Choose Your Own Adventure: MTPC Volunteer, Leadership, and Internship OpportunitiesPosted by: Tre'Andre Valentine | Posted on: May 31, 2013
Are you looking for volunteer or internship opportunities?
Do you want to become an active leader in the transgender community?
Do you want to be a part of an organization that is making active steps for the equality of transgender people?
Join us at the Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition! Our next volunteer training is June 3rd.
MTPC is dedicated to ending discrimination on the basis of gender identity and gender expression. We envision a world where persons of all genders are treated with respect and fully participate in all areas of society, free from fear of prohibition, harassment or violence based on their gender identity and/or expression. To that end we educate the public, advocate with state, local, and federal government, engage in activism, and encourage empowerment of community members through collective action.
MTPC has four ways that YOU can get in on the action and help us end discrimination on the basis of gender identity and expression. Pick the level of time commitment you want and get involved today.
- Make it a day trip: Volunteer for individual events.
An MTPC volunteer is someone who wants to come to Pride and other events to help us table, connect with the community, hand out materials, rally support for the Equal Access Bill, and help bring awareness to the issues currently affecting the transgender community.
- Lead an expedition: Join the Community Advocate program.
A Community Advocate is more than a volunteer. They are a leader, an organizer, a resource, and a mentor who helps to create a connected community and promotes social and legislative justice for all trans* individuals. As a Community Advocate, you will have the support of MTPC to put into action informative workshops, discussion groups, and events by and for your local trans* community.
- Join a tour group: Intern or volunteer at the MTPC office.
The MTPC internship/office volunteer program gives high school, college students, or any community member the opportunity to advance professionally and/or academically by learning about, and working in, a small non-profit that focuses on equal rights, non-discrimination, and political advocacy.
- Help chart the course: Join an MTPC committee. Committees are one of the primary ways the MTPC Steering Committee, members, and volunteers do our activism. Committee activities range from public policy development to training and education to interfaith work. It’s easy to find a committee that fits your interests.
Our next volunteer training is June 3, 6:30-7:30 pm. If you’re interested in volunteering to help at an event, especially for Boston Pride, please email email@example.com to RSVP for the training and to receive more information.