Job Description

Community Public Health – HIV Prevention

Family Centers Inc., a private nonprofit organization seeks a motivated and passionate full time professional to join our team. The HIV Prevention Specialist will provide HIV prevention and drug user health services.  The specialist will also be responsible for delivering targeted outreach in Stamford, CT. Outreach will include HIV testing in nonclinical settings, education and linkage to medical and other services.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct confidential HIV/Hep C testing and pre/post-test counseling
  • Run and manage the Syringe Service Program
  • Create and attend events to increase awareness of HIV testing and prevention
  • Educate the community about PrEP and provide referrals
  • Conduct street and community outreach and recruitment services to targeted populations
  • Link individuals to partner services, medical case management, medical care and prevention services
  • Facilitate community level education programs
  • Identify and create partnerships with community agencies to promote referrals to prevention program
  • Work closely with the entire HIV Care Team and other community agencies
  • Participate in case coordination with providers and community partners as needed
  • Submit monthly and quarterly reports in a timely manner
  • Document all activities in the E2CT, Evaluation Web and in client files
  • Maintain clinical records in accordance with grant requirements for Prevention Services
  • Identify social trends and conduct outreach through social media and dating apps
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma
  • Community Outreach experience /Outgoing and easy to engage
  • Knowledge of HIV/AIDS and LGBQT+ Community desired but willing to train
  • Must have a reliable car, valid driver’s license and up-to-date auto insurance
  • Bilingual desired but not required.
  • Ability to work Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm with occasional hours evenings and weekends

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Creative, Flexible, Team worker, People-Oriented, Emotionally Intelligent
  • Passionate about community health, specifically around HIV
  • Able to serve as a positive representative of Family Centers Inc.
  • Comfortable communicating with people of all races, ethnicities, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, socioeconomic status, etc.

About Family Centers:

Family Centers is a private, nonprofit organization offering education, health and human services to children, adults and families in Fairfield County. More than 240 professionals and 1,200 volunteers collaborate to provide our communities with a wide range of responsive and innovative services.  

Family Centers is an EOE and offers a competitive salary, training, and generous benefits package.

How to Apply

For more information, please visit http://www.familycenters.org/  or our LinkedIn page

 

For more information, please visit http://www.familycenters.org/  or our LinkedIn page

 

Link: Job & Application Details
Email: jderwallis@familycenters.org

Location:
Family Centers Stamford