Program Specialist

San Jose, California   |   Part time

Join us in our mission to strengthening the hope and resilience of our community members by improving their health, mental health and well-being.

The Program Specialists is responsible for providing HIV intervention services and Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Navigation Services for groups who are at risk of contracting HIV. This position also is responsible for providing community outreach, recruitment and referrals. This is a part time position working 20 - 25 hours per week. 

The Program Specialist: 

  • Conducts online, community, and venue-based outreach activities to promote PrEP Navigation Services, HOPE services and other AACI services to target prioritize communities.
  • Builds collaborations with community constituents and stakeholders, and maintain friendly, helpful working relations.
  • Coordinate linkages and make referrals for external services needed to support clients.
  • Conduct pre and post HIV counseling with a harm reduction focus.
  • Administer HIV tests at on-site and other satellite and community locations

The ideal candidate:

  • Bachelor’s degree in health or related field. A combination of experience and education will be considered.
  • At least one year of experience working with underserved populations who are at risk of HIV infection.
  • Familiarity with issues and concerns of underserved populations who are at risk of HIV infection, substance use, and barriers to reduction of risky behaviors, and the ability to discuss them in a non-judgmental, client centered approach.
  • Ability to work flexible hours as needed.
  • Driver License and reliable transportation.
  • CA state-certified HIV Test Counselor preferred or ability to obtain certification within three months of hire.

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