Description: Cascade AIDS Project (CAP), the oldest and largest provider of HIV prevention, education, housing, advocacy and support services in Oregon and Southwest Washington, seeks a Director of Housing & Support Services to provide oversight and direction for all housing and support services programs serving people who are living with or affected by HIV/AIDS. Full-time and exempt, the Director of Housing & Support Services reports to the Executive Director.
CAP provides supportive housing services to 800 people living with HIV and provides support services to an additional 1,800 people annually, including employment skills, life skills workshops, peer mentorships and services that assist individuals who are newly diagnosed or who need additional assistance to maintain their medical care through our patient navigation programs. Housing and Support Services also offers youth and family programs including a one-week residential camp for kids who are infected or affected by HIV/AIDS. These programs provide the necessary support to assist people living with HIV/AIDS get linked into care and achieve healthier long-term outcomes.
The Director of Housing & Support Services manages a department budget of $3.5 million that include federal, state, county, city and private grants; directly supervises four managers; and oversees a team of 32 staff including 27 union-represented staff. The ideal candidate will have a Master¡¦s degree and at least five years of experience working in a non-profit setting with management experience and a proven track record of success in nonprofit programs.
The following are Minimum Qualifications which all applicants must meet in order to be considered for this position. It must be evident from your application packet that you meet all minimum qualifications. Those who do not meet minimum qualifications will not be considered for the position.
Master's Degree in social work, public health, or related field or 5 years relevant professional work experience
Five years of professional experience in program management demonstrating increasing professional responsibility and growth
Proven visionary leadership skills with experience and demonstrated success in program design and development
Prior experience successfully managing five or more federal contracts, including experience with contract negotiation and fiscal management
Proven ability to forge professional relationships across a multicultural spectrum of organizations and professionals
Proven successful grant writing and fund raising experience
Prior experience overseeing or directly supervising a team of 10 or more employees
Successful experience working with ethnic, racial, sexual and economically diverse populations
Working knowledge of Housing and Urban Development programs, Continuums of Care, and local Affordable Housing Resources
Experience working under pressure while maintaining a positive and professional demeanor
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Proven ability to recruit and supervise staff of varying cultural backgrounds
Strong initiative & self-starter with the ability to creatively problem solve
Demonstrated computer proficiency using Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook) and working knowledge of the internet
Available to work evenings and weekends as required
Knowledge of and/or experience with Coordinated Care Organizations and Healthcare Reform
Experience working as management in a unionized environment
Knowledge of and relationships with local nonprofit organizations which provide services to youth or young adults, people who have experienced homelessness, individuals with chronic mental illness or substance addiction, or people who have past involvement with the criminal justice system
Knowledge of and relationships with HIV Clinics and AIDS Service Organizations in Oregon and Southwest Washington
Verbal and written fluency in Spanish
Prior experience working with Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS (HOPWA) and Ryan White funding sources
Prior experience working with ServicePoint client database or CAREWare client database
Professional licensure or certification in primary field of expertise
Experience working with Boards, planning bodies, consortia, etc.
Compensation: $68,000 - $78,000 annual salary dependent upon qualifications and experience. Benefits include employer-paid health, dental, vision, short-term and long-term disability and life insurance; 401(k) retirement plan with generous employer matching contribution, 125C cafeteria savings plan; and generous vacation and health leave benefits.
Closing Date: Position will be open until filled. Resume review August 15, 2014, but CAP will accept resumes until the position is filled.
To apply for this position, mail, email or deliver the following documents:
1) a complete cover letter (attached as Word or pdf) that serves as an example of your writing and addresses how you meet all of the minimum qualifications specific to the position you are applying for, 2) your resume, and 3) a completed CAP Employment application (available at www.cascadeaids.org/employment) to:
Cascade AIDS Project
Director of Housing & Support Services position
208 SW Fifth Avenue, Suite 800
Portland, Oregon 97204
AIDS United seeks to hire an Executive Assistant to provide high-level and substantive administrative support for two Executive Staff at AIDS United: the President & CEO, and the Senior Vice President. The Executive Assistant will manage calendars, travel, meeting planning, paperwork and logistic support for these two positions. The Executive Assistant will serve as the liaison to the Board of Trustees and provide meeting and administrative support to the Board Chair and Committees as assigned by the President & CEO.
Candidates must have an Associate or Bachelor’s degree in administration, business, or related field or at least four years of relevant work experience required.
