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The LGBT Network is an association of nonprofit organizations that serve the LGBT communities of Long Island and Queens including Long Island Gay and Lesbian Youth (LIGALY), The Long Island LGBT Community Center (The Center), Services and Advocacy for LGBT Elders - Long Island (SAGE-LI), and the Queens LGBT Community Center (Q Center). All the Network organizations are proud to be Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers. People of color, women, trans and gender non-conforming people, and individuals of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.



Assistant Program Manager, Youth & Education Services Queens Region (F/T)
Position Summary:

The LGBT Network is seeking a full-time Assistant Program Manager, Youth and Education Services at the Queens LGBT Center (Q-Center), who will have the unique opportunity to establish and expand a range of youth programming and services, both within the Q-Center and throughout Queens. The Assistant Program Manager will provide the day-to-day leadership and management for two program areas: (1) Youth drop-in programs providing support, leadership development, and health promotion services to LGBT youth; and (2) Education and training programs that create safer and more affirming spaces for LGBT people in the larger community. The Assistant Program Manager for Youth and Education Services reports to the Director of Programs.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

The Assistant Program Manager for Youth and Education Services is responsible to:
• Supervise and manage the Youth and Education Services program unit and its three (3) full-time staff for the planning, delivery, and evaluation of programs and services
• Design, manage, and execute a strategic outreach and promotion plan to identify, engage, recruit, and sustain youth participants in programs
• Manage an evolving range of drop-in programs and events for LGBT youth, including the full range of youth engagement from recruitment to retention
• Establish and launch weekend programming for LGBT youth and the greater community
• Oversee the planning and implementation of several key annual youth events including, school-based awareness campaigns, an annual Youth Summit, and others
• Oversee the timely and effective scheduling, delivery, and evaluation of all education, training, anti-bullying, and leadership activities for schools, community-based organizations, government agencies, law enforcement, healthcare professionals, and other members of the community
• Establish and foster relationships with key stakeholders in schools and community groups
• Deliver education and training activities, as needed
• Represent organization at relevant community events and collaborative committees
• Facilitate groups and meetings, as needed
• Coordinate data collection and reporting for organizational and grant reports and monitoring activities, and ensure all reports are submitted in a timely manner
• Coordinate work schedules of Youth and Education Services staff in accordance with program needs, as well as overall Q-Center coverage needs
• Other duties as assigned

Qualification Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred
• Two-plus years of experience supervising full-time staff in a human services setting preferred
• Two-plus years of experience working with youth in afterschool, leadership development, or similar settings
• Five-plus years of experience in a human service setting with a range of health promotion, social support, community-building, and education/training services strongly sought
• Group facilitation and/or education experience preferred
• Proficiency with computer skills such as Microsoft Word and Excel
• Bilingual English/Spanish preferred
• Commitment to and knowledge of the LGBT community

Other Requirements:

• Flexible work schedule a must, as this position requires working nights and weekends
• Reliable transportation and a valid driver license preferred as this position will require travel throughout Queens
• Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with a wide range of people and flexibility
• Ability to work both independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment
• Strong organizational skills for handling multiple tasks at once
• Strong supervisory skills
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• The ability to respond sensitively to the needs of our clients

Salary and Benefits:

Salary commensurate with experience

Applications Procedure:

Qualified applicants should submit and attach both a cover letter and resume to jobs@lgbtnetwork.org. In your cover letter, please indicate any involvement in the LGBT community, whether it is as a professional, volunteer, or activist. Applicants that do not follow these guidelines will not be considered. No phone calls, please.



Youth Services Coordinator Queens Region (F/T)
Position Summary:

The LGBT Network is seeking a full-time Youth Services Coordinator in the Queens LGBT Center (Q-Center) location for a unique opportunity to be a part of establishing, growing, and delivering new programs serving LGBT youth. The Youth Services Coordinator reports to the Assistant Program Manager for Youth & Education.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

The Youth Services Coordinator is responsible to:
• Create, plan, coordinate, and deliver a range of regular programs and events for LGBT youth at the Q-Center that develop leadership skills, provide support, promote health, and build resiliency
• Conduct outreach and program promotion activities to recruit, engage, and retain LGBT youth in programs and maximize program utilization
• Identify youth leaders and develop their leadership skills through structured activities
• Deliver and facilitate community education, anti-bullying, and sexual/reproductive justice workshops programs in both community and school settings, as needed
• Facilitation of Sexual and Reproductive Justice trainings and workshops as needed
• Assist in establishing and launching weekend programming for LGBT youth and the greater community
• Representing organization at relevant community events and collaborative committees
• Documenting, tracking, and monitoring participant utilization for program reports
• Writing and/or preparing, and submitting grant reports in a timely manner
• Other duties as assigned

Qualification Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree in human services, social work, or related field required
• Master’s degree in human services, social work, or related field preferred
• One-plus years of professional experience, with a preference for experience in a nonprofit setting, and/or school-based outreach and education programs, and/or working with LGBT youth and communities
• Group facilitation experience preferred
• Experience working with youth and/or LGBT individuals, conducting community education, family planning services, and/or community organizing preferred
• Knowledge and experience designing and implementing programs that focus on youth
• Proficiency with computer skills such as Microsoft Word and Excel
• Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred
• Commitment to and knowledge of the LGBT youth community as well as principles of youth development

Other Requirements:

• Flexible work schedule a must, as this position may require working nights and weekends
• Reliable transportation and a valid driver license preferred as this position will require travel throughout Queens
• Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with a wide range of people and flexibility
• Ability to work independently and report progress in a timely manner
• Strong public speaking, networking, and writing skills
• Strong organizational skills for handling multiple tasks at once
• Ability to work collaboratively with other staff and community partners
• The ability to respond sensitively to the needs of our clients

Salary and Benefits:

Salary commensurate with experience

Applications Procedure:

Qualified applicants should submit and attach both a cover letter and resume to jobs@lgbtnetwork.org. In your cover letter, please indicate any involvement in the LGBT community, whether it is as a professional, volunteer, or activist. Applicants that do not follow these guidelines will not be considered. No phone calls, please.



