|Subject: strictly fyi: Jobs in MA, NY, OR, WA, WI|
|From: "Ethan Bluestein" <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date: 1:31 PM|
Responsibilities: The Racial Justice Fellow will work with staff to
carry out the programs and educational activities of the Racial Justice
and Alliance Building program and will be responsible for the following:
• Support the planning and execution of Standing Together convenings and meetings- including coordinating logistics and recruitment for program events
• Provide general support to Standing Together’s Our Families education campaign, especially in areas of volunteer recruitment and program communications (such as writing blogs, utilizing social media, creating written materials, etc.)
• Assist with facilitation and recruitment to BRO’s ongoing political education series on racial justice
• Mobilize LGBT and allied activists to take action for racial justice campaigns
• Other duties as assigned
Qualifications: Basic Rights Oregon seeks candidates who excel in
relationship-building, have strong attention to detail and work well as
part of a fast-paced team. The ideal candidate will have:
• Previous community, student, campaign or other organizing experience – as a volunteer or paid position
• Demonstrated experience working with communities of color, trans/gender variant and LGBT youth communities and a commitment to the mission of the organization
• Demonstrated ability to handle a variety of projects and problem-solve
• Excellent planning skills and follow-up
• Strong written and verbal communication skills, including comfort with public speaking
• Ability to travel, and have a flexible work schedule, including evenings and weekends
• Have a strong sense of humor and levity
Compensation: Hourly wage commensurate with experienceHow to Apply:
Project Manager – Epidemiology Team [Job ID#XXX]
The following position is available in The Fenway Institute, the research, prevention and education arm of Fenway Health:
Under the supervision of assigned Principal Investigator, the Epidemiology Project Manager will aid in the implementation of an epidemiology/behavioral science HIV prevention intervention study with transgender young people under age 30.
Typical duties include: coordination and oversight of day-to-day study operations including recruitment/retention, enrollment, data collection and management, and data analysis and reporting.
Additional duties include: assisting with the supervision of Research Associates and other study staff to ensure that all required study procedures are complete and accurate; assessing needs for study start-up; preparing site for study operations and procedures according to protocol and sponsor guidelines; and assisting in dissemination of study findings including data analysis, manuscript writing and preparation of conference presentations.
In addition, the Project Manager will oversee and assist in the maintenance of complete, accurate and current study records and other administrative documents, actively participate in Quality Assurance activities, and generate regular descriptive statistics and future projections regarding follow-up, retention and compliance.
Bachelor’s degree and MA/MS or MPH in social science or closely related field required.
Experience/Other Preferred Requirements
· Direct experience working with transgender persons required
· Familiarity and comfort with HIV prevention issues facing transgendered persons, youth, men who have sex with men (MSM) and other groups at high-risk for HIV infection
· Demonstrated ability to take responsibility for assignments and deadlines, work independently, and to effectively work as part of a team
· Excellent communication (both written and verbal) and computer (Microsoft Word, Power-Point, Email) skills
· Experience working in an ethnically, culturally, and racially diverse environment preferred
· Undergraduate/graduate coursework in statistics and research methods highly desirable
· Transgender persons are highly encouraged to apply
When applying for this position, please reference the job title and job ID #X
Applicants are encouraged to
download and complete our application form from our website
www.fenwayhealth.org/jobs, and send it to Shoshanna Holzer via Fax or US Mail:
1340 Boylston Street
9th Floor, Ansin Building
Boston, MA 02215
Attention: Human Resources
Send a cover letter and resume by electronic mail to Human Resources at email@example.com. Be sure to indicate the appropriate position and Job ID number in the subject line of all your correspondence. If you are applying for more than one position, please send a separate email for each job. If you are sending files as attachments to your e-mail, please be sure the attached files are written in Microsoft Word (.doc) or are in PDF format (.pdf). We do not accept compressed files of any type (e.g., Zip, Stuff It).
Note: In order to be considered, candidates must meet the minimum qualifications of a position.
