LGBTQ+ Services Specialist
Helpmate, a non-profit serving survivors of intimate partner domestic violence in Buncombe County, NC seeks a full-time LGBTQ+ Services Specialist to oversee and implement Helpmate’s role as Western Regional Hub for the LGBTQ+ Domestic Violence Response Initiative. This position will assist with advancing the capacity of Helpmate staff and volunteer teams in order to deliver safe, effective and culturally relevant services to LGBTQ+ survivors of intimate partner violence. Other responsibilities of the job include forming community partnerships, providing healthy relationship education to youth and adults that identify as LGBTQ+ and providing training to local organizations that serve LGBTQ+ individuals. This position will also gather data and represent Helpmate on task forces and community events. Strong communication skills required. Qualified candidates must hold a Bachelor’s degree or 2 years’ experience in social work or related field, with preference for experience in domestic violence or related field, or a commensurate combination of work and experience. Qualified candidates must also have experience working within LGBTQ+ communities. Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply. Benefit package available. Email resume and cover letter by 5:00pm on October 6 to firstname.lastname@example.org with “LGBTQ+ Services Specialist” in the subject line. No phone or in person inquiries – please.