HIV Education & Outreach Coordinator (Youth Programs)
Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center provides arts & culture, health, and youth programs and supportive services to strengthen and support the LGBT community across seven counties in Eastern Pennsylvania. The Center is headquartered in a 13,000 square foot facility in the heart of downtown Allentown, Pennsylvania.
Hours: 20 hours per week, one weekday 3-7pm, scheduled outreach and engagement events during the week, and Saturdays 12-6pm.
Position Summary: The HIV Education and Outreach Coordinator is responsible for engaging LGBT youth with HIV-related information, education, and testing at Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center as well as conducting outreach to increase youth program participation and youth HIV testing.
This position works in collaboration with the Youth Programs Manager to schedule outreach opportunities for Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center’s youth programs and will also work with youth (14-24) to develop youth-empowered programs that also meet grant deliverables. The position reports to the Youth Programs Manager.
- Identify, coordinate, and schedule outreach and information events as well as possible partner organizations.
- Work with youth to create and execute programming on a weekly basis.
- Be comfortable with providing HIV/STI testing and information (training will be provided).
- Assist Youth Programs Manager to maintain and staff the youth space during program hours.
- Track and report numbers for engagement events, youth interactions, follow testing protocols, and other numbers as needed.
- Additional duties as assigned
Qualifications and Characteristics
- Energy, enthusiasm and motivation to ensure high-quality youth programming for youth ages 14-24 in the LGBT community of the Lehigh Valley.
- Understanding of client confidentiality.
- Excellent organizational skills and high attention to detail.
- Ability to use technology to achieve results.
- Ability to work well independently and as a member of a team in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment, and be able to prioritize and manage multiple tasks effectively and efficiently
- Prior experience in engaging historically underrepresented and marginalized communities, including LGBT community members and people living with HIV.
- Demonstrated track record of setting and achieving goals.
- Must be able to work the stated hours
- Must be 25 years of age or older.
- High School Diploma or GED required, Bachelors degree preferred. Relevant work experience in lieu of a degree is acceptable.
- Knowledge of Google Drive, Excel, Powerpoint, and word processing.
- Knowledge and familiarity with LGBT communities, youth, and communities of color.
- Understanding of the programmatic and direct service needs for an LGBT community-based organization.
- Cultural competency around LGBT communities and communities of color.
- Background knowledge of HIV prevention and sexual health is expected.
- Spanish-language spoken and written proficiency is preferred but not required
- Passion for LGBT equality, racial justice, and health equity.
- Child Abuse and criminal background checks are required for this position
This is a part-time position with a salary of $12.00 per hour. As a part-time position, this position is offered dental and vision insurance, an SEP/IRA retirement plan, vacation time, and credit union access. Excellent working environment in downtown Allentown, PA within close proximity of numerous restaurants and cafes, arts and culture organizations, and more.
Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.
To apply for this position, please email your résumé, a responsive cover letter, and list of three references in ONE PDF document to: Ariel Torres, Administrative Manager, Ariel@bradburysullivancenter.org -- only complete applications will be reviewed.
Internship opportunities provide undergraduate and graduate students with high-quality experiential learning opportunities at an LGBT non-profit organization. Internships are open only to students enrolled or completing educational programs at accredited higher educational institutions. In order to provide a high-quality learning experience for our interns, our internship program requires that students intern for a minimum of 8 hours per week during the spring or fall semesters (12 week minimum) and 16 hours per week during the summer semester (9 weeks minimum). Interns at Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center conclude their internships after learning transferable skills that are relevant for employment in many non-profit organizations.
We are currently accepting internship applications for Summer 2018 for all internships
Internship are accepted on a rolling basis, for best consideration apply by March 15.
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Major Events Internship
Academic internship for a graduate or undergraduate student in any field of study. Major Events interns work directly with the Major Events Coordinator to plan and execute major fundraising events including the annual pride festival and the annual gala. Interns learn transferable skills in development for non-profit organizations.
Health Programs Internship
Academic internship for a graduate or undergraduate student in any field of study. Health Programs interns work directly with the Health Programs and Supportive Services Manager to conduct health promotion outreach for tobacco, cancer, diabetes, and HIV prevention, help to research health disparities, and assist with organizing health related events. Interns learn the process involved in outreach, health disparity research, and event organizing.
Training Institute Internship
Academic internship for a graduate or undergraduate student in any field of study. Training Institute interns work directly with the Director of the Training Institute to research and prepare for trainings, assist with booking trainings, and assist during trainings. Interns learn the process involved in educating non-profit, government, healthcare, and education professionals about working with the LGBT community.
Academic internship for a graduate or undergraduate student in any field of study. Library interns work directly with the Librarian to create and implement library programs, manage the library collection, create library engagement, and prepare for the annual book sale. Interns learn the process involved in managing a community-based library for the LGBT community.
Youth Programs Internship
Academic internship for a graduate student in a social work, nursing, counseling, psychology, public health, or related field of study. We are not currently accepting undergraduate interns for our youth program. Youth Program interns work directly with the Youth Programs Manager to support Project SILK Lehigh Valley, a recreational-based safe space for LGBT youth of color and their friends for HIV intervention purposes. Interns learn the process involved in youth empowerment programs, HIV/STI prevention among targeted populations, and youth leadership development in the LGBT community.
Please send a resume, responsive cover letter, writing sample and an academic reference as one PDF document to firstname.lastname@example.org
Applicants are accepted on a rolling basis. Only complete applications will be reviewed.