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Intervention Specialist

Job Description: Broward House, Inc. is a not-for-profit social service agency serving Broward County with multiple programs for individual infected and affected by HIV, homelessness, substance abuse and mental health issues.

We are looking for an Intervention Specialist to work in our substance abuse and HIV Intervention and Prevention Program targeting 18-30 year old gay, transgender, bi-sexual and questioning men. The candidate will have a strong comfort level working with the target population as well as providing HIV testing, community outreach, individual intervention, and group facilitation. Hours will vary, including weekends, evenings, and some late nights at location with high traffic of target population.

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Posted Wednesday, September 10, 2014
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HIV Testing & Administrative Specialist

Function: Full-time position available for a self-motivated, dynamic, and outgoing individual to join Dallas Resource Center's Prevention Programs team. Responsibilities include conducting outreach activities; educating men who have sex with men and other community members about HIV/STD prevention, including safer sex; collecting blood via venipuncture for HIV and syphilis; actively recruiting and developing volunteers; conducting bathhouse and other program activities; entering data; and performing office-related and other job functions as required. This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed.

Successful candidates should be able to interact with the gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender community, handle a moderate to heavy workload, and stand for long periods of time, indoors or outdoors; be detail-oriented and lift 25-50 lbs. with ease; keep flexible hours (late evenings and weekends are required); and establish and maintain successful and productive working relationships with peers, diverse people, the community, and businesses. Experience with PC equipment, office software (including Microsoft Office products), other computer applications, and office machines is required. Possess reliable transportation and able to travel within Dallas County as well as other areas, as needed (mileage reimbursed).

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Posted Wednesday, September 10, 2014
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Community Nutrition Educator

POSITION SUMMARY: The Iris House, New York, NY, Community Nutrition Educator (CNE) is responsible for the coordination and delivery of group and individual nutrition health education, the review of client assessments, referrals and program eligibility, and the track ing of client progress in the program. The CNE also ensures data collection and entry into the charts and outcome measurement.

Minimum Qualifications (Applicants must meet all the minimum qualifications listed below):

  • BA or BS in Nutrition or related field such as health education or family and consumer sciences and
  • 2-3 years experience working in the field of HIV/AIDS or with other chronic illnesses and
  • 2-3 years experience developing and facilitating nutrition health education
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Posted Wednesday, September 10, 2014
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Administrative Assistant, Public Affairs & Philanthropy

ORGANIZATIONAL SUMMARY: No city experienced epidemic levels of HIV faster than San Francisco. At San Francisco AIDS Foundation, we work to end the epidemic where it first took hold, and eventually everywhere. Established in 1982, our mission is the radical reduction of new infections in San Francisco. Through education, advocacy, and direct services for prevention and care, we are confronting HIV in communities most vulnerable to the disease. We refuse to accept that HIV transmission is inevitable. For more information, visit www.sfaf.org

POSITION SUMMARY: The Administrative Assistant coordinates a broad range of important administrative, clerical and daily office operation activities for the integrated philanthropy and public affairs department of San Francisco AIDS Foundation. Primary responsibilities include coordinating budget/finance tracking, mailings, providing scheduling support for meetings, drafting communications, filing, and other special projects as assigned.

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Posted Wednesday, September 10, 2014
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Grants & Accounting Manager

The AIDS Foundation of Chicago (AFC) is seeking a motivated, organized, and detail-oriented person to serve as its Grants & Accounting Manager. The Grants & Accounting Manager is responsible for grants management and accounting duties, including auditing and processing subcontractor reimbursement requests, issuing subcontractor agreements, monitoring subcontractor expenditures, monitoring grant expenditures, developing budgets and budget projections, creating related spreadsheets and reports, invoicing and vouchering.

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.

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Posted Wednesday, September 10, 2014
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Peer Support Specialist

Description: Cascade AIDS Project (CAP) is the oldest and largest HIV/AIDS Service Organization (ASO) in Oregon and Southwest Washington. We are seeking 3 part-time experienced Peer Support Specialists to work with the staff and management of the Housing and Support Services Department, to provide support to people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA). The incumbent will work in collaboration with CAP staff to support CAP clients who are experiencing homelessness and/or mental health issues such as (but not limited to) depression, substance abuse, or anxiety. The person in this position will also assist clients to navigate the healthcare, mental healthcare, and drug/alcohol a buse recovery systems, as these are critical to their stability and medical engagement. This person will also work with clients to reduce isolation and build social connections through participation in the mentoring program and through referral to other psychosocial supports. This is a part-time 24 hour position which reports to the Manager of Supportive Programming.

