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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.



Program Manager, Community-Building and Support Services (F/T)
Position Summary:

The LGBT Network is seeking a full-time Program Manager, Community-Building and Support Services to manage and lead an array of social, health, recreational, advocacy, and support services and programs for the LGBT community. This position will oversee services targeting LGBT older adults, LGBT-headed families, transgender and gender non-conforming (TGNC) people, and parents of LGBT people, as well as coordinating a range of counseling and support services for LGBT people of all ages. The Program Manager, Community-Building and Support Services position reports to the Director of Programs.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

The Program Manager, Community-Building and Support Services is responsible to:
• Manage and supervise three full-time staff for the coordination of three service areas:
o SAGE-LI services to provide social, supportive, health, and recreational programming for LGBT older adults;
o Center Families program for LGBT-headed families and LGBT people seeking to start or build their families with social, educational, and advocacy programming; and
o Counseling and support services, including individual, couples, and family counseling; support groups for the transgender community and parents of LGBT youth; support for survivors of intimate partner violence, sexual assault, anti-LGBT and HIV-motivated instances of hate; and referrals;
• Manage and oversee Social Work internship program, including recruitment, training, and ongoing management and supervision;
• Coordinate and plan transgender awareness and visibility events, including Transgender Day of Remembrance and Trans Day of Visibility, working in concert with community members;
• Identify opportunities for program development to increase reach, impact, and/or effectiveness;
• Ensure programs meet established programmatic goals;
• Coordinate and monitor program and grant reporting, evaluation activities, data management and ensure all grant reports are submitted in a timely manner;
• Conduct outreach to a range of health and human service providers to establish and/or develop relationships;
• Represent the LGBT Network at relevant community events and collaborative committees;
• 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
• Supervision in Field Instruction (SIFI) certification required
• A minimum of three (3) 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.



Communications Specialist (F/T)
Position Summary:

The LGBT Network is seeking a full-time Communications Specialist to plan, coordinate and execute an on-going comprehensive communications strategy that includes digital media, print and website. The Communications Specialist will be responsible for content creation, copy writing, editing, and public and media relations in order to raise awareness, engage partners and increase knowledge of and support for the organization. The Communications Specialist is based out of the Woodbury Center and reports to the President & Chief Executive Officer.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

The Communications Specialist is responsible for:

• Building LGBT Network brand through strategic and consistent messaging to internal and external audiences highlighting core messaging and mission; ensures brand continuity through all materials
• Creating, managing and developing marketing materials, digital, social media, email marketing and website content to engage target audiences and lead to measurable action
• Writing and editing talking points, letters to the editor, op-eds, presentations, fact sheets, press kit materials, newsletters and other supporting material, as needed
• Developing & maintaining effective working relationships with external media entities, ensuring maximum visibility of the Network in local, state and regional media outlets
• Working closely with outside public relations firm
• Conceptual writing and editing with a strong command of storytelling
• Distilling complex ideas into simple, approachable language for a variety of audiences and channels
• Planning and managing event communications including strategy, message, visuals, materials, media outreach, video, photography and social media
• Working closely with the CEO to position the organization correctly in the external and internal communities; finds opportunities to set up CEO as a thought leader and prepares remarks for important events
• Other duties assigned as needed

Qualification Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Public Relations, English, Journalism or related field
• Five-plus years of related experience or a combination of education and experience
• Experience creating content for and managing digital and media campaigns required
• Excellent writing and editing skills
• Ability to plan and direct projects from inception to completion, working under tight deadlines with conflicting priorities
• Experience with fundraising communication
• Experience in Associated Press style writing preferred
• Knowledge of nonprofit storytelling
• Commitment to and knowledge of the LGBT community
• Ability to articulate the LGBT Network’s mission
• Strong proficiency with computer skills such as Microsoft Word and Excel as well as requisite publishing and media tools

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 frequent travel to Queens, Nassau and Suffolk Counties
• Sensitivity, understanding and the ability to effectively interact with individuals, both internal and external, from diverse backgrounds
• Excellent interpersonal and phone skills and ability to work with a wide range of people
• Strong public speaking and networking 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
• Must have strong attention to detail

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.



