Administrative support (e.g. front desk check-in, organizing, scanning, filing) - Front Desk Volunteer


Front Desk Volunteer


Director of Youth, Family & Adult Programs


Saturday and Sunday; 4 hour shifts


Volunteers are asked to commit to 12 months


Sacramento LGBT Community Center – Lavender Heights. 1015 20th St.


SUMMARY: The Front Desk Volunteer is a receptionist, host, and information hub. The first person visitors to the Center encounter, this volunteer is an outstanding representative of the Center, providing excellent customer service and maintaining a friendly, positive atmosphere at all times.



  1. Monitor the front door, welcoming everybody and keeping a record of all clients and visitors.
  2. Monitor the Center’s parking lot for unauthorized vehicles, issue guest parking passes, collect payments when necessary. Alert owners of vehicles in tandem spots when they need to let the other vehicle out.
  3. Inspect Center grounds and building to ensure facility cleanliness and maintain safety for all clients, visitors, and staff. Report any items that need attention appropriately.
  4. Become familiar with programs and services at the Center to provide and deliver information to clients and community members in person, via e-mail, or phone.
  5. Answer the phone and direct calls appropriately.
  6. Receive deliveries



  1. Organized, detail and customer oriented.
  2. Self-starter with the ability to work independently.
  3. Knowledge of de-escalation techniques is ideal, but not required.
  4. Some event planning knowledge or experience is ideal, but not required.
  5. Knowledge of general maintenance methods, operating requirements, and safety precautions related to facilities management is ideal, but not required.



  1. Passion for The Center’s mission and work to create a region where LGBTQ+ people thrive and a commitment to follow all policies and procedures of the organization. Respect for everyone’s real or perceived sex, gender, sexual orientation, and gender identity/gender expression including pronouns.  
  2. Commitment to anti-racism and racial equity required.    
  3. Age Restrictions: Must be 18 years of age or older.  
  4. Volunteers in this position will be required to convey detailed spoken instructions to others accurately, and to hear, understand, and distinguish in-person speech; excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Fluency in speaking, reading, writing and listening to English is required.
  5. Previous experience in customer service is a plus.
  6. Persons in this position may be seated or standing and may sometimes be asked to accompany a lost individual to their destination. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  
  7. Vaccination Requirement: We fully support COVID-19 vaccinations and are requiring employees and volunteers to have either proof of full vaccination including a booster, or if not eligible for the booster or unvaccinated, a negative COVID-19 test taken within 48 hours. Documentation will be required prior to the event.   
  8. The Sacramento LGBT Community Center is a drug-free workplace and is committed to providing a safe, efficient, and productive work environment. Volunteers who report for service under the influence are subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination.  



This volunteer position provides volunteers who fully engage the potential to experience:

  1. Experience being part of a passionate, mission-driven team working together to achieve the Center’s mission.
  2. Potential to gain experience/knowledge in event coordination and/or facilities management.
  3. Become familiar with the staff as well as the programs and services offered at the Center.




The Sacramento LGBT Community Center works to create a region where LGBTQ people thrive.  We support the health and wellness of the most marginalized, advocate for equality and justice, and work to build a culturally rich LGBTQ+ community.



The Sacramento LGBT Community Center is proud to be an equal opportunity organization. People of color, women, persons with disabilities, and persons who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or intersex are encouraged to participate.  The Center maintains a policy of non-discrimination with respect to employees, volunteers, interns, and applicants. No aspect of employment will be influenced in any matter by race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, physical disability (including HIV or AIDS), medical/mental condition, perceived physical disability or veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by statute.

Qualifications Required

  • Background Check
  • Background check Must be Complete - Cleared
  • Confidentiality Agreement Must be at least Complete
  • COVID-19 vaccine verification Must be Complete
  • Media Release Must be at least Complete
  • Policies and Agreements Must be Complete
  • Position Description Acknowledgement Must be Complete
  • Volunteer Agreement Must be Complete
  • Volunteer Handbook Must be Complete
  • Waiver of Liability Must be at least Complete