GMHC is a dynamic, client-centered, community-based organization where collaboration, compassion, and mutual respect are the rules of thumb. We’re looking for exceptionally talented and passionate critical-thinking professionals who share a commitment to our mission and results-oriented approach.

Our Culture

GMHC is a mission-driven, data-driven entrepreneurial culture. We work in teams to make the lives of our clients better. The nature of our work requires everyone to roll up their sleeves, dig in, and embrace new challenges without hesitation.  

Our culture is community. We focus on building relationships across functions and teams. We regularly share updates and best practices with one another, and identify opportunities for increasing our collective impact. We recognize exceptional individual contributions, but practice a high degree of humility. The people whom we serve are always our focus. We are unrelenting and optimistic about the prospects of ending AIDS.

Employee Traits

One of our greatest strengths is our diversity of talent and ideas. We support the principles of equal opportunity and equal representation. We celebrate and support our differences. We recruit people with the best combinations of education, training, and professional experience needed for the work that we do. Many of our team members speak more than one language, reflecting the multi-cultural nature of our work.

Although most programmatic positions require a social service or public health background, we actively recruit people from the other fields who can leverage their skills for our work.

We nurture the growth and development of our staff including supporting professional development to build technical and leadership skills. Many positions have opportunities for advancement within programs. Our programs include positions with similar functions, providing opportunities for team members to pursue different opportunities across the agency.

Benefits of Working at GMHC

All GMHC employees enjoy a competitive compensation package which includes a benefits package consisting of:

  • Health insurance (medical, dental and vision plans)
  • Retirement savings plans (with an excellent matching program)
  • Life insurance (basic and supplemental)
  • Short & long-term disability
  • Textbook reimbursement
  • Paid time off & holidays (12 holidays per year and 4+ weeks paid days off per year)
  • Paid child care leave
  • Remote work environment
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Close proximity to public transit including the Port Authority and Penn Station
  • Our offices are located in midtown New York City.

Available Positions

Position Description: The Assistant Director (AD) of Mental Health Services is responsible for supporting the Senior Directors in the day-to-day administrative, supervisory, and clinical management of the Ryan White-funded Mental Health Program and the Short-term Counseling Program.  The AD specifically ensures that grant-funded requirements and deliverables for mental health services are met and completes timely reporting on programs, and direct supervision of staff.  The position works to monitor and advise staff about their productivity and skills development, as well as monitor and advise the Senior Directors around the achievement of programmatic goals.

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Position Description: The primary function of the vocational case manager is to work with displaced clients with barriers to employment to ensure their smooth transition into the workplace. The vocational case manager will be required to work with clients on an ongoing basis and support clients in work related issues including, but not limited to creating an employment plan – creating short- and long-term goals, transitional benefits, and budget management. The vocational case manager will facilitate a portion of the job readiness training classes. The vocational case manager will be responsible for overseeing the data entry in GMHC’s database as well as the data entry required sources. The vocational case manager will be responsible for meeting with the job developer, job readiness training instructor and other job readiness staff to ensure client’s success in securing and retaining employment.

The vocational case manager will collaborate with the Workforce Development Team at GMHC and outside service providers to ensure the most comprehensive support services possible for the clients. The vocational case manager will create and maintain relationships with other departments within the organization and become knowledgeable about the variety of services available to our clients.

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OPPORTUNITY: GMHC is seeking a dynamic, experienced, and visionary CEO to coalesce the organization around a shared vision for the future and lead the organization to new levels of success and impact. In recent years, GMHC has faced some significant organizational challenges, including the onset of COVID-19, the departure of a highly regarded CEO*, and the navigation of leasing/rental agreements in an uncertain NYC real estate market. Of necessity, the organization’s focus has been directed inward as it addressed these issues, while continuing to respond to the evolving needs of its clients.

