Hudson Valley LGBTQ+ Community Center

Summary of Tasks

The Program Assistant—in collaboration with the Director of Programs and Services and Program Coordinator—supports the implementation and evaluation of programs, activities and special events at the Center. The Program Assistant is a part-time in-person position (20 hours per week at $20 per hour salary). The Program Assistant plans and oversees Open Doors hours at the Hudson Valley LGBTQ+ Community Center which includes welcoming guests to the Center, facilitating in-house activities and meals, and assisting guests with needs inside the building. This position will staff the reception desk and manage bookings for weekly Community Acupuncture Clinics, update Center bulletin boards, promote Center programs, manage volunteer scheduling and assignments, and assist with program attendance data entry. The Program Assistant will also be in attendance at all-staff meetings (2x a week), and have weekly one-on-one meetings with the Director of Programs. The schedule for the Program Assistant will be Tuesdays 10am-4pm or 6:30pm (end time alternating weeks), Thursdays 3-8:30pm, and Saturdays 11:30-4:30pm, in addition to 1-2.5 flexible scheduling hours for program planning and prep time (to add up to a 20 hour work week). This position is eligible for a prorated share of leave and vacation time off.

Duties

The specific tasks for the position include:

  • Coordinates and implements Open Door hour activities, including advertising, set-up and evaluation;
  • Serves as set-up/clean up, receptionist and reservation desk for Community Acupuncture Clinic;
  • Coordinates Open Door center volunteers; including training, placing, and supporting volunteers;
  • Oversees and regularly updates Center bulletin boards with current program and services information and remove outdated information;
  • Provide community support through answering calls and greeting visitors to share Center information, support and resources;
  • Responsible for data collection and entry of Open Door and Community Acupuncture Clinic attendance, and assists with monthly reporting on programs and services provided by the Center;
  • Completes other tasks as assigned by the Director of Programs and Services.

Qualifications

  • A strong understanding of LGBTQ+ culture and the diverse intersections of identities within the community including, but not limited to, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, sex, ability status, age, socioeconomic class, language, religion and citizenship status
  • A strong commitment to the Hudson Valley LGBTQ+ Community Center’s mission, values, and goals;
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and telephone communication skills;
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills;
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team in a collegial work environment;
  • Access to reliable transportation
  • Proficiency in languages other than English, especially Spanish, is a plus but not required;

The Hudson Valley LGBTQ+ Community Center is an equal opportunity employer; we especially encourage applications from People of Color, those who identify as TGNC, a part of the LGBTQ+ community, and persons with disabilities. To apply, please email cover letter, resume and references to jobs@lgbtqcenter.org. To find out more about the Center please visit https://lgbtqcenter.org/