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GSA Network Coordinator

Location: Des Moines, IA
Job Type: Full-Time
Reports To: Director of Youth Engagement
Compensation: $40,000-$45,000 annually
Benefits: Generous vacation package, health, dental, and vision coverage, retirement match
Application Deadline: February 7, 2020
Desired Start Date: March 9, 2020

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Provide support to Gay-Straight Alliances (GSAs), LGBTQ and allied students, and parents in the state
  • Present to different conferences, schools, and organizations as requested
  • Utilize social media applications to promote events that support LGBTQ youth
  • Assist in organizing the Annual Iowa Governor’s Conference on LGBTQ Youth
  • Assist in organizing and facilitating Pride Camp
  • Assist in organizing and facilitating the Queer Influencers initiative
  • Organize and facilitate the Student Leadership Council
  • Organize the annual GSA Conference and NW GSA Conference

For a full description and details on how to apply, click here!

Director of Youth Engagement

Location: Des Moines, Iowa
Job Type:
Full-time
Reports to: Executive Director
Compensation: $50,000-$55,000 commensurate on experience
Benefits: 20 days paid time off; 11 paid holidays (one being your birthday); 100% health insurance (including dental and vision) premium paid for; Simple IRA retirement match of 3%
Application Deadline: February 21, 2020
Desired Start Date: April 1, 2020

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Lead the Youth Engagement Department in meeting the organization’s strategic plan goals
  • Strategize and support GSA Network Coordinators as they identify new GSAs and support existing GSAs
  • Conduct outreach events to businesses, colleges/universities, non-profit organizations, K-12 schools, faith communities, and service clubs
  • Lead the organization of the Annual Iowa Governor’s Conference on LGBTQ Youth
  • Partner with local community organizations to support LGBTQ youth

For a full description and details on how to apply, click here!