Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Valued Families Program Coordinator Sought

Looking for an easy way to make a difference in the GLBT community? Become a volunteer coordinator for Valued Families.

Valued Families is Wisconsin's only GLBT parent & child support group and has been in existence for over two years. A program of Harmony Cafe in Appleton, VF has offered support, socialization and a served as conduit for GLBT resources to the areas Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual parents and their children.

The program coordinator is an organic position, meaning it can be as involved as you like and may change as the needs of the group change and flux throughout the years.

Program Coordinator Responsibilities Include:

Maintain contact list and send out group reminders of upcoming meetings and events.

Attend meetings and act as "greeter" facilitator to any new members: make introductions etc.

If desired, plan "parent only" nights, and or special family outings such as apple picking, craft days etc.

As able, promote the group through various methods: blogging, flyers, Facebook etc. Whatever you wish.

Participate in Harmony Cafe required program coordination meetings (there are very few) etc. Network with other GLBT programs at HC.

Please contact me at if you are interested.

Thanks and enjoy the summer!


Valued Families Summer meetings

Just a reminder that Valued Families is alive and well and hitting the park for the summer.

Join fellow moms & moms and dads & dads for toddler mayhem at City Park in Appleton the first Sunday of each month (2nd Sunday in July to avoid the 4th). Rain location is Harmony Cafe on College Avenue in Appleton.

Gathering times are loosely 2:00-4:00 and is drop-in. Come as you are and when you can! Safe and supportive families like yours to network with, learn from and share parenting experiences.

Summer Dates:
June 6
July 11 (adjusted for Independence Day)
August 8
September 12 (adjusted for Labor Day)