Out in Schools is always looking for volunteers to help sustain our program. If you are interested in volunteering your time, complete the form below or email us if you have any queries. Thank you so much!

Register as a volunteer

Please visit our online volunteer registration page.

 

Out in Schools Volunteer Job Descriptions

Out in Schools Ambassadors

Out in Schools is looking for outgoing, energetic people to be Ambassadors for our program. Out in Schools Volunteer Ambassadors are the face of Out in Schools at special events including: conferences, workshops, dances, art and community co-presentations, and special film screenings.

Duties include:

  • Assistance with promotions at special events
  • Advance prep, set-up and tear-down of information kiosks at special events
  • Community Liaison: Representing OiS and providing information about our program
  • Sales of 50/50 tickets, Lotto and other fundraising at special events (19+)
  • Events may include: educational conferences, third-party fundraisers, and community festivals.

Qualifications:

  • Flexible to volunteer during mornings, afternoons, and evenings.
  • Some experience in event coordination
  • Friendly, personable, outgoing and committed to anti-homophobia and anti-bullying education
  • Able to work individually and as part of a team
  • Confident public speaking skills.

Out in Schools Advisory Group

The Out in Schools Advisory Group is comprised of professional educators, youth workers and experts in youth programming and curriculum. The role of the Advisory is to support and inform the sustainable growth of the program.

Duties Include:

  • Advise and provide input on general program development
  • Review and provide support for OiS resources and curricular initiatives
  • Willingness to participate in initiative-based, sub-group working groups
  • The OiS Advisory Group meets 3 times per year, in addition to sub-group activities

Qualifications:

  • Background and training in Education, Curriculum Studies, Educational Policy or Youth Outreach
  • Strong knowledge of LGBTQ issues in education
  • Relevant knowledge of BC Ministry of Education, BC Secondary School Curriculum and student PLO’s

Training and Resource Development Support

OiS Facilitators deliver engaging and consistent workshops. As we grow our facilitator team, we are seeking support to update our facilitator training program and develop new training resources.

Duties Include:

  • Working with Director of Programs and HR to update existing procedures and research new opportunities
  • Research and help to develop new Facilitator Training Manual
  • Research and help to develop and support online training program
  • Provide support at facilitator training sessions

Qualifications:

  • Background in Training and Program Development
  • Experience leading group training sessions
  • Knowledge of industry trends for trainers and training resources (online focus)
  • Knowledge of LGTBQ issues is an asset

Graphic Designers

We continually have small, or larger projects for graphic designers. These include developing creative for web and print ads, professional documents and reports and other small design projects

Duties Include:

  • Deadline-driven design projects
  • Liaising with clients
  • Liaising with printing companies

Qualifications:

  • Must have professional graphic design experience