Who’s Hiring? 9 Organizations Advocating for the LGBTQ+ Community was originally published on Idealist Careers.
June is widely-recognized as Pride Month, kicking off a series of events and parades to recognize the LGBTQ+ community. But before Pride became a worldwide celebration, it was a protest.
In 1969, the Stonewall Riots initiated a major turning point in the Gay Liberation movement as police forces clashed with members of the LGBTQ+ community, who felt they were being unjustly targeted and harassed. Today, the anniversary of Stonewall is celebrated every June to acknowledge the achievements of LGBTQ+ people and the ongoing work to secure equal rights.
We’ve rounded up a list of nine organizations across the social-impact sector that have dedicated their missions to achieving this reality. From launching community programs in support of queer youth to spreading awareness about anti-LGBTQ+ legislation, these organizations are committed to embodying the values of Pride Month, year round.
1. Youth Pride, Inc., Onsite Role
This nonprofit is the only statewide organization in Rhode Island with programming dedicated to meet the social, emotional, and educational needs of LGBTQ+ youth and young adults. They are hiring a Part-Time Case Management Lead based in Providence, RI.
2. Lambda Legal, Onsite and Hybrid Roles
This national nonprofit is committed to achieving full recognition of the civil rights of LGBTQ+ people, and everyone living with HIV through impact litigation, education, and public policy work. They are currently hiring for nine open roles on Idealist, all of which are based at one of Lambda Legal’s regional offices across the country.
3. The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center, Hybrid Roles
This organization was born of community activism in response to the AIDS epidemic, ensuring a place for LGBTQ+ people to access information, care, and support that they were not receiving elsewhere. They are looking to fill four open roles based in New York, NY.
4. PFLAG National, Remote Role
PFLAG is an organization of LGBTQ+ people and allies who work together to support families, educate allies, and advocate for just, equitable, and inclusive legislation and policies. This organization is hiring a Digital Content Coordinator for a remote position.
5. Callen-Lorde Community Health Center, Hybrid Role
Callen-Lorde Community Health Center provides sensitive, quality healthcare, health education, and related services primarily to New York’s LGBTQ+ communities, regardless of ability to pay. They are hiring a Director of Communications for a hybrid role based in New York City.
6. JQ International, Inc., Hybrid Roles
This nonprofit celebrates the lives of LGBTQ+ Jews and their allies by transforming Jewish communities and ensuring inclusion through community building, educational programs, and support and wellness services. They are hiring a Director of Community Programming and a Director of Development for roles based in West Hollywood, CA.
7. ILGA World, Remote Role
This nonprofit is an international federation of more than 1,600 organizations from over 150 countries and territories campaigning for LGBTQ+ human rights. Based in Switzerland, they are hiring a Senior Officer for a remote role.
8. The Transgender Law Center, Remote Role
Transgender Law Center works to change law, policy and attitudes so that all people can live safely, authentically, and free from discrimination regardless of their gender identity or expression. They are hiring a Personal Assistant for a remote role.
9. National Center for Lesbian Rights, Temporarily Remote Role
This national legal organization is committed to advancing the civil and human rights of LGBTQ+ people and their families through litigation, public policy advocacy, and public education. They are hiring a Legal Assistant for a temporarily remote role based in San Francisco, CA.
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If you’ve missed the boat on any opportunities with the above organizations, don’t forget to explore our latest job listings to find potential employers focused on advocating for the LGBTQ+ community all year long.