Based in East Harlem, two long-standing and well-regarded harm reduction organizations in New York City are seeking a Linkage to Care Specialist. The non-profits, the process of completing a merger, are innovative organizations serving low-income people who use drugs and other marginalized individuals. The wide range of mobile and center-based services are delivered by upwards of 80 staff and peer workers, and include syringe access, overdose prevention, public health, care coordination, medical care, holistic, peer education, and advocacy services. The organizations have a combined $7 million budget made up of mainly government grants.
NYHRE is looking for a full-time Linkage to Care Specialist who will work in a non-traditional, mobile medical unit (Winnebago) setting to conduct participant assessments, providing HIV and HCV testing, referrals and follow up to treatment and prevention such as PrEP and PEP, and benefits navigation using low-threshold, nonjudgmental, and culturally relevant methodologies.
This position at NYHRE is NOT office based. Services are rendered from a street-based outreach mobile unit stationed in neighborhoods of high need. This individual must be comfortable providing services on a mobile outreach unit, in public spaces such as parks and under bridges during all weather conditions.
Requirements and Experience:
Based in East Harlem, two long-standing and well-regarded harm reduction organizations in New York City are seeking a Linkage to Care Specialist. The non-profits, the process of completing a merger, are innovative…
Please submit a cover letter outlining your experience and/or interest in harm reduction, Spanish/English proficiency, and interest in the position in addition to your curriculum vitae/resume. Applicants without a cover letter will not be considered for the position.
Please save your files with your last name and first initial followed by document title (e.g. Smith J Resume, Smith J Cover Letter)
Submit Resume and Cover letter to:
Subject: Case Manager - Winnebago
Attention: Hiring Manager
Washington Heights CORNER Project and the New York Harm Reduction Educators are Equal Opportunity Employers and do not discriminate relative to race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, medical status, or history of incarceration. Individuals who have personal experience with drug use, people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA), women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ+ community, individuals with disabilities, and individuals with justice system involvement are strongly encouraged to apply.
Please submit a cover letter outlining your experience and/or interest in harm reduction, Spanish/English proficiency, and interest in the position in addition to your…