The DC Center would like to thank Sam Ritholtz for his devotion to volunteerism. Sam volunteered to help provide meals to residents at the Casa Ruby LGBT Community Center shelter , since the DC Center started it’s project to help provide meals to Casa Ruby through community members, Sam has been there since inception with his monthly meal donations. Sam the meals you provided is more than filling the bellies of those housed , you’re showing them that people do care, and gives them hope. Sometimes hope is just what people need to try and change their lives. Sam recently moved away and we would just like to say thank you and good luck and continue being the awesome super star you are for the LGBT community.
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The organizers of the Equality March for Unity and Pride are getting excited about the big gathering in a few short weeks. As you can imagine, coordinating a large mobilization like this march is an daunting but incredible task. Volunteers are needed for a variety of tasks but most importantly we need help the day of the march and rally to ensure that all of our fabulous community members can participate as safely and positively as possible.
Visit www.equalitymarch2017.org/volunteer to sign up. We will follow up with you to confirm participation and provide all of the training you need to help us make this march a historic and successful event. Thanks in advance and we look forward to seeing you on June 11.
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Interested in singing in the choir for the June Pride Interfaith Choir? Join us at the times listed below.
We invite you to join us for at least 3 rehearsals (with at least one rehearsal being the final rehearsal on 6/6/17 at 6pm).
All Rehearsals take place at Calvary Baptist Church located at: 755 Eighth Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001
Metro: Gallery Place Metro (Red Line)
Rehearsal Dates and Room Information
Saturday May 20 1:30pm – 3:30pm Music Suite
Monday May 22 7:30pm – 9:30pm Sanctuary
Tuesday May 30 7:30pm – 9:30pm Music Suite
Saturday June 3 1:30pm – 3:30pm Music Suite
Monday June 5th 7:30pm – 9:30pm Music Suite
Tuesday June 6th 6:00pm – 7:00pm Music Suite
Tuesday June 6th 7:00 pm Pride Interfaith Service
*Parking for rehearsals may be available in adjacent parking lot; please send email to: firstname.lastname@example.org subject: “Interfaith Choir Parking” by midnight the day before so that we can confirm parking for the next day rehearsal.
See You There!!!!
Gay Day at the Zoo T-shirts are here and we’ll be doing outreach at bars and clubs to sell the shirts leading up to the big day. Volunteers are needed for the following locations/time.
Volunteers are needed for the Super Fabulous Comedy Show presented by Grassroots Comedy DC. Volunteers would be tabling before the Comedy Show, setting up our flyers, talking to patrons, and updating the community about the DC Center and the various programs that are offered.
Duties would include:
- Getting supplies from the DC Center for the tabling
- Setting up the table
- Answering questions about the DC Center
If you are interested in volunteering, please fill out the form here
Center Global, a program of the DC Center for the LGBT Community, seeks a Social Work volunteer to conduct psychosocial assessments, referrals and access to internal and community resources to Center Global program participants (specifically LGBT asylum seekers/asylees) who are experiencing personal difficulties. These will be individual interviews scheduled with the assistance of the Center Global leadership team.
Download the volunteer job description here:
Students who are currently enrolled in an academic program, as well as individuals who have recently completed studies.
A cumulative GPA of 3.0 or its equivalent is generally expected (with withdrawals and incompletes explained).
Ability to work a minimum of twenty hours per week. These internships are unpaid.
Funding is available on a competitive basis from the Office of Fellowships and Internships.
The Smithsonian Institution welcomes the opportunity to work cooperatively with schools seeking to grant academic credit for internships. Applicants are encouraged to initiate arrangements for credit with their college or university. The Smithsonian does not grant academic credit.
Internships occur during the summer, fall, and spring from 10 to 15 weeks, beginning June 1, September 15, and January 15. Start dates and duration are flexible and arranged in coordination with the supervisor.
Summer Internships: March 15
Fall Internships: July 15
Spring Internships: October 15
Applicants interested in combining an internship at the NMAAHC with a paid intern through the Minority Internship Program, Native American Internship Program, or James E. Webb Internship for Minority Undergraduate Juniors, Seniors, and Graduate Students in Business and Public Administration must submit an application by the deadline for these programs. For more information, see the Smithsonian Office of Fellowships and Internships.
Part-time, 3-6 month intern projects will take place throughout the year. Specific start and end dates and hours will be determined by the intern supervisor and the intern. This is an unpaid internship.
Internships will take place at the National Museum of African American History and Culture office at Capital Gallery, 600 Maryland Avenue SW, accessible by Metro Yellow/Green & Blue/Orange/Silver Lines.
An internship appointment is conditional, subject to your successful completion of a pre-appointment background investigation for a non-critical, sensitive position.
How to Apply
Please apply using the Smithsonian online application system. Paper applications will not be considered.
Please be aware that complete applications must include the following:
Internship program application form
Academic transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable)
Personal essay (use this to tell us how the internship will advance your academic/career goals)
Two letters of reference
Essential Tips for the Online Application
Do NOT submit your application until all necessary components are uploaded (i.e., transcripts, personal essay, resume). Once submitted you cannot upload or change anything within the application.
An unofficial or official transcript can be uploaded by first scanning the document and saving it as a .pdf or .jpeg. Please do not mail the transcript separately.
Make sure that you click the “Send Email” button. This triggers the system to email your references with instructions for uploading the reference letter. Please advise your references of this in advance.