Vice President of Volunteer Training

The Trevor Project

Role: Vice President of Volunteer TrainingReports to: Interim Chief Clinical Operations OfficerLocation: RemoteHours: Full-timeAbout TrevorThe Trevor Project is the world’s largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for LGBTQ young people. We are a non-profit that provides 24/7 life-saving support via phone, text, and chat. We also operate the world’s largest safe space social networking site for LGBTQ youth and run innovative research, education, and advocacy programs. We’ve been saving lives every day for over 20 years.

LGBTQ youth suicide is a global public health crisis, and we estimate that more than 40 million LGBTQ youth seriously consider suicide each year globally. This position is a part of a multi-year plan to offer our crisis services across various global communities. LGBTQ youth in crisis deserve affirmation and acceptance regardless of where they live, and we are committed to doing everything in our power to help end this crisis. Overview of the roleReporting to the Chief Clinical Operations Officer, the Vice President of Volunteer Training will lead all aspects of the volunteer journey for The Trevor Project’s rapidly growing volunteer community, prior to them providing life-saving counseling directly to LGBTQ youth.

You’ll oversee ongoing research- and data-informed training that will prepare a diverse volunteer group to credibly and safely engage with youth by directing content development, continual improvement, and scaling to increase both the quality of training and capacity to fully equip a high volume of volunteers. The organization is growing its volunteer base to more than 5,000 volunteers domestically and thousands more globally as Trevor expands to meet the needs of LGBTQ youth around the world. Your applicationWe’re excited to hear from you. To join Team Trevor, please upload a resume and cover letter.

Applications without cover letters will not be considered. Use this as an opportunity to convey why you want to be the next Vice President of Volunteer Training at The Trevor Project.