Essential Job Functions:
• Intake and assessment for individuals seeking assistance
• Triage counseling
• Engagement of adolescents into program structure (harm reduction philosophy, rules, mutual respect)
• Crisis intervention and individual counseling
• Milieu counseling
• Perform reparative interventions as part of a harm reduction approach
• Facilitate access to daily living needs (food, clothes, hygiene supplies, space to rest)
• Providing information and counseling to homeless adolescents regarding shelter options
• Advocacy on behalf of clients for public assistance and entitlements with city agencies
• Advocacy on behalf of under 18-year-old clients for Administration for Children’s Services support
• Case management, preparation of case records, prepare monthly and quarterly statistical reports
• Mediation for internal conflicts
• Group facilitation and conducting of educational presentations on HIV/AIDS, risk reduction and topics related to sub-populations of homeless youth
• Street outreach to homeless and street involved young people, as assigned
• Escort homeless youth to appropriate services and provide transportation as part of case plan
• Serve as an advocate and liaison for clients negotiating the shelter system and other social service programs
• Case conferencing
• Maintain routine administrative responsibilities to include the preparation of correspondence, maintaining files, mail, email, and telephone.
• Participate at staff trainings, staff meetings and staff group process workshops
• Participate in weekly supervision.
Secondary Job Functions:
• Identification of new resources appropriate for population
• Provide wellness and recreational (engagement) activities
• Coordinate services with other Streetwork staff and on-site legal, medical, and psychiatric service providers
• Manage events in the Drop-In Center, Monitor entrance to the program, oversee concrete support to clients, provide
• transportation to NYC Runaway and Homeless Youth Programs and/or oversee meal preparation
Knowledge and Skills:
• Compassionate approach to others and openness to new ideas
• Dynamic energy, able to multi-task and negotiate multiple demands on attention
• Non-judgmental approach and ability to empathize with others
• Clear and concise verbal and written communication skill, excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
• Genuine interest in working with disenfranchised youth and young adults
• Bi-lingual Spanish
• Understanding of harm reduction perspective
• Demonstrate the ability to work independently
• Bachelor’s Degree in social services, creative arts, liberal studies or any field related to working with youth/ or High School Diploma and a minimum of five (5) years experience working with at-risk youth.
• Experience working in a social services setting, OR
• Personal experience with street survival activities (homelessness, gangs, drug economy, sex industry) with three years separation from involvement in these activities. Deep understanding of the relationship between personal experience and professional standards.
• At least 1 year working with the homeless population, youth, or harm reduction
• Basic understanding of computer and systems for managing case recordsPlease email resume and letter of interest to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include “Case Manager” in the subject title. The letter of interest should address your interest in working with homeless and runaway youth and how you meet the job functions and Knowledge, Skills and Abilities. Resumes without a letter of interest, which is reflective of the primary job functions will not be considered.
Reports to: Youth Services Program Manager
This is a full-time, temporary position (12 month, with possible extensions) with a competitive salary in an exciting, progressive changemaking service organization. We offer excellent benefits, including: health and dental insurance, long & short term disability insurance, life insurance, vacation and sick leave, and a caring and innovative work environment!
Position open until filled.
A Youth Services Community Advocate:
Advocates for bisexual, trans, lesbian and gay survivors of domestic & dating violence and LGBT youth crime victims;
Organizes young LGBT people to create just, safe communities; and
For a job description contact:
(206) 568-7777 or email@example.com
Please send resume and cover letter to:
The Northwest Network
Attn: Community Advocate—Youth Programs
P.O. Box 18436
Seattle, WA 98118
Please note: We are very interested in getting a feel for your take on anti-violence work, LBTG youth issues and progressive social change in your cover letter.
If emailing your application, attach cover letter and resume as one combined file.
Please do not include your cover letter in the body of the email.
(Emailed applications that include the cover letter in the body of the email text may not be considered.)
Position Open until Filled. Resumes may be considered immediately upon receipt. Resumes preferred by July 22nd. We plan to fill this position as soon as possible.
The NW Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The NW Network does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender presentation or identity, political ideology, age, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, and the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability in employment, volunteer opportunities or services rendered.
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