Youth Pride Program Specialist Supervised by: Youth Pride Program Director
Job Classification: Full-time/Salaried
About CANDLE: Community Awareness Network for A Drug-Free Life and Environment, Inc. (CANDLE) was founded as a non-profit organization in 1982. Its mission is to prevent substance abuse and violence among youth. CANDLE’s goal is to improve the health and climate of our schools and our communities by providing prevention education and resistance strategies to youth and their adult allies, and support programs for young people at risk. CANDLE’s Youth Pride Program works to increase the safety, support, and affirmation of LGBTQ+ youth and young adults in Rockland County and the lower Hudson Valley. The Youth Pride Program Specialist works alongside the Youth Pride Program Director to implement education, outreach, events, and supportive programming. The Youth Pride Specialist is the primary provider of youth education, outreach, and communications and contributes to all aspects of Youth Pride programming.