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Bilingual Sexual Health Engagement Specialist

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center


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Published 19 days ago

$40,000 - $45,000

Reports to: HIV Services Manager

Classification: Full-time | Non-exempt

Salary Range: $40,000 - $45,000. The Center offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401K with an employer contribution, voluntary life and LTD insurance, paid parental, family care and gender affirming healthcare leave. We also offer a generous paid time off policy.

Schedule: Generally Monday through Friday. Work days and hours may shift depending on scheduling needs; typical schedule will be 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.; flexibility required.

Summary: The Bilingual Sexual Health Engagement Specialist will have primary responsibility for outreach in the community, including Spanish speaking populations, providing HIV and Hep C testing and tabling off-site, on-site, and virtually as needed, implementing and delivering services to engage participants, and providing referrals for further services.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Meet program goals related to engagement and retention in HIV Services and Center programming.
  • Conduct strategic outreach and provide assessment to community members as needed in the field.
  • Provide HIV and Hep C rapid testing both on- and off-site.
  • Provide education around PrEP, PEP, Hep C, STIs, and HIV through a trauma informed lens.
  • Engage in substance misuse education and harm reduction discussions.
  • Provide referrals to other programming at The Center and with community partners as indicated, such as OASAS programming, PrEP and PEP services, or Linkage to HIV Care.
  • Conduct follow up outreach for community members via various methods (such as in person, phone, social media, etc) to increase consistent engagement in services.
  • Record services provided in databases such as SPARS, Redcap, or Salesforce.
  • Participate in the planning and implementation of training and outreach events with community partners.
  • Engage in weekly supervision with the HIV Services Manager and participate in recurring interagency and external meetings.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Bilingual Spanish/English required.
  • Driver’s license preferred.
  • Previous experience in working within the field of HIV prevention, treatment, and outreach preferred. Prior knowledge of PrEP/PEP preferred.
  • Experience working with the ballroom community is a plus.
  • Strong organization and written/verbal communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with a wide range of workstyles and cultural backgrounds.
  • Commitment to inclusive, multicultural programming; prior experience working with diverse communities and an understanding of intersectionality.
  • An understanding of the concepts of institutional and structural bias, racism, and gender identity inequities, and their impacts on the communities served at The Center.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the issues, needs, and interests of LGBT communities of color, youth, adults, families and community, including knowledge of the spectrum of gender identity and transgender issues, substance use, mental health, and homelessness.
  • A strong commitment to the mission of The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center.

The Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Reports to: HIV Services Manager

Classification: Full-time | Non-exempt

Salary Range: $40,000 - $45,000. The Center offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401K with an employer contribution, voluntary life…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule

Level of Language Proficiency

Bilingual Spanish/English required.

Bilingual Spanish/English required.

Location

208 West 13th Street, New York, NY 10011

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