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Director of Health and Human Services

Company: In Our Own. Voices
Location: Albany
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Classification:Exempt Full-TimeSalary: $57,000.00 to $62,000.00 /yearDirectly Responsible to Chief Operating OfficerGeneral Statement of Duties:The Director of LGBT Health and Human Services is responsible for the overall Health Services for the organization such as advocacy, mental health, youth services, group facilitation, training & technical assistance, event coordination, and program evaluation.Responsibilities:Demonstrate a commitment to the mission of In Our Own Voices,Serve as the day-to-day supervisor and primary contact of the youth LGBTQ drop-in space on and off-site.End-of-Year Program Evaluation and Comprehensive Community-Wide Pulse Check SurveyAssist with client intakes and assessments as needed.Oversight of staff that conduct client intakes and assessments. Ensure staff are providing individuals with short and long-term health navigation, as well as supportive counseling using low-threshold,nonjudgmental, and culturally relevant methodologies. Modify documentation tools and reporting systems.Provide face-to-face and online outreach in underserved areas and venues accessed by the target community for program promotion and enrollment.Work closely with the Special Events Coordinator on BIPOC Pride, UTD LGBT POC Health Conference, and other health services-related events.Lead monthly quality assurance activities, including oversight documentation, outreach data collection, and program goals as directed by our funders.Supervise the LGBT Program CoordinatorCollaborate with COBs and attend appropriate local meetings to represent and present program activities and to seek out current information about disease prevention, treatment, and care.Participate in the planning and outreach of all IOOV events and projects.Ensure all accomplished activities of the position are entered into appropriate databases, including a monthly AIRS extract.Submit documentation and reports in compliance with project requirements, as well as provide monthly reports and submit monthly articles for the newsletter *Ensure confidentiality law requirements are incorporated into all aspects of programming.Develop marketing and promotional materials to be used both internally and externally to promote services.Qualifications:Bachelor's Degree in public health, social work, or mental health-related field preferred; relevant experience may be substituted given expertise.Minimum of three years of Training and Technical Assistance experienceMinimum of five-year human services experience; outreach, education, or case management experience.Familiarity with High Impact Prevention and other LGBTQ healthcare service provision.Bilingual (Spanish) plus and preferredMinimum of three years of management/supervisory experienceMust be a leader, team player, and able to work effectively with a large variety of personalities and abilitiesMust be familiar with and believe in a harm-reduction philosophyMust be able to work flexible hours (including after-hours and weekends)Valid, unrestricted driver's license and independent means of transportation for travel per program needs.Ability to communicate and present to the public effectively, both verbally and in writingBilingual and multicultural people identifying with the LGBTQ, Latin@, or African American community are strongly encouraged to apply.Required Knowledge and Skills: Strong time management and organizational skills, self-directed ability to navigate and work with a variety of personalities and work ethics, solution-oriented, excellent verbal and written communication skills, proficiency in data collection and reporting.Physical Demands/Activities: Constant computer work such as typing, looking at a computer screen, long periods of sitting at a desk must be able to lift 15lbs, minimum physical effort including walking, standing, bending, and getting in and out of cars.Working Condition: Office environment and some off-site (indoor/outdoor) eventsMultiple interruptions and/ or distractions from telephone, co-workers, and other staff.How to Apply:Send a Resume and a Cover Letter outlining your experience to info@inourownvoices.orgApplicants will be notified if they are being considered for the position. In Our Own Voices, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expressions or any other characteristics protected by federal, state, or local laws.PDN-99274002-cb51-4c6a-b8b5-7b96e9f70a06

Keywords: In Our Own. Voices, Albany , Director of Health and Human Services, Executive , Albany, New York

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