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Program Associate

Funders Concerned About AIDS (FCAA) seeks a Program Associate. This position will work closely with the Executive Director and the Director of Operations to provide support for program, research and communications initiatives. Knowledge/interest in HIV & related social justice issues are preferred.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Develop, research, and implement FCAA webinars and meetings
  • Support FCAA's annual report on philanthropic funding for HIV/AIDS: managing a database of HIV/AIDS grants; developing familiarity with the taxonomy and overall grantmaking trends; support in writing related media content.
  • Develop content for regular FCAA communication platforms, membership outreach, and grant proposals.
  • Serve as the staff "clearinghouse" of member organization trends and news.
  • Provide administrative support to Executive Director
Qualifications:
  • Ability to work independently as well as to take direction.
  • Candidate must be self-motivated and focused, with experience & comfort working in a flexible environment.
  • Meticulously detail-oriented, organized, and resourceful
  • Bachelor's degree with 2+ years of relevant work experience.
  • Interest, experience, or degree related to HIV/AIDS and/or philanthropy, preferred.
  • Solid knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, web and social media platforms (Twitter, Wordpress, and/or Drupal), databases and spreadsheets
Hours/Requirements: Full time. This position will be located in our D.C. office. Candidates will need to be comfortable with a flexible work environment as colleagues telecommute from Philadelphia and Spokane

Salary/Benefits: $40-45,000. Competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience

Hire date: Mid March

How to apply: Submit a cover letter, resume and one page writing sample by February 15, 2016 to:
Funders Concerned About AIDS
Washington, DC
Attn: Sarah Hamilton
E-mail: sarah@fcaaids.org
NO PHONE CALLS

Deadline Monday February 15, 2016
Posted Thursday January 28, 2016
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Director of Prevention Programs

AIDS Services of Austin seeks a Director of Prevention Programs, a visionary leader who is able to develop targeted programs and activities that embrace the National HIV Strategy and the organization’s strategic plan. The Director is responsible for leading a dynamic and diverse team to design, implement, and evaluate targeted programs and activities to reduce the spread of HIV among persons whose behavior places them and/or others at risk for HIV infection or re-infection. In addition, the Director works as part of a Leadership Team to integrate programs and services to deliver a holistic continuum of care to enhance the health and well-being of the community and people affected by HIV and AIDS in Central Texas. The Director manages, coordinates, and monitors all prevention activities and leads, trains, and supervises the staff implementing those programs. The Director oversees planning, daily operations, quality assurance, outcome monitoring, budgeting, and funding for all prevention programs. The Director also develops strategic community partnerships with key stakeholders, groups, and funders and serves as a key public spokesperson for prevention issues for the agency. Direct reports include the Testing and Linkage Programs Manager, Evidence-Based Intervention (EBI) Programs Manager, Positive Interventions Project Manager, and Prevention Database Specialist.

The mission of AIDS Services of Austin is to enhance the health and well-being of the community and people affected by HIV and AIDS. For 28 years, ASA has provided a continuum of services to the greater Central Texas area.

To obtain additional information or to apply, please visit www.asaustin.org/about_careers. Open until filled

ASA is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted Monday January 25, 2016
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Prevention Testing Specialist

AIDS Services of Austin seeks a Prevention Testing Specialist to deliver HIV/HCV/STD testing and counseling services through finger stick and blood draw. This individual serves as dedicated testing program staff that assists with linkage to medical and support services for clients who test positive and conducts outreach for program recruitment for the testing program. The Prevention Testing Specialist provides targeted services to men who have sex with men and high-risk, heterosexual African American women. The Prevention Testing Specialist follows guidelines approved by the Department of State Health Services and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Supervision is received from the Testing Programs Manager, and program guidance is received from the Testing Coordinator and the Testing Programs Manager.

The mission of AIDS Services of Austin is to enhance the health and well-being of the community and people affected by HIV and AIDS. For more than 27 years, ASA has provided a continuum of services to the greater Central Texas area.