Community Educator Queens Region (F/T)
Position Summary:

The LGBT Network is seeking a full-time Community Educator at the Queens LGBT Community Center (Q-Center) in Long Island City, New York to deliver Anti-Bullying and Community Education and Training Services to create safer, more supportive for LGBT affirming spaces for LGBT people. The Community Educator reports to the Assistant Program Manager, Youth and Education Services.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

The Community Educator is responsible to:
• Deliver a variety of LGBT cultural competency, sexuality and social justice workshops and trainings for students, school staff, parents, youth service providers and community members in various community settings
• Coordinate and facilitate youth advisory committee focused on sexual and reproductive justice
• Organize annual “National Coming Out Day” and “#GetJustice Day of Action” campaigns with schools and community organizations
• Assist with curriculum development and annual Youth Empowerment Summit.
• Conduct outreach to schools and a range of health and human service providers to establish and/or develop relationships, maximize program utilization and promote program services
• Facilitate discussions on a wide range of LGBT health, rights and advocacy related topics for students in Gender-Sexuality Alliance, Gay/Straight Alliance (GSA) or similar clubs, and at Q-Center Programs
• Provide Technical Assistance to GSA club student leadership and advisory staff around issues of recruitment, educational activities, and advocacy to improve their in-school clubs
• Represent organization at relevant community events and collaborative committees
• Develop and maintain relationships with school-based stakeholders including administration, faculty, guidance/counseling staff, parents and student leadership
• Outreach for and schedule trainings in schools and community settings
• Assist with data collection and program reporting
• Attend staff and individual supervision meetings, trainings and conferences as appropriate
• Other duties as assigned

Qualification Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree, Master’s preferred in human services, social work, education or related field, or equivalent work experience
• Two years of professional experience, with a preference for experience in a non-profit setting, working in the human services field and/or school-based outreach and education programs with LGBT youth and communities
• Knowledge and experience designing and implementing programs that focus on youth development, including youth leadership development and training
• Experience working with youth and/or LGBT individuals, conducting community education, family planning services, and/or community organizing preferred
• Group facilitation experience preferred
• Proficiency with computer skills such as Microsoft Word and Excel
• Bilingual English/Spanish preferred
• Commitment to and knowledge of the LGBT youth community as well as principles of youth development

Other Requirements:

• Flexible work schedule a must, as this position may require working nights and weekends
• Reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license preferred, as this position requires travel throughout Queens
• Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with a wide range of people
• Ability to work both independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.
• Strong public speaking, presentation, networking, and writing skills
• Strong organizational skills for managing and prioritizing tasks and projects
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• The ability to respond sensitively to the needs of our clients

Salary and Benefits:

Salary commensurate with experience

Applications Procedure:

Qualified applicants should submit and attach both a cover letter and resume along with salary history to jobs@lgbtnetwork.org. In your cover letter, please indicate any involvement in the LGBT community, whether it is as a professional, volunteer, or activist. Applicants that do not follow these guidelines will not be considered. No phone calls, please.



LGBT Immigrant Community Organizer Queens Region (F/T)
Position Summary:

The LGBT Network has an immediate opening for an LGBT Immigrant Community Organizer in our Long Island City, Queens location. This position will have the opportunity to play a role in the design and launch of a new effort within LGBT and Immigrant communities to advance visibility, expand services, and advocate for service needs. The LGBT Immigrant Community Organizer reports to the Director of Programs.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

The LGBT Immigrant Community Organizer is responsible to:
• Identify and engage LGBT immigrants of all ages throughout Queens and NYC
• Develop relationships with immigration services organizations to promote collaboration and establish partnerships
• Deliver and organize community education, group and family events, and individual empowerment activities to raise awareness of the issues and rights of LGBT immigrants
• Build and mobilize a cadre of LGBT immigrant community leaders to help organize events, coordinate workshops and information sessions, and to develop and share resources
• Serve as a safe channel and clearinghouse of immigrant resources to connect people to needed services, including residency and citizenship efforts, health insurance, healthcare, and other needs
• Educate and assist individuals with immigration rights, reform, administrative relief, and options for undocumented and unaccompanied youth
• Conduct advocacy activities on behalf of LGBT immigrants when service or access issues arise
• Adopt a linguistically and culturally appropriate approach to work with people of color and Spanish-speaking Latinx and immigrant families
• Develop and deliver workshops and training programs to enhance both the LGBT and Immigration competency of organizations, law firms, and government agencies
• Provide translation/interpretation services as needed/appropriate
• Participate in various community events and committees
• Document, track, and monitor participant utilization for grants, funders, and organizational reporting
• Work with all Queens staff to assure that needs/concerns of people of color and immigrants are addressed in each program, service and communication when applicable and appropriate
• Perform other duties as assigned

Qualification Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree in human services, social work, community organizing or other related field preferred, or equivalent work experience
• Bilingual/fluent (written and verbal) in English and Spanish required
• Demonstrated ability to establish, maintain, and grow relationships with other professionals to foster and promote inter-agency collaboration and/or the development of partnerships
• Experience in community organizing and/or engagement of hard-to-reach populations
• Group facilitation and/or public speaking experience strongly preferred
• Curriculum/Training development experience strongly preferred
• Certified Community Navigator/Community Healthcare Worker or willingness to be trained as a Community Navigator
• Commitment to and knowledge of LGBT and immigrant issues

