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General Application Guidelines:

  • Application procedures vary based on position.
  • Please carefully review the position description and application procedures as outlined in the position announcements below.
  • All email submissions to jobs@lgbtnetwork.org must include a cover letter and resume stating the position of interest and salary requirements.
  • Duplicate submissions are not necessary.  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 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.



Queens Program Manager (F/T)
Position Summary:

The LGBT Network has an immediate opening for a Program Manager at its brand-new Queens LGBT Community Center (Q-Center) service site in Long Island City / Astoria, New York to build and facilitate an array of services throughout the borough for LGBT youth, adults, families, and older adults. The Program Manager will serve as the lead staff person for the Q Center and will be responsible for the day-to-day leadership and management of all Q Center programs and services, as well as the growth and proliferation of the organization’s presence throughout Queens. The Program Manager will report to the Director of Programs.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

The Program Manager is responsible to: 

  • Oversee, manage, and lead the development and implementation of programs related to health education and outreach, HIV/STD prevention services, and sexual/reproductive justice
  • Deliver community education and training services such as anti-bullying and LGBT cultural competency trainings for students, teachers, providers, and government agencies
  • Conduct outreach at youth and senior-serving organizations, human service providers, places of worship, governmental agencies, and other community locations to facilitate referrals and build awareness of the services
  • Provide leadership for the launch of a new sexual and reproductive justice youth empowerment and community-building initiative that engages youth throughout Queens schools
  • Represent the LGBT Network at community meetings and with other public officials, as needed
  • Coordinate, implement, and facilitate group programs and community-building events to foster socialization, leadership development and empowerment, health and wellness, and other support programs for youth, adults, families, and older adults
  • Supervise a staff of health educators and community outreach workers ensuring proper training and allocated resources for staff success
  • Coordinate data collection and reporting for organizational and grant reporting/monitoring activities, and ensure their timely submission
  • Develop evaluation and continuous quality improvement activities to further improve services, expand reach, increase participation, and enhance constituent engagement
  • Recruit, train, and supervise volunteers
  • Ensure the facilities are maintained
  • Other duties as assigned
Qualification Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in social work or human services required
  • Master’s degree in social work or public health preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years in a supervisory position
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience working directly with older adults and/or youth in a social services program
  • Experience in program development and implementation
  • Commitment to and knowledge of the LGBT community 
  • The ability to respond sensitively to the needs of LGBT community members
Other Requirements:
  • Flexible work schedule a must, as this position may require working nights and weekends
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish highly preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with a wide range of people and flexibility
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills for handling multiple tasks at once
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
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.



Fundraising Internship
Position Summary:

The LGBT Network has immediate 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.



Community Educator (F/T)
Position Summary:

The LGBT Network is seeking a full-time Community Educator at its brand-new Queens LGBT Community Center (Q-Center) service site in Long Island City / Astoria, New York to deliver Community Education and Training Services to create safer, more supportive lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) affirming spaces for LGBT people. The Community Educator reports to the Queens Program Manager.

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
  • Represent organization at relevant community events and collaborative committees
  • Assist with data collection and program reporting
  • Attend staff and individual supervision meetings, trainings and conferences as appropriate
  • Other duties as assigned
Qualification Requirements:
  • Bachelors degree, Masters preferred in human services, social work, education or related field, or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of 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
  • Commitment to and knowledge of the LGBT youth community as well as principles of youth development
  • Knowledge and experience designing and implementing programs that focus on youth development, including youth leadership development and training
  • Strong public speaking, presentation, networking, and writing skills
  • Experience working with youth and/or LGBT individuals, conducting community education, family planning services, and/or community organizing preferred
  • Proficiency with computer skills such as Microsoft Word and Excel
Other Requirements:
  • Reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license as this position requires travel throughout Queens County
  • 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 organizational skills for managing and prioritizing tasks and projects
  • Some nights and weekends required
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.

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