Temporary Youth Sexual Health Developer

Job Type

Full Time
Temporary

Published

10/04/2018

Address

208 West 13th Street
New York
NY
10011
United States

Description

Reports to: Director of Youth Leadership and Engagement


Classification:  Temporary; Full-time; Non-Exempt


Summary: The Center’s Youth Sexual Health Developer is responsible for implementing The Center’s spectrum of activity-based, psycho-educational groups and workshops for young people, providing individual counseling/education and peer supervision services to improve HIV treatment outcomes and prevent HIV. This is a temporary position that ends May 2019.


Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate weekly drop-in discussion groups for LGBTQ youth
  • Deliver risk-reduction and psycho-educational assessment and counseling programming and activities to build resilience in LGBT youth including YASS (Youth Advocates for Safer Sex) internship and SNAP!
  • Provide individual clients with crisis-intervention, assessment and referral services, and educational and employment support.
  • Administrative duties, collaboration with community partners including NYC high schools, HIV health providers and other duties as necessary for successful project operations and services.
  • Maintain familiarity with current policy issues impacting LGBTQ youth, and offer youth skills to address issues if they are identified as areas of concern.
  • Maintain all client and programmatic files, including ongoing attendance records, staff logs, evaluation components, and progress reports for all direct service work, including all relevant data entry.
  • Provide cross coverage for all other youth programming unit tasks, duties and populations including enrolling youth in program services, groups, and training programs.
  • Provide support for large scale annual youth community events 
  • Other duties as assigned.


Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree; MSW or MHC, or related field, a plus
  • Knowledgeable in adolescent development, health and sex education, alcohol and substance use, HIV/AIDS, prevention and harm reduction.
  • Group facilitation, training, and counseling skills. Experience with specific evidence-based interventions (EBIs) with youth a plus.
  • Good leadership, administrative, organization, and written/verbal communication skills; Spanish bilingual a plus.
  • Commitment to inclusive, multi-cultural programming; prior experience working with in coalitions with diverse communities and an understanding of intersectional oppressions.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the issues, needs and interests of LGBT youth, adults, families and community, including knowledge of the spectrum of gender identity and transgender issues.
  • A strong commitment to social justice and the mission of The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center.


Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement


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