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OVERVIEW: Founded in 1972, The Door empowers educationally and economically disadvantaged youth to reach their potential by providing a complete range of services all under one roof. Each year over 11,500 young people from all five New York City boroughs come to The Door for primary health care, reproductive care and health education, mental health counseling, legal services, supportive housing, career & education services, daily meals, cultural arts and services for LGBTQ young people. The Door’s services are free, confidential and geared towards youth aged 12-21.


The Coordinator of HIV Prevention Services is responsible for oversight of The Door’s implementation of an Evidence Based Community Level intervention designed to utilize social networking in order to prevent HIV amongst young MSMs of color.



·        Recruit and train young MSM (of color) to participate in Evidence Based Community Level intervention

·        Maintain records and logs pertaining to the Evidence Based Community Level intervention

·        Assist in the preparation of proposals, reports and other materials required by the funding agency

·        Plan, coordinate and facilitate events and activities for young people participating in Evidence Based Community Level intervention

·        Assist in the development and monitoring of systems and data collection for evaluating accomplishments of HIV prevention programming

·        Responsible for Peer education program including developing and organizing the project, training peer educators, planning and scheduling outreaches, and overall program coordination

·        Outreach to the LGBTQ community

·        Facilitate trainings.

·        Ensure that contractual deadlines and deliverables are met

·        Provide supportive counseling and health education to young people

·        Represent The Door and its philosophy to outside agencies, schools, other health facilities, CBOs, health fairs and community meetings.

·        Create linkages with other service providers working with LGBTQ young people/collaborate with partnering agencies serving LGBTQ youth

·        Attend required trainings and meetings

·        Other tasks assigned by supervisor


·        Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health, Social Sciences, or related field required; Master’s Degree in Public Health preferred

·        Knowledgeable of and ability to apply positive youth development principles to working with young people

·        Minimum 3 years working in HIV, adolescent development, or Health Education.

·        Demonstrate an understanding and practice of the principles of positive youth development

·        Strong assessment skills

·        Ability to closely collaborate with colleagues

·        Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines

·        Excellent verbal and written communications skills

·        Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgment

·        Demonstrated experience with urban LGBTQ youth

·        Excellent oral and written communication skills

·        Demonstration of group facilitation skills

·        Must be a professional and responsible person who is able to develop and maintain interagency liaisons as a means of meeting client needs

·        Proficiency in Spanish, French or Mandarin strongly preferred


Contact: Submit cover letter and resume to:

Salary Information

Hours: 35 hours per week with some evening and weekend hours as needed
Salary: Mid - High 40s, plus generous benefits package

To Apply

Contact: Submit cover letter and resume to:

(No phone calls please)

The Door is an Equal Opportunity Employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

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