AMAZING INDIVIDUALS WORKING FOR POSITIVE PEOPLE at AIDS Healthcare Foundation/South Side Help Center!
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, AIDS Healthcare Foundation is the place for you!
Founded in 1987, AIDS Healthcare Foundation is the largest specialized provider of HIV/AIDS medical care in the nation. Our mission is to provide cutting edge medicine and advocacy, regardless of ability to pay. Through our healthcare centers, pharmacies, health plan, research and other activities, AHF provides access to the latest HIV treatments for all who need them.
AHF’s core values are to be:
• Value Employees
• Respect for Diversity
• Fight for What’s Right
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South Side Help Center is seeking a Youth Prevention Specialist to work on a regular, full-time basis. This is a great opportunity to join our team and work in the city of Chicago, IL. SSHC offers competitive compensation, DOE plus great benefits and an amazing work environment!
The key job duty of Prevention Specialist is to work under the supervision of the Youth Development Director to coordinate school based violent prevention efforts aimed at reducing the incidence of violence amongst youth. The Prevention Specialist will coordinate with neighborhood school (elementary, High Schools, and Alternative Schools) to provide ongoing violence prevention education using the Restorative Justice model in the schools and on site at SSHC afterschool program for area youth. Through weekly in school session facilitation and onsite Peace Circle implementation the Prevention Specialist will address various components of violence and help youth to develop tools and resources to think critically and make the most effective decision on how to address violent incidence in their immediate surroundings.
Prevention Specialist will through networking, build a sustainable connection with school staff (Principals, School Counselors, Disciplinary, Teachers) in order to promote program services, discuss incidence of violence or issues amongst youth that could potentially lead to violence; and assists in accessing probable referrals and linkage to mental health care. Responsible for maintaining contacts with comprehensive service organizations and community centers geared at serving youth etc. Maintain daily/ weekly /monthly statistics and all other required data for program and agency reports as required. Attend workshops, training and conferences as required.
Secure and keep updated Memorandum of Understanding with community agencies, elementary schools, high schools and alternative schools to provide program service as it relates to the objectives of the work plan.
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We at AIDS Healthcare Foundation believe that each individual is entitled to equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, creed, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status or disability. The right of equal employment opportunity extends to recruiting, hiring selection, transfer, promotion, training and all other conditions of employment.