Would you like to become a part of the COVID-19 Contact Tracing Initiative? New York State is now searching for volunteers to fill three types of jobs: Contact Tracers, Team Supervisors and Community Support Specialists. Visit this website to apply today.
- Contact Tracers are responsible for reaching out to the contacts of anyone diagnosed with COVID-19 to assess symptoms, ensure quarantine compliance and determine social support needs.
- Team Supervisors lead a team of 20 Contact Tracers, and one Community Support Specialist who are working remotely, using digital tools.
- Community Support Specialists work with the team and the local health departments to address the physical/mental health, and social/human service needs of each family, especially for those who are in isolation or under quarantine.
New York State plans to hire a team of 6,400 to 17,000 staff, to support the New York State Department of Health and local health departments in performing contact tracing in communities across the state. The final number of staff will also depend on the projected total number of COVID-19 cases.
More information about how to apply to be a part of the NYS Contact Tracing Team can be found on the Westchester County Health Department Coronavirus Page. Visit the New York State website to find out more about how you can help.
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We helped end the HIV travel ban, led the successful fight to secure green cards for LGBTQ families, and have directly represented more than 1,200 LGBTQ asylum seekers.
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Our mission is to advocate for more inclusive gender-based policies that benefit Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming/Non-Binary (TGNCNB) individuals through building community leaders, educating practitioners, and influencing policy makers.
Our vision is to create an equitable society for TGNCNB people. To achieve this, we work with stakeholders around New York to train and empower the TGNCNB community to become active leaders in shaping the world around them.
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Job Title: Director of Community Engagement
Heights Hill Mental Health Service, SBPC, Community Advisory Board (CAB) is the not for profit partner of the Heights Hill Mental Health Service located in downtown Brooklyn. Since 2001 we have operated mental health support programs targeting low/no income LGBTQ+ persons who are living with serious mental illness citywide. CAB offices and program space are located on Flatbush Ave at Nevins St. in Downtown Brooklyn Please visit our website - www.rainbowheights.org - for more information about our services and programs. Our clients (members) are LGBTQ+ adult individuals who are living with schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, major depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders, developmental disability, and substance/alcohol use concerns.
Through our peer based Rainbow Heights Club consumer drop in center (now expanding to include Home and Community Based Services), our EQuality Care mental health provider trainings, and our Peer Specialist Internship’s, CAB programming helps to identify and address the barriers to care experienced by low/no income LGBTQ persons living with serious mental illness.
Position Summary: The Director of Community Engagement (DCE) is a Full Time (40hrs per week, overtime exempt) position which reports to the Deputy Executive Director. The DCE is a member of the Senior Management Team of the agency which meets weekly. It is anticipated that 60% of the work time of the DCE will be spent supervising all outreach to the varied and overlapping constituencies we serve. Approximately 40% of work time will be spend giving direct support to the Executive Director, scheduling, staffing and following up on 25 to 30 EQuality Care mental health provider trainings throughout the year. The DCE will supervise a part time (15hrs per week) Community Engagement Coordinator (CEC) who will focus on communication and engagement of/with consumers who are already active participants in RHC programming.