Training and Experience:
Bachelor's degree in a Human Services field (Psychology, Sociology, Health Sciences, or a related field) preferred; or a completion of high school diploma or GED, and a minimum of two years professional experience related to housing; or or a minimum of 150 hours of intern/volunteer experience at APLA. Experience working in a high volume environment where attention to detail and timely completion of tasks are required. Demonstrate professional behavior in which a client-centered focus is consistently employed.
HIV related issues and concerns; services for which clients would be eligible with an emphasis on housing, and social services in South Los Angeles. Additional knowledge of public benefits, back to work issues, primary care resources, treatment adherence and counseling techniques preferred. The position requires knowledge and expertise in the use of the internet and Microsoft Office programs.
Work in a fast-paced environment with an attention to detail, coordinate multiple tasks, meet assigned deadlines, learn specific systems quickly and thoroughly, communicate effectively with clients from diverse backgrounds as well as with government representatives, use database computer software programs
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
This is primarily an office position that requires only occasional bending, reaching, stooping, lifting and moving of office materials weighing 25 pounds or less. The position requires daily use of a personal computer and requires entering, viewing, and revising text and graphics on the computer terminal and on paper. Some domestic travel required.
Must possess a valid California driver’s license; proof of auto liability insurance; and have the use of a personal vehicle for work related purposes.
Equal Opportunity Employer: minority/female/disability/veteran.