General Statement of Duties:
The Director of LGBT Health and Human Services is responsible for the overall Health Services for the organization, such as advocacy, mental health, youth services, group facilitation, training & and technical assistance, event coordination, and program evaluation.
● Bachelor’s Degree in public health, social work, or mental health-related field preferred; relevant experience may be substituted given expertise.
● Minimum of three years of Training and Technical Assistance experience
● Minimum of five years of human services experience; outreach, education, or case management experience.
● Familiarity with High Impact Prevention and other LGBTQ healthcare service provision.
● Bilingual (Spanish) plus and preferred
● Minimum of three years of management/supervisory experience
● Must be a leader, team player, and able to work effectively with a large variety of personalities and abilities
● Must be familiar with and believe in a harm-reduction philosophy
● Must be able to work flexible hours (including after-hours and weekends)
● Valid, unrestricted driver’s license and independent means of transportation for travel per program needs.
● Ability to communicate and present to the public effectively, both verbally and in writing
● Bilingual and multicultural people identifying with the LGBTQ, Latin@, or African American community are strongly encouraged to apply.
Required Knowledge and Skills:
Strong time management and organizational skills, self-directed ability to navigate and work with a variety of personalities and work ethics, solution-oriented, excellent verbal and written communication skills, proficiency in data collection and reporting.
Physical Demands/Activities: Constant computer work such as typing, looking at a computer screen, long periods of sitting at a desk must be able to lift 15lbs, minimum physical effort including walking, standing, bending, and getting in and out of cars.
Working Condition: Office environment and some off-site (indoor/outdoor) events
Multiple interruptions and/ or distractions from telephone, co-workers, and other staff.
How to Apply:
Send a Resume and a Cover Letter outlining your experience to [email protected]
Applicants will be notified if they are being considered for the position.
In Our Own Voices, Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will
receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, age, sex, national
origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or
expressions or any other characteristics protected by federal, state, or local laws.
Benefits Package: Health, Vision, Dental, 401k, and Pension Plan
The HIV/HCV Young Men who have sex with Men(YMSM) Program Coordinator’s responsibilities include coordinating program activities, facilitating homegrown and evidence-based intervention sessions, and general program operations. The coordinator will integrate and oversee HIV/STI/HCV awareness, risk assessment, counseling, and testing. Provide supervision to the HIV/HCV Test Counselor.
· Coordinate HIV prevention and related services for Young Gay Men/YMSM of color
· Implement, recruit, and facilitate multi-session and single-session group intervention programs
· Network and coordinate programs with other agencies and schools in the community that serve youth-at-risk and/or with high HIV rates (with a primary focus on YMSM ages 16-29)
· Provide case management, including referrals, client navigation, and linkage to care
· Performs HIV risk assessments and Testing
· Complete and submit all documentation within the required timeframe-Submits counseling and testing data to the Director of Intervention Programs
· Observe and abide by HIPAA and the HIV Confidentiality Law requirements
· Provide supervision to the HIV/HCV Test Counselor
· Commits to In Our Own Voices, Inc.’s mission, vision, and core values
· Bachelor’s degree preferred
· At least three to five years of experience in community-level HIV interventions, adolescent development, and/or case management.
· Knowledge and comfort with LGBTQ, HIV/AIDS prevention education, PEP, PrEP, and sexual health issues
· Demonstrate group facilitation skills;
. Excellent oral and written communication skills
· Able to obtain HIV/HCV certification within three months of employment- Employer-provided training.
· Bilingual/Spanish speaking plus.
· Knowledge and skills in working in a team effort.
Ability to multi-task and work under time constraints
Solid computer skills; working knowledge of MS Office.
· Must be able to work flexible hours (including after hours and weekends)
· Valid, unrestricted driver’s license and vehicle
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $48,00.00 – $55,000.00 per year
Benefits Package: Health, Vision, Dental, 401k and Pension Plan
Responsible for: LGBT DV/SA Advocate will provide services and activities that assist victims of domestic and/or sexual violence in understanding the dynamics of victimization and in stabilizing their lives after victimization.
Directly responsible to: Director of Anti-Violence Services
LGBT DV/SA Advocate will provide immediate crisis intervention, hotline counseling, assist clients in locating, securing, furnishing, moving into, and maintaining appropriate housing, and provide information and referral for general and, assistance. Oversight of grant objectives and outcomes.
Roles and Responsibilities
Areas of Responsibility:
Demonstrate a commitment to the mission of In Our Own Voices
Conduct and coordinate services with other IOOV team members to assist clients who are victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking, including, but not limited to, coordination of safe shelter, information and referral, safety planning, and legal counseling and advocacy.
Perform other duties as assigned
· Maintain written case notes
· Staff In Our Own Voices’ LGBT domestic violence referral line, providing referrals to full services and anti-violence programs for LGBT domestic violence and sexual assault victims
Provide training & technical assistance (TTA) to traditional/mainstream victim
Partnering with traditional service providers by participating in Local and Statewide Task forces
Facilitate Supports Groups and Alternative Healing workshops
Submit documentation and reports in compliance with project requirements, as well as provide monthly reports and submit monthly articles for the newsletter ·
Ensure confidentiality law requirements are incorporated into all aspects of programming.
Collaborate with community partners to provide linkages & referrals to culturally relevant services/resources.
· Bachelor’s Degree in, Social Work or Mental Health Counseling, preferred MSW,
· Proven ability to work effectively with diverse staff, clients and volunteers
· Paid Case Management experience
· Paid individual and group counseling
· Paid experience working on issues of domestic violence, sexual assault or related concerns preferred.
· Commitment to lesbian, gay, transgender, bisexual people of color community issues and interests.
· Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills
· Experience in the social services and courts system field required
· Ability to think creatively and strategically about fulfilling program objectives
· Excellent time management
● two + years working with domestic violence and sexual violence survivors, with a proven ability to advocate for the needs of underserved communities.
● Preferred 4 year degree, additional experience may be substituted for degree
Strong time management and organizational skills, self-directed, strong advocacy skills, ability to navigate and work with a variety of personalities and work ethics, solution-oriented, excellent verbal and written communication skills, proficiency in data collection and reporting, excellent problem solving and strong understanding of boundaries as it relates to subordinates.
Plus Excellent full time benefit package
Location: 255 Lark Street and field work throughout the Capital Region
The LGBT Legal Advocate works in collaboration with law enforcement and legal systems, in partnership with Legal Aid Society of Northeastern NY (LASNNY).
Roles and Responsibilities
Strong time management and organizational skills, self directed, strong advocacy skills, ability to navigate and work with a variety of personalities and work ethics, solution oriented, excellent verbal and written communication skills, proficiency in data collection and reporting, excellent problem solving