who have affected tremendous and far-reaching
change for, and on behalf of, our clients and patients and the
We want your experience as
a volunteer to be
enjoyable and memorable. We strive to keep your volunteer role safe,
exciting, motivating, rewarding and fulfilling. Your success and
satisfaction as a volunteer is our priority!
WHAT YOU CAN DO
There are hundreds of
volunteer opportunities for
people with or without specialized skills, throughout the Center’s many
programs and departments, including: Marketing &
Cultural Arts, Community Outreach & Education, Career Center,
Fundraising and Special Events, Health & Mental Health
Health Education & Prevention, Human Resources, Mental Health
Services, Legal Services and Youth Services.
In addition to standard
volunteering, the Center is
registered with most court-referral community service programs
coordinated through Volunteer Centers and Bureaus L.A. Countywide. We
18 and older looking to perform community service to fulfill course
requirements as well.
WHAT OUR VOLUNTEERS HAVE
Since we started tracking
volunteer time and service
in 1997, we have registered over 10,000 volunteers with a monthly average of more than 600 active volunteers. Since the program's inception, volunteers have
contributed more than 900,000 hours worth more than $26 million in in-kind donations all in support of the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center’s work.
You too, can be part of
this amazing legacy.