Other Requirements:

• Flexible work schedule a must, as this position requires working evenings and may require working some weekends
• Reliable transportation and a valid driver license preferred as this position will require travel throughout Queens
• Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with a wide range of people and flexibility
• Ability to work independently and report progress in a timely manner
• Strong public speaking, networking, and writing skills
• Strong organizational skills for handling multiple tasks at once
• Ability to work collaboratively with other staff and community partners
• The ability to respond sensitively to the needs of our clients

Salary and Benefits:

Salary commensurate with experience

Applications Procedure:

Qualified applicants should submit and attach both a cover letter and resume along with salary history to jobs@lgbtnetwork.org. In your cover letter, please indicate any involvement in the LGBT community, whether it is as a professional, volunteer or activist. Applications that do not follow these guidelines will not be considered. No phone calls, please.



LGBT Services Consortium Coordinator, Queens (F/T)
Position Summary:

The LGBT Network is seeking a full-time LGBT Services Consortium Coordinator at the Queens LGBT Center (Q-Center). This position will have the unique opportunity to help shape and set priorities for a new Consortium of LGBT-serving health and human service agencies in Queens and throughout the outer boroughs of New York City. The LGBT Services Consortium Coordinator reports to the Director of Programs.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

The LGBT Services Consortium Coordinator is responsible to:
• Establish and develop an LGBT Services Consortium to support, promote, and coordinate services for LGBT people in Queens and throughout the outer boroughs of New York City
• Schedule, plan, and facilitate regularly-scheduled Consortium meetings
• Engage service providers in Consortium activities to facilitate information exchange, formalize interagency work, facilitate referrals, and promote resource-sharing
• Work in collaboration with outer borough community partners to develop and implement project plans as the lead organization
• Build relationships with health and human service providers and represent the LGBT Network in a variety of community committees, task forces, and coalitions
• Identify and evaluate service gaps for LGBT people in Queens
• Create and maintain a resource and referral database for LGBT-affirming services in Queens and beyond
• Track, monitor, and report on Consortium participation and activities for internal records, contractors and funding opportunities
• Other duties as assigned

Qualification Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred
• Three-plus years of experience in a non-profit setting with a background in community organizing and/or other service coordination experience
• Demonstrate ability to establish, maintain, and grow relationships with other professionals to foster and promote inter-agency collaboration and/or the development of partnerships
• Demonstrate understanding of Queens and New York City Health and Human Services infrastructure, organization and existing resources
• Ability to respond to competing and conflicting demands, while maintaining positive relationships with stakeholders
• Group facilitation/public speaking experience preferred
• Proficiency with computer skills such as Microsoft Word and Excel
• Bilingual English/Spanish preferred
• Commitment to and knowledge of the LGBT community

Other Requirements:

• Flexible work schedule a must, as this position may require working nights and weekends
• Reliable transportation and a valid driver license preferred as this position will require travel throughout Queens
• Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with a wide range of people and flexibility
• Ability to work both independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment
• Excellent organizations skills, to prioritize and track multiple projects at once
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• The ability to respond sensitively to the needs of our clients

Salary and Benefits:

Salary commensurate with experience

Applications Procedure:

Qualified applicants should submit and attach both a cover letter and resume to jobs@lgbtnetwork.org. Applicants that do not follow these guidelines will not be considered. No phone calls, please.



Development & Communications Manager Queens Region (F/T)
Position Summary:

The LGBT Network is seeking a full-time Development & Communications Manager based from its Queens LGBT Center (Q-Center). The LGBT Network is experiencing a significant expansion in Queens, and this position will support the growing programs and services through development and communications. The Development & Communications Manager reports to Vice President of Development.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

The Development & Communications Manager is responsible to:
• Develop and execute a development and fundraising strategy to increase contributions and gifts from individuals, companies, and other institutions to support and grow the LGBT Network’s expanding services and programs in Queens/NYC;
• Establish, build, and cultivate relationships with existing and prospective donors, and conduct face-to-face solicitation to achieve fundraising goals;
• Lead efforts for a fundraising dinner, including working with honoree(s), recruiting and managing event committee members, securing sponsorships, marketing the event, and achieving fundraising event goals;
• Develop and implement strategies to increase giving from existing donors;
• Establish and build relationships through face-to-face meetings and networking opportunities;
• Sustain and grow Membership program through the identification, cultivation, and solicitation of individual donors, with a focus on annual gifts of $1,000 to $5,000;
• Collaborate with other staff to coordinate participation in Pride events and activities;
• Create and implement a strategic direct marketing effort via social media, e-mail, and direct mail to increase awareness of programs and services, and increase fundraising;
• Coordinate web site updates with the Communications Department;
• Supports donor relationships by scheduling meetings, taking notes, and managing donor records;
• Ensure the accurate capture and recording of donor information and activities.
• Collaborates and drafts marketing campaigns using Mail Chimp.
• Other duties as assigned.

Qualification Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, non-profit management, and/or fundraising
• Minimum five years’ professional experience
• Experience in non-profit development and fundraising preferred
• Outstanding relationship management and ambassadorship experience strongly preferred
• Commitment to and knowledge of the LGBT community
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation as this position requires travel throughout Nassau and Suffolk Counties
• Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work with a wide range of people and flexibility
• Strong organizational skills for handling multiple tasks at once
• Some nights and weekends required
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Proficiency with computer skills such as Microsoft Word and Excel
• Ability to work both independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.

