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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.



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.



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.



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.



SAGE-LI Program Coordinator (F/T)
Position Summary:

The LGBT Network is seeking a full-time SAGE-LI Program Coordinator to coordinate and deliver social and supportive programming for LGBT older adults ages 50-plus, as well as delivering community education and training services to increase awareness and cultural competency of older adult-serving providers to serve LGBT older adults. The SAGE-LI Program Coordinator reports to the Program Manager for Community-Building and Support Services.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

The SAGE-LI Program Coordinator serves the following main roles:

Program and Event Coordination and Facilitation:
• Coordinate and facilitate weekly, bi-weekly, and monthly SAGE-LI programming at LGBT Network community centers and off-site locations throughout Nassau and Suffolk Counties
• Organize special events and trips, such as dances, day trips, and outdoor activities
• Coordinate and enhance the Friendly Visiting Program, including the recruitment and ongoing training of volunteers
• Deliver supportive services, including fielding HELP Line calls, providing referrals, and conducting follow-up
Community Education and Networking:
• Deliver cultural competency workshops and trainings to older adult-serving service providers
• Schedule and facilitate provider information and networking meetings to promote program services and increase cultural competency of older adult-serving organizations
• Represent SAGE-LI at health fairs and other community events
Outreach and Program Promotion:
• Conduct outreach and promote programs on an ongoing basis, including the continuous recruitment and engagement of older adults
• Coordinate and deliver presentations about SAGE-LI services at organizations across Long Island
• Assist with the design and distribution of targeted health promotion brochures and visibility campaigns
• Create and distribute a monthly newsletter
Program Reporting:
• Document, track, and monitor older adult program participation
• Prepare program reports and assist with program monitoring, including process and outcome evaluation
• Other duties as assigned

Qualification Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred in social work, human services, public health, or related field
• Minimum two years of professional experience working, interning, or volunteering in a similar setting, (i.e. LGBT organizations and/or aging services)
• Experience working with older adults, LGBT individuals, and group facilitation
• Experience with public speaking, including conducting and delivering workshops, trainings, and curriculums in a variety of settings
• Commitment to, and knowledge of, the LGBT older adult community, including understanding the history and unique experiences of LGBT older adults
• Strong written and verbal communication skills

Other Requirements:

• Flexible work schedule a must, as this position requires working nights and some weekends
• Reliable transportation and a valid driver license as this position will require travel throughout Long Island and Queens
• Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with a wide range of people and flexibility
• Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team, and willingness to provide assistance to staff with diverse needs and levels of expertise
• 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.



Community Educator (F/T)
Position Summary:

The LGBT Network is seeking a full-time Community Educator based out of its Bay Shore Community Center to deliver Community Education and Training Services to create safe spaces for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people that are affirming and welcoming. The Community Educator reports to the Program Manager for Youth Services and Education.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

The Community Educator is responsible to:

  • Deliver a variety of LGBT cultural competency workshops and trainings to a variety of audiences including: students, educators, school administration, law enforcement, parents and foster parents, youth service providers and community members in various community settings
  • Assist with curriculum development and coordination of annual Long Island LGBT conference
  • Conduct outreach to schools and a range of health and human service providers to establish and/or develop relationships and promote program services
  • Represent the 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
  • 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, writing and implementing educational curriculums
  • 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 Nassau and Suffolk Counties
  • 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.



Health Promotion Coordinator (F/T)
Position Summary:

The LGBT Network is seeking a full-time Health Promotion Coordinator to deliver a range of health
promotion and sexuality education programs and activities for LGBT youth in community and school
settings. The Health Promotion Coordinator reports to the Assistant Program Manager for Youth Services and Education.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Coordination and planning of weekly youth leadership and drop­in programs, peer sexual education programs, and OUTlet – a weekly Friday night social program
  • Delivering “Be Proud, Be Responsible!” evidence­based intervention to LGBT youth in community and school settings, as a key strategy to provide LGBT­inclusive and affirming sexuality education
  • Delivering and facilitating community education workshops for parents, caregivers, and other community members in schools and community settings
  • Conducting outreach and client recruitment to maximize program utilization and promote program services
  • Providing information and referrals to youth for family planning and reproductive health services
  • Provide client accompaniment services to access family planning and reproductive health appointments
  • Representing organization at relevant community events and collaborative committees
  • Documenting, tracking, and monitoring participant utilization for program reports
  • Writing and/or preparing, and submitting grant reports in a timely manner
  • Other duties as assigned
Qualification Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in human services, social work, or related field required
  • Master’s degree in human services, social work, or related field preferred
  • One-plus years of professional experience, with a preference for experience in a nonprofit setting, and/or school-based outreach and education programs, and/or working with LGBT youth and communities
  • 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
Other Requirements:
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish 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 and Suffolk Counties
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with a wide range of people and flexibility
  • Strong public speaking, networking, and writing 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.



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-plus 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.



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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