Volunteer Opportunities

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CommunicationsCruising the internet, also know as computer research

Do you have some time to 'go down the rabbit hole' also known as the internet? We need someone to do a little research from time to time. Like right now we need someone to take a list of groups


Generation PlusGeneration Plus Committee

Are you a LGBTQ+ baby boomer? Are you someone looking to make a difference in the lives of our LGBTQ+55+ community? Then join us and help our program vision grow! Recruiting committee members to help mold the program activities including


Community EventsCommunications & Community Relations Lead

We recruit a group of photographers, videographers, and festival ambassadors.  We need a lead to coordinate and focus them. Before the festival: Give our photographers and videographers suggested themes.  Coordinate their timing to get as much coverage as possible. During

09/25/2021 to 09/25/2021

Education & OutreachPhotojournalists / Videographers

We are seeking a few people who can be on call for specific assignments. It might be photographing an interviewee or an event. It might be producing a video from an event or archive materials.  Let us know if you


Education & OutreachOral History Interviewee

We aim to document a richer, fuller, and more inclusive history of our region by recording the stories and memories of individuals who have spent much of their lives in the South. While the project is focused on the lives


Community EventsDirector, Festival Volunteers

We are seeking a leader with strong organizational and interpersonal skills - and grace under pressure on festival day - to manage our corps of volunteers during festival week and at the festival. This is a real opportunity to meet

06/01/2021 to 10/16/2021

Education & OutreachOral History Interviewer - Spanish

Do you want to help us capture the hidden history of Spanish-speaking LGBTQ Western North Carolina?  We are looking for people with strong interpersonal and communication skills and fluency in Spanish to conduct interviews in person or using Zoom.  


Education & OutreachOral History Interviewer

Do you want to help us capture the hidden history of LGBTQ Western North Carolina?  We are looking for people with strong interpersonal and communication skills to conduct interviews in person or using Zoom.


Virtual CenterDirector, Virtual Center Content

Our vision of our virtual LGBTQ center is one that is driven by content contributed by the community.  We are looking for a highly charged individual to oversee all user-contributed content on our site.  We are securing volunteers to provide


Virtual CenterVirtual Center Content Reviewer

We count on our community partners to generate most of the content in the virtual center.  We count on our content editors to ensure that submissions meet our community standards and guidelines.  We re looking for a handful of volunteers


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Mental Health Providers

Eric Davis  MS, LCPA, NCC, Counselor

Willow Wellness and Recovery, PC 9 All Souls Crescent  Suite B, Asheville, North Carolina 28803  Phone: (828) 490-4137 | Website I am a firm believer in empowerment and self-determination. In the past, I have worked well with folks experiencing a range of issues, such as anxiety, depression, substance-use, sleep disturbances, relationship issues, and issues unique to the LGBT community.

Scott Thomas,  Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, LCAS

Silver Lining Therapy 70 Woodfin Place  STE 21, Asheville, North Carolina 28801  Phone: (828) 705-3084 | Website I believe humor can be a powerful tool for healing and seek to incorporate this into our time together. Unique to my practice is an approach that truly puts you at the center of the counseling experience, and I draw from a wide variety of techniques to help you see and experience real change in your life. To see if therapy might be a good fit, I offer free phone consultations.

James Harrison, PhD Psychologist

12 Westridge Dr , Asheville, North Carolina 28803  Phone: (828) 348-6300 | Website I enjoy helping people achieve physical and emotional intimacy whether they are young or old, straight or gay, in healthy, responsible, and mutually affirming ways. I also enjoy helping people improve their earning and manage their assets. And I like working with older people. I offer free phone consultations.

Judy Maris, Counselor, LPC, LCPC, MA, MS

Maris Psychotherapy 41 Clayton St, Suite 301, Asheville, North Carolina 28801  Phone: (828) 537-4489 | Website We can explore troublesome patterns that tend to repeat themselves in your life or look at new issues that have just come up. The important thing is for us to work together to get to the bottom of your difficulties and resolve them. I will assist you in becoming more aware of what you are feeling and thinking in the present moment. The untapped wisdom within you is a powerful healing force. Let me help you gain access to your full inner resources. I offer free phone consultations.

Elizabeth Heaney, Counselor, MA, LPC 

166 E Chestnut Street, Asheville, North Carolina 28801  Phone: (520) 447-3319 | Website I work with individual adults with concerns like: family history issues, relationship concerns, life satisfaction issues (related to jobs, living situations or relationships), anxiety and depression. I’ve had a particular focus on working with couples, addressing every aspect of relationship challenges – relationship dissatisfaction/boredom, affairs, sexual/intimacy issues, etc. And I was a civilian counselor on military bases for several years, so I have a clear understanding of the unique pressures and challenges facing service members and families. I offer free phone consultations.

Siljoy Maurer

Holistic Perspectives P.O. Box 333, Enka, NC 2872  Phone: (828) 333-0103  | siljoy@me.com or  www.HolisticPerspectives.com For many years now I have been mentoring men and women from all walks of life. It continues to be my greatest joy to accompany someone from “just being ok” into thriving! As a Mentor & Healer I partner with my clients in creating authenticity, wellness and deep contentment, in whatever area of their lives they are seeking change. The combination of giving very practical, livable tools for direct “next steps” while “holding the big picture” and then manifesting that big picture often feels like this: a new client brings me their life or life situation in a jigsaw puzzle box, they lost the lid and forgot what the picture on it looked like. I am good at knowing that picture and then guiding my clients/mentees to put all the puzzle pieces together.  

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