Other Requirements:

• Flexible work schedule a must, as this position requires working nights and weekends
• Reliable transportation and a valid driver license preferred as this position will require travel throughout Queens
• Bilingual English/Spanish preferred
• Group facilitation and/or education experience preferred
• Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with a wide range of people and flexibility
• Strong organizational skills for handling multiple tasks at once

Salary and Benefits:

Salary commensurate with experience

Applications Procedure:

Qualified applicants should submit and attach both a cover letter and resume to jobs@lgbtnetwork.org. Applicants that do not follow these guidelines will not be considered. No phone calls, please.



Behavioral Health Counselor (F/T)
Position Summary:

The LGBT Network is seeking a full-time Behavioral Health Counselor to provide mental health, support, and anti-violence programs that work to empower lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people. This Behavioral Health Counselor reports to the Program Manager, Community-Building and Support Services.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

The Behavioral Health Counselor is responsible to:
• Deliver counseling services to individuals, couples, and families, with an emphasis on serving the transgender community;
• Facilitate weekly Long Island Trans Experience (LITE) support groups for the transgender community and their families and support systems;
• Facilitate bi-weekly support groups for parents of LGBT people, especially parents of LGBT youth;
• Deliver a range of services for survivors of intimate partner violence, sexual assault, anti-LGBT and HIV-motivated instances of hate, with crisis intervention, counseling, education, information and referral, court advocacy, and any other support and advocacy services;
• Provide referrals for a range of services, and maintain organization’s referral directory;
• Meet established programmatic goals;
• Track program data and complete program and grant reporting, evaluation activities, data management and ensure all grant reports are submitted in a timely manner;
• Attend staff and individual supervision meetings, trainings and conferences as appropriate; and
• Other duties as assigned.

Qualification Requirements:

• Licensed Master of Social Work (LMSW) required; Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) a plus
• A minimum of two (2) years of experience delivering mental health and/or support services to LGBT people, with specific and extensive experience working with transgender and gender non-conforming people strongly preferred; Candidates should have demonstrable experience working in a counseling setting around issues of sexual orientation and coming out; gender identity and transitioning; substance use/abuse; depression; anxiety; and similar needs;
• Demonstrated commitment to, and knowledge of, the LGBT community;
• Ability to navigate and problem-solve client needs and problems through establishing and building relationships with other service providers for effective and efficient referrals;
• Strong supervisory skills;
• Proficiency with computer skills such as Microsoft Word and Excel;

Other Requirements:

• Flexible work schedule a must, as this position requires afternoon to early evening hours and weekends
• Reliable transportation and a valid driver license as this position will require travel throughout Nassau and Suffolk County
• Excellent interpersonal and phone skills and ability to work with a wide range of people
• Strong public speaking and networking skills as well as excellent written and oral communication skills
• Ability to work both independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.
• Strong organizational skills for handling multiple tasks at once

Salary and Benefits:

Salary commensurate with experience

Applications Procedure:

Qualified applicants should submit and attach both a cover letter and resume along with salary history to jobs@lgbtnetwork.org. In your cover letter, please indicate any involvement in the LGBT community, whether it is as a professional, volunteer, or activist. Applicants that do not follow these guidelines will not be considered. No phone calls, please.

The LGBT Network is an association of nonprofit organizations that serve the LGBT communities of Long Island and Queens including Long Island Gay and Lesbian Youth (LIGALY), The Long Island LGBT Community Center (The Center), Services and Advocacy for LGBT Elders - Long Island (SAGE-LI), and the Queens LGBT Community Center (Q-Center). All of the Network’s organizations are proud to be Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers. People of color, women, trans and gender non-conforming people, and individuals of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.



Center Families Program Coordinator (F/T)
Position Summary:

The LGBT Network is seeking a full-time a Center Families Program Coordinator to coordinate and grow programming and activities for LGBT-headed families and for LGBT people seeking to start a family. The Center Families Program Coordinator reports to the Program Manager for Community-Building and Support Services.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

The Center Families Program Coordinator is responsible to:
• Plan and facilitate monthly events and programs for LGBT-headed families that bring together and unite LGBT-headed families and to build community;
• Coordinate networking opportunities and family play days for LGBT families;
• Coordinate and hold regular educational events and activities to promote the various ways LGBT people can build or grow families, including surrogacy, insemination, fostering, and/or adoption;
• Facilitate and manage the Center Families Advisory Committee to identify new opportunities for Center Families programming, and to further promote available programming;
• Represent the LGBT Network at relevant community events and collaborative committees;
• Assist with data collection and reporting;
• Write and/or edit and prepare grant reports; and
• Other duties as assigned.

Qualification Requirements:

• Bachelors degree required, Masters degree in social work or related field preferred
• Minimum of 2 years experience working in the human services field
• Commitment to and knowledge of the LGBT community
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• The ability to respond sensitively to the needs of our clients
• Proficiency with computer skills such as Microsoft Word and Excel
• Ability to work both independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.

Other Requirements:

• Flexible work schedule a must, as this position requires working nights and weekends
• Reliable transportation and a valid driver license as this position will require travel throughout Queens and Long Island
• Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with a wide range of people and flexibility
• Strong organizational skills for handling multiple tasks at once.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary commensurate with experience.

Applications Procedure:

All applications must be submitted online at www.lgbtnetwork.org/careers. Qualified applicants should submit and attach both a cover letter and resume along with salary history. In your cover letter, please indicate any involvement in the LGBT community, whether it is as a professional, volunteer or activist. Applications that do not follow these guidelines will not be considered. No phone calls, please.

