PCSO IS HIRING FOR AN AMERICORPS POSITION

PCSO AmeriCorps position

Are you looking to make a difference? Do you have an interest in helping others? Could you use $5,730 to further your education? How about real experience in the social work field? Serve AmeriCorps through the PCSO! You will complete 1,700 hours of service over one year providing counseling and support to various groups within the LGBTQ+ community.
The position will include working with all age ranges, sexual orientations, and gender expressions in areas such as fundraising, counseling, and educating. A major focus of this position will be developing domestic violence intervention programs for the LGBTQ community and providing economic empowerment for survivors of domestic violence. All training will be provided by the PCSO and the Kentucky Coalition Against Domestic Violence.
This position is based at the PCSO Pride Center in Lexington, Kentucky and will start in September 2016. Some college or a college degree is preferred. A strong ability to teach small groups and assist individuals and families is required. A thorough background check will be conducted on all applicants. Call 859-253-3233 or send a cover letter and resume to paul@pcsoky.org.

Give OUT Today!

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Join the movement & give back Today before midnight.
August 2nd, 2016

Join the national #GiveOUTDay movement and help redefine the giving spirit!

#GiveOUTDay is a national day of giving to the LGBTQ community. Anyone, anywhere can participate!

We encourage you to support LGBT communities and community centers this Give Out Day by supporting CenterLink and your local LGBT community center!

It doesn’t matter how much you give, or what you give, only that you give!

Make a contribution today!

Donations today will count toward the 2016-2017 PCSO Membership Program as well!

New partner progrram: TransLex

TransLEX is a social, activism, and resource group serving the greater Lexington area, for people of all gener identities 16 and up.

We meet at least 4 times a month to chat, laugh and support one another.

Translex clothing shop

TransLEX is a group that is inclusive to anyone on the gender-spectrum. Our purpose is to build bridges and break down walls, all while making meaningful community connections. Our meetings are open to anyone, and are held at a variety of places both public and private. We have one rule, and that is to respect one another both inside and outside of group activities.

We enjoy our weekly social outings and are looking forward to the addition of a potluck monthly as well as the formation of a bowling team in the fall. Our future is set on outreach, advocacy and support in our community, all while working to break the barriers that exist within the LGBT community as a whole. We aim to educate, inform, and change the world around us by working together to create the kind of atmosphere that is a catalyst for change.

Contact Erik Ellett for more info: 

eellett@pcsoky.org

transLEX@gmail.com

Phone number: (502)681-6131