To obtain additional information or to apply, please visit www.asaustin.org/about_careers. Open until filled

ASA is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted Monday January 25, 2016
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Bilingual Housing Case Manager

Cascade AIDS Project (CAP), Portland, OR, the oldest and largest AIDS Service Organization (ASO) in Oregon and Southwest Washington, is committed to preventing HIV infections, supporting and empowering people living with or affected by HIV and eliminating HIV-related stigma and health disparities.

CAP is excited to announce that we are currently hiring an experienced Bilingual Housing Case Manager to provide home-based housing case management, goal planning, information and referral services, advocacy with and on behalf of clients, and eviction prevention for individuals and families. This position will provide case management support to both English and Spanish speaking people who are living with HIV. This is a 1.0 FTE, 40 hour/week position, which reports to the Manager of Housing Services.

Responsibilities include: working with clients to develop housing plans, assisting clients in locating and securing affordable housing, mediation with landlords, completing forms, and entering data into the agency database in a timely and accurate manner. The Bilingual 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 travel throughout the six-county service area for meetings and client home-visits. Evening and weekend work is required. This is a non-management, union-represented position.

To obtain additional information or to apply, please visit www.cascadeaids.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/Job-Posting-Bilingual-Housing-Case-Manager.pdf.

Posted Monday January 25, 2016
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Director, HIV/STI Prevention Services

HOWARD BROWN HEALTH, Chicago, IL, is an innovative health and human service organization focusing on the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community. Howard Brown provides a unique network of programs and services to the community, addressing the medical, social and research needs of its clients.

POSITION SUMMARY:
Supports the achievement of Howard Brown Health's mission to eliminate health disparities experienced by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people by providing leadership and clinical supervision of the organization's HIV and STI Prevention department, which includes community education, HIV/STI testing and partner notification services.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Creates a strategic vision for the HIV/STI Prevention department and actively works toward its successful achievement.
  2. Provides administrative and clinical oversight to the HIV/STI Prevention department's community outreach, HIV/STI testing, partner notification and other health promotion services.
  3. Works with Howard Brown Health's other program directors to ensure the provision of high-quality, integrated health services across the organization.
  4. Develops, evaluates, interprets and applies all policies and procedures relating to the organization's prevention services for staff and clients.
  5. Resolves grievances and incidents within department and documents resolution.
  6. Provides leadership to new and existing programmatic initiatives which will further advance Howard Brown Health's HIV/STI prevention services.
  7. Manages and coordinates the work of employees providing prevention services to Howard Brown clients/patients.
  8. Organizes and convenes department and committee meetings, as well as staff development trainings.
  9. Manages HIV/STI Prevention Services' grants, including the authoring of new grant applications, ensuring the successful achievement of grant scopes and communicating grant outcomes to funder through written/oral reports.
  10. Leads the HIV/STI Prevention department's annual planning process, including fiscal year budget development and establishment of programmatic goals/outcomes.
  11. Manages the department's budget by monitoring expenditures and revenues to ensure compliance with board-approved and funder-approved budgets.
  12. Participates in agency-wide initiatives and committees which improve the provision of services.
  13. Meets with civic groups, public officials and the general public (including Howard Brown staff) to explain program services, policies and regulations.
  14. Attends trainings, community meetings and other events where it is strategic and/or necessary for Howard Brown Health to participate.
  15. Perform other duties as required. QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
    Required: Bachelor degree required; master degree in public health or related field highly regarded. Minimum of 3-5 years within HIV/STI field required; experience working with sexual minority communities highly regarded. Excellent communication skills and ability to multitask in a fast paced environment are necessary.

    WORKING CONDITIONS:
    Potential irregular hours, occasional late or weekend meetings/events.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    To apply for this position, please start the application process using the link below. Applicants should submit both their cover letter and resume together as the same document into our ADP system for consideration.