The LGBT Network is an association of nonprofit organizations that serve the LGBT communities of Long Island and Queens including Long Island Gay and Lesbian Youth (LIGALY), The Long Island LGBT Community Center (The Center), Services and Advocacy for LGBT Elders - Long Island (SAGE-LI), and



Special Events Manager (F/T)
Position Summary:

The LGBT Network (The Network) has an immediate opening for a Special Events Manager. The Special Events Manager is responsible for the planning and execution of the Network’s special fundraising event roster, including achieving revenue goals, volunteer committee management, and event promotion.

The Special Events Manager reports to the Director of Development.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

The Special Events Manager will:
• Achieve established fundraising goals for each event through the identification, cultivation, and solicitation of contributions including, but not limited to: Sponsorships; Tickets; Journal ads; Auction items; and Other in-kind contributions (e.g. flowers, audio-visual services, media, etc.).
• Work with Director of Development to identify, cultivate, and/or solicit prospects, donors, and/or sponsors.
• Work with Development Department to secure partnerships and corporate sponsorships to achieve event revenue goals, including the personal/individual solicitation of individual and institutional donors and prospects.
• Recruit, train, and manage volunteer committees as designated to support event production and management, and maximize event fundraising potential.
• Lead and facilitate, and/or provide support for other staff to lead and facilitate, special event volunteer committees (as designated), including preparing meeting agendas, sending calendar invites, compiling meeting minutes, responding to requests from committee members, developing relationships, and conducting timely and appropriate follow-up and support for committee members to solicit support from their own networks.
• Coordinate and/or support promotion of special events via direct mail, e-mail, and social media; including, but not limited to, the production and review of lists; working with Communications Department to facilitate timely production, and ensuring that web pages are up-to-date and fully prepared.
• Serve as liaison to event vendors, ensuring up-to-date communications, handling event logistics, and planning for smooth and efficient event execution, as well as handling payments.
• Other duties as assigned

Qualification Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree required
• Three-plus years of experience in event planning and corporate sponsorships
• Ability to effectively manage multiple complex projects and achieve goals and objectives
• Must be a self-starter with excellent problem-solving abilities
• Strong written and verbal communications skills
• Strong commitment to the LGBT Network's mission and values
• Understanding of issues and needs related to the LGBT community
• Experience in Event Data Management

Other Requirements:

• Flexible work schedule a must, as this position requires afternoon to early evening hours and weekends
• Reliable transportation and a valid driver license as this position will require travel throughout Nassau and Suffolk County
• Excellent interpersonal and phone skills and ability to work with a wide range of people
• Exceptional oral and written communication skills
• Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills, ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment

Salary and Benefits:

Salary commensurate with experience

Applications Procedure:

Qualified applicants should submit and attach both a cover letter and resume along with salary history to jobs@lgbtnetwork.org. In your cover letter, please indicate any involvement in the LGBT community, whether it is as a professional, volunteer, or activist. Applicants that do not follow these guidelines will not be considered. No phone calls, please.

The LGBT Network is an association of nonprofit organizations that serve the LGBT communities of Long Island and Queens including Long Island Gay and Lesbian Youth (LIGALY), The Long Island LGBT Community Center (The Center), Services and Advocacy for LGBT Elders - Long Island (SAGE-LI), and the Queens LGBT Community Center (Q-Center). All of the Network’s organizations are proud to be Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers. People of color, women, trans and gender non-conforming people, and individuals of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.



HIV/STD Outreach and Testing Specialist (F/T)
Position Summary:

The LGBT Network has an immediate opening for a HIV/STD Outreach and Testing Specialist to conduct outreach through various community initiatives and educational activities, and to deliver HIV/STD testing. This position reports to the Assistant Program Manager for HIV/STD Services.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

The HIV/STD Outreach and Testing Specialist is responsible to:

Outreach & Education
• Participate in organizing and implementing outreach and testing events within the organization and at community venues including bars, clubs, health fairs, and commercial sex venues
• Deliver PrEP/PEP information and education to community members
• Plan, coordinate, and deliver HIV prevention and sexuality education through evidence-based interventions and curriculums for young gay and bisexual men
• Deliver community outreach education workshops at schools and community settings
• Identify new opportunities for outreach to, and engagement of, gay and bisexual men as well as transgender women, especially in communities of color

HIV/STD Testing and Screening
• Provide HIV testing and STD screening employing a Counseling, Testing, and Referral (CTR) service model, and ensure that services are implemented with fidelity and program protocols
• Perform comprehensive PrEP/PEP assessments and assist in making necessary medical appointments for eligible individuals to facilitate access to PrEP/PEP
• Identify and engage individuals who are unaware of their HIV status and link to care and treatment

Other
• Collect contact information for all individuals engaged during outreach efforts
• Represent organization at relevant community events and collaborative committees
• Document, track, and monitor participant utilization for program reports
• Write and/or prepare, and submit grant reports in a timely manner
• Participate in staff meetings, supervisions, trainings, and conferences
• Other duties as assigned

Qualification Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree in human services, social work, public health or other related field preferred, or equivalent work experience
• MSW with counseling experience preferred
• Experience working with LGBT individuals and/or individuals in high-risk HIV transmission categories
• Commitment to and knowledge of the LGBT community
• Phlebotomy Training preferred
• Excellent computer skills and experience with the AIDS Institute Reporting System (AIRS) preferred

Other Requirements:

• Bilingual in English and Spanish highly preferred
• Flexible work schedule a must, as this position may require working nights and weekends;
• Reliable transportation and a valid driver license as this position will require travel throughout Nassau, Suffolk, and Queens Counties
• Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with a wide range of people and flexibility
• Strong written and verbal communication skills;
• Strong organizational skills for handling multiple tasks at once

Salary and Benefits:

Salary commensurate with experience.