Position requires a highly organized individual with a proven track record of efficient time management. Individual must be able to multitask and the ability to take initiative and be self-directed in completing daily tasks while being discerning about seeking guidance and direction as needed. Individual must be discerning in their ability to plan ahead and anticipate the needs and potential needs of Executive staff to ensure that they are always prepared. Must have the ability to perform responsibilities in a professional manner and to handle assignments with a high degree of accuracy and confidentiality. Position requires strong writing and communications abilities. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and work independently as well as a member of a team. Individual should understand the balance and challenges between national program management and local community implementation. Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office products and on-line searches.
Competitive salary commensurate with experience and based on salary history (anticipated salary range of $45,000 - $60,000) and exceptional benefits offered in a flexible work environment. Applications must include: the AIDS United Application for Employment (NOTE: make sure the PDF application you send includes the entered data and does not come through blank due to an Adobe bug), cover letter with salary requirements, and resume and should be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Executive Assistant” in the subject line.
Incomplete applications WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. Due to the high volume of applicants only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Equal Opportunity Employer; minorities and persons living with HIV are strongly encouraged to apply. No phone calls please.
Cascade AIDS Project (CAP) is the leading provider of HIV prevention, education, housing, advocacy and support services in Oregon and Southwest Washington. We are seeking an experienced Development Data Support Specialist as a critical part of the overall Development Team. Core areas of focus for the specialist include data management, donor communications, and systems support within the Development Department. Data management will include data entry, analysis, preference tracking, and report creation utilizing multiple software platforms. Donor communications will include the coordination of annual appeal and other donor solicitations along with management of donor thank-you letters. In addition, the Development Specialist will liaise with, and provide support to the CAP Board of Director’s Development Committee. Manage and maintain payment platforms on CAP branded websites.
Salesforce.com configuration experience or Administrator certification.
High computer proficiency using Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook); comfortable with social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, etc.).
Highly organized and able to track and manage multiple projects simultaneously; including ability to prioritize work projects and meet deadlines with minimal supervision.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Proficiency with mail merges, data import/export, mailing list generation and processing.
Proficiency with financial reconciliation and donation tracking.
Excellent customer service skills for interface by phone and at events of agency supporters, donors, clients, and volunteers.
Ability to research and resolve financial/donor discrepancies with diplomacy and accuracy.
Ability to work under pressure and maintain positive and professional demeanor.
Must be available to work evening and weekends.
Two years of experience supporting non-profit fundraising efforts via donor management and/or major events.
Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite for basic graphic design and editing.
Working knowledge and experience with auction management software (such as GreaterGiving) including registration and payment processing.
HTML website navigation and modification experience.
Working knowledge and experience configuring web based "thon" (friends-asking-friends) donation platforms.
Experience coordinating guest reservation for large events and managing related logistics.
Experience working with and managing volunteers and interns.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Works with Development Specialist / Officer on Constituent Record Management (CRM) platform including tracking of financial data, reconciliation of donations with agency accounting department, provision of support and training for staff and volunteers in its use and ensuring protection of data.
Manage and maintain payment platforms on CAP branded websites.
Ensure timely input of all donor information into the CRM; assist in processing of donor thank-you letters, tax receipts, and generate related reports as scheduled and/or requested.
Assist in data analysis of donor data with eye towards noting trends; assisting with fundraising goal development; creating reports as requested and with input on data set parameters.
Ensure consistent review, update, and cleaning processes of CRM to support complete and accurate information on all constituents.
Arrange logistics and coordinate Development Committee meetings including recording meeting minutes.
Coordinate and oversee list generation and data management for emailing and mailing processes.
Respond to donor inquiries, requests, complaints, tax-deduction clarifications and other issues.
Other duties as assigned.
Compensation: $13.99 to $15.42 hourly (starting with a maximum of .50 FTE with the potential to increase to a salaried position at .75 FTE in three to six months) depending on experience; with generous employer-paid health, dental, vision, long-term disability and life insurance; 401(k) retirement plan with generous employer matching contribution, 125C cafeteria savings plan; excellent vacation and health leave benefits. This is a union represented position. Open until filled.
