Volunteer Mission

The Trevor Project is dedicated to recruiting qualified volunteers to provide life-saving, life-affirming support to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth. As the heart of The Trevor Project, our volunteers accomplish societal and individual change by creating safe spaces for LGBTQ youth in crisis and promoting awareness of Trevor’s resources. Through their endeavors, Trevor is dedicated to uplifting and supporting our volunteers as they work to empower LGBTQ youth nationwide.

Programmatic Volunteer Opportunities

TREVORCHAT & TREVORTEXT VOLUNTEER

TrevorChat /TrevorText volunteers are trained to answer instant messages or texts online from young people who are struggling with issues such as coming out, LGBTQ identity, depression and suicide. Volunteers need access to a computer in a private location with a strong internet connection, and should be comfortable with instant messaging and with using the Internet.

TREVOR LIFELINE VOLUNTEER

Trevor Lifeline volunteer are trained to answer calls on the Trevor Lifeline from young people who are feeling suicidal or need a safe, non-judgmental place to talk. This is an onsite volunteer opportunity and those interested need to live near our Call Centers which are located in LA and NYC.

General Opportunities

ENGAGEMENT VOLUNTEER

Engagement volunteers support the Community Engagement Department by leading volunteer orientations, tabling at recruitment fairs, and training incoming volunteers in basic Trevor 101.

EVENT VOLUNTEER

Event volunteers support The Trevor Project at various events throughout the year including TrevorLIVE, Pride and Trevor Ambassador City fundraisers. Tasks may include event set-up and strike, escorting VIP guests, guest and volunteer check-ins, gift bag assembly and more.

ADMIN VOLUNTEERS

Admin Volunteers help Trevor staff members with mailings, filing and other administrative tasks. When projects become available, volunteers are contacted depending on their interests, availability and skills. This is an onsite volunteer opportunity only located in LA & NYC.