Vice President of Development (F/T)
Position Summary:

The LGBT Network is seeking a Vice President (VP) of Development to provide leadership in fundraising for the organization, serving as a key leadership team member, and an active participant in making strategic decisions. In partnership with the President/CEO, this position is responsible for all fundraising and development activities to meet established financial goals. The successful candidate will forge new relationships to build the organization’s visibility, impact, and financial resources. The VP of Development will provide leadership for major gifts fundraising and will design and implement a comprehensive plan for developing key external alliances by cultivating individual and philanthropic support. The Vice President of Development is based out of the Woodbury Center and reports to the President & Chief Executive Officer.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

The Vice President for Development reports to the President/CEO and is responsible to:
• Support and partner with the President/CEO and board members on all major fundraising initiatives
• Supervise and guide the Director of Development for the effective day-to-day management of the Development Department, and attainment of fundraising goals through direct mail, individual giving/major donors, special events, corporate sponsorships, and legacy giving
• Establish and build a major gifts program and increase the number of donors contributing $5,000+ annually
• Work with the Executive Vice President/COO to develop strategic and compelling cases for support
• Support a Capital Campaign that is in its beginning stages for a new community center
• Monitor all donor information; provide and present statistical analysis
• Develop and implement a stewardship program aimed at cultivating deeper ties with donors
• Monitor and report regularly on the progress of the development program
• Other duties assigned as needed

Qualification Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred
• Ten-plus years of management experience in a non-profit organization; demonstrated success in a development function (managing and forging relationships with multiple donor sources), and experience in a supervisory capacity
• Demonstrable experience of securing five and six figure gifts from individuals
• Demonstrable experience with donor cultivation and relationship management over time, as well as growing a donor base in significant volume
• Ability to construct, articulate, and implement annual strategic development plan
• Flexible and adaptable style; a leader who can positively impact both strategic and tactical fundraising initiatives
• Commitment to and knowledge of the LGBT community
• Ability to articulate the LGBT Network’s mission is essential
• Strong 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 frequent travel to Queens, Nassau and Suffolk Counties
• Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, with the ability to influence and engage a wide range of donors and build long-term relationships
• Sensitivity, understanding and the ability to effectively interact with individuals, both internal and external, from diverse backgrounds
• Excellent interpersonal and phone skills and ability to work with a wide range of people
• Strong public speaking and networking skills
• Ability to work both independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment
• Team player who will productively engage with others at varying levels of seniority within and outside the organization
• Strong organizational skills for handling multiple tasks at once
• Excellent time management skills with exceptional attention to detail

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.



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

The LGBT Network is seeking a full-time Assistant Program Manager for Youth Services and Education. The Assistant Program Manager is responsible to assist the Program Manager in the daily management and delivery of youth services. The Assistant Program Manager for Youth Services and Education reports to the Program Manager for Youth Services and Education.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

The Assistant Program Manager for Youth Services and Education is responsible to:

• Supervise one full-time staff responsible for the planning and delivery of youth services, including leadership development, health, sexuality education, HIV prevention and other programming for LGBT youth
• Ensure the appropriate planning and delivery of program services at three service site locations, including evidence-based educational programs
• Create and develop community programs that engage parents and families of LGBT youth to support a holistic approach to sexuality education
• Establish and maintain relationships with schools and organizations for the purpose of delivering targeted education, community organizing, and youth leadership services
• Oversee and manage the planning and implementation of major annual youth events, including the LGBT youth prom, Night of Noise, and similar initiatives
• Provide leadership to increase youth participation in all LGBT Network programming
• Represent the organization offsite through committees and coalitions
• Participate in regular conference calls and webinars
• Attend professional development opportunities
• Complete and submit program reports
• Other duties as assigned.

