YHA Coordinator

Reports to Project Director

Part-Time: 20 hours/week

**Potential for Full-Time Position Within 6 Months                                                                                                                              

Responsibilities:

  1. Oversee agency’s Peer Navigation program of up to 10 LGBTQ-identified young people who provide GSA support in local schools, facilitate sexual health workshops, and conduct outreach to new clients via social media and community events.
  2. Create and track schedule for all 10 peers
  3. Track productivity and work performance
  4. Provide supervision and guidance
  5. Conduct monthly meetings and annual training
  6. Manage all required staff paperwork and files
  7. Keep detailed records of all interactions for reporting purposes
  8. Generate monthly report for funder’s review
  • Conduct Tri-Annual homegrown intervention designed to increase awareness, communication/negotiation skills and breakdown HIV stigma for young gay/bi/queer men and trans individuals up to age 24 who are living with HIV
  • Act as drop-in counselor one Friday night each month during Coffeehouse program for LGBTQ+ youth ages 13-20
  • Various other tasks assigned by supervisor

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in psychology, social work, mental health counseling or other related field
  • Master’s Degree (or working on Master’s Degree) preferred
  • Experience working with LGBTQ+ young people (particularly YMSM of color)
  • Knowledge of HIV prevention trends and ability to educate clients on sexual health topics
  • Demonstrate high level of responsibility, trustworthiness, and attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Experience with social media platforms, especially for promotional use
  • Skilled in using Outlook and Microsoft Office (with an ability to learn new data entry & software systems easily)
  • Must be available at least one Friday night each month for Coffeehouse program
  • Flexible when assigned various tasks by supervisor

Email Resume and Cover Letter to Tawni J. Engel – tengel@longislandcrisiscenter.org

Serious Inquiries Only. No Phone Calls.