Sunnie is thrilled to bring her professional acumen, volunteer experience, and dedication to LGBTQ+ advocacy to Greater Boston PFLAG. In addition to her previous roles which include Executive Director at Brooklyn Boulders Foundation and Chief Operations Officer at NoticeAbility, for the past three years Sunnie has served on the Board of Directors at Family Equality, a nonprofit whose mission is to advance legal and lived equality for LGBTQ families and those who wish to form them. Sunnie currently lives in Arlington with her spouse Tori and their daughter Anika.
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Aspen was promoted to Operations Director at Greater Boston PFLAG in 2019. Previously, they joined our staff as Finance Manager and have been with the organization for over three years. Aspen has been a passionate LGBTQ educator and activist since college, helping establish LGBTQ programming, education, and inclusive policies for their school. They are excited to continue working with GBPFLAG to help create safe and inclusive spaces for everyone. Outside of work, Aspen is a huge nerd and loves playing video games, reading comic books, going to conventions, and spoiling their cat.
Tracy has a BA in psychology from Brandeis University and an MSW from Boston College. She spent her professional career working with children and families in a variety of settings, most recently as a lead teacher in a kindergarten program. Prior to becoming a Program Manager, Tracy volunteered for PFLAG and other organizations sharing her experience as the mother of three children, two of whom are transgender. She is also a co-founder of the Needham Coalition for Transgender Equality and a member of Needham’s Human Rights Committee. She is committed to education and advocacy work with the goal of helping to make communities more safe, inclusive, and welcoming for LGBTQ people.
Julia has a background in computer programming, graphics design and corporate communications. Prior to joining Greater Boston PFLAG, she was the volunteer Data Program Lead for the Greater Boston area of the Yes on 3 campaign. Before that, she worked for five years as an IR/PR Communications Specialist in the rare disease biotech sphere. She is excited to use her skills to support the community and create meaningful progress for LGBTQ+ people. She loves stories, games, and rock climbing.
Join Us At Greater Boston PFLAG
We are currently hiring new staff! We are looking to hire a second program manager to join us in delivering our programs. Please see job posting below if you are interested in applying.
Program Manager (Full Time)
Reports to: Executive Director, Sunnie Kaufmann-Paulman
Greater Boston PFLAG is currently seeking a second full-time Program Manager to work in collaboration with the Program Manager and Executive Director to deliver new and existing LGBTQ programs throughout Massachusetts. The Program Manager is a critical member of the Greater Boston PFLAG Team, managing and helping facilitate the organization’s award-winning programs. The Program Manager will have responsibility for facilitating outreach programs in academic (K-12) and community settings. The Program Manager will also oversee the Safe Schools and Communities Program and be the primary liaison with GBPFLAG’s Support Groups, Help Line, and One-to-One Parent Support Network.
The ideal candidate must be an experienced speaker/trainer who excels in facilitating nuanced and sometimes challenging conversations with enthusiasm, compassion, and a high level of awareness around the topics of sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, intersectionality, and social justice. The Program Manager must enjoy working with youth as well as in professional workplace settings. The Program Manager must be able to work in a fast-paced office environment and oversee significant job responsibilities, including managing the ongoing details of many different programs and partnerships. The Program Manager should have strong interpersonal skills, excel in establishing and maintaining relationships, and be enthusiastic about expanding opportunities for LGBTQ programs and partnerships. While the majority of this position can be accomplished during regular business hours, several night and weekend commitments will also be required.
A Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree in an education, counseling, social work, public health, or a related field is preferred. A minimum of 3-5 years of relevant experience is required; Work with diverse populations required; background in education, youth programs or similar work strongly preferred as is fluency in Spanish.
Our office is located in Waltham, MA and we oversee programs throughout Massachusetts. Please email a resume and cover letter to Sunnie Kaufmann-Paulman (firstname.lastname@example.org) by March 31, 2020.
Salary: $38,000.00 to $46,000.00 /year
Drivers License Preferred
Required travel: 50%
Greater Boston PFLAG is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, disability, personal appearance, family responsibility, political affiliation or any other status protected by applicable law. Women, LGBTQ people, people of color, people with disabilities, veterans, and immigrants are encouraged to apply.