Volunteer with Mpowerment

Interested in volunteering for Mpowerment to create social and educational events for young gay, bi and queer guys?


Mpowerment is looking for youth volunteers to be a part of our Core Group team!

Mpowerment is an HIV leadership program by and for young gay, bi, and queer men. We engage young men through social and outreach events, discussions, and workshops that create supportive networks! In our weekly events and workshops,  guys are invited to come together to connect and learn from each other.

Mpowerment Core Group members are volunteers that meet once a week to plan and facilitate the events that we host. Some Core Group members join us to learn about event planning and facilitation; others join us to share their skills in these areas. All Core Group members share the same passion for building inclusive communities for young men, and are keen to learn and share information about HIV and sexual wellbeing.

Volunteering with Mpowerment will offer you the chance to develop your skills in a multitude of areas, based on what you want. We hope that the volunteers that join us will be able to gain and work on their leadership, communication, planning, and networking skills. You will gain a greater sense of connection to our gay, bi, and queer communities, as well as developing your own leadership capacity.

If you are interested in this opportunity and identify as a young (under 30) gay, bisexual, queer, or two-spirit guy, please email Darren, darrenh@youthco.org. We’re excited to hear from you!

YouthCO's office is located on the unceded traditional territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm, Sḵwx̱wú7mesh and Tsleil-Waututh people. Our programs take place on unceded, ancestral, and traditional territories of many Indigenous nations across what is now called BC.

YouthCO believes that all youth have the right to accessible and affirming information about our health. We also know each of us has a unique relationship to our bodies, sex, sexuality, substance use, and harm reduction. For many of us, the words other people use for our bodies and their functions are not the words we use for ourselves. Throughout our website, YouthCO uses words for bodies and sex that we know will not reflect the full diversity of our communities. We have tried to, where possible, be as expansive with our language as we know how to while being as specific as possible. As youth leading the HIV movement, we too are learning about the best words for our experiences and do not do this perfectly. We invite any feedback about the language used on our website to help us move forward in the best ways for all youth in our communities!