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Become a Pride Mentor

Our Peer Support Program is specifically geared towards helping to provide support, resources and access to gender affirming care to the Trans and Non-Binary communities. Our Pride Mentors have an opportunity to share their supportive skills, meaningful experiences, and wealth of knowlegde to empower Pride Peers. Are you looking to be a source of a supportive relationship for someone naviagting their gender journey or gender health journey? Would you like to support and empower someone navigating similar shared experiences? What about creating meaningful connections, opportunities, and experiences to help others build resiliency and adaptability?
The Utah Pride Center's Peer Support team wants you as a Pride Mentor. Pride Mentors are amazing volunteers who are trained in LGBTQ+ cultural competency, are trauma-informed, and adhere to the Utah Pride Center's confidentiality code. By becoming a Pride Mentor you will have the opprtunity to share your caring, supportive skills to create meaningful connections and community, with a flexible schedule, and a sense of purpose. Create opportunities to access visibility, intersectional inclusion, guidance, and support to other transgender and gender diverse Pride Peers!

We appreciate your enthusiasm to become a Mentor in our Pride Peer Support Program at the Utah Pride Center! Please respond to the following questions and a member of the Utah Pride Center will be in contact with you after you have submitted this form.

  • Days/hours of commitment will vary based on the needs of participants and volunteer availability. 
  • All participants must maintain confidentiality for all information learned from their peer support relationship. 
  • Participants will not be informed, updated or made aware of others participating in Pride Peer Support. 
  • Pride peer volunteers will respect participant’s desires if they no longer wish to participate in the peer support program. 
  • Pride Peers will respect each participant’s right to privacy and their right to make decisions about treatment and will avoid giving any medical advice. 
  • Both pride peer volunteers and participants will respect and use each other’s chosen name and pronouns. 
  • Pride peers will connect with participants at both parties preferred method of communication (via phone call, text, virtual meeting, and/or in-person meeting at Utah Pride Center.) 
  • Pride peers will report any concerns or questions to the Utah Pride Center Mental Health Clinic if necessary.