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 offers great benefits, competitive pay, and a collaborative working environment!
If you are looking for an opportunity to make your mark then this is the position for you! This is a great opportunity to make a difference!
Under the Direction of the Program Manager of the Necessities of Life Program (NOLP), promote access to food and nutrition education services to people living with HIV/AIDS through the distribution of food and personal hygiene item, coordination of food pantry operations, provide nutrition education to clients and staff and promote our services to the community.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
OTHER DUTIES MAY BE ASSIGNED TO MEET BUSINESS NEEDS.
Training and Experience:
High School diploma (or GED equivalent) required. Bachelor’s degree in health education, or a human services related major/minor. Previous experience in social services preferred. Fluent in Spanish language preferred.
Word processing, database operations, spreadsheets, PowerPoint and internet searches.
Communicate effectively with a diverse population. Identify and update community resources; operate standard office equipment including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint); and meet assigned deadlines. Demonstrate exemplary customer service with an emphasis on engaging clients and service providers.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
This is primarily an office position that requires only occasional bending, reaching, stooping, lifting and moving of office materials weighing 50 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.
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. Position will require local travel to NOLP’s food pantry locations and to conduct external outreach.
Equal Opportunity Employer: minority/female/disability/veteran.
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