    Click here to apply!

    EQUAL OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT:
    Decisions and criteria governing the employment relationship with all employees at Howard Brown are made in a non-discriminatory manner, without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, pregnancy, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, age, FMLA status, or any other factor determined to be unlawful by federal, state or local statutes.

    Posted Monday January 25, 2016
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    Service Center Coordinator

    Cascade AIDS Project (CAP), the oldest and largest AIDS Service Organization (ASO) in Oregon and Southwest Washington, is committed to preventing HIV infections, supporting and empowering people living with or affected by HIV and eliminating HIV-related stigma and health disparities.

    CAP is currently recruiting for a short-term Service Center Coordinator who will provide support to individuals and families who are not fully engaged with housing case management or Service Navigation programs at CAP, but are in need of immediate assistance or referral to other community partners. This is a 1.0 FTE position, which reports to the Manager of Supportive Programming.

    Responsibilities include:

    • Answering and returning information and referral phone calls
    • Scheduling and performing intakes
    • Creating goal plans with clients
    • Providing assistance with applications for CAP and other housing programs
    • Communicating client needs and providing referrals to responsible CAP program staff and community partners
    • Tracking client interactions and needs in the agency database, ServicePoint, and providing accurate and timely documentation
    • Providing weekly reports to team members on client engagement; data entry of client information
    • Supervising program volunteers and interns as needed
    • Collecting and coordinating client eligibility documentation
    • Other duties as assigned
    The person in this position is stationed in the CAP main office. Evening and weekend work may occasionally be required. This is a non-management, non-union-represented position.

    To obtain additional information or to apply, please visit www.cascadeaids.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/Job-Posting-Service-Center-Coordinator-Nov.-2015.pdf.

    Posted Tuesday December 1, 2015
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    Mental Health Counselor

    Job purpose: The San Antonio AIDS Foundation (SAAF) Mental Health (MH) Counselor provides individual counseling services to HIV positive individuals and tracks progress on many levels. Issues addressed may include emotional distress/adjustment disorders, behavioral disorders, depression, anxiety, family and relationship dynamics, and other HIV-related mental health issues.

    Duties and responsibilities:

    1. Provide explanation to clients about the counseling program, limits of confidentiality and obtain consent for therapy. Collect information about clients through interviews, observations, and by the use of assessment tools. Encourage clients to express their feelings and discuss what is happening in their lives, and help them to develop insight into themselves and their relationships. Interview and assess all clients requesting or needing mental health services to determine if clients will be enrolled in SAAF’s mental health program or referred to a community mental health provider.
      1. Counsel clients and patients to assist in overcoming dependencies, adjusting to life, and making changes.
      2. Guide clients in development of skills and strategies for dealing with their problems and track progress toward their goals.
      3. Develop and implement treatment plans.
      4. Enter required documentation into electronic data system, including ARIES, on a timely basis, including case notes regarding disposition of clients, referrals, changes of address, telephone information, case manager assignment, etc.
      5. Provide crisis counseling as needed and provide appropriate referrals.
      6. Attend coordinated care meetings between mental health providers, the case management team, and other SAAF service providers.
        1. Track clients’ HIV care outcomes as well as their mental health outcomes.
        2. Track client’s assessment scores and HIV care outcomes for clients receiving counseling services on-site.
        3. Maintain confidentiality of records relating to client’s treatment.
        4. Performs other duties as required.
    To obtain additional information or to apply, please visit www.facebook.com/note.php?note_id=10153253534498034.

