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Executive Assistant OUTMemphis Memphis TN

Executive Assistant Position Description

Position Title: Executive Assistant

Reports to: Executive Director

SUMMARY: Reporting directly to the Executive Director, the Executive Assistant provides support in a one-on-one working relationship. The Executive Assistant serves as the primary point of contact for internal and external constituencies on all matters pertaining to the office of the Executive Director. The Executive Assistant also serves as a liaison to the Board of Directors and senior management teams, organizes and coordinates executive outreach and external relations efforts, and oversees special projects. The Executive Assistant must be creative, trustworthy, and enjoy working within an environment that is mission-driven, results-driven, and community oriented.

Executive Assistant OUTMemphis Memphis TN

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

  • Prepare and edit correspondence, communications, presentations and other documents
  • Provide support to the Executive Director in a variety of areas, including coordination for Board committees
  • Complete a broad variety of administrative tasks for the Executive Director including managing the calendar of appointments; composing and preparing correspondence; and arranging detailed itineraries and agendas
  • Triage email communications and transfer to other departments or staff as necessary
  • Research, prioritize, and follow up on incoming issues and concerns addressed to the Executive Director, including those of a sensitive or confidential nature. Determine appropriate course of action, referral, or response
  • Make preparations for monthly Board of Director meetings and Committee meetings, as well as distribution of relevant reports and materials for Board Members
  • Assist members of the Board of Directors and Board Committees in the coordination and execution of Board activities
  • Plan and analyze assigned projects and implement new systems to meet agency goals
  • Work closely with agency leadership in order to determine priorities for space utilization, office equipment, and building furnishings
  • Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director

IDEAL PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

The ideal candidate will have the following experience and qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in liberal arts or related field. Two years of administrative or human resources experience;

OR

  • Associate’s degree in liberal arts, business or related field plus three years of administrative or human resources experience in non-profit setting. Some substitution of experience and training for academic degree may be allowed.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a hands-on environment with limited resources; computer knowledge must include Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, Outlook). Experience with social media a plus (Hootsuite, Instagram, Twitter, etc.)
  • Must be detail-oriented, accurate, have strong organizational, communication, and writing skills, and able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously while working collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with professionals of diverse backgrounds. Experience working in a culturally and linguistically diverse environment highly desirable.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings.
  • Interest in social services, public policy, and community organizing preferred. Must support agency mission.

CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Knowledgeable and sensitive to the issues affecting lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with men and women of diverse backgrounds including age, gender, sexual orientation, education, and ethnicity, in a multicultural environment
  • Understands the importance of confidentiality

Job Type: Full-time

Job Location:

  • Memphis, TN

OUTMemphis empowers, connects, educates and advocates for the LGBTQ community of the Mid-South.

Elokin CaPece Director of Operations ecapece@outmemphis.org

Executive Assistant OUTMemphis Memphis TN

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Business Manager OUTMemphis Memphis TN

Business Manager Position Description

Position Title: Business Manager

Reports to: Executive Director

SUMMARY: The Business Manager must keep accurate and detailed records of all transactions that involve money coming into or being paid out by the Center. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Business Manager prepares financial reports and brings them to the Executive Director for approval and discussion. The Business Manager works with the Director of Development and supports and assists with some of their correspondence and record keeping.

Business Manager OUTMemphis Memphis TN

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

  • Maintain accurate records in QuickBooks Non-Profit of all A/R and A/P.
  • Prepare and mail Donation Receipts to all donors.
  • Maintain and prepare Payroll, currently paid every two weeks. Includes collecting and managing staff timesheets, mileage, reimbursable receipts, etc.
  • Receive, reconcile, and deposit all monies in as timely a manner as possible.
  • Develop and maintain close working relationships with the other Staff and Key Volunteers at the Center.
  • Work with the Executive Director to prepare and monitor annual budgets.
  • Become and remain proficient at managing and using the Center’s Donor Database system.
  • Ensure, with the Development Director, that all donor information is entered in the Donor Database.
  • Work with the Board Treasurer on routine financial matters and help to prepare documents needed for the monthly board meetings and annual audit
  • Assist the Director of Operations with the oversight of program grant budgets
  • General offices responsibilities, i.e. mail and ordering of supplies, responding to phone messages.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director

IDEAL PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

The ideal candidate will have the following experience and qualifications:

  • Previous work experience in the non-profit world, in order to be familiar with the different recordkeeping requirements for 501c3 organizations.
  • Detail oriented
  • Demonstrated experience managing budgets, especially for a variety of grant types
  • Demonstrated the ability to work in a hands-on environment with limited resources; computer knowledge must include accounting (Quickbooks Non-Profit) and Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, Outlook).
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.

CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Knowledgeable and sensitive to the issues affecting lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people
  • Good verbal and written communication skills, including strong organizational, detail, and interpersonal skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with men and women of diverse backgrounds including age, gender, sexual orientation, education, and ethnicity, in a multicultural environment

Job Type: Full-time

Job Location:

  • Memphis, TN

OUTMemphis empowers, connects, educates and advocates for the LGBTQ community of the Mid-South.

Elokin CaPece Director of Operations ecapece@outmemphis.org

Business Manager OUTMemphis Memphis TN

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Queens Program Coordinator, HIV/STD Services LGBT Network

Long Island, NY

The LGBT Network (The Network) has an immediate opening for a full-time Queens Program Coordinator for HIV/STD Services for its Queens LGBT Community Center (Q-Center) service site in Long Island City, NY. The HIV/STD Program Coordinator is responsible to deliver HIV testing, STD screenings, linkage and navigation services, and a range of community and intensive online outreach based out of the LGBT Network’s new community center space in Long Island City. The Queens Program Coordinator has the unique opportunity to be a part of the team to establish and launch an HIV/STD testing program with linkage and navigation services and to integrate these services with existing intensive community outreach and PrEP/PEP education and referral. The Queens Program Coordinator for HIV/STD Services reports to the Queens Assistant Program Manager.

Queens Program Coordinator, HIV/STD Services LGBT Network

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

The Queens Program Coordinator is responsible to:

  • Conduct community-based and online outreach targeting gay and bisexual men and transgender people during day and evening hours
  • Conduct rapid HIV testing and STD screening services
  • Deliver linkage and navigation services to connect clients to a range of healthcare, treatment, and prevention services
  • Provide referrals to health care providers that provide PrEP/PEP prescriptions
  • Attend staff and individual supervision meetings, trainings, and conferences, as appropriate
  • Ensure the accurate and complete collection of client and program-level data, and entry into appropriate data systems
  • Complete and submit program reports in a timely manner
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualification Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in human services, social work, public health, or related field, or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of one year of experience conducting/delivering HIV testing and STD screenings preferred
  • Experience conducting outreach online and through social networking apps strongly preferred
  • Commitment to and knowledge of the LGBT community
  • Excellent computer skills experience
  • Phlebotomy training or willingness to become trained

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
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish strongly preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with a wide range of people and flexibility
  • Strong organizational skills for handling multiple tasks at once

Job Type: Full-time

Required experience:

  • HIV testing: 1 year

Required education:

  • Bachelor’s

Required language:

  • Spanish

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. 

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Director of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender (LGBT) Resources

Santa Barbara, CA

Director of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender (LGBT) Resources

University of California, Santa Barbara

The Resource Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity (RCSGD) provides a wide range of services and programs to serve the needs of self-identified lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, genderqueer, two-spirit, questioning, intersex, and queer students, faculty, and staff. The RCSGD is a semi-autonomous program of the Women’s Center, with its own space and specific resources. The RCSGD plays an important role in creating a welcoming space for LGBTQ individuals and allies while advocating for a healthy and inclusive climate across campus.

Oversees all components of the Resource Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity and LGBT Services, under the general direction of the Women, Gender, and Sexual Equity Director. Assesses campus needs and develops services to best meet those needs, as well as manages personnel, budgets, resources, and programs. Increases campus awareness of LGBTQIA (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, and Ally) issues to create a safe climate for the community. Serves as an advocate, coordinator and University spokesperson for all campus-wide LGBTQIA issues related to students, staff, and faculty.

Director of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender (LGBT) Resources

Minimum Requirements 

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of years of experience. Demonstrated leadership experience working with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer or Questioning, Intersex, Ally (LGBTQIA) communities; Experience managing budget, programs, and personnel; Ability to develop strong collaborative relationships; Excellent oral and written communication skills; Understanding of intersections of LGBT concerns and issues related to race, class, gender, nationality, and disability.

Demonstrated knowledge of LGBTQIA identity development and issues in a higher education setting; Knowledge of current policy/law related to LGBTQIA issues in higher education; Educational and/or work experience in Counseling, Social Work, or Student Affairs; Ability to interact effectively with people from diverse backgrounds. Ability to work in a team and to build coalitions and partnerships; At least 2-3 years supervision and management experience.

Desirable Requirements 

Masters or Ph.D. in a related field, such as Cultural or Ethnic Studies, Education, or Sociology, with an emphasis in Ability, Class/Socioeconomic Status, Gender, Race/Ethnicity, and Sexuality.

Special Conditions of Employment 

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Satisfactory completion of a fingerprint background check
Mandated reporting requirements of Child Abuse

University Representation 

  • Advises and assists campus administrators and departments on implementation of policies and procedures regarding LGBTQIA issues, resources, and services.
  • Campus resource regarding University policies, procedures, benefits and regulations affecting the LGBTQIA community.
  • Spokesperson to media regarding LGBTQIA issues.
  • Campus expert regarding all services available and of rules, regulations, policies, procedures, legal, and social realities related to the LGBTQIA community.
  • Networks with local, system-wide, state and national LGBT centers and organizations.
  • Develops fundraising activities including benefit events, planned giving, research and writing of appropriate grant proposals to public and private agencies for LGBTQIA projects.
  • Conducts research relevant to LGBTQIA issues and produce presentations and publications
  • Consults with administrative departments regarding institutional response to LGBTQIA concerns.

Administration 

  • Oversees all LGBTQIA services which include creating and implementing educational workshops for a variety of audiences, outreach to prospective students, advocating for individuals facing obstacles on campus, proactively and actively responding to hate and bias incidents, and creating and implementing educational and social programming.
  • Oversees all operations of the only campus-wide Resource Center providing services for LGBTQIA students, staff, faculty and community.
  • Develops, interprets, implements and evaluates short-term and long-term goals and objectives of LGBTQ services; creates strategic goals and directions for the Resource Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity and establishes necessary policies and procedures.
  • Recruits, hires, trains, evaluates and supervises Program Coordinator, student staff, and volunteers of LGBT Services.
  • Creates and maintains functioning network of existing groups, organizations, and departments that serve the LGBTQIA community.
  • Assesses student, staff and faculty needs and acts as the principal assistant to higher level student affairs officers and campus consultants on retention improvement and campus climate for LGBTQIA students, staff and faculty.
  • Develops communication strategies and manages information systems including databases, list-serves, social networks, and web pages.
  • Completes strategic and annual planning, conducts regular and annual assessment projects, and prepares annual reports.
  • Manages the Resource Center for Sexual & Gender Diversity budget, as well as seeks venues for additional funding and resources.
  • Maintains relationships with on-campus departments and off-campus agencies for training and resource sharing purposes.
  • Maintains up-to-date library resources and coordinates with academic units in order to include resources reflecting current research and issues.
  • Coordinates annual Lavender Graduation & Awards Ceremony, including the facilitation of the campus-wide awards process (coordinates committee, call for nominations, establishes selection criteria, prepares awards, etc.).
  • Performs other duties as appropriate to the level of position as assigned.

