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AIDS Project New Haven

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Prevention Services Coordinator

AIDS Project New Haven (APNH) is a pioneer in HIV/AIDS and is the oldest AIDS service organization in the State of Connecticut. Formed by a small group of individuals in 1983, it has expanded to provide services throughout the greater New Haven area. APNH provides education and non-judgmental, comprehensive, holistic services to individuals infected and affected by HIV/AIDS. Our goals are to increase public awareness, promote prevention through free and confidential HIV and STI testing, educational programs, advocacy, and secure funding for the support services we provide.

APNH Prevention Services works as a team in an innovative environment designed to encourage thinking outside the box to improve service delivery and reach persons who may not have had previous contact with HIV/STI testing and Prevention Services

Reports to: Outreach, Testing and Linkage to Care Manager

Classification: Regular full-time

Compensation: $41,600.00/year with generous benefits and paid time off

General Responsibilities: Primary responsibilities include networking and building relationships in the community to establish regular outreach, testing, and condom distribution venues, conducting HIV, Hep C and Syphilis testing, primarily to our focus population (MSM), and assisting in developing and disseminating prevention messaging.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Network and develop community contacts to effectively reach focus population
  • Conduct HIV and Hep C rapid testing in-house and at various non-traditional venues throughout the region
  • Conduct Syphilis testing and HIV/Hep C confirmatory testing via blood draw
  • Link individuals to partner services, medical case management, medical care and prevention services
  • Establish and monitor our extensive social media presence on MSM focused websites and applications
  • Assist in disseminating prevention messaging and literature throughout the region, as well as via internet and print media
  • Speak with groups and individuals about HIV and HIV prevention
  • Assist with managing volunteers
  • Represent APNH at outreach venues
  • Other duties as assigned

 Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or three or more years of relevant experience preferred
  • HIV and STI testing experience preferred
  • Familiarity with Biomedical HIV Prevention (PrEP, nPEP)
  • Phlebotomy trained or a willingness to be trained
  • Spanish speaking preferred
  • Knowledge of the Greater New Haven community and its services
  • Knowledge of the MSM community in New Haven
  • Culturally sensitive and linguistically appropriate
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong communication and public speaking skills
  • Ability to work closely with others as a part of a service delivery team
  • Internet media and computer literacy a must
  • Driver’s license and vehicle
  • Ability to work nights and weekends

Application Process:

E-mail cover letter and resume to APNH Prevention Services.

Anticipated start date:  May 1, 2017