Program: HIV Prevention
Location: Los Angeles
Department: Health Education/Services
- Work under the supervision of Director of Health Education/Services to implement the assigned scope of work;
- Responsible for recruiting and conducing risk reduction interventions, IDI and IDG to deaf and hard of hearing women.
- Coordinate publicity campaign and community events.
- Make necessary referrals for high-risk women;
- Administer risk assessment and behavior commitment forms;
- Identify barriers and procure culturally appropriate HIV/AIDS materials including videos, written prevention and outreach materials;
- Responsible for reviewing, developing and modifying prevention curricula and materials;
- Prepare bulk mailing for brochure, promotional and educational materials;
- Maintain calendar of sites, dates and times;
- Gather data information for program evaluation purposes;
- Prepare progress reports;
- Perform clerical, typing and other office duties;
- Extensive fieldwork; ability to travel to throughout Los Angeles county, driving is required as part of the job;
- Perform such tasks and responsibilities as may be delegated.
It is preferable that applicants have a B.A. degree and/or have 2 years experience doing outreach, peer counseling and presentations. Applicants should possess the ability to locate target groups and have excellent interpersonal skills. Good organizational skills and ability to manage meeting multiple and competing deadlines. Applicants must have the ability to work as a team as well as independently toward specific goals with minimum supervision. Knowledge of STD and HIV is desirable. Fluency in ASL and ability to communicate with and relate to deaf and hard of hearing clients of varying communication modes and language skills required. Written communication skills essential. Applicants must have the ability to work well under pressure; and at all times demonstrate cooperative behavior with colleagues and supervisors. Must be able to provide current proof of Tuberculosis (TB) screening test. Deaf and hard of hearing applicants are encouraged to apply.
Must have a valid Driver’s License and a dependable car with current automobile insurance as required by law.