Send resume, cover letter, and application (available at www.cascasdeaids.org) to:
Cascade AIDS Project Attn: Peter Parisot
208 SW Fifth Avenue, Suite 800 Portland, Oregon 97204
An Equal Opportunity Employer
Cascade AIDS Project is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer
The Comprehensive AIDS (CAP) Program is recruiting county wide (Belle Glade, Delray Beach, and West Palm Beach, FL) 10-15 people who are HIV positive to become Peer Advocate Leaders (PALs) by completing the PAL training. Additionally the position requires a high school diploma/GED; possess excellent verbal and written communication skills; Valid driver’s license, automobile insurance and reliable automobile; adaptable to diverse audiences; bi-lingual (Spanish/Creole). Paid Training.
Positions are part-time, may work up to 29 hours per week. PAL's will conduct face-to-face individual sessions with clients accessing CAP services to explain the various services and the eligibility criteria. Additionally PAL’s will conduct outreach and case management services. Each PAL will have an assigned caseload (averaging 20-25 clients) for ongoing treatment education and adherence services. PALs will co-facilitate educational/support groups and/or Chronic Disease Self-Management groups for people living with HIV/AIDS.
Overview: The position oversees Housing Works contributions to national and global organizing, including supervision of a Director of National organizing and multiple regional field organizers, peers and volunteers across the country.
Location: Washington, DC
Facilitate advocacy participation by C2EA state chapters and coalition partners
Carry out advocacy and lobbying work with elected officials and staff in Washington, DC and in selected state capitals
Lead the development and execution of national and state-level C2EA and Housing Works advocacy campaigns and events
Unify advocacy messaging for a common domestic-global theme of Universal Access to treatment, prevention, care and support
Represent Housing Works with global, national, regional and local AIDS, AIDS housing, harm reduction, people of color, LGBT, antipoverty, faith community, public health and other activist organizations and coalitions
HIV/AIDS, including domestic and global initiatives
AIDS housing, homelessness & supportive housing
Medicaid, Medicare and other federal health care programs
Substance abuse and mental health
Civil rights for people living with HIV/AIDS and other disabilities
Master’s Degree preferred
Understanding of and commitment to aggressive advocacy on HIV/AIDS and homelessness;
Top-level organizing, writing, supervision and teamwork skills;
Commitment to development and promotion of advocacy leadership by people living with HIV/AIDS;
Experience in writing, editing and electronic communications, including competence in current database, web, and publishing software and hardware, including HTML as necessary;
Understanding of and commitment to harm reduction principles
Ability to carry out culturally competent and racially aware organizing work – ability to speak Spanish and/or other languages a plus;
Commitment to multi-level advocacy, including direct action and civil disobedience.
Salary based on experience. Housing Works is an equal opportunity employer and particularly seeks to hire people living with AIDS and HIV and/or other disabilities, people of color, LGBT people, people in recovery, and those with a background of poverty and/or homelessness.
Under the direction of the Executive Director, the incumbent manages HAF's Bronx field office and administers services delivery at this location. Leads the development and implementation of methodologies designed to maximize agency wide program and human resources in the provision of quality services; and is responsible for program development activities, including but not limited to grant writing, program design, implementation and evaluation, staff support and training, and overall daily quality assurance in service delivery.
Candidates for this position shall be seasoned administrator with a proven track record of successful design and implementation of health and human services programs and services. Shall possess a Master’s degree in public health, social work, or related field plus 8 years of relevant experience.
ALL APPLICANTS MUST.
Possess full Bilingual/bicultural competencies (Spanish-English) and be certified as an HIV/STI Counselor. If not already certified, must complete certification with 90 days of hire.
Possess knowledge of and sensitivity to ethnically, culturally, and sexually diverse individuals, communities, subcultures, agencies, and organizations, including, but not limited to communities of color, youth, people of transgender experience, men who have sex with other men, injection drug users, and other subculture groups.
Possess a high degree of organization, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, role-modeling ability; and be an exceptional team player.
Possess knowledge, competence, and experience using MS Word and Excel.
Have the ability to synthesize and translate HAF and LPC's vision, mission, and services for public consumption.
Have flexibility to work evenings, weekends, and holidays with occasional travel out of state.
Salary: Negotiable based on skill level, experience and understanding of the issues that affect the Latino gay community and / or PLHIV.
Please submit cover letter with salary requirements and resume via email (email@example.com), mail to our street address, or fax to the number provided below.