Applications Procedure:

Qualified applicants should submit and attach both a cover letter and resume along with salary history to jobs@lgbtnetwork.org. In your cover letter, please indicate any involvement in the LGBT community, whether it is as a professional, volunteer, or activist. Applicants that do not follow these guidelines will not be considered. No phone calls, please.



Program Manager, Youth and Education Services (F/T)
Position Summary:

The LGBT Network is seeking a full-time Program Manager, Youth and Education Services. This position will provide the day-to-day leadership and management for two program areas: (1) Youth drop-in programs providing support, leadership development, and health promotion services to LGBT youth; and (2) Education and training programs that create safer and more affirming spaces for LGBT people in the larger community. The Program Manager for Youth and Education Services serves as one of four Program Managers within the organization, and reports to the Director of Programs.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

The Program Manager for Youth and Education Services is responsible to:
• Provide oversight and management for the Youth and Education Services program unit and its six (6) full-time staff for the planning, delivery, and evaluation of programs and services;
• Manage an evolving range of daily drop-in programs for LGBT youth, with a focus and emphasis on youth development, and the full range of youth engagement from recruitment to retention;
• Ensure the timely and effective scheduling, delivery, and evaluation of all education, training, and leadership activities for schools, community-based organizations, government agencies, law enforcement, healthcare professionals, and other members of the community;
• Deliver education and training activities, as needed;
• Oversee the planning and implementation of several key annual youth events, including LGBT youth prom, “Night of Noise” event, LGBT Conference, school-based awareness campaigns; and others;
• Represent organization at relevant community events and collaborative committees;
• Serve in the staff rotation to open and close community center facilities;
• Coordinate data collection and reporting for organizational and grant reports and monitoring activities, and ensure all reports are submitted in a timely manner; and
• Other duties as assigned.

Qualification Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred
• Two-plus years of experience supervising full-time staff in a human services setting preferred
• Five-plus years of experience in a human services setting with a range of health promotion, social support, community-building, and education/training services strongly sought
• Commitment to and knowledge of the LGBT community
• Strong supervisory skills
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• The ability to respond sensitively to the needs of our clients
• Proficiency with computer skills such as Microsoft Word and Excel
• Ability to work both independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.

Other Requirements:

• Flexible work schedule a must, as this position requires working nights and weekends
• Reliable transportation and a valid driver license as this position will require travel throughout Long Island
• Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with a wide range of people and flexibility
• Strong organizational skills for handling multiple tasks at once

Salary and Benefits:

Salary commensurate with experience

Applications Procedure:

Qualified applicants should submit and attach both a cover letter and resume to jobs@lgbtnetwork.org. Applicants that do not follow these guidelines will not be considered. No phone calls, please.



Transportation Coordinator (P/T)
Position Summary:

The LGBT Network is seeking a part time Transportation Coordinator responsible for providing transportation services to community members for weekly programs and special events. The position is based at our Bay Shore Center with the role of serving all regions of Long Island. The Transportation Coordinator reports to the Program Manager, Youth and Education Services.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

• Provide transportation services for community members in order to increase access to services held at the LGBT Network’s community centers, as well as programs in the community, as needed
• Participate in staff meetings, supervisions, trainings and conferences
• Perform other duties as assigned

Qualification Requirements:

• Must have a valid driver’s license and acceptable motor vehicle record as this position will require travel throughout Long Island.
• A GPS to help navigate Nassau and Suffolk or a knowledge of MapQuest/Google maps
• Ability to exercise good judgment in evaluating situations and making decisions
• Commitment to and knowledge of the LGBT community

Other Requirements:

• Flexible work schedule a must, as this position will require working nights and weekends;
• Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with a wide range of people and flexibility

Salary and Benefits:

Salary commensurate with experience.

Applications Procedure:

Qualified applicants should submit and attach both a cover letter and resume to jobs@lgbtnetwork.org. In your cover letter, please indicate any involvement in the LGBT community, whether it is as a professional, volunteer, or activist. Applicants that do not follow these guidelines will not be considered. No phone calls, please.



Career Exploration Specialist (F/T)
Position Summary:

The LGBT Network has an immediate opening for a Career Exploration Specialist. The Career Exploration Specialist has the unique opportunity to be a part of launching and growing Pathways to Pride, a new afterschool and career exploration program for underserved LGBT youth in western Suffolk County with the two-fold purpose of completing high school and securing employment post-grad. The Career Exploration Specialist will provide afterschool career exploration and access services and conduct outreach. The Career Exploration Specialist reports to the Pathways to Pride Program Manager.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

The Career Exploration Specialist is responsible to:
• Design, manage, and execute a strategic outreach and promotion plan to identify, engage, recruit, and sustain youth participants in the program
• Conducting initial and ongoing assessments/service plans that outline specific goals participants would like to accomplish
• Assisting participants with the utilization of CareerZone and JobZone for career pathways exploration
• Preparing and assisting participants with achieving the National Work Readiness Credential
• Providing tutoring and assistance in preparation for a High School Diploma
• Linking participants to paid/unpaid internships and/or summer youth employment
• Conducting workshops that provide life skills training (hygiene, nutrition, computer skills, time management, conflict resolution, anger management, mindfulness practices, networking skills, and goal setting)
• Conducting workshops that provide financial literacy (budgeting techniques, setting up bank accounts, spending management, protecting identity from theft, and self-sufficiency planning)
• Other duties as assigned

Qualification Requirements:

• Bachelor’s Degree and one year of experience
• Experience with youth, with a preference for experience in an afterschool setting, providing education and/or vocational services, working with underserved youth, and/or internship/workforce development
• Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred
• Commitment to working with LGBT communities

Other Requirements:

