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Employment Opportunities

  • Pride Center of Vermont (PCVT) seeks a dynamic and passionate Education Coordinator to join the SafeSpace Anti-Violence Team! We are looking for someone who is organized, motivated, and dedicated to working for social change with an anti-oppression, survivor-centric, and intersectional framework. 

    PCVT celebrates, educates and advocates with and for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, and HIV-affected (LGBTQH+) individuals in Vermont. The ideal candidate understands and is able to effectively communicate about the complexities of LGBTQH+ identities and the various challenges that LGBTQH+ individuals in Vermont are facing. Our organization recognizes and celebrates diversity, and we strongly encourage people of color, trans/gender non-conforming individuals, and/or members of other underrepresented groups/constituencies to apply.

    SafeSpace Education Coordinator

    Status: Full Time
    Benefits: Health & Dental Coverage
    Salary: $34,000 - $38,000 commensurate with experience

    The SafeSpace Education Coordinator is responsible for organizing and facilitating training opportunities requested of the Pride Center. They also provide part-time (20%) direct services to LGBTQ+ and HIV-affected survivors of domestic, sexual and/or hate violence, and individuals who have experienced or are experiencing bias and/or discrimination.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    PCVT Training and Education
    • Provide training and technical assistance to organizations and agencies across Vermont regarding serving LGBTQH+ individuals
    • Continually update trainings to reflect and address current language, climate and events
    • Establish and foster long-term, collaborative relationships with agencies and organizations, utilizing a training contract system. This system may include: agency assessment, work plan creation, curriculum development, delivery of training modules, content evaluations, formulation of organizational goals and contracts, and technical assistance for goals implementation
    • Complete and submit paperwork for government and foundation grants

    SafeSpace Direct Services
    • Provide crisis intervention services and intake interviews for SafeSpace callers and walk-in clients
    • Offer individual and group support, advocacy, information, referrals, and accompaniment
    • Document program and client related activity
    • Contribute to state and national reports and monthly reports for the Executive Director
    • Create and implement outreach initiatives
    • Participate in SafeSpace Program development meetings, bi-weekly supervision with SafeSpace Director, and PCVT all-staff meetings

    Community Connection
    • Coordinate workshops/events/gatherings to bring people together and offer education, healing and social connection for the community
    • With other staff: manage volunteer recruitment, placement and development
    • With other staff: manage PCVT and related calendar/blog/social media postings

    Required Qualifications

    • Three or more years of related work experience
    • Training or experience in working with survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault
    • Ability to facilitate working alliances between diverse groups within and beyond LGBTQH+ communities
    • Ability to multitask, problem-solve and prioritize effectively
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Flexibility with a shifting schedule
    • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation for travel statewide
    • Demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to anti-oppression work
    • Experience in creating and presenting workshops and trainings

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Master’s degree and certification in Social Work
    • Supervisory and clinical experience with crisis intervention, violence and victimization with LGTBQH+ individuals
    • Knowledge of available social service resources in Vermont

    Please send cover letter and resume by January 2nd to: 
    SafeSpace@pridecentervt.org (please note “SafeSpace Search” in the subject line)

    Pride Center of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to fostering diversity within its staff. Applications are encouraged from all persons, including those with diverse backgrounds in regards to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender identity, marital status, religious creed, medical/physical/mental condition, sexual orientation, Veteran Status, or age.

Internship Opportunities

 

The Pride Center of VT has internship opportunies available for students in Chittenden County:

  • The GLAM Interns will assist in the coordination of PCVT's fun, social HIV prevention program, GLAM. Two openings exist for this internship.
  • The Marketing and Outreach Intern will participate in various stages of print and online marketing and outreach projects.

All internships will be able to provide opportunities for skill development, gaining experience in their respective fields, and fulfilling internship or college credit requirements. Interns receive training, tailored assignments based on interests and skills, and supportive supervision from our staff. See below for details!

 

GLAM Intern:

Description

PCVT is looking for two interns to help plan events for gay, bi, and trans guys who like gay, bi, and trans guys for GLAM, PCVT's Mpowerment program. GLAM is a group of young gay, bi, queer and/or trans guys who are coming together, getting out, and enjoying the connections we make. Through building a stronger queer community in Chittenden County, we empower one another, support each other, and fight the HIV epidemic.

This fun and meaningful project is run by and for GBQT guys. Interns of all identities are encouraged to apply.

This intern should be prepared to work in a deadline oriented team environment, and will finish the internship having gained broad experience in various aspects of event planning, marketing and community organizing.

Responsibilities

  • Attend weekly core group meetings every Wednesday at 6:30pm
  • Assist in the planning and implementation of weekly social events for GBQ folks on the masculine spectrum.
  • Assist in the distribution or delivery of marketing materials via social media networks, through the organizations website and through direct contact with collaborating agencies and members of the LGBTQ community.
  • Help recruit core volunteers and program participants at LGBTQ events in the area.

Requirements

PCVT is looking for an undergraduate student in the Chittenden County area who is majoring in Art/Design, Gender Studies, Human Service / Non-Profit Mgmt, Journalism, Social Work, Community Development, Marketing Public Relations or any other related field.  This person should have excellent verbal and written communication skills, especially with web and social media. This internship would require a minimum of 4 hour per week.

If you are interested in this position please fill out our internship questionnaire

 

 

Marketing and Outreach Intern:

Description

PCVT is looking for a tech savvy intern with an eye for design to join our fabulous team. Our organization provides services that celebrate and support LGBTQ Vermonters, and seeks an intern who can participate in various stages of print and online marketing campaigns.

This intern should be prepared to work in a deadline oriented team environment, and will finish the internship having gained broad experience in various aspects of marketing and community organizing.

Experience in HTML or design is helpful but not necessary. We’re willing to train the right candidate.

Responsibilities 

  • Assist in the creation of e-mail & print campaigns, weekly e-newsletters and blog postings
  • Assist in the distribution or delivery of marketing materials via social media networks, through the organizations website and through direct contact with collaborating agencies.
  • Perform analysis of communications and outreach data.

Requirements

PCVT is looking for an undergraduate student in the Chittenden County area who is majoring in Art/Design, Gender Studies, Human Service / Non-Profit Mgmt, Journalism, Social Work, Community Development, Marketing Public Relations or any other related field.  This person should have excellent verbal and written communication skills, with web and social media. Experience with design programs, PowerPoint, Word and Excel experience is a bonus. This internship would require a minimum of 4 hours per week.

If you are interested in this position please fill out the internship questionnaire