Leadership Needs

We are looking for dynamic people to support and take a leadership role for Up North Pride, a weeklong celebration of the LGBTQ community. We believe that our celebration and events like ours are a vital part of the democratic process ensuring that the diverse segments of our community are seen, heard, and included. 
2018 Up North Pride will be June 18-24 in Traverse City, Michigan.


Volunteer Coordinator

We are seeking a competent Volunteer Coordinator, working in tandem with the Director of Community & Volunteer Engagement, to recruit and manage day-of volunteers for the 2018 Up North Pride week. Our community wants to be involved in Up North Pride, and this role is critical to providing community members meaningful day-off experiences while ensuring the successful execution of our events. This person will work extensively with people and with volunteer recruitment and management software.


Manage the volunteer recruitment process through Signup.com
Coordinate with the Director of Events & Production to determine event volunteer needs.
Identify, coach, and empower lead volunteers for each event.
Manage communication flow to recruited volunteers, making sure registered volunteers have the information they need to show up and help.


Commitment to Up North Pride’s mission.
Ability to delegate and manage competing priorities
Competent computer software skills.
Excellent email and phone etiquette and follow through.
Customer service and composure; ability to treat our wonderful volunteers as the Divas they can be.
Availability to meet with Director of Community & Volunteer Engagement regularly.
Availability June 18-24 to support several of the Up North Pride events
Positive Attitudes and Fun People extremely welcome.

Next Steps

Interested in hearing more? Send message outlining your experiences and abilities relevant to the role to Chase at community@upnorthpride.com | Please submit by April 1st.


Special Skills?

If you have a special skill or interest you would like to share with Up North Pride. Please contact us directly.