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Frequently Asked Questions

  1. What does one n ten do?
    • We provide resources, support and a safe space for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning (LGBTQ) youth and their straight allies, ages 14-24.
  2. When do you meet?
    • We have our own youth center located at 3660 N. 3rd St, Phoenix, 85012 which is open from 4:00-8:00pm Mondays-Fridays. We offer additional satellite programs in Tempe on Tuesday nights from 7pm – 8:30pm at 715 W. 5th Street, Tempe, AZ, in Meas on Thursday nights from 7pm-8:30pm at 207 N Mesa Dr, Mesa, AZ, and in Glendale on Tuesday nights from 7pm-8:30 at 8607 N. 59th Ave. Suite #3A, Glendale, AZ. All programs are completely free, and all youth of age are welcome to attend. Just show up!
    • We offer additional resources and programs for youth too ranging from housing resources, to competitive sports teams! Contact our staff for more information about these programs.
  3. Why is it called one n ten?
    • one n ten is based on a statistic that was popular when the organization was formed which states approximately one in ten people identify as LGBTQ.
  4. How is your organization run?
    • one n ten has a Board of Directors that oversees the work of the Executive Director and helps shape the organization on a macro level. The Executive Director is responsible for all aspects of the day-to-day management of the agency, including ultimate oversight of the program staff, volunteers and interns. The Director of Programs oversees all programs and additional staff, interns and volunteers. Volunteers are most important for providing support and mentorship for youth during our group night sessions and assist the Director with events and programs.
  5. How many volunteers do you have?
    • We currently have 30 volunteers who attend our programs at least once a week and/or help run our summer camp program, and also help with all sorts of fundraising and other special events.
  6. How do I become a volunteer?
    • Our volunteers must be 25 years of age or older, able to pass a background check, and obtain a finger print clearance card which is processed through one n ten . If you are interested in becoming a program volunteer please email our Volunteer Manager, Joaquin Mota for more information.
  7. What kind of things do you do at the weekly programs?
    • We have a variety of programs about anything from coming out, current politics, race and sexuality, to problem solving games, designing t-shirt slogans around topics for prevention, and even have game nights and parties. There is always the opportunity to talk to volunteers or peers one-on-one in a supervised setting if you have a concern or problem, and we have a big blue drop box if you don’t feel comfortable approaching anyone. Our Youth Volunteers are AWESOME and makes everyone feel welcome and will introduce new people to others in the group.

AND… We always have snacks!

 

 

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