Full-Time LGBTQ Health Outreach & Education Specialist
LGBTQ Health Outreach & Education Specialist
The LGBTQ Health Outreach & Education Specialist is focused on three primary areas the Montrose Center’s LGBTQ Health programming – Access, Advocacy, and Education. They provide linkage to services such as well-person exams, mammograms, follow-up and support services for LGBTQ-identified women, gender nonconforming and non-binary individuals. They stay on the pulse of local, state, or national healthcare issues that arise affecting lesbians, transgender people, or allies and allied groups. They craft, manage, and conduct population-specific health outreach and education materials.
Supports access to high quality, affirming and welcoming health care. Conducts health outreach and screenings to LGBTQ-identified women, gender nonconforming and non-binary individuals. Navigates clients.
Develops and implements appropriate educational and recreational programming that addresses the unique health care needs of LGBTQ-identified women and others with diverse gender expressions and identities.
Prepares and presents sex-positive education, inclusive sexual health, and other cultural competency sessions; Coordinates with a clinician for presentations on mental health and suicide prevention.
Creates and maintains a Greater Houston-Galveston referral and resource list for LGBTQ-identified women, gender nonconforming and non-binary individuals.
Attend community outreach and tabling events to promote LGBTQ health outreach and education.
Assist in the development and facilitation of LGBTQ Culturally Competent Care Training for schools and outside organizations
Coordinates with the Communications & Marketing Manager in the development and facilitation of targeted social media.
Coordinates with the Volunteer Manager in the recruitment and management of volunteers for population-specific events.
Networks successfully with key community organizations and gatekeepers related to LGBTQ wellness, women’s health, and the empowerment of vulnerable populations.
Bachelor degree required. Masters preferred. Minimum one year working with health issues of the lesbian, trans and/or non-binary communities.
Completion of Community Health Worker training or maintenance of CHW certification preferred.
Evidence of training and experience in lesbian, transgender and/or non-binary focused health or research.
Possesses understanding of the issues, specialized health needs and interests of the lesbian, trans and non-binary communities, Communities of Color, LGBTQ families and community, including comprehensive knowledge of the spectrum of gender identity and transgender issues; self-care; risk factors.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, programming and organizational, verbal and written skills. Ability to work as a part of a team.
Ability to maintain confidentiality, use appropriate discretion, and respond sensitively to the needs of our clients
Commitment to inclusive, multi-cultural programming; prior experience working within coalitions, with diverse communities, and an understanding of intersectional oppressions.
If in recovery, no less than two (2) years chemical free.
Access to reliable transportation. Has a current Texas driver’s license and auto insurance.
How to ApplyTo Apply: Send resume, cover letter, and any academic requirements in PDF to email@example.com. Equal Opportunity Employer It is the policy of the Montrose Center to recruit, hire, train, compensate and promote staff members on the basis of merit and without discrimination on the basis of age, sex, race, national origin, disability, religious preference, marital status, parental status, disability pregnancy, political affiliation or belief, sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.
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