Now emerging from these challenges, GMHC is adopting a forward-looking, strategic posture and seeking to clarify its vision and mission for the future, re-energize and elevate its brand, and solidify its standing as one of NYC’s premier agencies and a national leader in the fight to end HIV and AIDS. Opportunities for growth and expansion abound for a united, vision-aligned, and strategically led GMHC.

THE POSITION: In cooperation with the Senior Leadership Team, the CEO will be responsible for providing strategic direction and organizational management of GMHC and its strategic planning, operational, administrative, finance, and external relations functions. This person will work in close partnership with the Board of Directors, Senior Leadership Team, Community Advisory Board (CAB), and community partners to refine and advance GMHC’s mission.

The CEO will lead internal and external stakeholders in establishing a bold and unifying new vision for GMHC. They will also act as a primary face and voice of the organization in championing that vision with all audiences. The CEO will provide motivational leadership and stewardship of GMHC with particular focus on the following strategic priorities – all with a focus on equity and inclusion:

  • FUNDING: Continuing to improve GMHC’s short- and long-term financial standing by growing and diversifying current fundraising programs and by adding creative, new revenue sources
  • BRAND: Refining and elevating the GMHC brand and amplifying messaging of its work and
  • ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Further improving and professionalizing internal systems
    and structures that support people, programs, and organizational growth
  • PROGRAMS: Continually evolving programs, services, and support to meet the needs of
    GMHC’s clients
  • PEOPLE & CULTURE: Creating an intentional, values-based culture that prioritizes equity,
    transparency, and professional development and support of staff


GMHC has secured the Kevin Chase Executive Search Group to manage this process. The complete recruitment profile is available here

Inquiries, nominations, or applications (including a cover letter and resume) should be directed electronically and in confidence, to The Kevin Chase Executive Search Group is pleased to answer any questions or supply further information.

Position Description: The Client Navigator is a peer who assists individuals living with HIV/AIDS and who are enrolled in GMHC’s Mental Health program in addressing barriers to accessing and utilizing mental health and substance use treatment.  This position is responsible for establishing linkages with necessary in-house and external services and resources; coordinating care with clients’ medical and other social services providers to address the continuum of their mental health and medical care.  Functions include client assistance, client accompaniment, client-engagement activities, and wellness services delivered to clients individually and in groups.

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Position Description: The Coordinator, Digital Media will report to the Senior Director, Visual Communications Design to implement a communications and marketing plan to promote GMHC’s services and advance the agency’s fundraising, policy, and public education objectives. This new role will be central to the Agency’s digital growth priorities and requires a creative, ambitious professional with a strong understanding of social media as well as the nuanced sensitivities needed to work in HIV/AIDS advocacy. The ideal candidate is a self-starter with experience in digital/online campaigning and traditional media, as well as strong writing and graphic design skills. Major responsibilities include creating, disseminating, and analyzing the effectiveness of digital content across platforms including social media, email, websites, and apps. Attendance at major events including AIDS Walk, galas, and public programs will be required.

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Position Description: The Coordinator of Meals oversees all service components of the GMHC Meals Program, supervision of staff, and volunteers, and development and implementation of quality assurance monitoring tools and fulfilling contractual and reporting requirements to funders. The Coordinator of Meals directly supervises the Meals Program Assistant(s) and Meals Program Administrator.

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Position Description: GMHC seeks a Financial Management Case Worker responsible for the delivery of beneficiary services to Financial Management clients. The Financial Management Case Worker will provide supportive financial housing services, which includes supporting management with client reporting in order to maintain their benefit income on their behalf.

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Position Description: The Health Navigator (HN) is responsible for performing health insurance enrollments, outreach, and educational presentations related to the NYSOH Navigator Program. The HN is responsible for ensuring all individual monthly deliverables are met in accordance with funder requirements. The HN is responsible for ensuring timely and effective client advocacy services in the areas of insurance & health care access.

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Position Description: The Housing Case Manager is responsible for the provision and coordination of home visits, social service referrals, entitlements management and housing stability management a caseload of clients who are formerly homeless. Responsible to ensure compliance with contract services and ensure all clients are engaged in health care and additional services based on client need.

