Incorporated in 2011, TGI Network of Rhode Island is the only statewide organization providing support and advocacy for the TGI community in Rhode Island and surrounding areas. 
Our mission is to serve the needs of the transgender, gender-variant, and intersex (TGI) communities in Rhode Island and surrounding areas through support, advocacy, and education. We seek to be a resource for TGI people navigating their life journeys as well as the legal and medical systems through our own programs and through collaboration with other organizations. In addition, we seek to serve as a resource to professionals working with the TGI community and as a liaison between the TGI and LGBT communities as well as the community at large.


Part time temporary job opportunity posting on behalf of the Rhode Island trans* healthcare steering committee


The Northern Rhode Island Area Health Education Center (nriAHEC) is an independent 501 (c) 3 corporation and maintains a contractual relationship with The Alpert Medical School of Brown University AHEC Program Office, and is located at Thirty Cumberland Street in the City of Woonsocket, a culturally diverse, medically underserved community.  nriAHEC’s organizational mission is to “foster academic, training, and community collaborations that benefit the public by improving the supply and distribution of a high quality, culturally sensitive, interdisciplinary work force that transcends barriers and supplies people with the care they deserve.”

Job Title: Project Manager Consultant

Organization: Northern Rhode Island Area Health Education Center (nriAHEC)

Location: Woonsocket, RI

Start Date: September 2014

Project Description: This collaborative project is to improve access to competent health care for trans* (transgender) and gender non-conforming individuals by developing an online resource for those seeking health care and to provide support to primary and specialty care providers to better serve trans* and gender variant patients. 

Part Time

Time Status:  Six to Ten Months – Grant Funded

Job Description:   

Principal Responsibilities:

·         Responsible for developing project plan based on grant requirements and committee goals and manage in accordance with approved plan. Responsible for research and development of training/learning collaborative models for community health workers and primary care providers. Establish resource website. Develop partnerships with other community organization/coalitions working on similar issues. Responsible for required grant reporting. Research and write grants to fund trainings/learning collaborative. Responsible for providing administrative support to the steering committee.

Preferred Experience and Qualifications:

·         A background working with culturally diverse, medically underserved communities

·         Collaborative work with diverse stakeholders; community engagement

·         Experience working with the trans* community

·         Experience interacting and reporting to Steering Committees/Boards

·         Strong organizational and administrative skills

·         Excellent interpersonal communication, both oral and written

·         Work with health care providers, especially primary care providers

·         Grants: preparation, reporting and researching

·         Access to computer, internet and telephone

How to Apply


If interested, apply by September 10, 2014 with cover letter, resume either by Email:

Or mail:

Northern Rhode Island Area Health Education Center (nriAHEC)

Attention: Linda Andrews

30 Cumberland Street, Second Floor

Woonsocket, RI 02895


People of transgender experience are encouraged to apply