Director of Adolescent Health
Job Details
Callen-Lorde Community Health Center - Chelsea (Main) - New York, NY
Full Time
4 Year Degree
Health Care

Callen-Lorde Community Health Center is seeking a dedicated individual to join our management team as the Director of the Health Outreach to Teens (HOTT). The HOTT Program provides no– and low-cost medical and mental health care to LGBTQ youth, ages 13-24. The Director is responsible for the administrative operations, program development, quality management, marketing/outreach, and funding of the HOTT program. To this end, the Director oversees day-to-day clinical and administrative operations, both on-site and on the mobile medical unit. The Director leads the staff in the ongoing development, evaluation, and improvement of the program; coordinates quality assurance efforts in conjunction with clinical staff and other Callen-Lorde managers; coordinates outreach efforts to expand knowledge of HOTT within both the youth services community and communities of young people; and, provides leadership and prospecting for program funding, as well as management of funding contracts. Callen-Lorde’s main site in Chelsea is open Monday through Saturday. This is a full-time position with normal business hours (Monday – Friday, 9:00 – 5:00pm). Occasional evening hours will be required. 

  • Proven ability and experience in social service program provision, Master’s Degree in Social Work, Public Health or related field preferred
  • Minimum of 5-7 years of professional experience in the human services, social work or related field
  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience providing services to adolescents, including assessment
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in non-profit management with a proven track record in successful implementation of programs and development of programs for special needs populations
  • Minimum of 3 years’ supervisory experience with strong skills in grant writing/reporting, program development, policy and procedures.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Demonstrated understanding and practice of positive youth development principles
  • Possess the ability to drive the initiatives of the organization, interact effectively with a diverse staff and be comfortable working in an interdisciplinary environment
  • Commitment to the mission of Callen-Lorde
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse populations
  • Desire to work with adolescents and young adults; competence working with disenfranchised youth
  • Proven ability to lead a multidisciplinary team
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred
  • Computer literate
Why join our team?
Callen-Lorde is the global leader in LGBTQ healthcare. Since the days of Stonewall, we have been transforming lives in LGBTQ communities through excellent comprehensive care, provided free of judgment and regardless of ability to pay. We are continuously pioneering research, advocacy and education to drive positive change around the world, because we believe healthcare is a human right.