Training and Experience: Bachelor’s degree in human services related field OR four years work experience in the area of HIV and sexual health prevention and education. Minimum of two years’ experience managing staff; monitoring program budgets; developing policies and procedures; monitoring program evaluation and engaging in program development activities required. Experience with health education/health promotion and program development. Familiarity with the harm reduction model. Experience in a nonprofit environment preferred. Strong oral and written skills required.
Spectrum of HIV and STD disease; harm reduction theory; behavior modification theory; human sexuality, effective communication skills; prevention theory and techniques; outreach strategies; data management; health and social concerns of diverse populations of gay and non-gay identified MSM particularly those from communities of color; PEP and PrEP; HIV/STD risk reduction theory; principles of social marketing; and venues where the target population congregates, including the Internet.
Work independently; create referral sources; work effectively with a diverse group of staff, volunteers and professionals that may hold a wide range of opinions on gay and non-gay identified MSM; identify particular goals and objectives with respect to harm reduction; meet frequent, sometimes conflicting deadlines in a rapidly changing environment; respond with sensitivity to social inequities and diverse ethnic groups; maintain confidentiality; link participants into healthcare; engage participants and encourage HIV and STI testing and treatment.
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.
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.
COVID-19 and Booster or Medical/ Religious Exemption required.
Equal Opportunity Employer: minority/female/disability/veteran.