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HIV Prevention Specialist
Friday, 29 August 2014 00:00

JOB POSTING

TITLE:                HIV Prevention Specialist
REPORTS TO:      Manager of Homeless Youth Programs                       
POST:                 August 29th, 2014-September 5th, 2014

JOB SUMMARY:
The HIV Prevention Specialist is responsible for implementing programming to at risk and homeless youth who are at a high risk for HIV. 


Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Develop healthy, safe and respectful relationships with adolescents
  • Complete HIV risk assessment and goal setting activity with Young High Risk Heterosexuals (YHRH)
  • Provide HIV testing services with YHRH
  • Conduct outreach to homeless youth to provide information and HIV testing services
  • Make referrals and provide resources for youth
  • Develop and modify HIV group curriculum using the VOICES program
  • Implement gender and culturally specific VOICES groups
  • Properly and timely complete all documentation and data reporting as required by the agency, grant funders and the SafeZone program
  • Collaborate with other staff and maintain team work style, and maintain professional working relationships with clients or other outside agencies or contacts
  • Comply with the agency’s written employment policies
  • Model behavior that is consistent with, and supportive of healthy adolescent development
  • Perform other tasks or projects as requested


    Typical Physical Demands and Working Conditions:
  • Must be able to travel in all weather conditions in MN
  • Potential exposure to blood-borne pathogens through the HIV screening process.
  • Able to perform duties and responsibilities as outlined on the job description
  • Appropriate accommodations to these physical demands will be made for disabled individuals.

    Job Qualifications:
  • Minimum of a B.A. degree in social services required
  • 2 years experience working with homeless or at risk youth required
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Valid driver’s license and current automobile insurance required

    Hours and Benefits:
    This is a full-time position, at 37.5 hours/week. Face to Face offers benefits which include health, dental, and life insurance as well as generous PTO and holidays.    



    If interested, please send cover letter and resume to Scott Cole-HIll, Homeless Youth Programs Manager at: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it by September 5th, 2014. Please note the subject line: HIV Prevention Specialist

  • Diverse groups including those with disabilities encouraged to apply.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

     


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