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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.



Director of Programs (F/T)
Position Summary:

The LGBT Network (The Network) is seeking an experienced Director of Programs to manage and lead a program department staff of fifteen employees. The Director of Programs will develop new programs; track and evaluate existing programming; assist with the securing of funding to support diverse program initiatives; and supervise four mid-level management staff. This position reports directly to the Chief Operating Officer (COO).

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

The Director of Programs is primarily responsible for the daily management and oversight of all LGBT Network programs and services. Specifics include:

  • Oversee the day-to-day program operations of the LGBT Network serving the LGBT community across the lifespan including all social, support, empowerment, education, and advocacy programs
  • Supervise and lead four program managers and provide ongoing support, guidance and performance management
  • Oversee and support the development and evaluation of all new and existing programs
  • Plan and prioritize goals to increase program utilization and determine impact of current services
  • Assist with grant proposals for funding from foundations and government sources
  • Coordinate and monitor all program reporting, grant reporting, and evaluation activities
  • Responsible for the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of all programming
  • Responsible for clear interface between program staff and COO
  • Work with Human Resources on the hiring, orientation and training of all program staff
Qualification Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred in Business Administration or other related field
  • Minimum 5 years experience supervising staff and leading a unit or department
  • Demonstrated experience and ability to provide leadership and vision in program development
  • Experience working with and a commitment to and knowledge of LGBT communities
  • Experience supervising and managing a diverse staff and multiple employees
  • Exceptional organizational skills for handling multiple tasks/responsibilities at once in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and problem solving skills with the ability to work with a wide range of people
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with group facilitation, community collaboration and being a strategic thinker
  • Must be sensitive to issues of diversity, including race, class, gender, sexual orientation and gender identity, etc.
  • Some nights and weekends required
  • Driver’s license and reliable transportation, as this position requires driving throughout counties
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.

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.



Anti-Bullying Program Coordinator (F/T)
Position Summary:

The LGBT Network is seeking a full-time Anti-Bullying Program Coordinator responsible for the coordination and delivery of the organization’s Safe Schools Anti-Bullying Initiative, a multi-faceted array of outreach, education, school organizing, campaigns and youth leadership programs that work to address and prevent the bullying of LGBT youth. The Anti-Bullying Program Coordinator reports to the Program Manager for Leadership & Education.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

The Anti-Bullying Program Coordinator is responsible to:

  • Deliver and facilitate anti-bullying workshops, trainings, and campaigns for students, school staff, parents, and community members in schools and various community settings
  • Coordinate and facilitate weekly Safe Schools Team, a youth leadership and empowerment program
  • Plan and coordinate outreach and training initiatives for gay-straight alliance (GSA) clubs in middle, junior, and senior high schools
  • Organize annual “National Coming Out Day Campaign” with schools and community organizations
  • Promote and deliver youth leadership trainings to promote and foster in-school “days of action” including the “National Coming Out Day Campaign” and “Day of Silence”
  • Lead planning and organizing of annual “Night of Noise” event
  • Serve in the rotation to staff and coordinate the weekly Friday night program, OUTlet
  • Assist in the planning and implementation of various organization programs and activities
  • Conduct outreach and client recruitment to maximize program utilization and promote program services
  • Represent organization at relevant community events and collaborative committees
  • Document, track, and monitor participant utilization for program reports 
  • Write and/or prepare grant reports, and ensure all grant reports are submitted in a timely manner
  • Other duties as assigned
Qualification Requirements:
  • Bachelors degree, Masters preferred in human services, social work, or related field, or equivalent work experience
  • Three years 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
  • Reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license as this position requires travel throughout Nassau and Suffolk Counties
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with a wide range of people
  • Strong organizational skills for managing and prioritizing tasks and projects
  • 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.



HIV Outreach Specialist/Health Educator (F/T)
Position Summary:

The LGBT Network has immediate openings for HIV Outreach Specialist/Health Educators who will be part of a new far-reaching outreach and education project throughout Queens to link gay/bisexual men and transgender women to increase awareness and access to PrEP and PEP as strategies to prevent contracting HIV.  This position will report to the Q Center Program Coordinator

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

The HIV Outreach Specialist/Health Educator is responsible for:

  • Conduct community-based, mobile, and online outreach engaging high-risk gay and bisexual men and transgender women during day and evening hours
  • Implement structured outreach and assessment interventions to engage target population, assess risk for HIV infection, and provide PrEP/PEP education
  • Contribute to the development of a targeted outreach campaign
  • Provide referrals to health care providers that provide PrEP/PEP prescriptions
  • Recruit, train, and deploy part-time peers for the effective implementation of project activities
  • Make referrals for follow-up appointments for HIV testing and comprehensive screening/assessments.
  • Assist with data collection and program reporting
  • Attend staff and individual supervision meetings, trainings, and conferences, as appropriate
Qualification Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Public Health, Social/Human Services, or related discipline
  • At least three years of experience in performing community HIV outreach to high risk populations in nontraditional settings particularly in New York City or Long Island
  • Strong knowledge of Queens LGBT communities
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish required
  • Demonstrated knowledge of using the internet and performing outreach through online encounters.
  • Demonstrated basic understanding of HIV combination prevention including PrEP and PEP.
  • Proficiency with computer skills such as Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Ability to multi-task and work both independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.
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 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:

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.

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.



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

The LGBT Network has an immediate opening for an LGBT Immigrant Community Organizer.  This position will report to the Director of Community Services.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

The LGBT Immigrant Community Organizer is responsible for:

  • Identify and engage LGBT people of color and immigrants of all ages across Long Island, with targeted efforts to engage youth and empower leaders
  • Raise awareness of the issues and rights of LGBT people of color and immigrants through community education, group and family events, and individual empowerment
  • Conduct base-building by researching and fostering relationships with key gatekeepers, including community members and institutions
  • Build and mobilize a cohesive, active, and supportive community of LGBT people of color and immigrants
  • Develop a cadre of leaders within and on behalf of these communities
  • Provide educational and supportive direct services to groups and individuals, including community education; social support groups; social and recreational events; and linkage to immigration administrative relief and health insurance enrollment when appropriate 
  • Serve as a trained Community Navigator to educate individuals and groups on immigration rights, reform, administrative relief, and options for undocumented and unaccompanied youth
  • Adopt a linguistically and culturally appropriate approach to work with people of color and Spanish-speaking Latino/a and immigrant families
  • Participate in various community events and committees
  • Document, track, and monitor participant utilization for grants, funders, and organizational reporting
  • 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
  • Commitment to and knowledge of LGBT and immigrant issues
  • Experience in community organizing and/or engagement of hard-to-reach populations
  • Certified Community Navigator or willingness to be trained as a Community Navigator 
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 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 in a fast-paced environment
Salary and Benefits:

Salary commensurate with experience

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 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.



Graphic Design Internship
Position Summary:

The LGBT Network has immediate 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.



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.



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 Assistant Program Manager for Leadership & Education.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

The East End Program Coordinator is responsible to:

      Hamptons LGBT Center Operations

  • 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

      LGBT Youth Programming

  • Facilitate weekly youth drop-in youth peer leadership group to build skills, including training youth to deliver community workshops
  • Deliver BeProud, BeResponsible!” evidence-based intervention to LGBT youth in community and school settings, as a key strategy to provide LGBT-inclusive and affirming sexuality education
  • 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

      LGBT Community Programming

  • Participate in the “LGBT Network Social Series” committee to plan and organize regular social events throughout the East End community
  • Facilitate bi-weekly “Long Island Trans Experience (LITE)” social support group for transgender persons and their support networks
  • 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.
  • Three-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

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 for:

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. 

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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