Responsibilities include: assessing client needs; providing information and referral; collaborating with housing case managers, medical case managers and other support services staff to develop client goal plans; assisting clients in carrying out the activities to fulfill their goal plans; providing a monthly briefing to case managers for any client that has been referred to them for peer services; completing forms and entering data into the agency database in a timely and accurate manner; working collaboratively with other CAP staff and community partners; and other duties as assigned.

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Posted Wednesday, September 10, 2014
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Mental Health Housing Case Manager

Description: Cascade AIDS Project (CAP) is the oldest and largest HIV/AIDS Service organization (ASO) in Oregon and Southwest Washington. We are seeking an experienced Housing Case Manager to provide home-based housing case management, goal planning, information and referral services, advocacy, and eviction prevention for individuals who are HIV+ and have co-occurring mental health and addiction issues and are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. This position is full time (40 hours per week) and reports to the Manager of Housing Services. The person in this position will work specifically with 25 supportive housing participants that are chronically homeless and/or have a severe and persistent mental illness.

Responsibilities include: working with clients to conduct Behavioral Health Assessments, providing referrals for shelters, transitional housing, and emergency placements, mediation and direct communication with landlords, assisting clients with completing rental applications, working collaboratively with housing and support service staff at CAP and community partners, and entering data into the agency database in a timely and accurate manner. The Mental Health Housing Case Manager will support CAP’s efforts to increase staff knowledge of mental health issues as related to housing and homelessness. The Mental Health Housing Case Manager works collaboratively and communicates effectively with clients, volunteers, CAP staff and community partners.

The person in this position is stationed in the CAP main office but will occasionally need to travel throughout the five-county service area for meetings and client home-visits. Evening and weekend work is required for mandatory CAP events. This is a non-management, union-represented position.

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Posted Wednesday, September 10, 2014
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Grant Writer & Program Liaison

AIDS United seeks to hire a Grant Writer & Program Liaison responsible for the development of multiple funding proposals throughout the year to foundations, corporate giving programs, and federal funding opportunities on behalf of AIDS United. The position will work with policy and program staff to ensure a solid understanding of initiatives, programs and activities undertaken at AIDS United and to package/represent those programs in writing to effectively secure funding. The position will work jointly with program, policy, finance, and operations staff to ensure any and all requirements for submission of a complete proposal are met; as well as ensuring timely submission of required reporting on any grants received. The position will do ongoing prospecting to identify new potential funders, and maintain a schedule of all grants submitted, and those in the pipeline (up to one year out).

Qualified candidates must have a minimum of three years of experience in grant-writing and grant procurement; and deep knowledge and/or experience in the domestic HIV/AIDS field. As well as experience using online databases and other sources to locate philanthropic information and demonstrated success in procuring/winning proposals.

Position requires a highly organized individual with a proven track record of efficient time management and ability to work well independently as well as part of a team. Individual must have the ability to seek and synthesize information and communication in a compelling and succinct form; ability to take initiative, think critically, manage time, and prioritize multiple tasks and projects; ability to understand budgets as they relate to proposals and grants; and the ability to effective coordinate input from multiple parties with clear timelines. Position requires excellent research and analytical skills as well as excellent personal, verbal, and written communication skills. Must be flexible and able to work in fast-paced and changing work environment and able to work well under pressure. Must be proficient in MS Word, MS Excel, and PowerPoint.

Competitive salary commensurate with experience and based on salary history (anticipated salary range of $50,000 - $70,000) 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 jobs@aidsunited.org with "Grant Writer & Program Liaison" 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.

Posted Thursday, August 21, 2014
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Contract and Data Support Specialist

Description: Cascade AIDS Project (CAP) is the oldest and largest HIV/AIDS Service Organization (ASO) in Oregon and Southwest Washington. We are seeking a part time (.80 FTE) experienced Contract and Data Support Specialist to work with the staff and management of Cascade AIDS Project (CAP) Housing & Support Services department to create and maintain data tracking and reporting tools, provide reporting and analysis of data, and assist with data quality training and tracking for department staff. The individual will provide updates/briefings to department staff and assist program managers with reporting. This position reports to the Manager of Client Orientation & Engagement.

Responsibilities include: coordinate with program managers to ensure program success metrics can be efficiently recorded in and retrieved from ServicePoint; develop and maintain tools for recording and reporting such metrics; complete reporting to contracting agencies; provide in-depth analysis of data from ServicePoint for strategic development; create and maintain training material and data entry guidelines; train newly hired staff on agency-specific systems; provide ServicePoint training as needed; monitor ServicePoint data quality; act as CAP liaison at Agency Administrator meetings held by Portland Housing Bureau; supervise 2-4 volunteers; and provide reports of necessary revisions to department management for distribution to responsible staff. This position also coordinates export of ServicePoint informat ion into the CAREWare system used by the Ryan White care network, and ensures data quality of the information provided, and acts as an agency Administrator, serving as the main technical contact for that system.

