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Outreach and Recruitment Specialist

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Published 19 days ago

Duties Include: 

  • Responsible for outreach and recruitment of the target population for the SAMHSA-funded 3 Steps in 30 days program
  • Conduct evidenced-based individual and group level interventions with the target population regarding HIV, Sexually Transmitted infections, substance use, and Hepatitis C infection
  • Conduct program evaluation activities, data collection, and participant follow-up according to program procedures and funder guidelines
  • Identify heal/social service agencies and nontraditional partners for community-based capacity building training for providers to increase awareness of the impact of HIV/STI, Hep C, and substance abuse on the target population
  • Conduct linguistically appropriate, culturally/gender appropriate responsive community outreach, social media, and recruitment activities according to program guidelines
  • Identify health, social, civic and cultural events for outreach and recruitment of program target populations
  • Develop and implement a comprehensive community and social media outreach strategy to increase recruitment
  • Assess the sexual health education needs of the community through direct contact and other appropriate assessment techniques Provide referrals and ensure smooth access to reproductive/family planning and sexual health care services, HIV C&T, and substance abuse services, and other support services that support retention of program participants
  • Develop and maintain close collaborations with all ABCD programs, health and community based social services agencies, nontraditional partners for recruitment of the target populations
  • Participate in Program Advisory Committee meetings
  • Ensure that all educational material used in outreach programs are approved by the Information and Education Materials Review Committee
  • Maintain a high level of confidentiality at all times
  • Perform other related duties as assigned from time to time

Job Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent, and one to three years of experience in outreach and/or health education required
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred. Experience providing community-based outreach and prevention education with a variety of target populations that include adolescents, young adult women of color and LGBTQ+ strongly preferred
  • Familiarity with greater Boston area community and social services agencies and non-traditional public health partners
  • Excellent knowledge of reproductive/family planning and sexual health education that includes HIV/STI, HIV Testing, and Hepatitis C substance use
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and facilitate group education/workshops and community events
  • Ability to work sensitively and effectively with individuals of diverse social, economic and cultural backgrounds, particularly in communities of color
  • Ability to work independently and exercise independent judgement, as well as to collaborate effectively within a team
  • Flexibility to work early morning, evening and weekend hours, and willingness to travel and work extensively in diverse neighborhoods
  • Excellent organizational, communication and writing skills
  • Knowledge and skill using electronic databases and spreadsheets
  • Bilingual with the ability to read, write and speak proficiently in at least one other language than English desired with preference for Spanish speaking

Duties Include: 

  • Responsible for outreach and recruitment of the target population for the SAMHSA-funded 3 Steps in 30 days program
  • Conduct evidenced-based individual and group level interventions with the target population…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule

Benefits

Why ABCD?

  • Make an impact on the community
  • Free professional development opportunities and trainings
  • Health and Dental Insurance
  • Long-term and Short-term Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 403B Retirement Plan with employer match and vesting after 6 months
  • Paid Time Off
  • 13 Observed Holidays

Why ABCD?

  • Make an impact on the community
  • Free professional development opportunities and trainings
  • Health and Dental Insurance
  • Long-term and Short-term Disability…

Location

On-site
Boston, MA, USA

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