HAF-Latino Pride Center
1767 Park Avenue, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10035
Qualifications: Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services field required. Certification as a Certified Addiction Counselor by the Iowa Board of Substance Abuse Certification. The latter requirement may be waived as long as the employee is making satisfactory progress toward the achievement of certification within two years from the date of employment. Other professional license or certification may substitute for these requirements at the discretion of the Executive Director. Mandatory Reporter certification, Urine Specimen Collection certification, and Breath Alcohol Technician certification required within 6 months of hire.
Location: Alcohol & Drug Dependency Services' Keokuk Office
Maintain a client caseload in accordance with assigned duties. With each case, the counselor will provide for detailed records which reflect intake procedures, a social history, a comprehensive treatment plan, treatment progress, aftercare, referral, and patient management as set forth by State Licensure Requirements.
Provide for individual therapy, group therapy, crisis intervention, and family therapy according to the needs of cases and as requested by the supervisor.
Identify those needs of the client which are incapable of being satisfactorily met by this organization and make an appropriate referral to an outside organization which can meet those needs if such an organization exists.
Responsible for maintaining confidentiality of all client treatment in accordance with applicable state and federal laws and rules (e.g. 42 - CFR - 2 for substance abuse clients).
Provide for community awareness/education as requested by the supervisor.
Other duties as assigned.
Work Environment: Office setting with minimal exposure to noise or temperature variation.
Physical Demands: Frequent periods of sitting; frequent use of computer monitor requiring visual acuity; occasional lifting, standing, bending.
Interested applicants submit resume with cover letter to:
Alcohol & Drug Dependency Services
1340 Mt Pleasant Street
Burlington, IA 52601
FAX (319) 753-0703
United Way Agency - EOE
POSITION SUMMARY: The San Francisco AIDS Foundation BETA Editor is responsible for increasing awareness, understanding and positive behavior changes associated with advances in HIV/AIDS research, treatment, and public policy issues, and mobilizing grassroots support to advance HIV/AIDS advocacy activities. A central focus of these efforts is the publication of BETA, the oldest and longest running HIV/AIDS treatment news publication in the United States. BETA is the primary channel via which SFAF educates and empowers community members, advocates, health care providers, and policy makers about new developments in HIV prevention, HIV treatment, and resources for managing health and wellness and engaging in appropriate medical care. This role is also responsible for evangelizing BETA content across public forums, scientific meetings and within the advocacy community, and assisting the communications team with the production of press releases and newsletter as needed.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Writing & Editing: Write and edit articles, interviews, reports, and other content on emerging topics in HIV research, wellness, and advocacy for publication in BETA and HIVresource, and for publication on sfaf.org. As needed, write and edit Real Talk forum summaries, the foundation's external newsletter, "Status," and the foundation's internal newsletter, "Our Foundation". Edit in-house and freelance writers' BETA content for accuracy, clarity, accessibility, tone, and style.
Community Education: Disseminate content created for BETA across multiple platforms including online, print, social media, and public forums; conduct public speaking on related topics; develop fact sheets and advocacy materials as necessary.
Project Management: BETA: Assign stories to writers; coordinate expert review of manuscripts as needed; manage budget and hire and pay vendors; produce weekly internal and external email updates; track content performance and audience behavior via Google Analytics; coordinate with Social Marketing Manager to promote content through SFAF's social media channels; and manage production, design, and maintenance of www.betablog.org. HIVresource: Manage print and online production of HIVresource and maintain mailing list.
Graphic design: Perform art research and image manipulation for BETA. Design each issue of HIVresource, including newsletter layout and creation of sidebars.
Public Forums: Assist in planning, promoting, and executing events for the Real Talk forum series, including helping identify significant and controversial topics in HIV prevention, treatment, and community wellness; collaborating with staff from other SFAF departments to identify expert panelists and organize events for community education and dialogue; tracking the impact of the forum series through print and online evaluation surveys; and (as needed) writing and disseminating summaries of the evidence and perspectives presented at each event through print and electronic media.
Research: Track developments in HIV prevention, treatment, and health through conference participation; interviews with HIV scientists, clinicians, community members, and advocates; reports in medical journals; and other resources.
The AIDS Foundation of Chicago (AFC) is seeking a motivated, organized, and detail-oriented person to serve as its Vice President of Policy. The Vice President of Policy oversees the development and management of AFC’s national, state, county, and local government relations policy and advocacy activities through efforts that improve public and private responses to the HIV/AIDS epidemic.
