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Our Family Coalition offers a stimulating and challenging working environment that is productive, meaningful, and convivial. Talented, dedicated people working together as a small-but-mighty team, we make a big impact in providing support for and advancing the civil rights and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) families with children and prospective parents in California.

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Interested in becoming a part of the OFC Board of Directors? Download this application, fill it out, and email it to Mimi@OurFamily.org.

 

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November 21, 2023

Programs Coordinator

Our Family Coalition (OFC) advances equity for the full and expanding spectrum of LGBTQ families and children through support, education, and advocacy. The Programs Coordinator is responsible for coordinating and implementing Our Family Coalitions programs and events as well as providing support in the implementation of all family support and education programs. Our Family Coalition provides a variety of programming to meet its mission and as a result will create and implement a variety of programming to meet the changing needs of the community it aims to serve. Events include such things as informational workshops, support groups, playgroups, community-building events, and trainings. The salary is $50,000.

March 7, 2023

Childcare Provider

Childcare providers conduct childcare during OFC’s In-A-Pinch Drop-In Childcare events and during support groups, if parents bring their children to the group. Childcare providers work closely with OFC’s Family Programs team. ($25 – $35/hr)

Internships

Our Family Coalition internships offer valuable experience advocating for and supporting Bay Area LGBTQ+ headed families in a well-established, dynamic, team-driven non-profit organization. Interns develop hands-on skills in an area of interest, deepen networks, and connect with like-minded peers, leaving with new knowledge, friendships, and professional references.

March 7, 2023

Communications and Media Interns

Help amplify OFC’s events and work and increase the visibility of LGBTQ-headed families, with messaging in social media channels, e-newsletters, print newsletters, OFC website content, press releases, and email marketing.

March 7, 2023

Development Interns

These interns support all of OFC’s work by soliciting and managing grants, sponsorships, and relationships with foundations and individual donors, as well as working on fundraising events and initiatives.

March 7, 2023

Education Interns

Support OFC’s direct trainings in school communities, as well as help develop our extensive online resources to strengthen anti-bias and LGBTQ-inclusive practices and curricula in K-12 schools. NOTE: no intern apps are being accepted at this time; please check back again in the future!

March 7, 2023

Family Support Program Interns

Provide direct support to current and prospective LGBTQ parents and caregivers, from family-building to early years, school years, and beyond, by helping the Programs team deliver over 250 workshops, support groups, and community-building events each year.

March 7, 2023

Web Design & Development Interns

Take a deep dive into large-scale (125+ page) website redesign project, helping audit current information architecture and site content, and helping implement the many back-end design and content management tasks leading up to the beta-testing and launch of a redesigned website.

Volunteer opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

Our Family Coalition is always seeking volunteers to share their talents, energy and ideas with us. You can assist at our various events or in the office, or help design a new project, publicity materials, or a campaign. We greatly appreciate an extra hand in supporting our work to promote a better world for all our families!

What is required to be a volunteer?

  • An open, curious, attitude.
  • Willingness to go the extra mile at times, and think creatively.

What do volunteers get in return?

  • The opportunity to promote a better world for LGBTQ families and our allies.
  • Lots of smiles and hi-fives from families at our events. Seriously, you will find many of them thanking you, making this even more rewarding.
  • Warm fuzzy feelings because you give back!

Discover our major yearly events

Our Family Coalition hosts a number of opportunities for LGBTQ+ families to build community through social activities, celebrations, and festivals.

Your Donations Make a Difference

Help fund our 2024 Programming and make a Tax-deductible for LGBTQ+ families and children today

Photos of LGBTQ+ families from Our Family Coalition events

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