    Posted Wednesday November 11, 2015
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    Program Coordinator

    This position works in the Capacity Building Division of NMAC, Washington, DC. It is responsible for the coordination and implementation of Capacity Building Assistance (CBA) activities which NMAC provides to community-based organizations (CBO) funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to deliver effective high impact HIV prevention services and interventions. This position assists in development plans to increase organizational capacity and build sustainable organizational infrastructures that support the HIV prevention continuum. This position facilitates learning through a variety of methods including in person instruction, distance learning, and coaching/consultation when appropriate on a group level or an individual basis. The successful candidate will be responsible for the coordination of all aspects of technical assistance and training development and implementation. Tasks include: development of CBA action plans; coordination of CBA logistics for both technical assistance and training services; conducts group level trainings on evidence based interventions (EBI) to promote high-impact HIV prevention efforts; facilitation of technical assistance interventions; recruitment and contracts eligible consultants to assist in the delivery of CBA services; coordination of schedules for the delivery of CBA services; development programmatic reports; and provides daily administrative support to meet the deliverables of this federal cooperative agreement. This position includes up to 30 % of business travel.

    Position Overview:

    • Coordinates the delivery of capacity building activities for community-based organizations
    • Conducts organizational and subject matter assessments and designs CBA actions plan for the implementation technical assistance episodes and trainings.
    • Facilitates training and technical assistance interventions to executives, mid-level management and program staff of community-based organizations, when appropriate.
    • Implements prevention program trainings to enhance the capacity of individuals, organizations, and communities to conduct more effective and efficient HIV prevention services through the use of behavioral interventions.
    • Recruits and manages consultants who provided subject matter expertise on topics including but not limited to HIV prevention for high risk negative person, Prevention with positive persons and organizational development and management.
    • Contributes to the creation and dissemination of marketing and promotional materials for program services and events.
    • Creates and maintains multiple databases for various program components, including but not limited to, CBA assignments, consultant recruitment, participant contacts, etc.
    • Manages and updates the CBA Request Information System (CRIS) on progress with regard to the coordination of CBA activities.
    • Monitors and updates all NMAC training opportunities marketed on the CDC’s Training Events Calendar (TEC).
    • Conducts quality assurance for all CBA services, consultants assignments, and products developed under the auspices of this cooperative agreement.
    • Collaborates closely with the Evaluator to identify the appropriate outcome measures and monitors the results of CBA service delivery.
    • Represents NMAC at various conferences, meetings and other events as assigned.
    • Provides support to ensure deliverables are uploaded to the Learning Management System (LMS).
    • Performs other administrative tasks and other duties as assigned.
    To obtain additional information or to apply, please visit home.eease.adp.com/recruit2/?id=9310111&t=2.

    Posted Tuesday October 27, 2015
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    Medical Assistant

    Position Summary: Under the direction of the Lead Medical Assistant at the Busy Bee Wellness Center, Houston, TX, performs routine administrative and patient care supportive duties.

    Qualifications: Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant Program. National Certification, current CPR certification, previous Medical Assistant experience, phlebotomy skills, and good communication and organizational skills.

    Significant Duties and Functions: Performs any combination of the following duties under direction of physician to assist in examination and treatment of patients:

    • Measures vital signs, such as pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight, and height, and records information on patients' charts.
    • Prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients.
    • Drapes patients with covering and position instruments and equipment
    • Performs phlebotomy, and Waived Lab Tests
    • Administering medications with physician’s authorizations.
    • Maintaining supplies, equipment, and stocking.
    • Disposing of biohazard waste according to OSHA standards.
    • Practicing OSHA safety standards.
    • Performing accurate, legal, and ethical documentation at all times.
    • May key data into computer to maintain office and patient records
    • Collaborates with the Medical Director/LPN/PA concerning problems encountered in the Clinical Care Area
    • Assists in orientation of new staff to ensure the successful transition into the care team.
    • Performs required chart documentation
    • Perform immunizations and required documentations
    • Follow infection disease control Policies and Procedures
    • Maintains client confidentiality and adherence to HIPAA requirements at all times
    • All other duties as required
    To obtain additional information or to apply, please visit www.mybbwc.org/#!careers/c1wx7.

    Posted Friday October 9, 2015
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