Amazing opportunity at WORLD!
Does the idea of doing something that really makes a difference in people’s lives while being well-compensated intrigue you? Are you looking to work for an organization that encourages growth and success from each and every one of its employees?
If so, WORLD is the place for you!
Women Organized to Respond to Life-threatening Diseases (WORLD), an affiliate of AIDS Healthcare Foundation, is a diverse organization for, by, and about women living with, and at risk for, HIV/AIDS. WORLD improves the lives and health of women, girls, families and communities affected by HIV through peer-based education, wellness services, advocacy, and leadership development. We envision a world where women, girls, and families affected by HIV and AIDS have the tools, support and knowledge to live healthy and productive lives with dignity. Our vision is rooted in a commitment to human rights and wellness with the understanding that this includes freedom from violence; access to housing; quality healthcare; food security; physical, spiritual and emotional wellbeing; education and economic justice.
The Prevention Navigator is responsible for leading, implementing and integrating the Mission and Core Values of WORLD as well as AHF’s Management Philosophy in the leadership of the programs within and outside WORLD and AIDS Healthcare Foundation.
As part of the WORLD staff the Prevention Navigator will interact effectively and consistently to provide substance misuse and HIV and Hepatitis prevention to racial/ethnic minority males at risk for HIV/AIDS, including males who have sex with other males (MSM), transgender individuals, as well as those who identify as LBGTQ+ who are not in stable housing and reside in communities with high incidence rates of HIV. Services include providing intervention and educational workshops, promoting mental health and providing HIV testing and making referrals for STI and HCV testing for clients. Under the direct supervision of the Associate Executive Director, the Prevention Navigator works in collaboration with WORLD staff, community partners, and SAMHSA staff to ensure that services are delivered to the population of focus.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Includes the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Participation in Meetings/Committees
Attends meetings as assigned and/or requested by the supervisor.
This job does not have supervisory responsibilities.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Bachelor's degree in Human Services, Psychology, Social Work or related field or equivalent educational and work experience. Seeking Safety, HIV educational and HIV testing preferred. Knowledge of harm reduction, healthy coping, and steps for networking with providers preferred.
At least 3 years of related experience, including two (2) years of outreach and testing experience.
Knowledge and understanding of substance misuse, HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis prevention and mental health promotion. Excellent group and individual communication skills with clients, medical professionals, paraprofessionals, and coworkers; Strong group facilitation skills and public speaking skills; Ability to work late some nights and weekends. Bilingual English/Spanish speaking preferred.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Adobe Acrobat Reader.