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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.

Our volunteer and intern opportunities are always open on a rolling basis, and we welcome applications at any time.  Paid part- and full-time positions, when available, are listed under Jobs below.

Board of Directors

Are you interested in serving on Our Family Coalition's Board of Directors? Click below to download the application!




Development & Communications  Director

The Development & Communications Director is responsible for the leadership of all of OFC’s development and communications activities. The position, oversees, develops and implements a comprehensive, long- and short-term development plan to strengthen financial support and position Our Family Coalition in accord with its mission, goals and objectives. At the same time this position drives the organizational thought leadership nationally, overseeing the curation and production of original content about intersectional LGBTQ+ families and family-building which establish a national standard in accuracy, clarity, and effectiveness.  This position will be charged with developing and implementing fundraising strategies, external and internal communications strategies to meet or exceed OFC’s annual and long-term revenue and community impact goals. They will also oversee development related marketing and communications efforts as part of their responsibilities. This position reports to the Executive Director. ($80,000.00 - $88,000.00 annually)

Programs Coordinator

In direct service of our mission to support LGBTQ+ families and children, the Family Programs Coordinator develops, coordinates, and implements Our Family Coalition's family support programming and events, as well as providing support to educational programming, whether virtually, hybrid, or in person. Events include such things as informational workshops, support groups, playgroups, community-building events, and trainings. ($44,700 - $64,300 annually)

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. ($20/hr)

Program Facilitator

Our Family Coalition is recruiting experienced facilitators to hold space at our QTBIPOC Parent Support Group Held in-person every first Wednesday of the month and at our monthly Trans* and Gender Non-Conforming Parent Support Group, held in-person every second Wednesday. ($150/session)

Rick giving a training

How to apply

For further information, or to apply to any of our open positions, please submit a resume and cover letter to us at:

Candidates are reviewed on a rolling basis, and unless an application deadline is noted, positions are filled once preferred candidate is identified.



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.

Click on each internship title below to download PDFs with more detailed job descriptions.

    • Communications and Media Interns [opens PDF]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.
    • Development Interns  [opens PDF]  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. 
    • Education Interns  [opens PDF] 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 [opens PDF] 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  [opens PDF] 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.

How to apply

To apply for any of the internships listed at left, please contact the staff member listed in the internship PDFs.

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!