Genderbands Free Chest Binder Program for Trans Individuals

Open Opportunity

About

Chest binders are an essential part of trans and non-binary health, providing relief from gender dysphoria by giving the chest a flat appearance. Chest binders tend to cost at least $35 per binder and unfortunately, this is out of a lot of trans individuals' budgets (with trans people being disproportionally affected by lower socioeconomic status, particularly trans BIPOC). Many minors apply for the program because they don't have a safe way to get one from guardians in their lives. I am the program director.  I'm a Psych major at USU and I am a trans man. If you live in the Orem area we could really use help packaging and if you're outside that area there's lots of online help needed (we currently have over 4000 applications). 
VOLUNTEER NEEDED
Binder Team Member
TESTIMONIALS
-Estimated 5 hrs a week
-Time varies depending on amount of binder requests
-Email binder recipients, asking for testimonials and pictures
-Log testimonials and pictures on the Google Drive
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PROCESSING AND PACKAGING
-Estimated 5-10 hrs a week
-Time varies depending on amount of binder requests
-If there's questions about their application, email binder applicants 
-Track application progress
-Assign a binder
-Package binder and adjust inventory
-Email binder recipients when their binders are shipped
Positions
20 Remaining
Conferencing Link
Requirement Details

Wondering if you should register to volunteer? Based on the CDC guidelines, we are asking you the following questions:

  1. Have you been exposed to someone who has been diagnosed with COVID-19? See the CDC’s risk assessment guidance.

  2. Do you have symptoms consistent with COVID-19? Symptoms can include a cough or shortness of breath or at least two of the following: Fever, Chills, Repeated shaking with chills, Muscle pain, Headache, Sore throat, New loss of taste or smell. See the CDC’s symptom information.

If you answered "yes" to any of those questions, we ask you not to register. We are doing all we can to align with best practices and keep our community healthy.
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