• Flexible work schedule a must, as this position may require working nights and weekends
• Reliable transportation and a valid driver license as this position will require travel throughout Suffolk County
• Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with a wide range of people and flexibility
• Outstanding relationship building and presentation skills
• Strategic and critical thinking skills
• Strong organizational skills for handling multiple tasks at once
• Strong public speaking, networking, and writing skills

Salary and Benefits:

Salary commensurate with experience

Applications Procedure:

Qualified applicants should submit and attach both a cover letter and resume along with salary history to jobs@lgbtnetwork.org. In your cover letter, please indicate any involvement in the LGBT community, whether it is as a professional, volunteer, or activist. Applicants that do not follow these guidelines will not be considered. No phone calls, please



Pathways to Pride Program Manager (F/T)
Position Summary:

The LGBT Network has an immediate opening for a Pathways to Pride Program Manager. The Program Manager has the unique opportunity to design, launch, and develop a new afterschool and career exploration program for underserved LGBT youth in western Suffolk County with the two-fold purpose of completing high school and securing employment post-grad. The Program Manager will oversee the daily operations of the program, and supervise two Career Exploration Specialists to achieve program objectives, as well as helping to shape the continued growth of this program with other new services. This position reports to the Senior Director of Programs.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

Program Management and Leadership:
• Provide day-to-day management of the Pathways to Pride program
• Supervise and lead two Career Exploration Specialists
• Design, manage, and execute a strategic outreach and promotion plan to identify, engage, recruit, and sustain youth participants in the program
• Manage partnerships with collaborating schools, including serving as a liaison to other organization staff and/or grant contract managers
• Identify and secure internship and/or job opportunities with local businesses to offer placements to youth program participants
• Ensure that Pathways to Pride is consistently meeting programmatic goals and deliverables
• Identify opportunities for program development to increase program impact and effectiveness
• Coordinate data collection and reporting for organizational and grant reports and monitoring activities, and ensure all reports are submitted in a timely manner
• Assist with the management and daily operation of the multiple community centers throughout Long Island as assigned, including the opening and closing of the centers
• Other duties as assigned

Program Delivery:
• Conduct initial and ongoing assessments/service plans that outline specific goals participants would like to accomplish
• Assist participants with the utilization of CareerZone and JobZone for career pathways exploration
• Prepare and assist participants with achieving the National Work Readiness Credential
• Provide tutoring and assistance in preparation for a High School Diploma
• Link participants to paid/unpaid internships and/or summer youth employment
• Conduct workshops that provide life skills training (hygiene, nutrition, computer skills, time management, conflict resolution, anger management, mindfulness practices, networking skills, and goal setting)
• Conduct workshops that provide financial literacy (budgeting techniques, setting up bank accounts, spending management, protecting identity from theft, and self-sufficiency planning)

Qualification Requirements:

• Master’s Degree and four-plus years of experience, or Bachelor’s Degree with six-plus years of experience
• Three-plus years of supervisory experience
• Knowledge and experience designing and implementing programs for youth that focus on education and vocation services, with a strong preference for experience in an afterschool setting, working with underserved youth, and/or internship/workforce development
• Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred
• Familiarity and supportive of LGBT issues

Other Requirements:

• Flexible work schedule a must, as this position may require working nights and weekends
• Reliable transportation and a valid driver license as this position will require travel throughout Suffolk County
• Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with a wide range of people and flexibility
• Outstanding relationship building and presentation skills
• Strategic and critical thinking skills
• Strong organizational skills for handling multiple tasks at once
• Strong public speaking, networking, and writing skills

Salary and Benefits:

Salary commensurate with experience

Applications Procedure:

Qualified applicants should submit and attach both a cover letter and resume along with salary history to jobs@lgbtnetwork.org. In your cover letter, please indicate any involvement in the LGBT community, whether it is as a professional, volunteer, or activist. Applicants that do not follow these guidelines will not be considered. No phone calls, please.



East End Program Coordinator (F/T)
Position Summary:

The LGBT Network is seeking a full-time East End Program Coordinator to coordinate and deliver programs and services for LGBT youth, families, and other community members, with an emphasis on health promotion and sexuality education programs for LGBT youth in community and school settings. The East End Program Coordinator staffs the Hamptons LGBT Center in Sag Harbor, and reports to the Program Manager for Youth & Education Services.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

The East End Program Coordinator is responsible to:

• Greet, welcome, and acclimate community members to the center as well as the organization’s services and programs on-site and throughout the five East End towns in Suffolk County
• Ensure the community center space is well-maintained and prepared for visitors
• Schedule and staff center drop-in hours
• Field and respond to telephone, e-mail, and other requests for information
• Facilitate weekly youth drop-in youth programs that provide support and build leadership
• Deliver anti-bullying and sexual health workshop programs to youth in community and school settings
• Deliver and facilitate community education workshops for parents, caregivers, and other community members in schools and community settings
• Conduct LGBT youth outreach and client recruitment to maximize program utilization and promote program services
• Provide information and referrals to youth for family planning and reproductive health services
• Provide client accompaniment services to access family planning and reproductive health appointments
• Plan and organize programs and events for LGBT-headed families to develop community

Other
• Represent organization at relevant community events and collaborative committees
• Document, track, and monitor participant utilization for program reports
• Write and/or prepare, and submit grant reports in a timely manner
• Other duties as assigned

Qualification Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree required in human services, social work, or related field. Master’s degree preferred.
• Two-plus years of professional experience, with a preference for experience in a non-profit setting, and/or school-based outreach and education programs, and/or working with LGBT youth and communities
• Commitment to and knowledge of the LGBT youth community as well as principles of youth development
• Strong public speaking, networking, and writing skills
• Experience working with youth and/or LGBT individuals, conducting community education, family planning services, and/or community organizing preferred
• Knowledge and experience designing and implementing programs that focus on youth development, including youth leadership development and training

Other Requirements:

• Reliable transportation and a valid driver license as this position will require travel throughout Nassau and Suffolk Counties
• Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with a wide range of people and flexibility
• Strong organizational skills for handling multiple tasks at once
• Flexible work schedule a must, as this position may require working nights and occasional weekends

Salary and Benefits:

Salary commensurate with experience.

