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1 Feb 2024

Full-Time Program Coordinator, 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 aplahealth.org.

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
  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • 3 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!

This position will pay $26.20 – $29.93 hourly. Salary is commensurate with experience.



The Program Coordinator, Outreach  provides oversight and guidance to the development  and implementation of a comprehensive outreach program targeting communities most impacted by HIV and/or STDs to inform them about the availability of sexual health services (HIV testing, STD screening/treatment, PrEP, TasP) at APLA Health & Wellness’ clinics.


  • Provides supervisory duties to program staff including, but not limited to:
    • Hiring of program staff
    • Training of new program staff
    • Conducting employee evaluations
    • Dispensing disciplinary action up to and including the termination of program staff
    • Approval of time off/vacation requests
    • Developing training plans
    • Developing yearly program objectives/goals
    • Developing and monitoring program budgets.
    • Setting yearly goals and objectives


  • Creates an organized outreach protocol for the target populations
  • Maintains an updated list of outreach sites/venues where the targeted population(s) congregates.
  • Develops and oversees the implementation of a community mobilization plan
  • Develops and oversees a community Peer Health Advocate program.
  • Utilizes Epi data in the identification of prevention gaps/opportunities and develops strategies for addressing these gaps via outreach activities.
  • Assist in the development, design and layout of social marketing materials informing the larger community about the availability of sexual health services, including but not limited to; program flyers, publicity campaigns, monthly calendars and other materials as needed.
  • Attends department meetings and trainings.
  • Contributes to data collection to measure quality and performance
  • Sets yearly program objectives/goals
  • Oversees Quarterly HIV/STI Testing Events
  • Submits monthly and year end reports
  • Represents APLA Health & Wellness in a professional manner at a variety of roundtables, community forums, town hall meetings and other venues where the issues regarding the provision of HIV and/or STD services are discussed.
  • Ensures contractual compliance.
  • Prepares quantitative and qualitative reports



Training and Experience:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a social service area OR High School Diploma/GED equivalent and 4 years of experience working in HIV prevention and/or other health related disparities. Minimum of five years’ experience managing staff; developing program budgets; monitoring program evaluation and engaging in program development activities required. Experience recruiting, managing and maintaining volunteers. Experience with health education/health promotion and program development. Familiarity with the harm reduction model. Experience in a nonprofit environment preferred. Strong oral and written skills required.
  • Must have problem solving and organizational skills in order to ensure a productive work environment and achievement of goals.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Strong analytical skills are needed to solve daily work issues and/or work flow challenges.
  • Good knowledge of project management methods.
  • Effective communication and strong interpersonal skills.


Knowledge of:


  • HIV infection; STD infection/treatment; HIV prevention; psychosocial issues as it relates to HIV and STD transmission/acquisition, special issues relevant to individuals who are at risk for HIV/STD and/or living with HIV;
  • Health education and behavior modification theory; human sexuality, substance abuse, behavior change principles and strategies; effective communication skills; group dynamics; data management; general computer knowledge; community resources;
  • Health and social concerns of diverse populations such as gay and non-gay identified men who have sex with men and other genders, individuals who share injection paraphernalia, heterosexuals, women at sexual risk and transgender individuals.

Ability to:

  • Work independently with minimal direction
  • Work in a fast pace environment
  • Meet multiple deadlines in a rapidly changing environment
  • Provide services in a non-judgmental fashion and work effectively with diverse populations
  • Maintain records and follow clinical guidelines/protocols.
  • Work efficiently and complete tasks with a high degree of accuracy
  • Work and solve problems independently
  • Work flexible hours
  • Motivate and maintain a cadre of volunteer Peer Advocates




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 possess a valid California driver’s license; proof of auto liability insurance; and have the use of a personal vehicle for work related purposes. COVID vaccination and booster required or medical/religious exemption.


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


COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster or Medical/ Religious Exemption required.

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

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How to Apply

Visit our website at www.aplahealth.org  to apply or click the link below: https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=138038&clientkey=A5559163F67395E0A2585D2135F98806

Job Categories: LGBT. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 60,000 - 80,000.

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