Program Manager, HIV Services

Job Type

Full Time


Minimum: $47,500.00
Maximum: $47,500.00
Details: Salary range begins at $47,500 annually.



Application Deadline:



2941 Northeast Ainsworth Street
United States


Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon’s(EMO) HIV Services has the following open position. For more information about EMO please visit our website

Program Manager, HIV Services

PURPOSE: To maintain and improve a sound, stable and innovative organizational environment and management system for the Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon HIV Day Center and its meal-home delivery program the Daily Bread Express, including coordination of programming for Long-Term Survivors of HIV/AIDS. The HIV Day Center provides support services to low income individuals living with HIV/AIDS in an environment characterized by compassion, respect, community and safety. Position includes direct service, staff supervision and development, fundraising, outreach, education, and advocacy to the larger community.

ACCOUNTABILITY: To the mission and goals of Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon (EMO) as determined by the Board of Directors, and as administered by the Executive Director and his/her delegates.

REPORTS TO: EMO Vice President

DIRECT REPORTS: Program Assistant, Client Services Coordinator, Food Program Coordinator, and other staff, interns and volunteers as required.

LOCATION: EMO’s HIV Day Center program site and other sites as assigned.

HOURS: Exempt position, 1.0 FTE. Typical hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., some nights and weekends required.


  1. Encourage a spirit of hospitality, organization and community within the HIV Day Center. Create and maintain a productive and creative program environment that fosters respect for all involved, cooperation, community and support to clients and the larger community.
  2. Manage the program, including planning and development, personnel recruitment, budget management, day-to-day operations, marketing, funding, public/community relations, and contracts/grant management.
  3. Provide direct services to HIV Day Center clients in an effective, respectful, positive, and professional manner that encourages clients to maximize their own physical, emotional, and social well-being.
  4. Seek financial support to fund program through private and government grant writing and event, institutional and individual fundraising, in coordination with EMO Development Department.
  5. Provide direct supervision, coaching, and in-service trainings for all staff and volunteers.
  6. Plan, prioritize and establish work patterns that efficiently meet the needs of the program.
  7. Engage in long range program planning and development.
  8. Establish/maintain effective working relationships with the HIV services community and other appropriate organizations/entities for purposes of program services and volunteer recruitment.
  9. Work with the EMO Public Policy Director and Membership staff to provide education, outreach, and advocacy in the public and faith communities.
  10. Demonstrate and promote high standards of professional and ethical practice among support staff and volunteers.
  11. Maintain necessary records and documents and provide reports as required.
  12. Create an atmosphere of respect, inclusion, appreciation, and encouragement for clients, staff, and volunteers.
  13. Other duties as assigned.


  1. Ability to work within the mission, vision and ethics of EMO.
  2. Demonstrated experience and ability to work with clients, community members, and institutions representing diverse ethnicities, socio-economic circumstances, religions, cultures, and sexual orientations.
  3. Three years progressive administrative experience in the field of social service preferred.
  4. Bachelor’s degree required.
  5. Professional management/leadership skills in a social services environment, including financial, personnel and client service functions preferred.
  6. Fundraising/grant writing experience preferred.
  7. A high level of personal motivation and self-discipline in achieving project objectives.
  8. Ability to create/maintain a productive and respectful work environment.
  9. Working knowledge of HIV/AIDS and HIV-related issues, including mental health, substance use, dual diagnosis and homelessness preferred.
  10. High tolerance for pressure, conflict, ambiguity and change.
  11. Ability to collaborate effectively with staff, volunteers, clients, related service providers and appropriate community entities.
  12. Skill/ability to effectively communicate (orally and in writing).
  13. Experience working within faith communities.
  14. High level organization and prioritization skills and ability to maintain a calm, professional demeanor.
  15. Valid driver’s license and evidence of insurability.


  1. Spanish language proficiency.
  2. Graduate degree in an appropriate field.
  3. Prior experience working with communities experiencing homelessness, and/or in drop-in centers.


BENEFITS: All regular employees (does not include on-call or temporary) are eligible for vacation, holidays, sick leave, employee assistance program and employee trainings. Employees in exempt positions that are at least 0.50 FTE or non-exempt positions that are 20 hours per week or more, also receive medical insurance, dental insurance, disability insurance and life insurance, per eligibility requirements.

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

APPLICATION PROCESS:  To apply, send a cover letter and resume by email to or mail to EMO, 0245 SW Bancroft St., Suite B, Portland, OR 97239. Position closes March 31.