Education 

  • Assesses campus climate and researches national and global issues in order to create programs and information to educate the campus.
  • Informs campus community of all UCSB and community services available regarding LGBTQIA.- Designs, implements, and/or supports social, cultural, wellness, and educational programs to educate the campus community around LGBTQIA issues and raise campus awareness regarding the effects of sexism, homophobia, heterosexism, biphobia, and transphobia.
  • Serves as liaison to faculty regarding mentorship, academic programming, research opportunities, curriculum research and development, conferences and colloquia.
  • Ongoing collaboration with Feminist Studies Department regarding LGBTQ studies minor.
  • Provides support, training, and guidance to student and staff organizations.
  • Provides guidance, consultation, and leadership development opportunities to student organizations, and provides structured resources to student organization advisors.
  • Consults with Assistant Judicial Affairs Coordinator (Hate Incidents Response Coordinator) on hate incident cases and campus educational needs.
  • Maintains awareness of local, state and federal hate crime laws.
  • Works with local and campus police departments on training needs and developing, maintaining and presenting crime prevention information.
  • Acts as advisor to Residential Life and Dean of Students conduct systems in cases of hate crimes and assists with coordinated responses.
  • Serves as a co-chair of EUCALYPTUS.
  • Serves as advisor and resource specialist to assist students with issues affecting their academic progress, identity development, and experience of campus life.
  • Oversees coordination of speakers’ bureau to include recruitment, selection, training, and evaluation of speakers.
  • Develops, produces and updates educational materials.
  • Develops campus and community outreach programs including development of all publicity materials.
  • Conducts climate survey, evaluates data and prepares action plans.

Crisis Intervention 

Creates and disseminates proactive approaches to preventing and responding to hate crimes, hate incidents, and bias incidents for campus and community members.

  • Serves as advisor, consultant and liaison to all campus departments regarding LGBTQIA issues.
  • Provides direct service to students, staff, and faculty which can include crisis intervention, assessment and referral, support, guidance, liaison to other resources, information, and advocacy, as well as non-crisis consultation and assistance.
  • Serves as a resource person who can provide assistance and advice to students regarding specific types of student grievances, including alleged discrimination and harassment, based on sexual orientation and/or gender identity.
  • Provides case management for each client contact: coordinate with relevant on- and off-campus agencies, i.e. Police, Counseling Center, Student Health Services, Equal Opportunity Program, Residential Life, Dean of Students, and academic departments.

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LGBTQ+ Health Outreach Worker

North Shore Health Project – Gloucester, MA

Want to help support the health of the LGBTQ+ community on the North Shore? Want to get paid to go to fun events? North Shore Health Project is hiring for a new position, LGBTQ+ Health Outreach Worker. The person in this position will have a chance to do outreach at events and bars, educate and connect people with competent health resources. It is a per diem position that will typically work 2 3-4 hours shifts per week, including one weekend evening. Position: LGBTQ+ Health Outreach Worker (per diem).

LGBTQ+ Health Outreach Worker

Primary Duties:

  • Outreach to target populations identified by DPH including men who have sex with men and trans women
  • Conduct outreach on evenings or weekends at LGBT+ events, bars, and public sex environments
  • Inform individuals of services and make connections for testing and other prevention services
  • Distribute condoms and information
  • Educate about HIV/STD risks and prevention
  • Make PrEP referrals and referrals to other relevant health resources
  • Complete paperwork such as outreach tracking forms, record into electronic record keeping software

Additional Duties

  • Provide syringe services and Overdose Prevention services as needed during office hours
  • Attend mandatory DPH trainings and other trainings ongoing
  • Attend staff meetings and report on activities to supervisor
  • Other duties as assigned

Location:

  • Gloucester and surrounding communities such as Beverly, Essex, Salem, Ipswich
  • Gay bars and events on the North Shore

Hours:

  • 6-8 hours per week
  • Two 3-4 hours shifts per week
  • One weekend day per week
  • Travel required
  • Qualifications:
  • Existing knowledge and relationships in the North Shore gay/LGBT+ community and resources strongly preferred
  • Car + valid driver’s license required
  • Outgoing, compassionate, with strong communication and people skills
  • Comfort and ability to talk about sex and sexual health without judgment
  • Competency with computers preferred
  • Experience with the Harm Reduction Model, HIV services or prevention a plus

Job Type: Part-time

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Founded in 1988, the North Shore Health Project has been supporting the health and well being of people living on the North Shore for almost three decades. Originally formed by friends, loved ones, and those impacted by the HIV/AIDS epidemic, over the years NSHP has grown to include client advocacy, case management, needle exchange, community education, overdose prevention, testing for HIV, STI, and Hepatitis C, and LGBTQ services.

LGBTQ+ Health Outreach Worker

North Shore Health Project – Gloucester, MA

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