Volunteer Roles

We would love for you to join the Desi Rainbow Family!

Instagram Influencer

WHO WE ARE

Desi Rainbow’s social team is composed of people who understand our most important pillars: support, education, & advocacy. As the most public facing part of the organization, we focus on:

  • creating impact and awareness through educational resources,

  • sharing regular updates about Desi Rainbow’s events and programs,

  • and creating a reach to members of the LGBTQ+ Community, especially those of South Asian descent, and their families.

WHO WE’RE LOOKING FOR

This position requires:

  • the ability to use your knowledge about issues facing the LGBTQ+ Folx,

  • the ability to use your knowledge about the South Asian culture and the issues facing the South Asian community,

  • a strong desire and willingness to create an accepting and an equal world,

  • and a self-drive and motivation to advance Desi Rainbow’s mission.

KEY DUTIES

  • Growing our following/presence on Instagram.

  • Creating one to two IG videos or reels a day about Queer Rights, Equality, Family Acceptance or other recurring themes.

  • Timely posting and scheduling of Event and other posts.

  • Actively engaging with other accounts of overlapping goals, through comments, posting to stories, reposting.

  • Writing captions for each post/story/reel/IGTV video.

  • Maintaining Story highlights for Desi Rainbow’s page.

  • Maintaining LinkInBio.

  • Maintaining and working on active hashtags.

 

DESIRED EXPERIENCE

  • Understanding of how to create “viral” videos using popular trends.

  • Understanding of social media presence of the South Asian/Queer Community.

  • Understanding & desire to learn about LGBTQ+ Issues, Terminology, & Culture.

  • Understanding & desire to learn about South Asian Cultural Challenges.

  • Understanding of Instagram interface, growth trends, community, and standards.

HOW TO APPLY

Email the following list of items below to volunteer@desirainbow.org with the mail subject "Instagram Influencer".

  • A cover letter (200 to 400 words) describing why you wish to volunteer with Desi Rainbow and why you are the perfect volunteer for this position.

  • Samples of your work! IG Reels, TikToks, Youtube videos, your cat’s Instagram account, your blog, your reel, anything you want us to see.

  • At least two references of people/organizations who can vouch for you. Please mention their name, phone number, email and briefly describe your association with them. At least one of them has to be from a professional/academic/volunteer setting. Please do let them know in advance that we might be reaching out to them.

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