Prevention Training Specialist, PrEP Outreach
Job Details
Management
Out Here, Baldwin Hills - Los Angeles, CA
Full Time
High School
$21.84 - $25.66 Hourly
Up to 25%
Day
Health Care

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Prevention Training Specialist, Outreach, conducts community engagement and outreach activities as it relates to increasing community and individual awareness about PrEP and PEP.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist in the development and implementation of a community mobilization plan targeting outreach venues, evaluation of those efforts, and identification of gaps/opportunities in outreach efforts and developing strategies for addressing gaps and maximizing opportunities.
  • Create an organized outreach protocol for target population including at least 2-4 monthly outreach activities; maintain an updated list of outreach sites/venues utilized by the target population.
  • Conduct four (4) Community Education events focusing on PrEP and related biomedical interventions.
  • Utilize social media platforms in outreach efforts
  • Assist in the development, design and layout of social marketing materials supporting prevention activities, including but not limited to; program flyers, publicity campaigns, monthly calendars and other materials as needed.
  • Assist in the dissemination of lessons learned by developing and submitting abstracts for presentations at professional meetings and conferences and presenting at community forums
  • Attend department meetings and trainings
  • Ensure culturally and linguistically appropriate services
  • Prepare quantitative and qualitative reports as assigned
  • Serve as speaker/facilitator for trainings
  • Attend community/public meetings as necessary
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

OTHER DUTIES MAY BE ASSIGNED TO MEET BUSINESS NEEDS.

REQUIREMENTS:

 

Associates degree in a human services related field and 1-year experience working in the HIV/health education field OR two years experience working in the HIV/health education.

 

Knowledge of:

PrEP/PEP, health disparities spectrum of HIV and STD disease; harm reduction theory; behavior modification theory; human sexuality, substance use and abuse , motivational interviewing techniques; outreach strategies; data management; health and social concerns of diverse populations of gay/non-gay identified MSM as well as other populations severely impacted by HIV; risk reduction theory; principles of social marketing; and venues where the target population congregates, including the Internet.

 

Ability to:

Work independently; work effectively with diverse staff, volunteers and professionals; work effectively with diverse community stakeholders who may hold a wide range of opinions on those at risk for HIV infection; organize stakeholders and engage community building and establish linkages between stakeholders; 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 PrEP Express

 

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 be able to work nights and weekends.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Must possess a valid California drivers license; proof of auto liability insurance; and have the use of a personal vehicle for work related purposes. Must be flexible with schedule to accommodate working some evening and weekends for outreach purposes.

COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster or Medical/ Religious Exemption required.

Equal Opportunity Employer: minority/female/disability/transgender/veteran.    

 

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