2016-2017 LGBT Campus Resource Center Volunteer Application

LGBT Campus Resource Center Volunteers serve as representatives of the Center and facilitate connecting community members to appropriate resources and services at UCLA. They are usually the first faces a visitor encounters and are thus important to ensuring that all people feel welcome and safe within the Center. Volunteers are also responsible for tasks that maintain the daily functioning of the Center. Volunteers are supervised by the Operations Coordinator, Tracy Garcia.


RESPONSIBILITIES

•Greet visitors, give tours, answer visitors’ questions, and refer them to appropriate resources

•Perform administrative assistant duties including answering phones and taking messages

•Distribute printouts, assist with basic computer troubleshooting problems, and refill printer paper and toner

•Provide tours of the LGBTCRC to visitors and represent the LGBTCRC at on campus tabling events

•Plan one LGBTQ centered program for the LGBTCRC in collaboration with the Programming Intern

•Research resources, articles discussing current social and political issues affecting LGBT community

•Provide resources and referral tools to students in need of extra support

•Participate in our LGBTQ Ally Training program

•Attend weekly student staff meetings Mondays at 4pm

•Other duties as assigned

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QUALIFICATIONS

•A desire to increase knowledge, sensitivity and understanding of diverse queer, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people

•Ability to take initiative and be self-sufficient in the position

•Must be available at least 4 hours a week

•Must be a currently enrolled student at UCLA for at least 6 academic credits.

•Must have a minimum GPA of 2.5

•Must be in good academic standing for the term prior to selection and during entire period of volunteering

•Ability to follow instructions and accepts and applies constructive criticism with a positive attitude to improve performance

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