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Be Yourself. Change Lives.

At The Center, we’re working to ensure all LGBTQ+ New Yorkers can lead healthy and successful lives. For 40 years, we’ve provided lifesaving services, life-changing programs, and safe spaces to thousands of people, and we’re not done yet. Ready to use your skills, experience, and talents to support our vibrant community? Come work with us!


Our values guide our work with LGBTQ+ New Yorkers, influence our collaborations and partnerships, and impact relationships with each other. We value racial, gender, and economic justice, a community-driven approach, collaboration, and healing & joy. At The Center, everyone contributes to creating the work environment necessary for serving our community and growing professionally.

Social work and direct service internships

The Center is proud to offer field placement educational opportunities for social work (MSW), counseling (MHC) and addiction (CASAC-T) students to work with the LGBT community.

Should you have any questions, please reach out to via your school’s field placement department/field placement advisors.

What our employees are saying

Queer safety has always been crucial to our sense of well-being, and working at The Center allows me to be part of building and maintaining that queer safety.
Joanna M.


Benefits that work just as hard as you do

Medical, dental, and vision coverage

The Center offers three medical plans through Cigna.

401k with employer contribution

After a year with The Center, we contribute to staff members' 401k plans.

Generous paid time off package

Our paid time off package includes three weeks of vacation, two weeks of sick pay, two personal days, paid federal holidays, a day off in the month of your birthday, and a summer work week policy.

Benefits Hub

Our Benefits Hub is your centralized location for all the details on the benefits of working at The Center.

Visit Our Benefits Hub

Looking for Volunteer Opportunities?

We count on our generous community members year-round to help support and uplift our work and programs. Check out our current volunteer opportunities!

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