Volunteer Opportunities

Most Needed Volunteer Roles

Workshop Facilitator – Honoring A Life, Advance Medical Planning Program

Description: “Honoring a Life” workshops, “Meet and Complete” groups, and one-on-one coaching sessions provide LGBTQI+ older adults an opportunity to learn about the importance of Advance Medical Planning (including medical and mental health powers of attorney, living wills, powers of attorney for disposition of remains, and more).

Facilitator responsibilities include planning, marketing and presenting workshops, becoming familiar with all pertinent legal documents and speaking about Advance Medical Planning to increase awareness in the community.

Interfaith Community Services, in partnership with Senior Pride, provides required, detailed training (approximately 10 hours) for those interested in becoming a facilitator.

Estimated hours per week: Once all training is completed, average time commitment will be 2-3 hours per week.

For more information on this volunteer position, submit the form below or contact volunteer@soazseniorpride.org


Support/Discussion Group Facilitator

Job Description: The Facilitator leads a peer support/discussion group twice a month (currently on Zoom, and likely to continue that way). The group currently meets on the first and third Saturday of the month from 1pm – 2:30pm. Topics are varied and are generated by the participants. The Facilitator should be comfortable building trust and promoting respectful, confidential discussion with a focus on listening and sharing. Understanding discrimination against older adults and LGBTQI+ community is important.

Summary duties:

  • Receive list of participants who are interested in joining and set-up Zoom meeting; send Zoom links to participants (you will have access to Senior Pride Zoom account)
  • Be prepared to offer/start a topic if needed
  • Open the group and welcome everyone
  • Facilitate turn taking among participants and make sure that everyone who wants to share has an opportunity to share

Estimated hours per month: 4 to 6 hours

For more information on this volunteer position, submit the form below or contact volunteer@soazseniorpride.org


Cultural Events Committee Member

Job Description: Members of the Cultural Events Committee are responsible for proposing and organizing programs and workshops on broadly defined cultural topics.

Summary duties:

  • Plan, organize and execute an annual cultural event (usually a film or speaker)
  • Plan, organize and conduct speaker series events throughout the year
  • Plan, organize and conduct the Words of Wisdom poetry reading program
  • Plan and organize cultural workshops

Estimated hours per month: 1 to 2 hours

For more information on this volunteer position, submit the form below or contact volunteer@soazseniorpride.org


Health & Wellbeing Committee Member

Job Description: Members of the Health & Wellbeing Committee are responsible for brainstorming and proposing health and wellbeing topics for speaker series, classes, workshops and other events.

Summary duties:

  • Develop programming for on-going health and wellbeing events
  • Plan, organize and execute health and wellbeing events
  • Reach out to and engage presenters from diverse communities (BIPOC, gender non-conforming, etc.)

Estimated hours per month: 1 to 2 hours

For more information on this volunteer position, submit the form below or contact volunteer@soazseniorpride.org


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