Silicon Valley Pride - Committees volunteers

Committees volunteers

Silicon Valley Pride

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Silicon Valley Pride is a celebration of the LGBTQ+ community and our allies.


Opportunity Description

Planning for the 2019 Pride Festivities, August 24th and August 25th has gotten off to a good start, and we are still looking for community members to participate in the various sub-committees. Committees meet every FIRST THURSDAYS from 7PM to 9PM at the Billy DeFrank Community Center in San Jose and learn more about our organization and our need for committee volunteers, as outlined below:

  • Marketing and Special Events Committee:

Help plan and organize special events that Pride sponsors throughout the year! Attend tabling events. You would also assist by canvassing the communities we live in, create graphics, and communicating with the different people and communities that comprise our LGBTQ+ Community, e.g. Lesbian, Bisexual, Trans, Queer, Bilingual/Bicultural/non-native English speakers/ASL users, LGBTQ+ people of color.

  • Parade Committee:

Plan out the route, recruit parade participants, manage logistics the day of the parade, organize and register contingents in the Parade, and coordinate the efforts of Parade volunteers the day of the Parade.

  • Talent Committee:

Assist in recruiting the talent, i.e. DJs, bands, singers, dancers, performers, etc., assist with stage management and backstage management, and assist with transportation/hospitality of the talent.

  • Operations & Logistics Committee:

Help plan the logistics and operations of the festivities the day of the event. This would include, set up, tear down, vendor registration and hospitality, management of beverage sales & ABC license requirements, and everything else vendor related.

  • Trans and Friends Rally Committee:

Join this committee to help plan our 2nd Trans and Friends Rally for members and allies of the Trans and gender non-confirming community on Saturday afternoon, August 24 before the Saturday night festival.

  • Women Events Committee:

Join this committee to help us plan series of Pride sponsored events to outreach to all the women of the LGBTQ+ community.

  • Family Garden Committee:

Assist in planning the Family Garden within the festival ground. An area for children and their family. This include recruiting partners and schedule kids friendly activities.

To learn more about Silicon Valley Pride, click here

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