Job Type

Full Time

Published

06/11/2018

Address

208 West 13th Street
New York
NY
10011
United States

Description

The TGNC Health Coordinator is responsible for the direct coordination and delivery of HIV prevention services for transgender and gender non-conforming (TGNC) community members. This includes providing supervision to interns and peers; coordinating outreach, training, and group interventions for the TGNC community; organizing community-wide events; conducting rapid HIV testing and counseling; providing short-term mental health counseling; and managing linkage to care for PrEP/PEP, HIV care, as well as a spectrum of non-medical services offered at The Center.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide oversight and coordination of all programming within The Center's Gender Identity Project, including individual, group, and community-level interventions aiming to support and empower NYC's TGNC community.
  • Work closely with the Director of HIV Prevention to meet all contract requirements of the NYS DOH AIDS Institute, preparing monthly program reports, monitoring quality assurance and service deliverables, and reviewing documentation.
  • Provide short-term mental health counseling to TGNC individuals, incorporating elements of case management and advocacy, maintain a caseload of clients, and manage additional case assignments to MSW/MHC interns.
  • Conduct rapid HIV testing and counseling, providing education, referrals and support related to sexual health, HIV prevention, PrEP/PEP, and the importance of HIV/STI/HCV screening.
  • Coordinate monthly drop-in groups and weekly closed groups, ensuring coverage for all groups and training of facilitators, and lead any of the groups as needed.
  • Organize community-wide events such as Trans Day of Remembrance, Trans Day of Action, summer social events, and a Gender Tech series on gender affirming surgeries.
  • Manage recruitment, training, and supervision of peer outreach specialists, who support program outreach, distribution of safe sex kits and health education, and group facilitation.
  • Provide direct supervision to MSW/MHC interns.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements:

  • Associates or Bachelor's Degree in a social services field required; LMSW or LMHC preferred.
  • Previous clinical experience working with TGNC individuals and/or within the field of HIV prevention. Prior knowledge of PrEP/PEP preferred.
  • Strong leadership, administrative, organization, and written/verbal communication skills; bilingual Spanish a plus.
  • Knowledge of HIV and Transgender/GNC affirming resources and referrals in NYC.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with a wide range of personalities.
  • Must be available to work occasional evenings and weekends.
  • Commitment to inclusive, multi-cultural programming; prior experience working within 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

How To Apply

jobs@gaycenter.org
http://gaycenter.org/about/employment

Please carefully review the position description and requirements as outlined in the position announcements above. Applicants must demonstrate the appropriate experience and background as described within the position announcement.

All submissions must include a cover letter stating the position of interest and salary requirements, with an accompanying resume. Incomplete submissions or those not stating a salary requirement may not be considered. Duplicate submissions are not necessary.

Materials may be submitted by email to jobs@gaycenter.org. For mail or fax, send to:

Center Human Resources

208 West 13th Street

New York, NY 10011

Fax: 212-924-2657

The Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of race, religion/creed, color, national origin, citizenship status, sex, age, disability or condition including HIV/AIDS, sexual orientation, gender and gender identity, military status, victim of domestic violence status or marital status. People of color, women, and transgender and gender expansive people are encouraged to apply.


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