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Volunteer Coordinator

Illinois & Nevada

Job Title: Volunteer Coordinator

Organization: Young: Equal

Position Type: Volunteer


Young: Equal is seeking a dynamic and people-oriented individual to join our team as a Volunteer Coordinator. In this integral role, you will take charge of recruiting and engaging volunteers, ensuring their active participation and support at various events. We are looking for a passionate individual with excellent interpersonal skills who can connect with people and motivate them to contribute their time and skills to further our mission.

Our Mission:

We are driven with the purpose to create environments that promote self-acceptance, community, and love for the LGBTQ+ community. Young: Equal works with teen & young adult members of the LGBTQ+ community through creative arts & recreation to reaffirm the importance of one’s own identity. Through creative arts, recreation, and social media, Young: Equal creates safe spaces that set the wellbeing of LGBTQ+ teens & young adults as our top priority.


  • Volunteer Engagement:

    • Recruit, onboard, and coordinate volunteers for Young: Equal initiatives and events.

    • Foster a positive and inclusive volunteer community by providing support and recognition.

  • Event Support:

    • Coordinate volunteers for different events, ensuring proper staffing and support.

    • Communicate effectively with volunteers to provide information, guidelines, and ensure a smooth volunteer experience.

  • Motivation and Connection:

    • Connect with volunteers on a personal level, understanding their strengths and interests.

    • Implement strategies to motivate and inspire volunteers, fostering a sense of purpose and fulfillment.

  • Communication and Coordination:

    • Work closely with other teams to understand volunteer needs for specific events.

    • Maintain clear communication channels with volunteers, ensuring everyone is informed and engaged.


  • Exceptional people skills and ability to connect with a diverse range of individuals.

  • Enthusiastic and motivated to inspire and engage volunteers.

  • Strong organizational and communication skills.

  • Previous experience in volunteer coordination is beneficial but not required.

Time Commitment:

This is a volunteer position with a flexible time commitment, adapting to the demands of volunteer coordination and event schedules.

How to Apply:

If you are passionate about connecting people and fostering community engagement for a meaningful cause, please apply online for this position at:

Young: Equal is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse environment. We encourage individuals from all backgrounds to apply.

Volunteer Coordinator
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