LGBTQ+ Tobacco/Cancer Equity Coordinator (full-time, 40 hours)

Location: Bangor

Application Deadline: 7/26/20

Summary

The LGBTQ+ Tobacco/Cancer Equity Coordinator is responsible for developing, guiding, overseeing, implementing, and evaluating the LGBTQ+ Tobacco/Cancer Equity Project. This includes the development and implementation of a comprehensive strategic plan, including culturally appropriate policy, systems, and environmental strategies and activities as well as the development and delivery of trainings and workshops related to tobacco use and cancer incidence within the LGBTQ+ community. As required the project Coordinator will also be responsible for recruiting and managing staff and volunteers in support of the LGBTQ+ Tobacco/Cancer Equity Project.

 

This position will be based in HEAL’s Bangor office, with the possibility of being a remote position, with travel throughout the state. The Coordinator is accountable to the LGBTQ+ Programs Manager. The Coordinator must hold a bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Sociology, Gender Studies, Psychology, Social Work or related discipline and 2 years of relevant experience. Experience is transferrable on a year-for-year basis with education. Lived experience is valued and HEAL highly encourages members of the LGBTQ+ community, people with a history of drug use, people with criminal backgrounds, and people living with HIV to apply.

 

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

 

Coalition Building, Needs Assessment, & Strategic Planning:

  • Supports networking and relationship building with LGBTQ+ community stakeholders, community leaders, local public health partners, and multi-disciplinary and diverse community partners.

  • Supports the recruitment, convening, and maintenance of a coalition consisting of LGBTQ+ community stakeholders, community leaders, local public health partners, and multi-disciplinary and diverse community partners.

  • Compiles data sources and community health needs assessments concerning LGBTQ+ community health and needs in Maine and supports supplementary data collection to further assess needs and supplement existing data sources.

  • Supports the completion of a joint readiness assessment in collaboration with project partners.

  • Leads the development, regular evaluation, and adaptation of a five-year strategic plan to address tobacco use and cancer disparities affecting the LGBTQ+ community, with an emphasis on culturally appropriate policy, systems, and environmental strategies and activities.

 

Programming and Services:

  • Leads, coordinates, and delivers programs and services required to implement a collaborative plan to address tobacco use and cancer disparities affecting the LGBTQ+ community, with an emphasis on culturally appropriate policy, systems, and environmental strategies and activities.

  • Leads the development and delivery of trainings and workshops related to tobacco use and cancer disparities affecting the LGBTQ+ community.

  • Coordinates with and/or supervises staff supporting the LGBTQ+ Tobacco/Cancer Equity Project.

  • Recruits, coordinates, and manages volunteers in support of the LGBTQ+ Tobacco/Cancer Equity Project.

  • Supports the evaluation of program and service quality and outcomes.

  • Support the development of grant and program proposals to further the LGBTQ+ Tobacco/Cancer Equity Project.

 

General:

  • Actively participates in all relevant teams and staff functions.

  • Collects, maintains, and generates reports as needed for relevant funders.

  • Maintains relevant financial records.

  • Assists in agency fundraising events.

  • Obtains/maintains necessary certification(s) and professional development needed to perform all job functions.

  • Other duties as assigned by the LGBTQ+ Programs Manager.

 

Benefits and Salary

 

Salary Band: $36,000 - $38,000

Fringe Benefits:

  • 20 days sick/vacation time

  • 14 paid holidays

  • 100% employee only coverage for Medical, Dental, Vision.  Family members may be added to each plan at the expense of the employee.

 

 

Revised: 7/5/20

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