Facilitators Sought:

Queer BIPOC Intersection
Sisterhood Support and Sanctuary

The Community Center’s Mission

As a safe, supportive environment, the Hudson Valley LGBTQ Community Center provides services, professional resources, and programs that unite the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer/questioning community across lines of age, race, gender, and economics. We strengthen, support, and celebrate LGBTQ individuals, families, and groups in their efforts to achieve their fullest potential.


About Groups and Group Facilitators

Group facilitators are an essential part of the Community Center’s focus on well-being, social support and connection. Groups offered by the Community Center are an expression of the organization’s commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, accessibility and belonging.

We are seeking group facilitators for the groups:

  • Sisterhood Support and Sanctuary
  • The Queer BIPOC Intersection



Contracted Group Facilitators are responsible for facilitating their contracted group at the Hudson Valley LGBTQ Community Center or satellite location with an online component allowing for remote access.

Responsibilities include:

  • Conduct intakes for new members and document demographics and attendance

  • Prepare structure and topics for each group session to engage attendees

  • Provide and/or coordinate appropriate referrals and linkages to services

  • File progress reports

  • Submit invoice monthly

  • Participate in periodic team meetings of Community Center staff and group facilitators

  • Set up prior to meetings and break down following meetings

Group Facilitators work with the Director of Programs and Services. Contracts may be offered for a six-month period and are renewable.


Schedule and Group Frequency

Generally, groups meet bi-weekly or weekly for 90 minutes on a regularly schedule basis. Groups will generally be offered in a hybrid manner allowing for in-person or remote participation. Groups may be offered at the Community Center in uptown Kingston and/or at other locations in the Hudson Valley.


  • Demonstrated knowledge and educational interest in the group’s specific topic

  • Knowledgeable of the diverse LGBTQ+ communities and experiences

  • Experience as an educator, mentor or similar role

  • Ability to devote two hours for each group meeting, including time for set up and break down

  • Willingness to assist with promoting group, particularly via word of mouth


Application Process

Send a letter of interest to Richard Heyl de Ortiz, at richard@lgbtqcenter.org. Please include relevant information and experience about your ability to lead the group, a brief description of the group(s) you propose, the topics and activities to be covered during the contract period and the overall desired outcomes.

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