Careers at The Center

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
Compensation FTE, Salary

 

POSITION SUMMARY

Under the supervision of the HIV Services Manager 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • 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. 


EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND: 

  • 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. 

WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • 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.

Critical Qualities 

  • 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 

To apply for this position, email your resume to hivservices@thecenterlv.org

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. 
 

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