Career & Internship Opportunities
Resource Center is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all persons, especially those who bring the benefits of diversity to the organization. Women, people of color and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
It is the Center's policy to operate and conduct business without discrimination or segregation because of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or disability, except where there is a bona fide occupational qualification for the job tasks to be performed.
All qualified candidates are welcome to apply for available positions at Resource Center. The Center does not cover relocation expenses.
Resource Center offers non-paid internships through its volunteer program. Intern positions are available throughout the year depending on your area of focus and our needs. We accept internships that are part of a curriculum requirement with a project outline supervised by an instructor and staff member.
To fulfill an internship position you must submit a resume with an outline plan for a specific project. There is a minimum requirement of 16-hours per week for 10 weeks. Resumes are accepted two months prior to your start date. Submit your internship application via email to email@example.com.
Attending volunteer orientation training is required before starting your internship. Volunteer orientation classes are held monthly.
Embrey Human Rights Program at SMU
Resource Center offers internships for students in SMU’s Embrey Human Rights Program. Intern positions are available throughout the year, depending on the student’s area of academic focus and the Center’s needs. Internship applications must be part of a curriculum requirement and have a project outline to be supervised by a faculty member and Center staffer. There is a minimum requirement of 16 hours a week for 10 weeks. Successful past projects have included: researching anti-bullying and nondiscrimination policies in public schools across North Texas, and comparing and contrasting partner benefits offered by governmental bodies in several states.
To fulfill an internship position, submit a resume with an outline for a specific project. Interns may also be needed to assist with specific Center programs and events in departments that may include Youth First, advocacy & development among others. Resumes are accepted prior to the start date, with some flexibility in certain instances. Attending volunteer orientation is required prior to starting the internship. Volunteer classes are held monthly.
Resource Center is a trusted leader that empowers the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) communities and all people affected by HIV through improving health and wellness, strengthening families and communities and providing transformative education and advocacy. Past Center interns have used the advocacy and research skills they honed to go to law school and obtain graduate degrees in education.
Below is a list of current open positions at Resource Center.
To apply for a position, send your resume, cover letter, references, and completed application to the email address listed with each job position. Any additional documents required for a particular position will be listed with the job ad. All responses must be made via email. No phone calls, please.
Download the Center's employment application here. (Fillable PDF file.)
Seeking full-time maintenance assistant to perform general housekeeping and facilities maintenance duties at a busy community center in Oak Lawn. Position will maintain building in a tidy and orderly condition. Willing to train the right candidate.
Full-time position available for Dental Assistant. The Dental Assistant is responsible for preparing patients for dental treatment and assisting the attending dentist with treatment. This includes providing patient support service, maintaining equipment, and other duties as assigned.
The Advocacy & Policy Associate will be responsible for effectively engaging and mobilizing Center constituents in advocacy activities, growing the Center’s network of community partners, supporting national mobilization efforts, and helping fulfill the goals of the Center’s strategic advocacy plan. This position reports to the Communications and Advocacy Manager.
Seeking part-time custodian (25-30 hours per week) to perform general housekeeping and facilities maintenance duties at a busy community center in Oak Lawn. Position will maintain building in a tidy and orderly condition.
The Center's Insurance Assistant Program (IAP) helps offset out-of-pocket expense by paying for premiums, deductibles and copays. Individuals participating in the IAP must meet certain income and situational qualifications.