Job Opportunities at Side by Side

The following job opportunity is currently available at Side by Side.

Lived Experience Expert (ages 17-25)
Applications Due - 3/19 by 5:00pm

*Please note these roles will work with the larger LGBTQ+ Housing Stability Collaborative consisting of Side by Side, the Virginia Anti-Violence Project, the Nationz Foundation, and Advocates for Richmond Youth. Also, we are hiring multiple youth LEE leaders* The role of an L.E.E Consultant involves individuals with certain lived experience to share their opinion and expertise to help create Richmond’s very first LGBTQ+ Host Home Program and to create/provide trainings to Foster Care Providers and other organizations supporting same-sex loving youth facing housing instability.

We are looking for individuals who:
 - Identify as Lesbian, Gay, Transgender, Queer, Pansexual, Asexual, etc.
 - Can commit to attending two 2-hour developmental meetings per month in 2018.
 - Can be available for weekly check-ins when needed
 - Have a willingness to share past experiences related to our work
 - Are willing to learn how to advocate for themselves and others.
 - Are interested in working as part of a collaborative team.
Requirements:
 - Must be between 17-25 years old
 - Must identify within the LGBTQ+ community
 - Must have experience with homelessness / unstable housing / foster care
Please Note:
 - Transportation assistance and food provided for every meeting.
 - Childcare available at meetings upon request.
 - Compensation = $20 per hour, estimated $80 per month
 - The positions are only available and funded for the 2018 calendar year.

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