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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 hiring@helpmateonline.org with “LGBTQ+ Services Specialist” in the subject line.  No phone or in person inquiries – please.

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