Outreach Team

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HEALTH PARTNERSHIP OF GEORGIA, INC

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VOLUNTEER DESRCIPTION:
Responsible for performing HIV/AIDS and other STDs education and prevention outreach to high-risk populations in their respective communities. HIV prevention services include street outreach, risk reduction small group education/support sessions, community-based mobile health screenings, community forums and other innovative interventions. HIV prevention services target a diverse population, including persons of color, persons who exchange sex, injection and non-injection drug users, youth-at-risk, women at-risk, MSM, Lesbians, Bisexuals, transgender persons and other diverse populations. This position has no set office hours.

DUTIES:

  • Performs HIV/AIDS and STD prevention education including safer sex and safer injection drug use within high risk communities
  • Condoms and other related materials to target populations
  • Participates in training
  • Provides clients with advocacy and referral assistance
  • Serves as a liaison to other service organizations
  • Assist in developing outreach events
  • Assurance that necessary supplies are available for field activities

SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Some knowledge about HIV, STD and high risk populations
  • Experience working with people with substance use issues including IV drug users a plus
  • Cultural sensitivity with willingness to work with people of diverse ethnic backgrounds, sexual orientations, as well as people with AIDS/HIV
  • Willingness and proven ability to work cooperatively with other people
  • Flexibility with schedule and willing to work some evenings and Saturdays
  • Willingness to access clients and work in 'marginal’ neighborhoods
  • Familiarity with target neighborhoods/target populations a plus
  • Bilingual with Spanish a plus
  • Valid driver’s license and your own transportation
  • Excellent communication skills

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

7274 Bankhead HighwaySuite Cdouglasville, GA 30134

(33.74401,-84.76571)
 

SKILLS

  • Mental Health
  • Advocacy
  • Case Work / Management
  • Healthcare
  • People Skills
  • Social Work

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training

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