Training of Trainers

Training of Trainers will help community members further develop their existing facilitation skills during an in-depth education on our curriculum. At the end of Training of Trainers, participants will be certified to deliver our comprehensive trainings that help strengthen the LGBTQ2SIA+ community throughout the state.
  • Due to Covid-19, all trainings are online. Training of Trainers is open to any Oregon resident with access to a computer and the internet. 

    We know how important it is for those with lived experience to facilitate these types of workshops. Because of this, applicants must: 

    • Identify as a transgender, nonbinary and/or gender-nonconforming/gender diverse person
    • Reside in Oregon
    • Have access to a computer or laptop with a webcam and reliable Wi-Fi
    • Be 18 years of age or older

    We are looking for applicants with: 

    • Passion for educating people on creating more affirming workplaces for the LGBTQ2SIA+ and specifically the transgender, gender diverse, and non-binary communities 
    • Drive to be change-makers and advocates for the TGNC community 
    • Confidence to manage an online audience of up to 50 people 
    • Previous experience delivering trainings to adults preferred or equivalent lived experience where delivering workshops is comfortable for you (leading their QSA/GSA in high school or college, experience with advocacy and/or active in the LGBTQ2SIA+ community, educators, etc.)
    • Strong and dynamic facilitation skills with excellent public speaking and active listening skills
    • Demonstrated ability to maintain professional relationships with external clients and represent an organization's brand in a professional manner
    • Strong time management and communication skills 
    • A sense of humor
    • Proficiency in the Zoom platform (breakout rooms, waiting rooms, PowerPoint presentations, video clips, etc.)
    • Flexible working schedule Monday-Friday

    **Trainings are given between 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. or 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Opportunities will not be guaranteed weekly; it depends on the week's demand.

    Program Timeline

    • Application deadline: November 29th, 2021, at 11:59 p.m.
    • Interviews: December - January  
    • Training the Trainers Workshop: (Jan – March 2022) 
    • Endorsement process (shadowing trainings, cofacilitating sections of training): March-May 2022


    Participants are paid during the endorsement process. Once participants are endorsed, they will be compensated as a contractor to co-facilitate trainings. This is not a full or part-time employed position with Basic Rights Oregon. Compensation starts at $25/hr.  

    **Trainings are given between 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. or 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Opportunities will not be guaranteed weekly; it depends on the week’s demand. Email with any questions you might have.

    At BRO we celebrate and support our differences — diverse backgrounds, experiences, and opinions allows our community to flourish. BRO is an equal opportunity organization that values a diverse team and we strongly encourage people who are black, indigenous and people of color to apply, as well as people with veteran status, and neuro diverse.



  • Application

  • Gender Identity: We hope to create a training team that reflects the full diversity of the TGNC community, including transgender men and women, nonbinary, agender folks, transmasculine, transfeminine perspectives and beyond. Please share your identity/identities with as much detail and nuance as feels appropriate how you would contribute to the team’s diversity and reflect the greater diverse TGNC community. Check all that apply.
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  • Resume Upload

    Please feel free to upload a resume or examples of facilitation experience that is relevant to this program. Make sure you full name and contact information is in the resume or other examples.
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