NYC Director of Public Policy True Colors Fund

NYC Director of Public Policy True Colors Fund

Jobs, Youth
True Colors Fund - New York, NY The True Colors Fund is seeking a Director of Public Policy to lead the organization's work to enact administrative and legislative policy change at the federal, state, and local level to prevent and end lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) youth homelessness in America. NYC Director of Public Policy True Colors Fund Principle Responsibility The Director of Public Policy provides the leadership, management, and evaluation of the True Colors Fund's public policy and advocacy work at the federal, state, and local level. The Director reports to the Deputy Executive Director and serves as a member of the organization's management team. Ongoing Responsibilities Federal, State, and Local Public Policy Responsibilities In collaboration with the Executive Director and Deputy Executive Director, develop, direct, and implement…
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Oakland CA getREAL California Project Director

Oakland CA getREAL California Project Director

Jobs, Youth
Family Builders by Adoption - Oakland, CA We currently have a position open for the getREAL California Project Director. The getREAL Project Director has primary responsibility for developing and delivering all aspects of the project whose primary goal is to integrate sexual orientation and gender identity/expression (SOGIE)-informed policy and practice into California’s child welfare system. The Project Director will lead a multiple-year implementation effort aimed at increasing the competency and capacity of the statewide system in serving lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) and gender non-conforming (GNC) children and youth. The Project Director will develop resources for professionals and families to improve outcomes for LGBT and GNC children and youth in the child welfare system. Oakland CA getREAL California Project Director Master's degree in social work, public policy, other human…
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NYC Coordinator Young Adult Services

NYC Coordinator Young Adult Services

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Jericho Project - New York, NY This Coordinator position is an opportunity to pioneer Jericho’s work with homeless and at risk young adults in a new program, dubbed Knowledge and Employment for Young Adults (KEYA). This role will have two components: First, provide employment services program for young adults (18-25 years old) that currently reside in supportive or transitional housing programs. The Senior Career Counselor will provide direct services and referrals to help each participant achieve the highest possible level of employment and/or other meaningful activity. The Coordinator will work closely with Jericho and other agencies’ staff to ensure that the tenants’ employment and educational goals support their housing stability and educational achievement. Secondly, the Coordinator will act as Jericho’s in-house expert on young adults’ needs. In conjunction with the…
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NYC Outreach Specialist Ali Forney Center

NYC Outreach Specialist Ali Forney Center

Jobs, Youth
Ali Forney Center - New York, NY This position is responsible for performing direct mobile and street outreach to LGBTQ homeless, runaway and street based LGBTQ youth and organizational outreach to community providers in order to connect youth to needed services through a referral process, escorting clients, reconnecting clients to their case managers, identifying new clients and connecting them to AFC, and connecting to clients on the internet via social networking sites. NYC Outreach Specialist Ali Forney Center Top Responsibilities include: Collaborate with street outreach team to actively engage young people on the street and at places where LGBTQ homeless, runaway and street-based youth congregate in order to connect them to services. Identify runaway and homeless LGBTQ youth who are of victims of or at risk of exposure to sexual…
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Washington DC State Policy Manager GLSEN

Washington DC State Policy Manager GLSEN

Advocacy, Jobs, Youth
GLSEN - Washington, DC  - Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network The State Policy Manager (SPM) is responsible for managing all aspects of GLSEN's state and local public policy work, including identifying priorities, developing and executing strategy, advocating for or against state and local legislative proposals, and helping to implement policy at the administrative level. The SPM will work closely with other members of the Public Policy team and the broader GLSEN network to identify areas for engagement and advance legislative priorities. The SPM is also responsible for developing and maintaining strategic relationships with high-level public policy actors, including state legislators, school board members, government officials, and coalition organizations. This position is based in GLSEN's Washington, D.C. office. Washington DC State Policy Manager GLSEN Responsibilities: Provide leadership, strategic resource development, and…
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Bay Shore NY PrEP Outreach and Education Specialist

