APLA Health’s mission is to achieve health care equity and promote well-being for the LGBT and other underserved communities and people living with and affected by HIV. We are a nonprofit, federally qualified health center serving more than 14,000 people annually. We provide 20 different services from 15 locations throughout Los Angeles County, including: medical, dental, and behavioral health care; PrEP counseling and management; health education and HIV prevention; and STD screening and treatment. For people living with HIV, we offer housing support; benefits counseling; home health care; and the Vance North Necessities of Life Program food pantries; among several other critically needed services. Additionally, we are leaders in advocating for policy and legislation that positively impacts the LGBT and HIV communities, provide capacity-building assistance to health departments across the country, and conduct community-based research on issues affecting the communities we serve. For more information, please visit us at aplahealth.org.
APLA Health is currently seeking a Site Coordinator, Food Drive
to join our Los Angeles Team! We offer great benefits, competitive pay, and great working environment! This is a great opportunity to make a difference!
Under the direction of the Program Manager of the Vance North Necessities of Life Program (NOLP), the Site Coordinator-Food Drive will promote access to food and nutrition education services to people living with HIV/AIDS through the distribution of food and personal hygiene, coordination of food pantry operations, and food drives.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
OTHER DUTIES MAY BE ASSIGNED TO MEET BUSINESS NEEDS.
Training and Experience:
A bachelor's degree in health education, nutrition or a related field preferred; or a high school diploma (or GED equivalent) and at least three (3) years' experience working within a related field of health/social services required, or a minimum of 150 hours of intern/volunteer experience at APLA. Experience in a nonprofit environment preferred; specific training/experience with HIV/AIDS-related issues preferred and specialized training and or experience working with homeless, persons with mental health disorders, inclusive of substance use. Bilingual English/Spanish preferred. Available to work weekends as necessary to manage food drives.
HIV and AIDS related issues and concerns, customer service, and basic nutrition. Retail food sales practices and procedures preferred.
Operate a computer using Microsoft Office suite; familiarity with operating warehouse equipment including pallet jack preferred; handle multiple projects simultaneously; work and communicate with people from a variety of ethnic and cultural backgrounds; supervise assigned volunteers; meet assigned deadlines; work well in situations that require independent strategic problem solving; successfully function with minimal supervision; maintain complex records; work in an organized and systematic fashion; respond with sensitivity to people with HIV/AIDS, their issues and concerns; demonstrate professional communication skills.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
This is primarily an active position which requires regular bending, reaching stooping, lifting and moving of stock weighing 50 pounds or more.
Must possess a valid California driver’s license; proof of auto liability insurance; and have the use of a personal vehicle for work related purposes.
APLA Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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