Position: Mentor (Central Valley)
Reports to: Program Manager
Service Dates: July 1, 2020 – June 1, 2021
Closing date of this position: Open until filled
Equality California is the nation’s largest statewide lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) civil rights organization with over 800,000 members. Equality California brings the voices of LGBTQ+ people and allies to institutions of power in California and across the United States, striving to create a world that is healthy, just, and fully equal for all LGBTQ+ people. We advance civil rights and social justice by inspiring, advocating, and mobilizing through an inclusive movement that works tirelessly on behalf of those we serve.
Starting in Fall 2020, the Equality California Institute — the non-profit, educational arm of Equality California, the nation’s largest statewide LGBTQ+ civil rights organization — program will be the first AmeriCorps program in the country to focus on supporting LGBTQ+ youth. Equality California Institute AmeriCorps members will mentor LGBTQ+ students in the Central Valley, supporting students’ social, emotional and academic well-being, leading afterschool programs and planning service events designed to improve school climate.
Equality California is an equal employment opportunity employer. Equality California does not make employment decisions or discriminate based on protected characteristics including, but not limited to, race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sex, gender (including gender identity and/or gender expression), sexual orientation, age, physical or mental handicaps, veteran status, or genetic information as prescribed by applicable local, state, and federal law. We strongly encourage diverse candidates to apply, including, but not limited to, women, people of color, people of diverse gender identities, and non-LGBTQ allies.
Application Deadline: April 3, 2020
To be considered for a position, please complete the application: action.eqca.org/EQCA-mentor-app.
If you need accommodation or assistance at any point during the application or admissions process or if you have any additional questions, contact Program Manager Chris Records at email@example.com.
AmeriCorps Serving Here. Administered by California Volunteers, Office of the Governor and sponsored by the Corporation for National and Community Service.