Bay Shore NY PrEP Outreach and Education Specialist

Health, Jobs, Youth
LGBT Network - Long Island Gay and Lesbian Youth; The Long Island LGBT Center; Services and Advocacy for LGBT Elders (SAGE-LI); Queens LGBT Community Center (Q-Center) - Bay Shore, NY Long Island Gay and Lesbian Youth (LIGALY) has an immediate opening for a Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Outreach and Education Specialist. The principal roles of the PrEP Outreach and Education Specialist are: to engage high risk young gay and bi-sexual men and adult transgender women and provide them with information about the medication Truvada (PrEP) with the aim of connecting candidates for this medication to clinicians for PrEP prescription and medication management; and provide informational sessions to clinicians aimed at increasing their knowledge about the utility of PrEP in lowering the risk of HIV infection with the aim to facilitate more…
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Long Island Community Educator LGBT Network

Long Island Community Educator LGBT Network

Jobs, Youth
LGBT Network - Long Island, NY Long Island Gay and Lesbian Youth (LIGALY) has an immediate opening for a Community Educator to deliver Community Education and Training Services to create safer, more supportive lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) affirming spaces for LGBT people. The Community Educator reports to the LGBT Training Institute Coordinator. Long Island Community Educator LGBT Network The Community Educator is responsible to: Deliver a variety of anti-bullying and LGBT cultural competency workshops and trainings to a variety of audiences, including: students, educators, law enforcement, parents and foster parents, child welfare agencies, and other health and human service providers; Assist with curriculum development; Conduct outreach to a range of health and human service providers to establish and/or develop relationships; Assist with data collection and program reporting; Assist…
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San Francisco Mental Health Specialist Youth Program

San Francisco Mental Health Specialist Youth Program

Health, Jobs, Youth
The San Francisco LGBT Community Center - San Francisco, CA ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Crisis Intervention and Triage Provide drop-in crisis intervention triage for Youth Program participants, including, as needed, intake, mental health screening, needs & strengths assessment, and referral to community-based behavioral health care. Crisis intervention clients may self-refer or may be identified/referred by the Youth Program Coordinators or a collaborative partner. Counseling & Case Management Provide crisis intervention and trauma recovery counseling to program participants by appointment. Provide mental and behavioral health case management including assessment, referral, linkage and follow-up with community-based resources, including substance abuse programs and resources. The Mental Health Specialist will identify evidence-based, time-limited, client empowerment-focused intervention strategies for all multi-session clients, which may include individual or group interventions. Concurrent caseload will not exceed 15 clients.…
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San Diego Student Services Professor LGBT Resource Center

San Diego Student Services Professor LGBT Resource Center

Jobs, Youth
California State University - San Diego, CA Full-time, temporary position anticipated to end on or before June 30, 2016, with the possibility for reappointment and/or permanency. Under the supervision of the Dean of Students, the LGBT Center Coordinator performs complex Student Services professional work characterized by independent student advisement and guidance in individual and group settings. Such advisement involves basic counseling techniques and may concern career, academic, learning, campus life and/or related issues. The incumbent develops and implements programs that facilitate growth in the areas of scholarships, personal and leadership development, campus and community service involvement and the clarification of values, and also provides guidance and leadership, through programming and advising efforts, to student clubs and organizations at SDSU. The Incumbent spends substantial portions of time in advisement sessions of…
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San Francisco Youth Program Coordinator

San Francisco Youth Program Coordinator

Jobs, Youth
The San Francisco LGBT Community Center - San Francisco, CA Under the direction of the Children Youth and Family Programs Manager, the Youth Program Coordinator works as part of a team to develop and implement innovative programming for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning (LGBTQQ) youth with a focus on disconnected transitional age youth, ages 18 – 24 (TAY). Programming is based in youth development, social justice, and harm reduction philosophies to addresses youths' success in: health and wellness, arts/culture, education, economic empowerment, and recreation needs. San Francisco Youth Program Coordinator   Under the direction of the Children Youth and Family Programs Manager, develop and implement programs for LGBTQ youth including: staffing drop in services, structured group instruction and activities, linkage and referral services, community building activities, youth leadership…
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