ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF PREVENTION SERVICES
Seeking a highly motivated individual to serve as our Assistant Director of Prevention Services. This position is responsible for assisting in the management, planning, development, implementation, monitoring, evaluation of policies and implementing proper procedures of multiple HIV/STI and viral hepatitis prevention. Responsible for oversight of agency HIV/STI and viral hepatitis testing initiative.
Specific duties include but not limited to:
Assist in directing the day-to day operations of the department, Direct supervision of mid-level management staff, assist with developing and maintaining a quality services programs that meet the needs of individuals who are at particularly high-risk for HIV/STI and viral hepatitis, Ensuring and maintaining policies, principles, and procedures that are in agreement with ACR and funders guidelines and regulations, Comprehensive and concise program reporting, Assist with funding/grant applications, Continuous program Quality Improvement (Q/I) and Quality Assurance (Q/A) activities.
Qualifications: Masters in Public health, human service, non-profit management or a closely related field AND two years experience working in a public health of which one year in supervisory role. Or Bachelor’s degree in health/human services, non-profit management, or a closely related field AND four years experience working in a public health of which one year in supervisory role. Bilingual is a plus. Vehicle and valid driver's license required and must be able to pass a criminal background check.
PREVENTION HEALTH ADVOCATE - Syracuse
To provide oversight and coordination of assigned program(s) services, staff members, and peer educators. Implementation of designated interventions outlined in assigned work plan(s). Complete accurate monthly, quarterly and/or annual report(s) within agency guidelines. Maintain accurate client and service records in accordance with prevention department’s policy and procedures. Recruitment of peer educators and clients for the designated program(s) services. Assist with the coordination of ACR’s prevention advisory committee. Join and attend ongoing community service meetings/committees that address target population(s) issues and concerns. Assist with the supervision of peer educators. This position is in Syracuse.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 2-year degree in health/human services or other related field, or 3 years’ experience working in non-profit social service agency providing direct client related services to diverse populations (e.g., persons of color, MSM, substance users, mentally ill, etc.). A valid NYS driver's license and access to a reliable and insured vehicle is required.
HIV PREVENTION SPECIALIST
AIDS Community Resources is seeking a highly motivated individual for our Criminal Justice Initiative. This initiative provides HIV/AIDS, STD and hepatitis educational and prevention services to the inmates in: Watertown, Cape Vincent and Gouverneur Correctional Facilities.
Duties include, but are not limited to:
-Conduct individual and group risk assessments, educational forums, and presentations
-Provide HIV counseling and testing services
-Facilitate group discussion and activities of peer initiatives and trainings
-Transitional education and support for clients entering back into the community
-Complete required documentation and paperwork according to deadlines
Four-year degree in education, health/human services, or other related fields and at least one-year experience working with diverse populations. Must demonstrate sensitivity to and ability to work effectively with persons from a wide variety of backgrounds (gay/bi-sexual, drug and alcohol users, persons from diverse cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds) and the ability to conduct presentations. Bilingual is a plus. Reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license required. ACR is an EOE.
If you would like to apply for positions listed here, please send a cover letter and a resume to:
AIDS Community Resources
627 West Genesee Street
Syracuse, NY 13204
Or email a cover letter and resume to: hr@AIDSCommunityResources.com
To apply to any of the positions listed above, send resume and cover letter to: hr@AIDSCommunityResources.com
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