AIDS Healthcare Foundation

  • Community Outreach Linkage Navigator

    Job Locations US-GA-Atlanta, GA
    Req No
    2019-9724
    Category
    Administrative/Clerical
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • WHO WE ARE

    Join the Team – Make A Difference! Work at AID Atlanta, an affiliate of AHF.

     

    AID Atlanta, Inc. has been saving and transforming lives since its inception in 1982. The agency is the Southeast’s oldest, largest, and most comprehensive AIDS Service Organization.

    Today, AID Atlanta offers a broad range of services and has grown to be the most comprehensive AIDS service organization in the Southeast.  AID Atlanta currently offers HIV/AIDS prevention and care services, including (but not limited to) Primary Care, HIV/STD Screening, PrEP, Community HIV Prevention Programs, Linkage Services, Case Management, and a state-wide Information Hotline.

    The mission of AID Atlanta is to reduce new HIV infections and improve the quality of life of its clients by breaking barriers and building community.

    AID Atlanta’s core values:

    • Respect
    • Compassion
    • Service
    • Integrity

    If you would like to be a part of fostering empowerment in someone’s life, AID Atlanta is the place for you.

    YOUR CONTRIBUTION TO OUR SUCCESS!

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Providing multi-faceted HIV/AIDS/STD awareness programming, prevention education, testing and counseling, and behavioral interventions/workshops for the MSM population.
    • Identify target population and location to deliver prevention information
    • Refer & link members to resources (housing, transportation, financial, mental health, PrEP, etc.)
    • Conducting HIV testing and counseling on-site and at community events
    • Coordination of prevention programs as described in prevention programs manual
    • Coordination of outreach activities and special community events related to the program
    • Develop collaborative relationships with outside agencies to assist with accomplishing organization goals
    • Participate in Media, live interviews, radio, and/or TV broadcast to advertise program’s activities and to obtain community participation
    • Prepare HIV testing requests from the community for review and consideration for approval
    • Ensure that all necessary reports and documentation are collected and submitted to the appropriate entities in a timely and efficient manner
    • Maintaining data regarding all program activity and complete all monthly and quarterly reports as required by both AID Atlanta and funders
    • Attend trainings, conference, meetings, as requested by CTRS Programs Manager
    • Ensure quality standards for testing and counseling are maintained through completion of appropriate documentation and complies with all CQI/CLIA standards
    • Determine clinic staffing needs and schedule staff and volunteer counselors for clinic days
    • Complete and submit all required reporting documentation monthly

     

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

     

    This position does not have any supervisory responsibilities   

     

     QUALIFICATIONS:

    EDUCATION & WORK EXPERIENCE

    • High School diploma or its equivalent
    • 2+ years of relevant work experience
    • Work experience in Prevention Presentation, Testing & Counseling; Certification in the Fundamentals of HIV Prevention Counseling
    • Knowledge of HIV/STD infection and AIDS
    • Knowledge of various Priority Populations and sensitivity to their norms, values, and cultural beliefs
    • Experience building and maintaining long-term, mutually beneficial community relationships
    • Must pass criminal background check

    We at AID Atlanta 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.

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