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.
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)
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.