2024 Membership Renewal is now open! Renew your organization’s membership today!

Oasis Center

Just Us Specialist

Oasis Center


Job Summary

Work with and for LGBTQ+ youth within and outside of Middle Tennessee.  This is achieved through the coordination and facilitation of all direct-to-youth programming and related responsibilities for the drop-in programs; Just Us and Becoming Us.

Job Responsibilities

Direct to youth programming:

  • Plan and implement weekly in-person drop-in programming for LGBTQ+ middle and high school youth through Just Us and Becoming Us
  • Plan and implement Just Camp, summer programming for LGBTQ+ middle school youth
  • Support Program Director with facilitation of youth leadership team, Students of Stonewall, as needed
  • Develop and maintain community partnerships to offer enrichment, service learning, and college and career access for youth participants
  • Maintain consistent communication with the Oasis clinical team to refer and coordinate youth to Oasis clinical services as needed
  • Coordinate all program volunteers and encourage reflection and action based on best practices
  • Sustain communication with youth, parents, teachers, and counselors in order to ensure students are receiving the support and guidance they need regarding school support, clinical support, and participation in Oasis Center programming.
  • Ensure that sessions reflect best practices for positive youth development and the components of Quality Youth Programming
  • Plan and implement youth events such as LGBTQ+ College Fair with Oasis College Connection, and LGBTQ+ Youth Prom for Just Us and Becoming Us
  • Support Program Director with facilitation of Youth Area at Nashville Pride Festival

Community efforts:

  • Serve on community committees when appropriate and related to LGBTQ+ youth issues, sexual health, positive youth development, and school supports


  • Administer, record, and store intake and guardian permission forms for participants across programs
  • Keep records of each program participant and collect and report attendance promptly following weekly sessions
  • Keep in close communication with the data manager for state-based and internal data reporting
  • Attend all team meetings and collaborate across programs: youth action team, youth engagement team, youth engagement and action team


  • Two years of direct service youth experience and two years of experience working with LGBTQ+ youth in a similar setting.
  • Experience in public speaking and facilitating information in an accessible and effective manner.
  • Competence with LGBTQ+ issues and identities.
  • Comfort speaking to and opening dialogue surrounding oppression and social inequities.
  • Basic proficiency in social media platforms

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.  The physical demands of this position may be reasonably accommodated for individuals with disabilities on a case-by-case basis.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision.

The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required for the position.

Oasis Center is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and is operated in accordance with a policy that does not permit discrimination because of race, color, sex, age, handicap, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. 

Educational Requirements: Bachelor’s degree.

Supervisor: Director of Just Us

Additional Information


  • Free EO: HDHP, HSA, Vision, Dental, LTD
  • Employer HSA contribution
  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • PTO 
  • 401K + up to 3% Match
  • Paid Parental Leave

How to Apply

Oasis Center – Just Us Program Specialist (paylocity.com) 


  • Date Posted: June 8, 2024
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Administrative
  • Service Area: Arts / Culture
  • Salary Range: $37,000-$40,000