Founded in 1985 by community activists and physicians, AFC is a local and national leader in the fight against HIV/AIDS. AFC collaborates with community organizations to develop and improve HIV AIDS services; funds and coordinates prevention, care, and advocacy projects; and champions effective, compassionate HIV/AIDS policy.
Principal responsibilities of this position include the following:
Oversee the development, implementation, and evaluation of policy, advocacy, community mobilization, and communications strategies and activities to advance sound city, county, state, and national HIV/AIDS policies.
Create, maintain, and manage budget for the Policy department;
Seek out and provide necessary support for resource and funding development opportunities;
Facilitate participatory process with Policy Department staff to develop yearly policy, advocacy, communications, and community mobilization goals and objectives;
Develop AFC Policy Priorities;
Facilitate cross project collaboration and communication and cultivation of leadership among Department staff and staff from other Departments within AFC;
Actively represent AFC in relevant coalitions;
Work with the President & CEO, other Vice Presidents, and Board of Directors to create, develop, and carry out the agency’s strategic plan;
Collaborate, cooperate, and maintain professional relations with other AFC Vice Presidents to achieve agencywide goals and objectives, including moving forward as one in alignment with AFC’s strategic plan;
Demonstrate strong and effective organizational leadership at all times;
With Housing and Care departments, diversify funding to leverage federal dollars, such as Medicaid, to shift Ryan White clients to a payor source;
Direct AFC’s efforts to engage service providers, people living with HIV, and other community members in AFC’s policy and advocacy activities;
Lead AFC’s relationship-building activities with elected officials, national, state, county, and local agency leaders, and others government officials to advance sound HIV and public health policy;
Model and promote professionalism, timeliness, accuracy, and excellent judgment to achieve the highest of professional standards;
Assist with agency wide activities as directed, including Annual Meeting, AIDS Run & Walk, World of Chocolate and others;
Assist with other AFC activities as requested;
Perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: Masters degree in public policy, political science, public administration, public affairs, or public health. Seven to ten years experience in a related government affairs, health care policy, and advocacy position. Knowledge of HIV/AIDS prevention, care, civil rights, social determinants of health, and healthcare policy. Five years experience with community mobilization, coalition facilitation, public speaking, strategic communications, and grassroots and grasstops advocacy. Demonstrated ability to develop, implement, and evaluate policy, advocacy, and community mobilization work.
Strong attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple projects, establish workload priorities, and meet deadlines are critical. Strong verbal & written communication skills and ability to work with diverse populations.
Send cover letter and resume to: Email to: firstname.lastname@example.org, via mail to AIDS Foundation of Chicago, 200 West Jackson Suite 2200 Chicago, IL 60606, or via fax to (312) 784-9054.
Please reference position code POL VPP 425
People of color, women, people living with HIV/AIDS, and all others are encouraged to apply. No phone calls please.
Description: The Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston, NJ, Primary Care Coordinator, Program Development/Patient Navigator-Liver Center, Geriatrics, and Asian Health – under the supervision of each program Medical Director and the Vice President of Physician and Patient Services, is responsible for the implementation of the workplan for the above mentioned primary care programs and others that may be developed in the future. The Coordinator also serves as the Patient Navigator with the responsibility to answer the phone, complete patient intake, patient scheduling and service coordination with the Specialty Panel.
The Coordinator, Program Development/Patient Navigator works with a matrix format to establish workplans that incorporate the BHMG practice management, the Community Wellness and Health Outreach Office, and the Marketing and Promotion Office.
The Coordinator develops and maintains the program development workplans and reports in the agreed upon metrics;
The Coordinator works collaboratively with the Liver Center Specialty Panel to ensure coordination of scheduling, ease of patient access, and superior service.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Develops project plans for community health outreach and physician to physician networking
Prepares monthly dashboard to include volume, outreach, and financial reports
Coordinates and executes marketing and outreach strategies
Maintains positive relationships will all customers, employees, physicians, patients, visitors and guests
Responsible for establishing deadlines for work assignment and completion, monitoring work status and progress
Identifies, analyzes and helps resolve work problems
Ensures that request for information are handled promptly and effectively
Maintains communication with the physician leadership of key medical services at SBMC and seeks to improve access, quality of results reporting, and superior service
Responsible to maintain matrix relationship with the Department of Community Health and Outreach and physician business development team
Responsible for the ongoing monitoring of the Community Health Needs Assessment Implementation Program
Responsible for the outgoing implementation of the Hepatitis B Screening Program