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OutReach is hiring a part-time Transgender Advocate

Title: Transgender Advocate


Supervised by: Program Director


Full-time Equivalent: .75 LTE; 30 hours per week, flexible but must be during business hours (Monday through Friday, 12:00pm – 7:00pm)


Summary:

The Transgender Advocate works with OutReach’s other Advocates and in collaboration with the Program Director to provide services and peer support to people in the transgender, nonbinary, and gender expansive community, leads and participates in educational presentations and panel discussions on LGBTQ+ topics, and works closely with the Madison Area Transgender Association (MATA).


Essential Duties

● Work compassionately with transgender, genderqueer, nonbinary, and gender

expansive people who are seeking assistance in accessing services and providers.

Offer peer support to individuals in-person or via telephone or email.


● Communicate with local and national businesses or service providers that work

with the transgender community, and locate and evaluate additional resources

for our community.


● Meet regularly with Program Director and other Advocates and prepare detailed

reports on activities and services for OutReach’s Board and external funding

agencies.


● Collaborate with other Advocates to develop and provide LGBTQ+ and

transgender-specific cultural competency/humility trainings to community

organizations.


● Work with OutReach’s MATA program as a member of the Leadership Team and

facilitate MATA social and support group meetings as needed.


● Assist in the planning of events and other programs organized by MATA and

OutReach, such as the Trans Care Package Drive, Trans Joy event, and the Magic

Pride Festival.


Qualifications and Requirements

● Lived experience within the transgender, nonbinary, and gender expansive

community.


● Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including experience with

public speaking, educational content creation, and community engagement.


● Strong interpersonal skills with an emphasis on professional and personal

boundaries and mindfulness of power dynamics and personal biases.


● Patience and humility in interactions with other individuals.


● Computer proficiency, including with programs like Zoom, PowerPoint, and Word.


● All candidates must support OutReach’s mission, vision, and values found here:

https://www.outreachmadisonlgbt.org/about.


Compensation and Benefits

● $18-20/hour based on experience and qualifications.


● Eligible for benefits including health, dental, vision, and life insurance.


● Paid time off including vacation, personal, and sick days in addition to major

holidays when OutReach offices are closed.


Please email your resume and any other application materials (i.e., a cover letter) to AJ Hardie at ajh@lgbtoutreach.org by 7:00pm by Monday, Oct. 3!


If you have questions about this position or the application process, contact AJ via email.


Please, no phone calls regarding this job.




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