The end of the year has us feeling all reflective and stuff. Here's some of the highlights of 2018!
Staff lunch at @bestie_cafe today! Aren’t we adorable? 💕
It's our last day of 2018!! Huge thank you to all of our amazing volunteers, staff, members, sponsors & supporters who have helped us keep doing what we do!⠀ ⠀ We'll be back again on Wednesday 9th of January in the new year! From all of us behind the scenes at RY, we wish you all a safe, happy, fun, relaxing and memorable summer break 💕
Everybody say hello to Min, our new Volunteer Coordinator!! She’s a fan of surfing, astrology and travelling, we are super excited to have her join our team! 🙌🏽🙌🏽💕
So cool to have the students from the diversity council at Manurewa High School come to visit our centre today!! ❤️❤️☀️
It's been a big year! Come celebrate with us next week 🌈🎉
We're excited to announce that our friends at @asbbank have offered us a $2,500 cash scholarship for a tertiary student who has volunteered within the rainbow community! ⠀ Here is the link to apply: https://form.jotform.com/83216185632961
We are looking for a new Administration Coordinator to join our Auckland team! Head over to www.ry.org.nz/employment to apply 😊
Help us stock up our community wardrobe! 👕 👚 ✨
One week to go for the Rainbow Mental Health survey!It's super important that rainbow experiences of accessing mental health support are documented - if you have a spare moment, please fill out the survey!
Let us help you get to Hui Takatāpui 2018! Head over to our Facebook page to apply or just send us a message for the link :)
The U=U (Undetectable=Untransmittable) Tour is an important opportunity to learn more about the U=U movement, Undetectable Viral Load and their enormous potential for ending new HIV transmissions and tackling stigma.⠀ ⠀ Don't miss out on these @endinghivnz events this weekend!
It’s #intersexawarenessday today. We’re proud to support the mahi of @intersexyouthaotearoa and work to ensure that the issues faced by our intersex whānau are not invisibilised in the LGBTIQ community. 💛💜💛💜💛💜
Come hang out with us this Halloween! :)🧛🎃👻
Last weekend we had our Ngaruru Kahukura ki Ōtautahi, a 3-day training hui for those who are new to facilitating a queer, gender-diverse and intersex peer support group. We had an incredible time meeting the young leaders in the South Island who are giving back to the community!⠀ ⠀ Special thanks to Rehua Marae, @countdown_nz & @christchurchcc for making this hui possible!
Today is the last day to apply for the Volunteer Coordinator Role! If you're someone who loves working with people and building relationships, head over to www.ry.org.nz/employment to apply :) 🌈😀
Ribbon-making is on tonight!! If you’ve ever wanted to check out our drop-in centre this is your chance, come eat pizza and get crafty with us - 6pm! 🌈💕
Ever thought about joining our team?? We're looking for someone who loves working with people, is good at building relationships, and wants to learn and grow with us as our Volunteer Coordinator! Could this be you? Head over to https://www.ry.org.nz/employment/ 🌈✨
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We're making more ribbons next week!! If you’ve ever wanted to check out the space but haven’t had a chance, this is your moment!! Just bring yourself, we'll bring the pizza, snacks, ribbons & (bad/dad) jokes 🌈🎗️
We're looking for a Volunteer Coordinator! This is an exciting opportunity to join the RainbowYOUTH whānau as a full time staff member. We want someone who loves working with people, is good at building relationships, and wants to learn and grow with us! We will provide full training for this role, and our Support Manager will work closely with you as you are learning the ropes. There could also be an opportunity to complete your NZQA Level 3 or Level 4 Youth Work certificate through this role, if that’s of interest to you. If you’d like to know more, please get in touch!
We are SO excited to be a part of this! There is a huge lack of research around rainbow mental health, and information like this is vital for us to understand the gaps in mental health support. Please complete this survey if you have a minute! The link is in our bio 🌈
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Today is the last day to give us your feedback through our annual survey! Plz take a minute to fill this in whānau; we want to make sure we're doing the best we can to make Aotearoa a better place for our queer, gender diverse and intersex rangatahi. Link is in our bio! https://form.jotform.com/82241054083953
Today is National Coming Out Day. Coming out can be really difficult for a lot of people, and isn’t always safe, affirming, or positive for everyone. If you need some support, please reach out! We have a bunch of different services for queer and gender diverse young people, you can e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org 💝✨🌈
Last night we joined a bunch of amazing wāhine to celebrate the 125 Year anniversary of women's suffrage in Aotearoa. While this is an important milestone, it's crucial we recognise we still have mahi to do until ALL women are recognised as equal in our society #challengetransphobia
Awesome to join Hīkoia te Kōrero - Walk the Talk, a celebration of te reo Māori for #tewikiotereomāori 👍🏽🌈❤️
S A M O R A 🌺😘 She is our new Placement Student from the UoA working with Victoria to support our young people! Today she will be taking over our insta story, if you got any questions DM us!
It's that ANNUAL SURVEY time again! We want to hear how you think we're doing... the good, the bad and the ugly 😂 Your responses will help us with our mahi in the year ahead, and ensure that we stay responsive and accountable to our communities! 📋link in bio 👆🏻 👆🏻 👆🏻 👆🏻
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Its #WearItPurple day today, and we had a wee photo shoot to celebrate! Wear it Purple is a day to celebrate our communities for their diversity and awesomeness! 🌈💜 @wear_it_purple
Who's got their @hellpizza shirt yet? Snap a pic and send it to us! Every cent raised by the sales of the shirts goes straight to helping us do our work with queer, gender diverse and intersex youth. Grab yours via the link in our bio! #theonlyhellimgoingto 🌈+ 🍕= ❤️
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Free speech is one thing - using your platform to spread harmful and potentially life-threatening opinions about marginalised communities is something else. We're excited to partner with @HellPizza to amplify this message & we hope you'll support us too. Links in our bio!
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We’re proud to release the @outloudaotearoa report that we sent as a submission to the Mental Health Inquiry Panel so that the voices of our communities would be heard loud and clear. Arohanui to everyone who contributed to the project. We’re so proud to be a part of it. Head to the link in our bio to read it 🙌🏽
If you don't get why today's meme is a meme, you're too old 😜 #MaxsMondayMeme 📷 accidentalnecrophiliac.tumblr.com
Two of our volunteers Alex and Ben dropped in and visited today! They’ve been on an adventure around Aotearoa in their van for the last 6 months. They’re heading to the west coast today. You can follow their adventures at @gofargowide 🏕🚐🌲🌏
Shout out to the young people behind @afapride for their support of our queer, gender diverse and intersex communities with their Brookie Smash (a brownie & cookie slice)!!! 😍😭 Catch them this weekend at Westfield Manukau 🤤🤤🤤