The Center is currently accepting applications for the following positions:
|Job Title||Outreach Coordinator|
|FLSA Classification||Salary / Non-Exempt|
|Department / Group||HIV Services|
|Position Type||Full Time|
|Reporting Relationship||HIV Services Manager|
|Travel Required||: <20% local|
Under the supervision of the HIV Services Manager
- Contact clients regarding the status of their healthcare supportive services and medications.
- Connect clients in a coordinated manner with local service providers to avoid any interruption of services.
- Target populations known to be disproportionately at-risk for HIV infection as well as establishments frequented by individuals exhibiting high-risk behaviors.
- Provide referrals to community resources and internal referrals to AIDS Service Organizations programs.
- Work as part of an interdisciplinary team with HIV Services Manager and HIV Peer Advocate to provide clients with appointment scheduling, systems navigation, referrals and follow ups.
- Actively participate in learning new opportunities that can be beneficial to clients to better participate in their HIV status.
- Complete outreach in-take form and enter client data into CAREWare database.
- Assist with recruitment and retention of clients, particularly those who are disconnected from care and services.
- Work closely with HIV Services Manager and HIV Peer Advocate to develop outreach strategies to reach people living with HIV/AIDS, who are not in care, to connect them to services.
- Collaborate with AIDS Service Organizations and health care clinics to connect clients to Peer Health Navigation services.
- Be comfortable distributing flyers, brochures, or other information and having discussions about HIV/AIDS, substance abuse, mental illness, and other health concerns.
- Maintain The Center during business hours and ensure that the space is clean, organized, and stocked with supplies. Participate in assessment, evaluation, and development of Peer programming.
- Conduct social media postings on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and other geo-location based dating applications related to on-line outreach efforts.
- Attend agency meetings and trainings as required.
- Perform other duties as requested.
- High school diploma and a minimum of one year of experience in non-profit or community advocacy work.
- Live in and have strong community ties to Clark County, including Las Vegas, Henderson, North Las Vegas, and unincorporated Clark County.
- Proficient in Word / Excel / PowerPoint
- A valid driver’s license, personal reliable transportation, valid car registration and insurance. Travel in a personal vehicle is required for this position.
- The ability to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
- Ability to pass a background check, finger printing, and a drug test.
- Experience with local HIV services, and familiarity with issues related to substance use, homelessness, and mental health.
- Fluency in English and Spanish highly preferred.
- High school equivalency.
- Ability to work with diverse groups in diverse settings, including in The Center as well as in the community.
- Social and cultural sensitivity with targeted populations.
- Ability to advocate for self and others.
- Good written, verbal, interpersonal, and communication skills.
- Basic knowledge and experience with computers including Microsoft Office, Excel.
- Ability to perform data entry.
- CPR trained (or willing to complete within first year of employment).
- Ability to work flexible hours mostly evenings/weekends.
- Confidentiality-capable of maintaining the highest degree of confidentiality with regard to client and organizational information.
- Motivated-capable of taking the initiative and following a project through to completion.
- Organized-capable of prioritizing needs, goal and objectives. Capable of maintaining all required information/data For ease of access for staff and clients. Problem solver-capable of thinking on the spot to resolve problem situations as they arise. Able to access relevant information, identify a range of options, and make important decisions on the spot
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The Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. People of color, people with disabilities, women, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender non-conforming and queer candidates are strongly encouraged to apply; we are committed to a diverse workplace, and to supporting our staff with ongoing career development opportunities.