Volunteer Opportunities

Read below for descriptions and qualifications of current Volunteer Positions with Center for Positive Sexuality. To apply for any of these positions, please email: queries@positivesexuality.org

CPS Volunteer Application

Media Specialist
In person (Los Angeles, CA) or virtual volunteer opportunity

The Media Specialist must have a background in writing media copy for blogs, online posts, social media, and other forms of advertising and media contact (eg. press releases). Familiarity with our work is a plus but not required.

Qualifications:
Excellent grammar and writing skills
Able to write regular, weekly (possibly more frequently) posts about items regarding CPS, including but not limited to fundraisers, events, published research, educational opportunities, etc.
Ability to interact in a friendly manner with our staff, volunteers, and affiliates
Willingness to find stories and news to highlight about CPS (self-starter) on a regular basis
Willingness to contact various media sources outside of general social media when needed
Good time management
Can show proof of writing skills and or previous publication

If you are interested in this position, please fill out the Volunteer form above and specifically note on the form that you are interested in being considered for the position of Media Specialist.

Educational Presenter
In Person volunteer opportunity (Los Angeles area, CA)

These volunteers are responsible for going to various schools and institutions (CSUN, CLU, COC, etc.) and presenting information on a variety of topics such as Sex Workers, BDSM, and Polyamory & Non-Monogamy. Please check here for a full current list of our presentations.

Qualifications:
Able to verbally communicate clearly and concisely
Able to work in a group
Self identify with at least one of the following:
Any gender/sexuality, BDSM, Age Player, LGBTQ, Polyamory or non-monogamy, 50 years of age or older, has a disability (mental/emotional/physical), been in a relationship with a disabled person, Furry, being or have been a sex worker (i.e. sexologist, legal prostitute, professional dominant/submissive), among other identities
Can follow the Volunteer Handbook and follow moderator instructions
Reliable transport (i.e. bus, car, metro)
Reliable internet with e-mail capabilities

Research Assistant
We are currently not taking any Research Assistant volunteers. Only RA Interns may be accepted at this time.
Online or In Person (Van Nuys, CA or Pocatello, ID) volunteer opportunity

These volunteers are responsible for collaborating with our research teams on current and future academic publications. They may have the opportunity to co-author a publication with an affiliate. They may also be asked to work in a task force to research non-academic items such as new venues for our educational program.

Qualifications:
Willingness to conduct and write sex positive research
Able to work in a group
Reliable internet with e-mail capabilities
Excel in writing and reading comprehension
Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
Knowledge of statistics (not required)

Event Volunteer
In Person (Van Nuys area, CA) volunteer opportunity

These volunteers will help with staffing and conducting events.
This may include: DJ-ing, Food preparation and serving, Money handling for fundraisers, Event security, Decorating, Researching venues, Publicity, and more.

Qualifications:
Able to work in groups and follow instructions
Able to be on your feet for prolonged periods of time
Reliable transportation (i.e. bus, metro, car)
Not Required Skills:
Media and Public relations experience, Food Handling, Money Handling experience, DJ experience

Office Assistant
Online or In Person (Los Angeles area, CA) volunteer opportunity

These volunteers will be assisting in one or more of the following areas:
Public Relations and Media
Newsletter and Blog
Website
General Office

They will be working more directly with our Board Members to receive and complete tasks. It is possible that a general office assistant volunteer could be a board member’s assistant.

Qualifications:
Goal-oriented
Able to work in groups and follow instructions
Proficient with Microsoft Office
Able to communicate through e-mail
Not Required Skills:
Marketing and Public Relations experience, Blogging experience

General Task Force
Online or In Person (Los Angeles area, CA) volunteer opportunity

These volunteers are any that do not fall under the other categories or wish to do more than their specified area. These volunteers may be working under a board member to complete a specific task.

The given tasks may ask for volunteers with specific skill sets. Those who volunteer for the tasks will be placed in contact with one another to complete the task.

Qualifications:
Able to work in groups
Able to complete tasks in a timely manner
Able to lead and organize others
Organized


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