Current Job Postings

To apply for positions posted below, please send your resume along with a cover letter to us at  hr@utahpridecenter.org

Youth & Family Programs Facilitator: Youth Support Group 

Job Description

We’re looking for an individual who is friendly, who can use their own life experience to provide mentorship, and who is willing to participate in the lives of their youth. The Youth & Family Programs at the Utah Pride Center strives to center young folks at the core of all our work. Therefore, we want someone who can work with youth and families from the position of a youth advocate. Sometimes, this might look like helping a youth have a difficult conversation with a parent. Sometimes this looks like rescheduling or pushing back meetings due to a youth in need of support.

This position functions as part of a team of youth program staff, including the Youth & Family Programs Coordinator: Ages 0-10, Youth & Family Programs Coordinator: Ages 10-14, Youth & Family Programs Coordinator: Ages 14-20, Youth & Family Programs Coordinator: Parents & Caregivers, and the Youth & Family Programs Director. The team is supported by facilitators and volunteers. This role will report to the Youth & Family Programs Director.

Responsibilities

  • Co-Leads Group with Youth Program Coordinator: Ages 10-14 or 14-20
  • Help Set Up Space
  • Help Prepare Materials/Items Needed in Advance
  • Read/Understand Documents Needed for Youth
  • Uphold Norms

 

Requirements 

  • Must be capable of empathy
  • Must have work experience with youth
  • Must have experience with LGBTQ+ identified individuals
  • Strongly encouraged to be an LGBTQ+ identified individual 
  • Strongly encouraged to have mental health familiarity and training
  • Must be older than 24
  • Must be able to pass a background check
  • Must be available Tuesday evenings

 

Trainings Scheduled After Hire, Not Comprehensive 

  • LGBTQ+ Youth Cultural Competency
  • CPR/First Aid
  • Mental Health First Aid
  • Resources
  • UPC Onboarding
  • QPR Suicide Prevention or safeTALK
  • Knowledge/Familiarity with Local Resources

 

Compensation and Hours:

The Youth & Family Programs Facilitator: Youth Support Group (10-14 and/or 14-20) will be needed for 2 hours per week. For each group facilitated, there will be a $25 stipend. 

 

To Apply:

Please send a resume to amandadarrow@utahpridecenter.org with the email subject as Youth Support Group Facilitator.

 

Youth & Family Programs Facilitator: Parent & Caregiver Support Group 

Job Description

 

We’re looking for an individual who is friendly, who can cultivate a supportive group dynamic, and who can center youth while serving parents. The Youth & Family Programs at the Utah Pride Center strives to center young folks at the core of all our work. Therefore, we want someone who can work with youth and families from the position of a youth advocate. Sometimes, this might look like helping a parent have a difficult conversation with their child. Sometimes this looks like reminding parents that they need to take direction from their youth.

 

This position functions as part of a team of youth program staff, including the Youth & Family Programs Coordinator: Ages 0-10, Youth & Family Programs Coordinator: Ages 10-14, Youth & Family Programs Coordinator: Ages 14-20, Youth & Family Programs Coordinator: Parents & Caregivers, and the Youth & Family Programs Director. The team is supported by facilitators and volunteers. This role will report to the Youth & Family Programs Director.

 

Responsibilities

  • Co-Leads Group with a member of the Mental Health Team
  • Help Set Up Space
  • Help Prepare Materials/Items Needed in Advance
  • Uphold Norms

 

Requirements 

  • Must be capable of empathy
  • Must have work experience with youth
  • Must have experience with LGBTQ+ identified individuals
  • Strongly encouraged to be an LGBTQ+ identified individual 
  • Strongly encouraged to have mental health familiarity and training
  • Must be older than 24
  • Must be able to pass a background check
  • Must be available Tuesday evenings

 

Trainings Scheduled After Hire, Not Comprehensive 

  • LGBTQ+ Youth Cultural Competency
  • CPR/First Aid
  • Mental Health First Aid
  • Resources
  • UPC Onboarding
  • QPR Suicide Prevention or safeTALK
  • Knowledge/Familiarity with Local Resources



Compensation and Hours:

The Youth & Family Programs Facilitator: Parent & Caregiver Support Group will be needed for 2 hours per week. For each group facilitated, there will be a $25 stipend. 

 

To Apply:

Please send a resume to amandadarrow@utahpridecenter.org with the email subject as Parent & Caregiver Support Group Facilitator.

Position Title: Youth Suicide Prevention Specialist
Location: Salt Lake City, UT
Term: Permanent 32 – 40hrs
Rate of pay: $20,000-$24,000 for 5-6-month contract without benefits
Contract: Contract position will last until June 30th, 2020
Education: Advanced degrees, training or experience in Suicide Prevention, training or community development
Reports to: Director of Youth, Family & Education

 

Job Summary

The Utah Pride Center has recently received a grant to develop a more strategic plan for LGBTQ+ Suicide Youth Prevention in the State. The Utah Pride Center is looking for a proactive, energetic, and skilled individual to undertake an exciting and challenging contract, that focuses on Suicide Prevention in Utah. The initial 6-month contract seeks to provide suicide tools, training and resources throughout Utah, starting in St. George and Logan. The Pride Center seeks a contractor who is inquisitive, innovative, strategic, solution-oriented, collaborative and inspired by the Pride Center’s mission, vision and values.

 

Responsibilities

  • Develop and manage the Utah Pride Center’s suicide prevention plans and resources
  • Connect individuals and organizations with resources such as our SOSA program, the HOPE project, etc.
  • Oversee and Manage the Youth “Survivors of Suicide Loss” call log
  • Oversee and dispatch therapists to situations where they are required through our Therapist Roster Project
  • Participate in regular meetings and task forces focused on suicide prevention in Utah
  • Travel to Logan and St. George from Salt Lake City to Develop, Implement, and Evaluate New LGBTQ+ Inclusive Support Groups for Youth and Families focused on Suicide Prevention
  • Develop and support community partnerships in Logan and St. George, Utah
  • Attend quarterly events for LGBTQ+ Families in St. George and Logan
  • Maintain and grow current partnerships with both LGBTQ+ and other community organizations
  • Develop new partnerships with a broad array of community organizations

 

Requirements

  • Strong knowledge of LGBTQIA+ communities and issues; high sense of responsibility and commitment to UPC mission
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse staff in a multicultural environment
    LGBTQIA+ leadership training, internship(s) or graduate assistantship in social work or related field a plus
  • Proven ability to help manage and facilitate grant applications and reports
  • Must have own transportation and willing to travel to St. George and Logan from Salt Lake City
  • Must be trained in suicide prevention and should have previous training experience
  • Detail orientated and strong communication skills
  • Must have work experience with young children, teens, and families
  • Strongly encouraged to have mental health familiarity and training
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and presentation skills
  • Spanish speaking a plus

 

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 . Visit our website at www.utahpridecenter.org

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.

Email resume and cover letter to hr@utahpridecenter.org Please include “Youth Suicide Prevention Specialist” in your subject line

Closing Date: Until Filled

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