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Tobacco Education & Outreach Coordinator

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: 40 hours per week. This position is grant funded through June 30, 2019

Position Summary: The Tobacco Education & Outreach Coordinator is responsible for LGBT outreach throughout Berks, Bucks, Chester, Montgomery, Delaware, and Schuylkill Counties for tobacco prevention and education. Outreach includes presentations and tabling for LGBT students groups, LGBT business associations, LGBT faith communities, LGBT bars, and more.

This position works collaboratively as part of a health programs team to promote tobacco-free living for the LGBT community. The position reports to the Health Programs & Supportive Services Manager.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Implement outreach efforts to LGBT community groups throughout six counties in South East, Pennsylvania, in accordance with the work plan defined in the grant funding this position.
  • Develop engaging activities to increase awareness of tobacco as an LGBT issue.
  • Deliver presentations on tobacco in the LGBT community.
  • Assist Health Programs Manager with grant deliverable.
  • Track and report numbers for programs.
  • Stay abreast and knowledgeable about trends in tobacco prevention & control.
  • Additional duties as assigned

Qualifications and Characteristics

  • Energy, enthusiasm and motivation to ensure high-quality health programming for the LGBT community in Southeastern PA.
  • 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.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of tobacco and electronic nicotine delivery systems.
  • 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.

Requirements

  • Must be able to work the stated hours
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred. Relevant work experience in public health, LGBT community organizations, or outreach for non-profit organizations in lieu of a degree is acceptable.
  • Driver’s license is required
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds
  • 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 healthy eating and active living 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

Benefits/Compensation

This is a full-time, hourly position budgeted at $14.50/hour. As a full-time position, this position is offered medical, dental and vision, life, long-term disability, and short term disability 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

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 Fall 2018 for all internships

Internship are accepted on a rolling basis

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Youth Programs Internship

Academic internship for a graduate student in a social work, nursing, counseling, psychology, public health, nutrition, gender studies, 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 healthy eating, active living, and HIV intervention purposes. Interns learn the process involved in youth empowerment programs, health promotion among targeted populations, and youth leadership development in the LGBT community.

Development Internship

Academic internship for a graduate or undergraduate student in any field of study. Development interns work directly with the Development Manager to research and draft grant proposals, draft individual donor communication, and assist with fundraising events. This is a research and writing-intensive internship. 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, but optimal for students in social work, public health, nursing, psychology, gender studies or related fields. 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. 

Application requirements:
Please send a resume, responsive cover letter, writing sample and an academic reference as one PDF document to ariel@bradburysullivancenter.org

Applicants are accepted on a rolling basis. Only complete applications will be reviewed.