HIV Services Administrative Intern


Hours per week

16-30 hours per week

Published:

04/27/2018

Application Deadline

05/14/2018

Start Date

05/18/2018

Address

730 Polk Street
3rd floor
San Francisco
California
94109
United States

Description

Shanti’s HIV Services provides practical assistance and emotional support to underserved San Franciscans living with HIV/AIDS.

Title: HIV Services Administrative Intern

Type of Internship: Unpaid

Hours per Week: 16-30

Internship Length: minimum 3 months, beginning early June 2018

Professional Development Opportunities:

  • Gain knowledge of non-profit coordination and management, peer counseling, client psychosocial issues, and the harm reduction and active listening models

Intern Training Provided:

  • Shadow Program Coordinator to gain experience with performing administrative tasks
  • Attend required Shanti Peer Support Training* to gain skills in active listening, peer counseling and the Peer Model of Support used by Shanti staff and volunteers
  • Continued consultation with HIV Services Coordinator
  • The next Peer Support Volunteer Training will be taking place in May 2018: 
  • Friday, May 18th from 6-9pm
  • Saturday, May 19th from 9am-6pm
  • Sunday, May 20th from 9am-6pm
  • Wednesday, May 23rd from 6-9pm 

Intern Responsibilities:

  • Work a minimum of 16 hours per week
  • Enter data from program activities into required data capture systems
  • Compile data for monthly contract invoice submission
  • Maintain confidential client charts; complete all required documentation for services provided.
  • Perform eligibility checks of Ryan White clients
  • Provide emotional support, practical assistance and advocacy for assigned client
  • Participate in weekly staff meetings
  • Receive regular supervision meetings with HIV Services Coordinator
  • Work with Volunteer Services as assigned
  • Performs other tasks as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Client-centered and service-focused, ability to maintain client confidentiality
  • Ability to make a commitment to provide service at a minimum of 16 hours per week for a minimum of 3 months
  • Completion of on-site training and required Peer Support Training
  • Demonstrate relevant training, course work, employment/volunteer experience or life experience
  • Sensitivity to and/or experience with HIV disease or other life-threatening illness, diversity, substance use, mental illness, homelessness, and marginalized populations
  • Willingness to learn about Bay Area resources
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Computer literacy, ability to enter data accurately
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work well independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to interact with individuals in diverse environments
  • Receptivity to feedback

How To Apply

http://www.shanti.org

To apply, please contact Liz Stumm, HIV Services Program Coordinator at lstumm@shanti.org or 415-674-4739


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