Application Deadline: Until Filled
Position Title: Part-Time Hourly HIV Outreach Worker
Paygrade: Pay Dependent Upon Education & Experience
Location: Office of Infectious Disease, Southeast Health District, Waycross, GA.
Description of Duties:
Under limited supervision, recruit high-risk individuals to participate in HIV prevention programs and HIV testing. Participate in community and cultural events targeting high-risk individuals, distributing condoms, brochures, awareness messages, and encouraging HIV testing. Developing and maintaining relationships with community organizations, agencies, venues, business establishments and other stakeholders that focus on or have access to this high-risk population. Conduct community HIV testing and HIV prevention counseling at various outreach events and venues. Help facilitate linkage to community resources, medical care and other HIV/AIDS related prevention and care/treatment services. Attend all required trainings and meetings, other responsibilities as assigned.
High School Diploma or GED (Degree preferred); Basic knowledge of HIV infection and prevention; Knowledge of MSM/Gay/Bisexual communities and sensitivity to the norms, values, and cultural beliefs of the population; Strong interpersonal skills; Strong organizational skills; Excellent presentation/group facilitation skills; Awareness of resources available to the target population; Effective oral and written communication skills; Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
Associate’s Degree, Experience conducting HIV Counseling and Testing. Established presence within the targeted community.
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