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Position Description: The Lead Trainer coordinates all aspects of the Technical Assistance services, including training to the clients and staff of Community-Based Organizations, including AIDS service organizations, needle exchange sites, drug treatment programs, AIDS day care programs and health care facilities. The Lead Trainer also acts as the training curriculum developer and conducts all functions necessary to produce high quality training materials. Emphasis will be given to the myriad psychosocial issues primarily impacting older adults Aging with HIV, and community members who serve older adults aging with HIV. The lead Trainer will also support other staff in the development of training materials, particularly presentations to ensure accuracy with content and technical matters. This position is also responsible for providing administrative and organizational support to the Senior Director in operating the Technical Assistance programs.

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Position Description: The Housing Maintenance Coordinator, coordinates all aspects of the Housing Program housing apartment repairs and maintenance. Keeping all the apartments in good repairs, functionality, and habitable condition. Supervising the Housing Maintenance Technicians and managing all aspects of the apartment’s repairs, the care and maintenance of the service vehicles.

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Position Description:The Housing Maintenance Technician’s core function is to keep all the apartments in good repairs, functional, and habitable condition. Ability to troubleshoot, problem solve issues and repair/fix.

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Position Description: The Outreach Worker provides administrative support to the Workforce Program. Outreach other community-based organizations and residences to increase visibility and provide information on employment services at Gay Men’s Health Crisis (GMHC).

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Position Description: The Peer Health Educator provides support for HIV Prevention & Literacy: Older Adults (HLA) programs outreach and training efforts. The position is responsible for facilitation of Peer Led workshops and other trainings specifically curated for Older Adults with HIV or susceptible to HIV infection. The Peer Educator participates in implementation of outreach and client recruitment efforts. The Peer Educator also participates in the planning and implementing of all programs related to meetings and events.

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Position Description: The Program Assistant/Admin Support acts as part-time program assistant within the BLIT Program and Training Department primarily focused on NYC community-based research and performs administrative duties which support both the BLIT and Training Department staff. Provides clerical and client case management assistance interacting with all staff, volunteers, clients, and external partners.

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Position Description: The Program Evaluator provides capacity and support for supporting agency-wide data-driven management processes, research activities, evaluation and quality improvement initiatives. The Program Evaluator will support programs in identifying key quality and management indicators and creating monitoring processes. This individual will evaluate these programmatic efforts, collecting and analyzing agency data to produce research that will contribute to the knowledge base of effective program management, quality improvement, and HIV care. The Program Evaluator will also work with programs to plan, support, and monitor their usage of the Electronic Health Record. The Program Evaluator will also engage in research efforts of large, national program evaluations.

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Position Description: The Program Manager of the Terry Brenneis & David Boger Hub for Long – Term Survivors will be responsible for the direct management and oversight of all programming occurring with the hub, which includes, but is not limited to: The David Boger program and the I’m Still Here (AIDS Survivor Syndrome) Program. This position will be responsible for the management and oversight of any new programming that is funded and housed within the Hub. In addition, this position is responsible for providing direct supervision to the LTS Peer Educator, LTS Specialist, and volunteers.

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Eligibility and Guidelines

GMHC internship opportunities are open to qualified individuals enrolled in an accredited academic institution. Since we are a nonprofit environment, our internships are unpaid, but we will support academic institution requirements for students by completing all paperwork required by the intern’s school or program.


All interns will have direct supervision from a GMHC staff member. Our supervisors are committed to ensuring that interns have appropriate and clearly directed assignments that are related to the student academic program as well as being relevant to the day to day operations of the agency.

How to Apply:

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Area of Interest:

  • Analytics and Evaluation
  • Case Management/Client Services
  • Creative Design/Social Media/Communications
  • Housing Services
  • Legal Services
  • Meals and Nutrition
  • Mental Health/Substance Use Counseling (only available to Graduate Students)
  • Policy

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GMHC values diversity and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.