Position Title: Trans Services Specialist
Reports to: Trans Services Manager
Wage & Classification: Minimum $15/hr, based on experience, plus funded professional development opportunities. Available for part-time for 20 hours per week
Start Date: Immediately
The Trans Services Specialist will provide support to our Trans Programming by aiding in outreach, helping to plan events, co-facilitating applicable groups, and providing additional help to enhance and grow our programming. The Trans Services Specialist will work out of the Community Center and collaborate with the Youth Emergency Center and Donation Center to provide programs and services to the trans community. The Trans Services Specialist serves as a point of contact for partnerships that enhance our trans services.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
–Assist in the development and facilitation of a transgender advisory committee
–Implement and facilitate a transgender support group
–Assist in updating our Trans Best of Memphis Resource Guide
–Attend two outreach events per month (one related to sexual health and the other specific to the transgender community)
–Complete I Know Training to be a trained HIV tester and provide support for testing hours as needed
-Assist in the distribution of the OUTLast financial assistance program with supervision from the Trans Services Manager
–Assist in community outreach and navigation for PrEP/PEP
–Good verbal and written communication skills; organizational skills to adhere to program deadlines
– Basic computer skills including utilizing social media platforms
–Demonstrated ability to work effectively with people of diverse backgrounds including age, gender, sexual orientation, education, and ethnicity, in a multicultural environment.
–Knowledgeable and sensitive to the issues affecting gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, asexual, intersex, and questioning youth and adults.
–Knowledgeable about black and brown queer and trans issues in the Mid-South, including HIV, homelessness, over-incarceration, sex work, family conflict, and other experiences.
–Must be able to collaborate and work with diverse community members
-Provide consistency and accountability in a team-driven work environment
To apply for this position, please email a cover letter and resume in a single document to [email protected] with “Trans Services Specialist” in the subject line. Phone calls and email inquiries regarding this position will not be replied to.
Our Mission: OUTMemphis empowers, connects, educates, and advocates for the LGBTQ+ community of the Mid-South.
OUTMemphis affirmatively values diversity and seeks to hire staff that reflects the diversity of our communities. Transgender people, non-binary people, intersex people, people of color, formerly incarcerated people, and people with disabilities are particularly encouraged to apply. OUTMemphis provides reasonable accommodations for the application, interview, or any other aspect of the employee selection process to applicants with disabilities. Please e-mail [email protected] to request an accommodation.
OUTMemphis: The LGBTQ+ Center for the Mid-South
outmemphis.org | (901) 278-6422 | [email protected]
Community Center: 892 S. Cooper Street, Memphis, TN, 38104
Administrative & Donation Center: 832 Virginia Run Cove, Memphis, TN, 38122
Youth Emergency Center: 2055 Southern Ave., Memphis, TN 38114