GLSEN, the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network, is seeking a highly qualified individual to lead the organization's communications, public relations, and constituent engagement efforts to achieve the organization's strategic goals and ensure maximum exposure, reach and impact for GLSEN's programs, initiatives, resources, and advocacy. The Chief Communications and Advocacy Officer (CCAO) will plan and oversee GLSEN's public policy and government relations activities to ensure adoption and implementation of GLSEN's recommended policies, legislation and practices at all levels of government. The CCAO is a member of GLSEN’s Senior Management Team, a four-person group that also includes a Chief Operating Officer, a Chief Development Officer, and a Chief Research and Strategy Officer. The CCAO reports directly to the Executive Director and will oversee the Director of Communications and the Director of Public Policy and support them in the management of the staff in their respective departments.
The ideal candidate should meet the following criteria:
• Minimum of 10 years of nonprofit or equivalent management experience including demonstrated strength supervising senior staff, maintaining a healthy and participatory organizational culture, and coaching others to drive engagement and performance
• Extensive, practical knowledge of communications campaigns and proven effective public relations strategies
• Robust personal media contacts in the areas of government relations, advocacy, education and consumer entertainment
• Extensive knowledge of constituent engagement, mobilization, public education campaigns and other strategies to coalesce large numbers of individuals around an issue or cause.
• Deep understanding of the structures and inner workings of the Federal government and its agencies and the political process for advancing legislative and other policy priorities at the federal, state and local levels.
• Substantial success in building and cultivating mutually beneficial partnerships and coalitions with other organizations at a very senior level
• Experience building relationships as part of a leadership team with staff, board members, donors and other internal constituents
• Ability to leverage technology, including constituent management systems, to engage and mobilize large numbers of individuals
• Experience building and managing significant budgets
• Experience setting and tracking organizational performance metrics and program goals;
• Strong written and oral communication skills, and public speaking experience;
• Familiarity with, and a passion for, LGBT issues in K-12 education; background in education/education reform
• Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience required; Advanced degree preferred.
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Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Performs specialized assessment, diagnosis, and treatment services to Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Clinic utilizing appropriate protocols and guidelines
2. Elicits health histories related to sexual activity and presenting symptoms (i.e., previous STD’s, pregnancy, contraceptive history, etc.)
3. Uses test results and clinical assessment to determine type and stage of STD and administer appropriate treatment allowed under protocol
4. Performs all clinical tasks following established policies and protocols
5. Collects blood samples and other laboratory specimens as part of assessment and diagnosis process
6. Counsel and administer Hepatitis B vaccine to adolescents and other high-risk clients
7. Performs group and one-on-one education specific to HIV/STD and other communicable disease to select high-risk groups (adolescents, drug abusers, prostitutes)
8. Performs screenings for cervical cancer, STD’s and other related infections
9. Provides information to clients, regarding infection and instructions medication administration
10. Serves on a departmental committee
11. Performs all other related duties involved in the operation of the Public Health Department as assigned or required
Opportunity: The Young Women's Project is a dynamic, brave organization that develops leaders, takes on institutions, and builds youth power in DC. We are looking for a part time trainer to lead sessions in sexual health and project development for teen women (and a few men) that are part of our afterschool health advocacy leadership and peer education programs. We are looking for a self starter with a strong training background, experience with comprehensive sexual health, a flexible skill set that includes youth development and training and facilitation, and commitment to reproductive justice.
The Youth Health Action Councils (YHACs) were launched in four schools (Wilson, Cardozo, Bell, and Banneker) in January 2012. In six months, the program has grown to involve 60 youth each week in interactive adult-youth led training and strategy sessions. YHAC leaders receive training in comprehensive sexual health and other issues, provide peer support, plan and implement their own projects, and work with youth staff and other members across the city to advance a youth health agenda. We will expand to six schools in fall 2012 with a goal of 100 active leaders (and another 300 members who participate in school based activities).
Position Summary: The Trainer will be responsible for the training and site activity coordination for three after-school YHAC program sites, working closely with the PHASE Manager and Program Coordinator to conduct training for WMCs, YHACs, and youth staff, support and cultivate youth participants, work with youth to develop and implement projects, and collect evaluation data. Because YHAC training happens on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 2-6, the Trainer must be available during these hours.
Job objective: To provide housing stabilization and case management services and support to newly housed homeless young adults
Description: This 40 hour position is responsible supporting homeless and formerly homeless young adults transition to independent living and assisting the Residential Contracts Managers with administrative oversight and quality assurance of the Young Adult Scattered-site Transitional housing program. This includes coordinating and delivering services to individuals moving into and living in scattered-site housing programs. On average, this position may spend 16-20 hours per week outside of the AAC office.
