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We are currently seeking applications for the following opening:

Program &  Special Projects Coordinator

Program & Special Projects Coordinator job description

Position Summary:

The Program & Special Projects Coordinator is a crucial member of the Pride Center staff. The Program & Special Projects Coordinator reports to the Executive Director to support the success and growth of all programs (which include Vintage Pride, Center Youth, Family Pride, Women’s Pride, Men’s Pride, Trans* Pride, and Center Arts), special projects (i.e. program projects and special programmatic events), and other duties as needed. This position requires a firm understanding and commitment to social justice, community building and engagement skills, and ability to thrive in a team environment.
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Observe and abide by all HIPAA and HIV confidentiality laws
  • Incorporate and encourage strengths-based and trauma-informed approaches in all components of Pride Center programming
  • Assist in the coordination of volunteers for regularly scheduled programs, and special events (i.e. Capital Pride and programmatic events);
  • Coordinate special projects and collaborative agency programs (including the HIV Program, Street Outreach Program, and THRIVE);
    • Coordinate HIV testing client intake process including HIV risk assessment, provide rapid HIV testing, counseling, and complete monthly reporting for HIV program;
  • Provide support to St. Anne’s Institute Program Director to ensure the continued success of the Street Outreach Program, Case Management, Emergency Crisis Intervention/Referral Resources, and the Youth Drop-In Space(s);
    • Support THRIVE by performing outreach, referrals to program, and regular communication with  the collaborating agency Jewish Family Services;
  • Serve as Center Programs participant connection, helping clients/community members get connected with other Center Programs, area resources, and/or questions they may have;
  • Serve as point person on one or more specified Center Programs Advisory Committees (may include Women’s Pride, Men’s Pride, Vintage Pride, and/or other committees as necessary);
  • Serve as a staff representative for Center Programs groups at least once per month/per group to see what support and guidance facilitators and/or participants may need;
  • Coordinate securing space for Center Programs and special events locations (i.e. booking event/group spaces whether in the Pride Center’s building or elsewhere);
  • Coordinate the building usage including processing building rentals, signage and attendance, and being a point person for community groups that utilize our space (anonymous groups, etc.);
  • Coordinate planning and support in the implementation of Programmatic Special Events (including Alternative Prom, Frostbite Ball, GSA Network Meet-Ups, Youth In Power: Summer Leadership Camp, Capital PRIDE Program Events like Vintage Pride Cruise, etc.);
  • Assist in the creation and upkeep of the Center Programs calendar, the Pride Center’s website calendar, and internal Center Programs communications;
  • Assist in the logistics of Capital Pride, including helping facilitate and organize planning committee meetings, and creating related materials for programmatic special events during that time;
  • Utilize social media outlets and create Center Programs outreach materials (flyers, etc.);
  • Conduct outreach to target areas within the Pride Center’s catchment area to promote programs and events;
  • Coordinate the collection demographic data; ensure accurate and timely grant reporting;
  • Coordinate program and special projects evaluation by analyzing data collected from program and special event feedback forms and surveys in order to improve quality and accuracy of programs; report outcomes to Executive Director;
  • Provide support and staff community events and programs as necessary; and
  • Regular Pride Center duties as assigned.


  • Work in a detail-oriented, strategic and organized manner;
  • Perform as a team player, working with other Pride Center staff, and others, as needed;
  • Understand and support the mission, goals and objectives of the Pride Center;
  • Demonstrate an active commitment to issues of diversity, inclusion and advocacy including but not limited to, race, class, ability, age, sexual orientation and gender identity;
  • Uphold a firm understanding of LGBTQ experiences and identities across the life span;
  • Communicate in a professional and organized manner with staff, donors, and the community;
  • Active commitment to issues of diversity, inclusion and advocacy including but not limited to race, class, ability, age and sexual orientation and gender identity;
  • Some nights and weekends required;
  • Driver’s license or access to reliable transportation required;
  • Must be 21 years or older.


  • This is a full time position (40 hours/week);
  • Includes optional health, vision, and dental insurance at a small cost to the employee (after successful completion of 30-day probationary period);
  • Paid vacation, personal, sick, and floating holidays in accordance to full time position rates.

To Apply:

  • Please include a cover letter, resume with relevant work experience, 3 professional references, and salary requirements to our Executive Director, Martha Harvey at mharvey@capitalpridecenter.org
  • Incomplete applications will not be read.