DIRECTOR OF HEALTH & WELLNESS
The Health and Wellness Director leads a team of coordinators to create programming that addresses LGBTQIA+ health disparities. The Health and Wellness Director is responsible for meeting the grant deliverables included in the HIV Prevention, Tobacco, and Cancer grants provided through the Vermont Department of Health. This includes producing HIV prevention and testing programs, primarily focused on the Centers for Disease Control’s mPowerment Program (GLAM), Social Networks Testing Program, HIV Testing, Referral and Linkage to Care with embedded PrEP Navigation, the Vermont Diversity Health Project (VDHP), QTPOC Programming (THRIVE), Women’s Programming (GLOW), and training facilitation.
Momentum is a network of LGBTQ+ Vermonters working to create opportunities for a vibrant, diverse, safe, and joyful community of adults over the age of 55. While the Momentum program and events are open to people of all ages, they are designed to address the specific needs of Vermont’s LGBTQ+ aging population. Momentum’s Neighbor to Neighbor Project connects LGBTQ+ Vermonters over 55 years of age with volunteer peers providing need-based support services that aid with various tasks to address isolation, food security, access to healthcare, and community networking.
The Momentum Coordinator works with the Executive Director, interns, and members of the Momentum Steering Committee to support, implement, and grow the Momentum Program and Neighbor to Neighbor Project. The responsibilities of this role include the creation of inclusive events and offerings designed to support and engage Vermont’s LGBTQ+ aging population and aligned community members. The Momentum Coordinator also participates in additional duties and training in accordance with Pride Center’s mission and values.