The HIV Prevention Specialist is responsible for assisting in the coordination and implementation of the Mpowerment intervention for MSM. The individual will be responsible for assisting in the organizing of all aspects of the Project. The individual will facilitate the empowerment of the young men who join the Project, and will guide the decisions and activities of the participants in order to achieve the program’s goals and objectives. The HIV Prevention Specialist will also conduct client-centered HIV test counseling services to individuals voluntarily seeking HIV testing services both onsite and offsite.
The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department is seeking a Disease Intervention Specialist.
Bachelors degree (B.S. or B.A.) in a closely related field or equivalent from an accredited college or university supplemented by one year related work experience in patient/client interviewing activities, community health, teaching, nursing, counseling, social work, one-on-one patient education, health education, or one-on-one patient care survey conducting; OR an Associates degree in a closely related field plus four (4) years relevant professional experience as described above; OR HS or GED plus seven (7) years relevant professional experience as described above. Requires current and valid drivers license and use of personal transportation to and from job assignments on a daily basis.
The Dallas County Department of Health and Human Services is seeking a Disease Intervention Specialist.
Description: Interviews and counsels HIV/STD patients, educates patients regarding the prevention and protection against sexually transmitted diseases and conducts counseling regarding pre and post HIV test. Conducts field visits to identify, locate, and notify patients’ partners of possible transmission of disease and ensures proper medical care is received.Draws blood for HIV/STD tests.Conducts seminars to educate private physicians and clinics regarding STD’s. Performs other duties as assigned.
Requirements: Education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Business, Social Services, Health or in a job related field. Two (2) years work related experience. Skilled in the use of standard software applications. Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing, and establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, departments and the general public.Must possess a valid Texas Driver’s License, with a good driving record and reliable transportation.
The Senior Physician will serve as the STD Controller for DHSP and join a team of highly skilled
and energetic clinicians, researchers, epidemiologists, and administrators to inform, guide and
maintain a progressive response to sexually transmitted diseases (STD) and HIV in a large,
racially-diverse County with urban, suburban, and rural designations. The key duties and
responsibilities of the STD Controller include, but are not limited to the following: 1) lead
strategy development and execution of county-wide STD programs that are evidence-based and
that consider the social, structural, and environmental conditions that influence STD-related
morbidity among Los Angeles County residents, 2) serve as the Department of Public Health’s
resident STD clinical expert and be responsible for a broad range of STD-related clinical quality
assurance and quality improvement activities, 3) oversee the delivery of STD medical
consultations and trainings for public and private-sector providers, 4) provide direct patient care
in an STD screening and treatment clinic environment 1-2 days per month, and 5) effectively
communicate with peers and community stakeholders, including through the development of
written summaries and verbal presentations.
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Reporting to the Program Director, the Sexual and Reproductive Health Program Coordinator will be responsible for developing and implementing reproductive and sexual health education related to disease and pregnancy prevention and healthy behaviors throughout all of SAYA! programs. The Coordinator will also provide referrals to health screenings (i.e. HIV/STD testing, interviews for risk reduction planning, etc.) as well as providing resources identification for youth seeking additional reproductive and sexual health diagnosis and treatment.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
This position provides an opportunity to work with a program that offers an array of harm reduction interventions including integrated screening for HIV/STD/HCV, assessment and referrals to support services including housing and medical services. Under the supervision of the Program Coordinator, the Behavioral Health Specialist (BHS) will provide comprehensive mental health and general support counseling for program members. Working in a multi-disciplinary team of of Social Work Interns, and case managers, the BHS will provide individual level counseling and supportive mental health services to program members enrolled in our outreach program. As a member of the BMI Team, the licensed mental health worker will be knowledgeable of all the services provide by Harlem United as well as services and support available at other community based organizations and care facilities. As part of an interdisciplinary team, the BHS will maintain a small case management caseload.
The successful candidate will have a master's degree in social work, counseling, or psychology and at least two years post graduate proven mental health experience with difficult and hard to reach populations, (i.e. severely mentally ill, homeless, substance users, or sex workers). He or she should also be licensed. It is essential that the mental health worker has a strong knowledge of HIV, AIDS and other STD's. Bilingual in Spanish is a plus.
The position requires someone who is sensitive to the needs of young men of color who have sex with men, able to engage clients, has good counseling skills, and genuinely likes working with people. Must be organized, possess strong communication and writing skills and be knowledgeable about services for YMCSM.
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