Program Coordinator, HIV/STD Services (F/T)


Job Type

Full Time

Published:

05/16/2018

Address

37-18 Northern Boulevard
Queens
New York
11101
United States

Description

Position Summary

The LGBT Network (The Network) has an immediate opening for a full-time Queens Program Coordinator for HIV/STD Services for its Queens LGBT Community Center (Q-Center) service site in Long Island City, NY. The HIV/STD Program Coordinator is responsible to deliver HIV testing, STD screenings, linkage and navigation services, and a range of community and intensive online outreach based out of the LGBT Network’s new community center space in Long Island City. The Queens Program Coordinator has the unique opportunity to be a part of the team to establish and launch an HIV/STD testing program with linkage and navigation services, and to integrate these services with existing intensive community outreach and PrEP/PEP education and referral. The Queens Program Coordinator for HIV/STD Services reports to the Queens Assistant Program Manager, HIV/STD Services.


Principal Duties and Responsibilities

The Queens Program Coordinator is responsible to:

  • Conduct community-based and online outreach targeting gay and bisexual men and transgender people during day and evening hours
  • Conduct rapid HIV testing and STD screening services
  • Deliver linkage and navigation services to connect clients to a range of healthcare, treatment, and prevention services
  • Provide referrals to health care providers that provide PrEP/PEP prescriptions
  • Attend staff and individual supervision meetings, trainings, and conferences, as appropriate
  • Ensure the accurate and complete collection of client and program-level data, and entry into appropriate data systems
  • Complete and submit program reports in a timely manner
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Qualification Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in human services, social work, public health, or related field, or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of one year of experience conducting/delivering HIV testing and STD screenings preferred
  • Experience conducting outreach online and through social networking apps strongly preferred
  • Commitment to and knowledge of the LGBT community 
  • Excellent computer skills experience
  • Phlebotomy training or willingness to become trained


Other Requirements

  • Flexible work schedule a must, as this position may require working nights and weekends
  • Reliable transportation and a valid driver license as this position will require travel throughout Queens and Long Island
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish strongly preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with a wide range of people and flexibility
  • Strong organizational skills for handling multiple tasks at once 

Benefits

  • Three weeks vacation to start
  • Eleven paid holidays
  • Medical coverage
  • Dental / Vision coverage - 100% of premiums covered
  • Life Insurance Policy
  • 401(k) with organizational match

Level of Language Proficiency

Bilingual in English and Spanish strongly preferred


Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

jobs@lgbtnetwork.org

http://www.lgbtnetwork.org/careers

Qualified applicants should submit and attach both a cover letter and resume along with salary history to jobs@lgbtnetwork.org. In your cover letter, please indicate any involvement in the LGBT community, whether it is as a professional, volunteer or activist. Applications that do not follow these guidelines will not be considered. No phone calls, please.


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