Program Manager: Trans Support of the Hudson Valley at The LOFT

Program Manager, Trans Support of the Hudson Valley (TSHV) (Full Time)
40 hours per week
Compensation: $55,000 per year
White Plains, NY (Coverage area is 7 County Hudson Valley Region)
Founded in 1983 and incorporated in 1993, The LOFT LGBTQ+ Community Center provides a safe gathering place for the lesbian, gay, bisexual,
transgender, queer and supportive communities of Westchester County and the Hudson Valley region. The LOFT facilitates a wide range of
educational, health, social service, and recreational programs, and advocates for improved services for the LGBTQ+ community. Our mission is to
further the cause of inclusion, diversity, and pride through education, advocacy, and celebration.
Principal Functions
The LOFT’s Trans Support of the Hudson Valley (TSHV) Program is seeking a dedicated Program Manager for Trans Support to lead initiatives aimed
at empowering transgender, gender non-conforming, and non-binary individuals (TGNCNB), with a particular focus on communities of color across
Putnam, Rockland, Orange, Ulster, Dutchess, Westchester, and Sullivan counties. The overarching goals of the program are:
Key Responsibilities:
The Program Manager will oversee the execution of these goals and will manage a team, including a Case Manager and Outreach coordinator. The
primary responsibilities include:
Prevention and Health Promotion:
• Prevent new HIV/STD/HCV infections and increase screening services.
• Identify infected individuals and ensure access to early, high-quality medical care.
• Increase access to comprehensive sexual health information.
Support Services:
• Facilitate access to prevention services, including PrEP/PEP linkage.
• Facilitate access to essential supportive services.
• Increase social support, reduce social isolation, and boost self-esteem for TGNCNB individuals.
Case Management:
• Manage a caseload of 20-25 individuals.
• Conduct multidisciplinary case conferences and coordinate services.
• Address and eliminate barriers to client access to healthcare components.
Advocacy and Partnership Development:
• Negotiate and advocate for clients to support self-sufficiency.
• Develop partnerships with regional service providers.
• Represent The LOFT at county and regional HIV/STD/HCV networks.
Health Education and Outreach:
• Manage the Transmission Grant process, Transforum, and all other related program events and services.
• Identify and facilitate needed health education services.
• Work with the program’s Peer Navigator to engage clients in TSHV workshops/activities.
Required Qualifications:
• B.A. or B.S. with 2+ years of experience in social services, particularly in HIV/AIDS, LGBTQ+, behavioral health, substance use disorder,
and/or chronic illnesses.
• Experience with trauma-informed practices, motivational interviewing, and evidence-based practices.
• Familiarity with regional HIV primary care, prevention, LGBTQ+ services, PrEP, PEP, mental health, substance use disorder, and related
• Cultural competency in LGBTQ+ communities and intersections of identity.
• Understanding of community-level work and collaboration with other organizations.
• Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment.
• Sound judgment, initiative, discretion, diplomacy, and confidentiality.
• Effective communication, computer, and documentation skills.
• Proficient in Word, Excel, Google Workspace, and electronic record-keeping.
• Willingness to work some evenings and occasional weekends.
• Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.
• Bilingual skills are a significant advantage (+++).
This Program Manager role offers a unique opportunity to lead transformative initiatives in transgender support, emphasizing strategic outreach to
diverse communities. The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in promoting inclusive and equitable program design to empower TGNCNB
individuals in the Hudson Valley.
HOW TO APPLY: Send resume and cover letter to: [email protected]

The LOFT is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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