Helpmate Seeks LGBTQ+ Services Specialist

Helpmate, a domestic violence agency in Buncombe County, seeks a full-time LGBTQ+ Services Specialist to oversee and implement Helpmate’s role as the Western Regional Hub for the LGBTQ+ Domestic Violence Response Initiative.
This position will assist with advancing the capacity of Helpmate and other domestic violence service providers (DVSPs) in Western North Carolina in order to deliver safe, effective and culturally relevant services to LGBTQ+ survivors of domestic violence.

The primary responsibilities of the job include forming community partnerships and providing education to local and regional organizations that serve individuals who identify as LGBTQ+.  This position will also gather data and represent Helpmate on key community groups and task forces.

Qualified candidates must hold a Bachelor’s degree or 2 years’ experience in social work or related field, with preference for experience in domestic violence or related field, or a commensurate combination of work and experience.  Qualified candidates must also have experience working within LGBTQ+ communities.  Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply. Strong communication skills required.

Email resume and cover letter by 5:00pm on March 12 to HelpmateAsheville@gmail.com with “LGBTQ Services Specialist” in the subject line.

No phone or in person inquiries – please.

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