Applications Procedure:

Qualified applicants should submit and attach both a cover letter and resume along with salary history to jobs@lgbtnetwork.org. In your cover letter, please indicate any involvement in the LGBT community, whether it is as a professional, volunteer, or activist. Applicants that do not follow these guidelines will not be considered. No phone calls, please.



Graphic Design Internships
Position Summary:

The LGBT Network has seasonal openings for Graphic design interns. During your internship, you will help the LGBT Network in Woodbury in designing marketing collateral, creating social media graphics, and assist with other activities as needed. This internship position will provide someone with substantial experience in graphic design and develop a working portfolio while also gaining valuable office experience and an understanding of the operations of a non-profit department.

Qualification Requirements:
  • Experience in Adobe CC, specifically Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator highly preferred
  • Experience in Dreamweaver and/or WordPress preferred
  • Knowledge of Typography and Layout required
  • Excellent computer skills including MS Office specifically Word and Excel
  • Assist with various social media projects
  • Outstanding attention to detail; strong organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Strong phone, verbal, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to operate standard office equipment (fax, photocopier, etc.)
  • Provide support with sending mailings and invitations
  • Experience with email marketing and Mail Chimp would be a plus
  • Help in pre-preparation and organizing of events
  • Interest in a non-profit career, particularly in Graphic design

Interns will be expected to work 15–25 hours per week, varying between the hours of 10:00am–6:00pm, Monday through Friday in our Woodbury, NY office.

Salary and Benefits:

This is an unpaid internship. We encourage you to use this internship to gain course credit and to seek out "work-study" grants with your college, if that is an option.

Applications Procedure:

All applicants must email a cover letter and resume to jobs@lgbtnetwork.org. Please indicate in the subject line the position for which you would like to apply.  In your cover letter, please indicate any involvement in the LGBT community, whether it is as a professional, volunteer or activist. Applications that do not follow these guidelines will not be considered.  No phone calls, please.

The LGBT Network is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. People of color, women, trans and gender non-conforming people, and individuals of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.



Web Design Internships
Position Summary:

The LGBT Network has seasonal openings for web design interns. During your internship, you will help the LGBT Network in Woodbury maintain its websites, assist with marketing campaigns and assist with other activities as needed. This internship position will provide someone with substantial experience in web design and develop a working portfolio while also gaining valuable office experience and an understanding of the operations of a non-profit organization.

Qualification Requirements:
  • Experience with WordPress, HTML, and CSS highly preferred
  • Knowledge of programming languages including Javascript, etc., and able to learn new programs quickly (databases, etc.)
  • Excellent computer skills including MS Office specifically Word and Excel
  • Outstanding attention to detail; strong organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Strong phone, verbal, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to operate standard office equipment (fax, photocopier, etc.)
  • Provide support with sending mailings and invitations
  • Help in pre-preparation and organizing of events
  • Experience with email marketing and Mail Chimp would be a plus
  • Assist with various social media projects
  • Interest in a non-profit career, particularly in web design

Interns will be expected to work 15–25 hours per week, varying between the hours of 10:00am–6:00pm, Monday through Friday in our Woodbury, NY office.

Salary and Benefits:

This is an unpaid internship. We encourage you to use this internship to gain course credit and to seek out "work-study" grants with your college, if that is an option.

Applications Procedure:

All applicants must email a cover letter and resume to jobs@lgbtnetwork.org. Please indicate in the subject line the position for which you would like to apply.  In your cover letter, please indicate any involvement in the LGBT community, whether it is as a professional, volunteer or activist. Applications that do not follow these guidelines will not be considered.  No phone calls, please.

The LGBT Network is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. People of color, women, trans and gender non-conforming people, and individuals of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.



Fundraising Internships
Position Summary:

The LGBT Network has seasonal openings for fundraising interns. During your internship, you will help the LGBT Network in Woodbury build and reconnect its donor database and assist with other activities as needed. This internship position will provide someone with substantial experience in non-profit development and fundraising while gaining valuable office experience and an understanding of the internal operations of a non-profit fundraising department.

Qualification Requirements:
  • Comfortable with reaching out and calling donors
  • Strong phone, verbal, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent computer skills (MS Office including Word and Excel) and able to learn new programs quickly (databases, etc.)
  • Outstanding attention to detail; strong organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Conduct donor research
  • Ability to operate standard office equipment (fax, photocopier, etc.)
  • Provide support with sending mailings and invitations
  • Help in pre-preparation and organizing of events
  • Assist with various social media projects
  • Interest in a non-profit career, particularly in development and fundraising

Interns will be expected to work 15–25 hours per week, varying between the hours of 10:00am–6:00pm, Monday through Friday in our Woodbury, NY office.

Salary and Benefits:

This is an unpaid internship. We encourage you to use this internship to gain course credit and to seek out "work-study" grants with your college, if that is an option.

Applications Procedure:

All applicants must email a cover letter and resume to jobs@lgbtnetwork.org. Please indicate in the subject line the position for which you would like to apply.  In your cover letter, please indicate any involvement in the LGBT community, whether it is as a professional, volunteer or activist. Applications that do not follow these guidelines will not be considered.  No phone calls, please.

The LGBT Network is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. People of color, women, trans and gender non-conforming people, and individuals of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

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