Trainer, Bryson Institute of the Attic Youth Center

Job Type

Part Time




255 S 16th Street
United States


Position: Part- time 20 hrs/ a week

Job Summary: To provide education, outreach, and consultation services to organizations and individuals in the Delaware Valley, using an intersectional lens, on the best practices for working with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning (LGBTQ) youth. The goal is to improve the climate and support systems for LGBTQ youth in their everyday contexts - school, service agencies, family, neighborhood, and faith community - by fostering empathy and imparting knowledge in these various sites.



  • Conduct trainings, seminars, workshops, and outreaches in identified venues
  • Report to supervisor regarding administrative aspects of the trainings including scheduling, needed resources, and program content
  • Complete the necessary paperwork and prep for trainings
  • Disseminate, collect, and review program evaluation materials at the completion of trainings
  • Complete training certificates, upon agency’s request, at the completion of trainings
  • Participate in the creation and execution of marketing materials
  • Offer recommendations for potential training sites and, where appropriate, work to secure the training
  • Develop and maintain community contacts for potential training sites, working groups, committees, collaborations, and task forces
  • Support the Educator and Outreach Specialist with administrative support such as managing The Institute’s phone calls and emails
  • Work with The Educator and Outreach Specialist with training youth panelists


  • Support development of curricula for trainings and workshops, including research, PowerPoint presentations, and informational material for handouts.
  • Research LGBTQ issues to enhance and update trainings with additional resources and information

General Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the development and implementation of trainings and programming for Attic youth participants
  • Take part in outreach efforts and special events sponsored by The Attic Youth Center/ Bryson Institute
  • Attend weekly supervisory meetings
  • Uphold Attic’s policies and procedures
  • Participate in staff professional development as necessary and/or required.
  • Other duties as assigned

Attic Youth Center Values:

  • Treat all youth, visitors, and employees with caring, kindness, respect and dignity
  • Maintain strict confidentiality of all information
  • Adhere to the policies, procedures, code of conduct and attendance rules of the Attic Youth Center



  • High School diploma or equivalent
  •  At least one year of curriculum development and training/ facilitation experience
  • LGBTQ competency
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience working to foster diversity, social justice and equity for LGBTQ community
  • Excellent public speaking, communication, and organization skills
  •  Ability to work effectively with training participants and staff of diverse backgrounds with respect to sensitivity to gender, sexual, race, cultural and economic differences
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)


  • Familiarity with databases/ client relationship management systems
  • Valid driver’s license



Professional Level:

Entry level

Level of Language Proficiency


  • English/ Spanish bilingual

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

High School

How To Apply

The Attic Youth Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to maintaining a diverse network of board, staff, students, and volunteers that is reflective of and accountable to the communities we serve. 

Resumes and Cover Letters should be forwarded to in pdf format, please no phone calls; potential candidates will be contacted.