Additional responsibilities may include: develop and maintain additional information resource collection for staff and clients; develop a database training manual for staff; assist with support services quality management and program improvement. The Contract and Data Support Specialist works collaboratively and communicates effectively with clients, volunteers, CAP staff, and community partners.

Minimum Qualifications*:

  • 3 years of related professional experience
  • Experience with database management
  • Excellent problem solving skills; creative thinking and ability to prioritize work projects and meet deadlines with limited supervision
  • Excellent communications skills, written and verbal, including ability to create and edit reports for contracting agencies
  • Software proficiency in Microsoft Access and Excel environment
  • Successful experience working with ethnic, racial, sexual, and economically diverse populations
Preferred Qualifications*:
  • Additional relevant certification, training, or experience
  • Experience working with ServicePoint, other Homeless Management Information Systems, and/or CareWare
  • Knowledge and understanding of federal and local housing programs
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • Experience supervising volunteers
  • Experience working with CAREWare
  • Experience with contract reporting
Compensation: $35,413-$41,271 full time ($28,330-$33,016 for this .80 FTE part-time position) annually depending on education and experience; employer-paid health, dental, vision, long-term and short-term disability and life insurance; 401(k) retirement plan with generous employer matching contribution, 125C cafeteria savings plan; generous vacation and health leave benefits.

NOTE: This is a union represented position.

Closing Date: Position will be open until filled with resume review beginning August 25, 2014. To apply for this position, mail, email or deliver the following three documents:

1) your resume, 2) a cover letter that *addresses how you meet the qualifications specific to the position you are applying for, and 3) a completed CAP Employment application (available at www.cascadeaids.org/employment) to:

Cascade AIDS Project
Contract and Data Support Specialist Position
208 SW Fifth Avenue, Suite 800
Portland, Oregon 97204

Or by email to: jobs@cascadeaids.org

Cascade AIDS Project is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer

Posted Thursday, August 21, 2014
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Director of Prevention and Education Services

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 Prevention & Education Services to provide oversight and direction for all prevention and education programs serving people who are living with or affected by HIV/AIDS, and at risk of contracting HIV. Full-time and exempt, the Director of Prevention & Education Services reports to the Executive Director.

The Director of Prevention and Education Services manages a department budget of $1.8 million that includes federal, state, county, city and private grants; directly supervises three program managers and one Research and Evaluation Specialist; and oversees a team of 18 staff including 15 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.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

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.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Public Health, Education or related field or 5 years of work experience in human services
  • Five years professional experience in program management and supervision in non-profit or health and human services organizations
  • Three years of experience managing contracts with some combination of Federal, state, and local health department funding sources
  • Previous experience with financial management functions including budget development and oversight
  • Three years of professional experience in HIV/AIDS prevention and/or linkage to care
  • Knowledge of and experience developing and overseeing HIV/STI testing protocols and practices
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience writing grants including responding to Federal Request for Funding Proposals
  • Ability to forge professional relationships across a multicultural spectrum of organizations and professionals
  • Strong understanding of the barriers and challenges faced by those most impacted by HIV including: gay/bi, people of color, and trans communities
  • Strong initiative & self-starter with the ability to solve problems
  • Successful experience working with ethnic, racial, sexual and economically diverse populations
  • Proficient in MS office products
  • Available to travel and work evening/weekend hours
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Master’s degree in Social Work, Public Health, Education or related human services field
  • Verbal and written fluency in English and Spanish
  • Experience conducting HIV Counseling and Testing
  • Experience conducting Phlebotomy
  • Experience 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 with resume review beginning August 29, 2014.

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 Prevention & Education Services position
208 SW Fifth Avenue, Suite 800
Portland, Oregon 97204

Or by email to: jobs@cascadeaids.org

Cascade AIDS Project is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer

Posted Thursday, August 21, 2014
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Executive Assistant

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 jobs@aidsunited.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.

Posted Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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Peer Advocate Leaders

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.

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For confidential consideration, fax or e-mail your resume and indicate position code CAP-14-PAL in subject line.
Fax: (561) 868-5652
E-mail: jobs@cappbc.org

EOE, M/F, DFWP

Posted Friday, June 13, 2014
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Vice President, National Advocacy and Organizing

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

Responsibilities

  • 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
Issue Areas:
  • 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
  • Harm reduction
  • Civil rights for people living with HIV/AIDS and other disabilities
  • LGBT rights
Qualifications
  • 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.

Apply: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=9679181

Posted Friday, June 13, 2014
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