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 Program Coordinator of HIV and Aging Services to join our Long Beach location! 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 HIV & HEP C Health Promotion, coordinate the daily activities of program development and implementation of special projects and initiatives designed to promote the health and well-being of persons living with HIV 50 years of age and older in Long Beach.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
OTHER DUTIES MAY BE ASSIGNED TO MEET BUSINESS NEEDS.
Training and Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health, Psychology, Human Services or related majors preferred; a minimum of an Associates degree required. Demonstrate a minimum of two years experience in the human services field. Experience with project management and developing education programs; working with older adults, experience working with physicians, in the healthcare system and with community-based organizations and clinics.
Must demonstrate knowledge of social systems for older adults living with HIV, community outreach techniques, social media platforms, cultural competency, and communities most impacted by HIV/AIDS. Basic knowledge of HIV prevention, care, and treatment preferred. Knowledge of the Microsoft Office Platform.
Develop training materials, curricula, and apply research findings to the development of new programs and initiatives. Write proficiently (correct grammar, concision, syntactical variety); complete assigned tasks in a timely manner; work independently; advocate on behalf of APLA Health & Wellness and its clients; employ good listening and strong interpersonal skills; convey complex information in simple terms that are understandable to the general public; maintain client confidentiality; interact with clients and the community in a courteous manner; adapt to a rapidly changing environment.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
This is primarily an office position that requires only occasional bending, reaching, stooping, lifting and moving of office materials weighing 25 pounds or less. The position requires daily use of a personal computer and requires entering, viewing, and revising text and graphics on the computer terminal and on paper. Use of a private vehicle for home visits required. Some travel may be required.
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.
Equal Opportunity Employer: minority/female/disability/veteran.
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