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Training & Technical Assistance Program Coordinator

Dec 7, 2018
Gay City
517 E. Pike St.
Seattle, WA

Title: Training & Technical Assistance Program Coordinator
Hours: Exempt, full time (some evening and weekend hours to be expected)
Salary: Starting range based on experience, $42,500 - 45,500
Reports to: Director of Program
Application Deadline: Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019

Position Summary
Gay City is Seattle’s LGBTQ Center. Our mission is to promote wellness in LGBTQ communities by providing health services, connecting people to resources, fostering arts, and building community.  
This position is responsible for coordinating the logistical details of and facilitating Gay City’s training and technical assistance (T/TA) programming. You will be providing learning opportunities for service providers and decision-makers to reflect on how we can collectively manifest radical, courageous integrity in our commitments to dismantling the systems of violence that disproportionately impact our LGBTQ communities, youth communities, and their intersections.  
Gay City’s T/TA program uses peer advocacy-based techniques rooted in the value of self-determination and an explicitly anti-racist social justice lens in our trainings and technical assistance so that we may support LGBTQ/youth communities while leveraging power for our holistic wellness. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain training curriculum with current references and information.
  • Build new training curriculum modules as needed.   
  • Respond to requests for training, technical assistance, and community engagement opportunities in a timely manner. 
  • Coordinate, schedule all of Gay City’s T/TA.
  • Facilitate most of the Gay City’s T/TA and support other Gay City staff when they facilitate
  • Generate and support the design of training/technical assistance modules in collaboration with other Gay City program staff as needed.
  • Implement technical assistance plans; coordinating with other staff when appropriate. 
  • Develop an outreach strategy in order to actively promote these services to partners and prospects with the goal of building long-term organizational relationships. 

Required Qualifications

  • A demonstrated commitment to our mission, vision and values
  • Experience working with transgender/gender nonconforming (T/GNC), lesbian/gay/bisexual/queer (LGBQ) communities, youth communities, and their intersections.  
  • General knowledge of barriers that impact (Black, Brown) T/GNC, LGBQ, youth communities, and their intersections.
  • Ability to speak, read, and write in English. 
  • Knowledge of and experience with best practices with public speaking, audience participant engagement, and change-making training methodologies
  • First-hand experience in and with:
    • working with folks of different abilities and neurodiversities. 
    • supporting and working with people navigating trauma and/or who are actively in crisis. 
    • facilitating trainings focused on anti-oppression and social justice topics.
    • contributing to and/or facilitating a training with attendance of at least 25 participants. 
    • communicating with collaborators with varying perspectives and interests.
    • navigating resources and systems to overcome barriers and/or advocating for community members to overcome systemic barriers and challenges. 
    • participating in coalitions and community collaborations.
    • managing database systems. 
    • managing larger projects that span multiple months.
    • planning and facilitating regularly occurring community engagement events. 
    • using Microsoft Office products, Google suite, and basic data entry tools.

Desired Qualifications

  • Ability to provide training/technical assistance remotely; experience with coordinating webinar logistical support 
  • Working understanding of the health disparities that disproportionately impacts (Black/Brown) T/GNC, LGBQ, youth communities, and their intersections. 
  • Experience working with state, county, local elected officials, and their staffers  
  • Working understanding of motivational interviewing and the value of the practice
  • Experience creating and maintaining systems in a fast-paced work environment
  • Work or volunteer experience with a “by and for” organization 

Compensation & Benefits

  • This is an exempt, salaried position. The starting salary range is from $42,500 to $45,500. 
  • We provide full healthcare, dental, and optical coverage for employees working 30+ hours a week, and partial coverage for employees working at least 20 hours a week.
  • Additional language skills/being able to communicate in the languages of communities we wish to work with in the future will be considered when negotiating compensation.
  • Generous vacation time package in addition to paid sick and safe leave.
  • Gay City recognizes the importance of saving for retirement and offers eligible employees a 401(k) plan. 
How to Apply:

  • Please submit via email to a cover letter (no longer than two typed pages, size 12 font), a resume (no longer than two typed pages, size 12 font), and three professional references (including phone numbers and email address they can be reached at)
  • Please use "Training & Technical Assistance Coordinator Application - Your name" in the subject line." In your cover letter, please share with us your passion and/or connection to our mission and values, your experience as it relates to the qualifications and responsibilities above, your history working with T/GNC, LGBQ, youth communities, their intersections, and what you hope to learn from this position.
  • The interview process will consist of at least two interviews with 2-5 Gay City representatives at each interview. 
  • Applications will be accepted until interviews begin (January 28, 2018) but priority application review will begin on (January 8, 2018).
Gay City is an equal opportunity employer. Gay City does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, gender identity or presentation, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, age, religion, immigration status, and the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability in employment, volunteer opportunities or services rendered.  
Inclusive candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.