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Position Title: Spanish Speaking Community Support Coordinator 
Location: Salt Lake City, UT 
Term: 10-15hrs per week, 8-10 month contract 
Rate of pay: +/- $10,000.00 per contract term 
Education: Bachelor’s or Master’s degree (BSW, MSW, CMHC, or similar program) or equivalent experience in social work 
Reports to: Clinical Director of Community Counseling Services 

Job Summary 

The Utah Pride Center is looking for a proactive, energetic, and engaged Group Facilitator to be part of our Mental Health Department. The position facilitates support and/or process group services to Spanish Speaking LGBTQIA+ community members, families, and allies. This role will also assist with grant development and tracking. The Pride Center seeks a candidate who speaks Spanish fluently, is inquisitive, innovative, strategic, solution-oriented, collaborative, and inspired by the Pride Center’s mission, vision, and values. 

Principal Duties and Responsibilities: 

Develop and run Spanish Speaking Support Groups 

  • Plan, format, and facilitate mental health support group(s), utilizing proven therapeutic theories and best practices 
  • Create an evaluation plan to measure individual mental health outcomes and program efficacy 
  • Promote program and recruit participants through social media, developing community partnerships, and print materials targeting Spanish speaking community members 
  • Meticulously document group interventions, complying with HIPAA policy and UPC guidelines. 

Be Community Liaison 

  • Assist the UPC in outreach, and strategies for improved and robust community collaboration with Spanish speaking individuals 
  • Contribute to the further development of best practices for Spanish speaking queer folx at the UPC 
  • Foster community relationships to strengthen referral base and to improve LGBTQIA+ competent network of care 
  • Establish referral processes and procedures for clients to other Latino/a/x community resources/partners 
  • Assist with recruitment of Spanish speaking therapy interns 

General Position Expectations: 

  • Ensure the client’s right to privacy and ensure appropriate confidentiality when client information is released to others 
  • Assist in the tracking and reporting of Mental Health focused grant outcomes and data 
  • Actively participate in team meetings and communicate all pertinent information to appropriate staff 
  • Coordinate with the Clinical Director in delivering effective Spanish speaking services 
  • Develop and maintain accurate knowledge about resource availability, service costs, budgetary parameters, and maintain fiscally responsibility for all support group functions and activities 
  • Participate in evaluative and quality assurance activities designed to monitor the appropriateness and effectiveness of support group facilitation 

Position Requirements: 

  • Fluent in Spanish, and comfortability with speaking Spanish in a therapeutic setting 
  • Social work experience (affirming and validating approach) 
  • Group facilitation and/or presentation experience 
  • A strong sense of and orientation towards client-centered approach 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and presentation skills 
  • Strong knowledge of LGBTQIA+ communities and issues; high sense of responsibility for and commitment to UPC mission 
  • Demonstrated commitment to social, racial, and gender justice 
  • Expansive understanding of intersectionality, power, and privilege 
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse staff in a multicultural environment 
  • Experience in conflict resolution, peer mediation or negotiation 
  • Basic understanding of Microsoft 365 suite 
  • Knowledge of teletherapy practices and/or familiarity with video conferencing technologies 
  • Flexible schedule; ability and willingness to work some nights and weekends 
  • Proven ability to help manage and facilitate grant applications and reports 

Closing Date: Until Filled 

Utah Pride Center (UPC) is a proudly queer, anti-racist, affirmative action employer. Our commitment is to provide and sustain a diverse work environment that reflects the community we serve. All employment decisions at UPC are based on professional needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations of Utah. Candidates for employment at Utah Pride Center should be aware that this is a unique work environment in which topics of sexuality, sexual orientation, and gender identity are an integral part of our day to day community interactions. Individuals who are uncomfortable with such topics, discussions, and the occasional related graphic representations may choose not to work at UPC. Visit our website at www.utahpridecenter.org 

Email resume and cover letter to: hr@utahpridecenter.org 

The Utah Pride Center unites, empowers and celebrates Utah’s diverse LGBTQ+ community by providing a safe and welcoming space for education, partnerships, services and events which advance our collective health, wellness and success. 1380 S MAIN ST, SALT LAKE CITY UT 84115 | (801)539-8800 | UTAHPRIDECENTER.ORG 

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