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5 Aug 2022

Full-Time Prevention Training Specialist, PrEP Outreach

APLA Health – Posted by APLA Health Los Angeles, California, United States

Job Description

APLA Health’s mission is to achieve health care equity and promote well-being for the LGBT and other underserved communities and people living with and affected by HIV. We are a nonprofit, federally qualified health center serving more than 14,000 people annually. We provide 20 different services from 15 locations throughout Los Angeles County, including: medical, dental, and behavioral health care; PrEP counseling and management; health education and HIV prevention; and STD screening and treatment. For people living with HIV, we offer housing support; benefits counseling; home health care; and the Vance North Necessities of Life Program food pantries; among several other critically needed services. Additionally, we are leaders in advocating for policy and legislation that positively impacts the LGBT and HIV communities, provide capacity-building assistance to health departments across the country, and conduct community-based research on issues affecting the communities we serve. For more information, please visit us at

We offer great benefits, competitive pay, and great working environment!


We offer:


  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance (no cost for employee)
  • Vision Insurance (no cost for employee)
  • Long Term Disability
  • Group Term Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • 5 Personal Days
  • 10 Vacation Days
  • 12 Sick Days
  • Metro reimbursement or free parking
  • Employer Matched 403b Retirement Plan


This is a great opportunity to make a difference!



The Prevention Training Specialist, Outreach, conducts community engagement and outreach activities as it relates to increasing community and individual awareness about PrEP and PEP.



  • Assist in the development and implementation of a community mobilization plan targeting outreach venues, evaluation of those efforts, and identification of gaps/opportunities in outreach efforts and developing strategies for addressing gaps and maximizing opportunities.
  • Create an organized outreach protocol for target population including at least 2-4 monthly outreach activities; maintain an updated list of outreach sites/venues utilized by the target population.
  • Conduct four (4) Community Education events focusing on PrEP and related biomedical interventions.
  • Utilize social media platforms in outreach efforts
  • Assist in the development, design and layout of social marketing materials supporting prevention activities, including but not limited to; program flyers, publicity campaigns, monthly calendars and other materials as needed.
  • Assist in the dissemination of lessons learned by developing and submitting abstracts for presentations at professional meetings and conferences and presenting at community forums
  • Attend department meetings and trainings
  • Ensure culturally and linguistically appropriate services
  • Prepare quantitative and qualitative reports as assigned
  • Serve as speaker/facilitator for trainings
  • Attend community/public meetings as necessary
  • Perform other duties as assigned.



Associates degree in a human services related field and 1-year experience working in the HIV/health education field OR two years experience working in the HIV/health education.

Knowledge of:

PrEP/PEP, health disparities spectrum of HIV and STD disease; harm reduction theory; behavior modification theory; human sexuality, substance use and abuse , motivational interviewing techniques; outreach strategies; data management; health and social concerns of diverse populations of gay/non-gay identified MSM as well as other populations severely impacted by HIV; risk reduction theory; principles of social marketing; and venues where the target population congregates, including the Internet.

Ability to:

Work independently; work effectively with diverse staff, volunteers and professionals; work effectively with diverse community stakeholders who may hold a wide range of opinions on those at risk for HIV infection; organize stakeholders and engage community building and establish linkages between stakeholders; identify particular goals and objectives with respect to harm reduction; meet frequent, sometimes conflicting deadlines in a rapidly changing environment; respond with sensitivity to social inequities and diverse ethnic groups; maintain confidentiality; link participants into PrEP Express.


This is primarily an office position that requires only occasional bending, reaching, stooping, lifting and moving of office materials weighing 25 pounds or less. The position requires daily use of a personal computer and requires entering, viewing, and revising text and graphics on the computer terminal and on paper.  Must be able to work nights and weekends.


Must possess a valid California drivers license; proof of auto liability insurance; and have the use of a personal vehicle for work related purposes. Must be flexible with schedule to accommodate working some evening and weekends for outreach purposes. COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster or Medical/ Religious Exemption required.

Equal Opportunity Employer: minority/female/disability/transgender/veteran.

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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: Not Disclosed.

Job expires in 77 days.

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