Full-Time Sr. Outreach Specialist
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Title: Sr. Outreach Specialist
Under direction, works in the community to identify high risk individuals/men seeking men (MSM) and/or High Risk Heterosexuals (HRH). Also, works in and around sites such as recreational areas, parks, and targeted gathering establishments where known high risk activity occurs. Persons from these populations will be contacted and encouraged to participate in Counseling and Testing events, condom distribution, Social Network Recruiting, and PrEP (data collection, education regarding lower risk sex and the prevention of spreading HIV). Provides leadership and direction amongst fellow outreach specialist, aiding in development of skills around community outreach, event planning, and linking to care. Sr. Outreach specialist will serve as intermediate point of contact when applicable for day to day activities surrounding testing and outreach.
Bachelor’s degree in human services or related field OR equivalent experience with a minimum of 5 years direct training and experience, preferably obtained in a variety of locales. Thorough knowledge of HIV and HIV prevention. High level oral communication and interpersonal relationship skills. Capable of working independently and having good organizational and critical thinking skills. Ability to exercise tact, diplomacy and discretion, and to maintain and sustain confidential relationships with clients. Working knowledge of targeted populations, field related community partners, and geographical targeted area. Must learn to apply agency, personnel/program policies and procedures and stipulations of the grant contract. Certified in AIDS 101.
Medical, dental and vision benefits
Paid Time off
403(b) Retirement Savings Plan
Employee Assistance Program
Suite of voluntary benefits
Volunteers of America – Mid-states helps real people facing real challenges to find real and lasting solutions. Through research-driven programming, our services address family homelessness, addiction, developmental disabilities, HIV infection, and other issues facing individuals and communities.
Volunteers of America Mid-states does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status or sexual orientation.
How to ApplyPlease visit our website, http://voamidstates.applicantstack.com/x/openings, and apply.
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