EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
 

AHRC is a community-based wellness organization committed to promoting health and dignity by reducing the impact of HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C, Sexually Transmitted Infections, and Substance Use within vulnerable communities. 

 
AHRC is currently looking to hire one FULL TIME Lead Outreach Specialist and three FULL TIME outreach specialists. Please send your resumes to Sarahk@ahrc-atl.org.  Salary will depend on the applicant's experience and education and is discussed during the interview.
 
Job Descriptions are provided below: 
 

Lead Outreach Specialist Position 

Job Description:

Under the supervision of the Program Manager, the Lead Outreach Specialist will conduct targeted outreach and linkage to individuals, groups and communities most heavily impacted by HIV,VH, and STD in the counties of Fulton and DeKalb. Lead outreach Specialist in coordination with his/her outreach specialists will focus on high risk African-American males and females and their sexual partners, HIV-positive individuals, men who have sex with men (MSM), Sex workers, Intravenous Drug Users (IDU) and multi-substance users, and homeless regardless of their race. The Lead outreach Specialist may be asked to attend local, regional and national trainings. This is a full-time position.

Minimum Requirements:

1. Skills/Knowledge:

·     Supervises AHRC outreach Specialists

·     Creates monthly event calendars

·     Reports to Program Manager through weekly program meetings

·     Develop recruitment plans to identify and engage sufficient program participants

·     Identify and establish working relationships with appropriate venues for intervention provision

·     Provide effective condom education. Distribute condoms to target HIV, HCV, and STD-infected  persons and persons at highest risk of acquiring HIV

·     Help clients develop the skills they need to practice safer sex and negotiate condom use

·     Conduct targeted outreach to high-risk individuals. Engage individuals in their own neighborhoods  or venues where they typically congregate to provide HIV related health information, education,  referrals and linkage to services

·     Adhere to strict procedures of confidentiality, release of information and data security

·     Provide HIV, HCV, and STD Counseling, Testing and Referrals as needed to at-risk populations in  compliance with strict standards of the Department of Health

·     Maintain accurate and complete participant records, tracking contact, participation, outreach,  counseling, testing, and referrals performance as defined by evidence-based models and  local/state/federal entities.

·     Enter Data in to Salesforce

·     Provide reports during program meetings

·     Attends night and weekend outreach

·     Ability to identify hot spots and surveillance through AHRC’s data gathering system

·     Ability to work in teams

·     Excellent skills in public speaking

·     Ability to work independently

2.     Experience/Education:

·     Masters of Public Health’s degree and 2 years of qualified experience; or an equivalent combination of training, education and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position

·     Experience related to HIV, Viral Hepatitis, and STD policies and programs training

· Experience and certificate on HIV and VH testing and counseling

 
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Outreach Specialist Position

Job Description:

Under the supervision of the Lead outreach Specialist and Program Manager, the Outreach Specialist will conduct targeted outreach to individuals, groups and communities most heavily impacted by HIV, VH, and STD in the counties of Fulton and DeKalb. Outreach Specialist will focus on high risk African-American males and females and their sexual partners, HIV-positive individuals, men who have sex with men (MSM), Sex workers, Intravenous Drug Users (IDU) and multi-substance users, and homeless regardless of their race. The Outreach Specialist may be asked to attend local, regional and national trainings. This is a full-time position.

Minimum Requirements:

1. Skills/Knowledge:

· Develop recruitment plans to identify and engage sufficient program participants

· Facilitate interactive small groups, guiding group discussion and role-playing scenarios

· Provide effective condom education. Distribute condoms to target HIV-infected persons and persons at highest risk of acquiring HIV

· Help clients develop the skills they need to practice safer sex and negotiate condom use

· Conduct targeted outreach to high-risk individuals. Engage individuals in their own neighborhoods or venues where they typically congregate to provide HIV related health information, education, referrals and linkage to services

· Adhere to strict procedures of confidentiality, release of information and data security

· Provide HIV, HCV, and STD Counseling, Testing and Referrals as needed to at-risk populations in compliance with strict standards of the Department of Health

· Maintain accurate and complete participant records, tracking contact, participation, outreach, counseling, testing, and referrals performance as defined by evidence-based models and local/state/federal entities.

· Enter Data in to Salesforce

· Fill out daily outreach reports

· Provide reports to Lead Outreach Specialist

· Attends night and weekend outreach

· Ability to work in teams

· Excellent skills in public speaking

· Ability to work independently

2.     Experience/Education:

· 2 years of qualified experience; or an equivalent combination of training, education and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position

· Experience related to HIV, Viral Hepatitis, and STD policies and programs training

· Experience and certificate on HIV and VH testing and counseling

 
 
 
 

Atlanta Harm Reduction Coalition, Inc.
1231 Joseph E. Boone Blvd. NW
Atlanta, GA 30314
Phone Number: (404) 817-9994
Fax Number: (404) 817-9939
Email: ahrcemail@ahrc-atl.org