Qualification Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree in human services, social work, public health, or related field, or equivalent work experience
• Minimum of three years of experience working with youth in community settings, evidence-based interventions, staff supervision, and related activities
• Strong commitment to and knowledge of the LGBT Network's mission and values
• Excellent written and verbal communications skills
• Ability to work both independently and as a member of a team

Other Requirements:

• Flexible work schedule a must, as this position requires working nights and weekends to ensure deadlines are met
• 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 managing and prioritizing tasks and projects

Salary and Benefits:

Salary commensurate with experience plus excellent benefit package.

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.



Early Intervention Services Specialist (F/T)
Position Summary:

The LGBT Network is seeking a full-time Early Intervention Services (EIS) Specialist aimed at connecting HIV positive individuals to needed treatment services and supporting their medication adherence in Nassau and Suffolk counties. This position will report to the Assistant Program Manager, HIV/STD Services.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

The Early Intervention Services (EIS) Specialist is responsible to:
• Conduct community based, mobile, and online outreach engaging high-risk gay and bisexual men and transgender women
• Conduct on-site screenings to determine HIV risk, status and testing history
• Make referrals for follow up appointments for HIV testing and comprehensive screening/assessments
• Conduct on-site and mobile HIV testing and STI screening services
• Perform comprehensive assessments of HIV+ individuals and assist in making necessary medical and social service appointments for HIV+ clients, including arranging for transportation and escort to services as needed
• Provide individual counseling employing the evidenced based intervention Anti-Retroviral Treatment and Access to Services (ARTAS)
• Follow up with HIV positive individuals engaged in treatment on a routine basis
• Conduct PrEP/PEP outreach and education to providers and community members
• Facilitate weekly substance free and HIV prevention programming
• Assist with data collection, program reporting and quality improvement activities
• Attend staff and individual supervision meetings, trainings and conferences as appropriate

Qualification Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Social Work or related field
• MSW with counseling experience preferred
• Two-plus years of experience in performing HIV outreach to high risk populations in nontraditional settings
• Two-plus years of experience employing HIV evidence based interventions to help counsel and engage individuals in treatment
• Bilingual in English and Spanish required
• Experience conducting/delivering HIV testing and STI screenings preferred
• 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
• 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.



Data Specialist, HIV/STD Services (F/T)
Position Summary:

The LGBT Network (The Network) has an immediate opening for a full-time Data Specialist for HIV/STD Services. The HIV/STD Data Specialist will be an integral member of the HIV/STD Program’s quality management team assisting with the development of outcome measures to improve the quality and delivery of HIV/STD services. The Data Specialist will maintain multiple databases ensuring the data within is complete and up-to-date, perform software updates, and prepare program reports as requested. The Data Specialist will report to the Program Manager of HIV/STD Services.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

The Data Specialist for HIV/STD Services is responsible to:

• Conduct chart reviews and enter data to meet program, grant, and agency requirements
• Maintain multiple databases including AIDS Institute Reporting System (AIRS), CAREWare, and internal data reporting systems.
• Prepare weekly, monthly, and annual data reports for review by department.
• Assist with the evaluation and analysis of data and participate in the presentation of findings during department meetings.
• Participate in Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) activities
• Assist with the development and revision of data management protocols and data collection tools to ensure proper data collection and reporting.
• Other duties as assigned

Qualification Requirements:

• High School Diploma/ GED with at least one year of demonstrated work experience
• Associates degree preferred
• Commitment to and knowledge of the LGBT community
• Demonstrated experience with MS Excel and other advanced data management systems
• Demonstrated ability to analyze data, identify trends and formulate findings

Other Requirements:

• Flexible work schedule a must, as this position may require working nights and weekends
• Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with a wide range of people and flexibility
• Strong organizational skills for handling multiple tasks at once
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• 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.



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.



Graphic Design Internships - Spring or Summer 2018
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 - Spring or Summer 2018
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 - Spring or Summer 2018
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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