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Volunteers Needed for the Equality March for Unity and Pride

Equality March for LGBT Unity and Pride

Washington Equality March for Unity and Pride

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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Pride Interfaith Choir Seeking Singers for June 6th Service

Capital Pride Interfaith Service
Capital Pride Interfaith Service
Capital Pride Interfaith Service

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:  nubianphoenix1@gmail.com subject: “Interfaith Choir Parking” by midnight the day before so that we can confirm parking for the next day rehearsal.

See You There!!!!

 

Volunteers Needed to Distribute Gay Day at the Zoo Shirts

 

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.

Thursday 4/27
Number Nine 6 – 8 pm
Friday 4/28
Bear Happy Hour at Town 6 – 10 pm
Saturday 4/29
Trade 5 – 8 pm
Sunday 4/30
Town Patio 4 – 7 pm
Friday 5/5
Bear Happy Hour 6 – 10
Saturday 5/6
Trade/Number Nine 4 – 6
If you can help please e-mail Jonathan Gilad at jonathan@thedccenter.org  and let us know when you are available.

 

 

Volunteers Needed: Super Fabulous Comedy Show 5/4

 

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 Seeks Volunteer Social Worker

Center Global Seeks Volunteer Social Worker
Center Global Seeks Volunteer Social Worker

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:

Job Description – Volunteer Social Worker

 

The Smithsonian Institution NMAAHC Internship Application

National Museum of African American History
National Museum of African American History
National Museum of African American History

APPLICATION PROCESS

Eligibility

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.

Academic Credit

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.

Internship Sessions

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.

Application Deadlines

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.

Duration

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.

Location

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.

Background Investigation

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.