CAMBA's Young Men's Health Project (YMHP) aims to reduce transmission of HIV among young men who have sex with men (YMSM) ages 13-29, including those who identify as transgender or gender nonconforming, with a focus on communities of color in Brooklyn. YMHP will use a strength-based, youth development approach to provide culturally competent and comprehensive prevention and support services, including: client recruitment through enhanced and new media outreach; health education and risk reduction counseling; linkage to HIV, STD, and HCV testing and screening; Evidence Based Interventions (EBIs), including Healthy Relationships; VOICES/VOCES; Many Men, Many Voices; and Anti-Retroviral Treatment and Access to Services (ARTAS)] a PrEP support program; linkage, navigation, and retention to care; linkage to supportive services; and condom education and distribution. YMHP will provide services to 300 participants, 25% of whom will be HIV positive.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The person filling this position is expected, under general supervision, to ensure the smooth day-to-day running and coordination of all program-related staff and services in accordance with all program goals, targets, and performance outcomes and all CAMBA and program policies, procedures, and protocols; lead individual and group-level behavioral interventions; provide counseling services to assist individuals and their families to achieve effective personal development and adjustment; counsel clients in dealing with such issues as: behavior, educational progress, family dynamics, mental and physical health, housing, personal finances, substance abuse, mental and/or physical trauma, etc.; assist client as liaison with outside organizations regarding such matters as education, healthcare, social services, etc; assist clients in attaining their goals by identifying and locating community resources for clients and by making referrals to appropriate services both within and outside CAMBA, including the following:
- Maintain professional relationships with clients and client confidentiality.
- Practice universal precautions.
- Communicate effectively with clients, direct reporting staff, supervisors, and funders.
- Plan and organize program activities to maximize program contract's goals and performance targets.
- Motivate, coach and counsel direct reporting staff to excel.
- Improve teamwork among direct reporting staff.
- Troubleshoot client and direct reporting staff program problems and make decisions in accordance with program policies, procedures, and protocols.
- Work with direct reporting staff to improve work performance through client feedback, training, and other appropriate mechanisms.
- Overcome resistance to change from clients, direct reporting staff, and supervisors/funders.
- Administer constructive discipline to direct reporting staff, as needed.
- Manage own time effectively and coordinate program activities to maximize time of direct reporting staff.
- Monitor clients' progress monthly via pre- and post-test evaluation forms.
- Review all documentation related to clients' progress for accuracy, completeness, and clarity.
- Lead and participate in administrative and staff meetings as requested. Provide all required information for weekly/monthly/quarterly/semester/annual reports to CAMBA management and/or to funders.
MINIMUM EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Bachelor's degree and two years of applicable experience and/or equivalent experience.
- Knowledge about, understanding of, and ability to work closely with persons with HIV/AIDS and related issues.
- Some evening and weekend hours required.
Minimum Education Required
How To Apply
Please write "Supervisor II (Prevention Coordinator), Young Men's Health Project" in subject of e-mail.
Please send resume
and cover letter to MS word attachment: