NYS RPSS – High Risk Educator I
Hauppauge · Full-time Position
The Long Island Association for AIDS Care, Inc. is looking for an NYS RPSS - High Risk Educator I to implement prevention education programs and conduct outreach for high-risk populations.
- Implement and facilitate Interventions Delivered to Groups (IDGs), Interventions Delivered to Individuals (IDIs), Health Communication/Public Information (HC/PI) events, Community Level Interventions (CLIs), and Diffusion of Effective Behavioral Intervention (DEBIs) for students, out-of-school youth, substance users, economically deprived, culturally diverse, physically and mentally challenged populations, all in accordance with state work plan objectives.
- Conduct ongoing specialized outreach activities targeted to reach individuals and communities who may be at risk for HIV infection including: inmates; the homeless; drug and alcohol dependent persons; people of color; LGBTQ adolescents and women.
- Distribute: A) Information relating to HIV/AIDS/HCV/STI prevention education and risk reduction information B) Condoms C) Referrals D) Program Client Incentives (i.e. Food/gift cards).
- Responsibilities may require occasional flexing of work schedule to allow for attendance to evening and/or weekend activities.
- Conduct outreach to recruit HIV+ and at-risk individuals into agency programs.
- Implement peer adolescent training programs in school districts.
- Ensure that outcomes projected in the New York State RPSS work plan are being tracked and met.
- Assist with the acquisition of literature, materials and audiovisuals from the New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute and other agency approved sources.
- Collect and analyze data and demographics for annual projections.
- Maintain and update all records of programs and outreach initiatives and conduct ongoing evaluation procedures for these programs.
- Assist in the development and implementation of training programs for: new departmental staff; agency staff and community members (i.e. CASAC Workshops).
- Assist with the development and updating of departmental health related curriculums.
- Participate in conducting agency new hire education orientation/CASAC training delivery.
- Harvest viable community contacts and maintain positive rapports with existing collaborative community partners.
- Assist with Education Departmental duty of providing coverage for quarterly agency internal staff trainings.
- Attend grant/state specific trainings as indicated by departmental administration.
- Use of primary personal vehicle for completion of program outreach as needed.
- Attend bi-weekly supervision and/or grant project meetings.
- Ensure all policy and procedures are adhered to when accessing/requesting: supplies; materials; and client incentives.
- Provide coverage for: agency hotline and closing team as needed.
- Represent the agency on various community committees as assigned.
- While HIV/HCV/STI testing skills are not expected at this time, should grant expectations change, training on: skill, procedure and protocol will be provided and CTR description(s) will be added to job description.
- Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree, extensive HIV/AIDS knowledge, excellent public speaking and writing skills.
To be considered for this position, submit a resume and cover letter to email@example.com.