The LOFT's volunteer program welcomes community members to join The LOFT's mission to advocate, educate, and celebrate. Come along and meet new people, work on projects, and attend fun events while volunteering.
If you are interested in volunteering with The LOFT, please contact:
Volunteer Manager of The LOFT
Stephen McMahon (he/they) at (914) 948-2932 x14 or [email protected]
Volunteers must be 18+
Volunteering with The LOFT can have numerous exciting outcomes and rewards, including:
Making a Positive Impact
By volunteering, you have the opportunity to make a meaningful and positive impact on the lives of LGBTQ+ individuals in your community. Your contributions can help create a safe and inclusive space, provide needed resources and support, and advocate for equal rights and acceptance.
Building Stronger Communities
By volunteering at The LOFT, you play a role in building a stronger and more connected community. Your efforts can help create a sense of belonging, foster understanding and acceptance, and create opportunities for individuals to connect and support one another.
Gaining Skills and Experience
Volunteering can provide you with valuable skills and experience. Depending on the volunteer role, you may have the chance to develop skills such as event planning, communication, advocacy, teamwork, leadership, and more. These skills can be beneficial for personal growth and future professional opportunities.
Expanding Knowledge and Awareness
Volunteering exposes you to diverse perspectives, experiences, and issues affecting the LGBTQ+ community. It provides an opportunity to learn, grow, and increase your awareness and understanding of LGBTQ+ identities, experiences, and challenges. This increased knowledge can help you become a more informed advocate and ally.
Creating Meaningful Connections
Volunteering can help you build meaningful connections with like-minded people who care about the same issues. You have the opportunity to meet individuals from various backgrounds and experiences who share a common goal of promoting LGBTQ+ rights and equality.
Many volunteers find that giving back to their community and helping others brings a sense of personal fulfillment and satisfaction. Knowing that you have contributed to positive change and supported the LGBTQ+ community can bring joy and a sense of purpose to your life.
There is always something to do here at The LOFT. Contact The LOFT's Volunteer Manager today to learn more about our opportunities and how to get involved!