Training and Experience:
High school diploma or GED required. Bachelors degree in health education with an emphasis on nutrition preferred; Experience in community nutrition and quality control or a minimum of 150 hours of intern/volunteer experience at APLA. Previous experience in HIV social services preferred. Fluent in Spanish and ability to translate written material preferred.
Interviewing and assessment techniques, general knowledge of public benefits programs, primarily SSI, SDI and Medi-Cal, use of desktop and laptop computers, LCD projectors, word processing, data management, and HIV and related health and social issues.
Communicate effectively both orally and in writing; respond with empathy to the needs of clients, staff and volunteers; participate as a member of a staff team; adapt well to crisis and a rapidly changing work environment; maintain client confidentiality; interact with clients and the community in a courteous manner. Perform at high-level using Microsoft Office programs, especially, Excel and Word to analyze data and report trends. Demonstrate the ability to meet deadlines and prioritize tasks.
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 drivers license; proof of auto liability insurance; and have the use of a personal vehicle for work related purposes. COVID Vaccination and booster required or medical/religious exemption.
Equal Opportunity Employer: minority/female/disability/veteran.