Pride volunteers show the State of Florida and the world how resilient and beautiful St. Petersburg is

St. Pete Pride is currenting looking for all types of volunteers, from those who would like to pursue dedicated leadership roles to those who would like to help out with an event day-of.

click to enlarge With two paid positions, SPP is almost exclusively run by volunteers. - PHOTO C/O ST. PETE PRIDE
Photo c/o St. Pete Pride
With two paid positions, SPP is almost exclusively run by volunteers.
Each year, it takes hundreds of volunteers to make St Pete Pride happen. This June, SPP will celebrate its 20th anniversary with more ambitious programming than ever before, and that means we’ll need even more incredible volunteers to help bring a robust, inclusive, and fun Pride season to life!

With two paid positions, SPP is almost exclusively run by volunteers. It’s people from the community, like you, who come together and realize the events that provide safe spaces for our friends and neighbors and make St. Petersburg one of the most LGBTQIA+-friendly cities in the country. SPP volunteers are involved with every step of Pride Month, from planning, to execution, to debriefing sessions. As a volunteer, you’re encouraged to get involved with whatever aspects of Pride you’re most interested in and have as much fun as possible in the process.

We are currenting looking for all types of volunteers, from those who would like to pursue dedicated leadership roles to those who would like to help out with an event day-of. If you’re curious about non-profit work, want to share your skills to benefit the LGBTQIA+ community, or are wanting to meet a great new group of service-minded friends, we hope you’ll reach out to learn more about the opportunities we have to offer! We also love having students aboard and are happy to sign off on any hours needed for scholarships, university, etc.

More than ever, we want to show the State of Florida and the world how resilient and beautiful our community is, and that starts by engaging and empowering volunteers who make St Pete Pride possible. We hope that you’ll join us at our upcoming Volunteer Mixer at the SPP Office (3251 3rd Ave N, St Petersburg, FL 33713) on May 15th at 2PM. There, you can meet some of the SPP leadership team, mingle with other volunteers, and learn about our first event of the Pride season, Miss St Pete Pride. We’ll have an additional mixer in June, too, so stay tuned!

As Volunteer Coordinator, I’m passionate about working with individuals and groups alike to find volunteer roles that are best suited to their goals, talents, and availability. Please email me at [email protected] or visit stpetepride.org.. for more information about volunteering for any upcoming events this season. Our website has information regarding all of this year’s events as well as a volunteer page.

We’re looking forward to an impactful, high-energy Pride Month that will culminate in a celebration of our volunteers at the beach. Whether this is your first pride or your 20th, we hope you’ll consider getting involved and would love to meet and work with you!

—In Pride, Shelby
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