Youth Well-Being Manager

Human Rights Campaign
Published
July 12, 2019
Location
Washington, District of Columbia
Job Type
Contact Name (not public)
Nick Winchester
Address
1640 Rhode Island Ave NW

Description

We strongly encourage people of color, transgender and non-binary people to apply. HRC is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes everyone, including non-LGBTQ people, to join our team.

 

Position Summary:

The Youth Well-Being Program (YWB) provides technical support and project management for the key programmatic elements of the Youth Well-Being Program: the annual Time to THRIVE conference, The Youth Ambassador Initiative and Project THRIVE, a national campaign to support LGBTQ youth.  The YWB Manager oversees the Time to THRIVE conference process of soliciting, selecting and scheduling workshops, conference logistics and programming, and routine outreach and communication to conference stakeholders.   In addition, the YWB Manager identifies opportunities to engage Project THRIVE partners in public education, research and publications, on-line learning, and policy advocacy, and has a key role in the development and dissemination of Project THRIVE assets.

 

This position oversees the routine communication and engagement with Project THRIVE partners via the customized portal and coordinates outreach to prospective Project THRIVE partners and key stakeholders.  The YWB Manager maintains proficient knowledge of the research and best practices related to LGBTQ youth well-being and provides introductory level training on related topics.

 

Position Responsibilities:

Time to THRIVE--

 

  • Manage conference logistics and planning, such as mapping conference site to accommodate workshops, meetings, plenaries, catering, exhibit space, audio/visual as well as executing sponsorship benefits, coordinating volunteers and updating conference website and publications (i.e. program book, brochures, flyers, signage, etc.)
  • Manage workshop proposal process, track submissions, coordinate the selection process and schedule confirmed workshops
  • Conduct regular communication and outreach to local/regional Time to THRIVE key stakeholders, such as sponsors, partners, exhibitors, presenters, general attendees, youth attendees, volunteers, special guests, etc.
  • Supervise Time to THRIVE interns and/or fellows on tasks related to CEUs, registration, exhibitors, hotel rooms and travel/logistics for special guests, etc.
  • Serve as liaison to Project THRIVE partners and other key partners who are engaged in Time to THRIVE
  • Maintains excellent record keeping and task tracking using shared Google Docs
  • Process check requests, create/manage invoices, order conference supplies, book travel, schedule and create meeting agendas, etc.
  • Supports Director of Youth Well-Being in other tasks related to conference planning and execution
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Project THRIVE--

 

  • Maintain the Project THRIVE portal to provide high quality, routine engagement with Project THRIVE partners
  • Develop fact sheets, best practice tools, webinar content, and other resources for Project THRIVE campaign
  • Provide general guidance and technical support to Project THRIVE partners
  • Lead on public education efforts, e.g., Minority Mental Health Month, Youth HIV Awareness Day, Back to School, etc.
  • Coordinate agenda for monthly Project THRIVE calls and subcommittee/working group calls
  • Utilize existing LGBTQ youth data (HRC’s data, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) etc.) to advance the goals of the YWB program
  • In collaboration with HRC Policy team, engage Project THRIVE partners and LGBTQ youth experts, in state and federal legislative advocacy
  • Develop and deliver introductory level training on topics related to LGBTQ youth well-being and LGBTQ-inclusion in youth-serving organizations.
  • Process check requests, create/manage invoices, book travel, schedule and create meeting agendas, maintain a database for program operations, etc.
  • Supports Director of Youth Well-Being and other colleagues in writing, editing and developing a wide range of training and public education materials
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Position Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent work experience) required plus three or more years of relevant work experience. Experience in event planning and execution a plus.
  • Experience with data analysis is strongly preferred.,
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Knowledge of the research on and lived experience of LGBTQ youth---in families, in schools, in systems of care
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • 3+ years of experience with conference planning or other large events planning is required
  • Ability to manage large-scale projects is required.
  • Strong skills with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and Google Apps (Gmail, Google Docs and Drive)
  • Flexibility with work schedule, especially during Time to Thrive conference; this position does require occasional evening and weekend work.
  • Ability to travel up to 10% of the time.
  • Personal interest in and commitment to LGBTQ rights required.

 

*In order to be considered, please submit a resume, cover letter and writing sample. 

 

All positions at the Human Rights Campaign may require travel on a regular basis or periodically. Where the need arises for business travel, appropriate compensation as outlined by the Fair Labor Standards Act will apply.

 

No phone calls or emails, please. Due to the volume of applications we receive, we are unable to respond to queries about application status

How To Apply

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