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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.



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.



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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