Training and Experience:
High School Diploma AND a minimum of 1 years of experience providing HIV education or risk reduction counseling OR one (1) year experience as a PrEP Navigator. Must demonstrate understanding of PrEP/PEP and have a strong socio-cultural identification with one or more of the target populations (Black/African American MSM, Black/African-American and Latinx cisgender heterosexual women, transgender persons, people who inject drugs and persons under 30 years of age living with HIV or at high risk for HIV). Experience in a nonprofit environment preferred; specific training/experience with HIV and other health related issues preferred. Training/experience working in HIV prevention and health education/health promotion and program development. Bilingual- Spanish speaking preferred.
Health disparities spectrum of HIV and STD disease; health literacy, harm reduction theory; behavior modification theory; human sexuality; substance use and abuse; motivational interviewing techniques;; data management; and risk reduction theory.
Work independently; work effectively with diverse staff, volunteers and professionals; 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 of clients personal health information.
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 some nights, weekends, and occasional irregular hours.
COVID-19 and Booster or Medical/ Religious Exemption required.
An Equal Opportunity Employer: minority/ female/ disability/ transgender/veteran.