Outreach Specialist for MSM/Gay/Bi Men’s HIV Prevention Navigation Program, MSM HIV Prevention Navigation Program
CAMBA's MSM HIV Prevention Navigation Program will provide outreach, education, and navigation/linkage services to at-risk populations in Brooklyn including 170 MSM of color who are both HIV-positive and HIV-negative. We will coordinate with other Brooklyn-based prevention and care service providers, including the existing Brooklyn-based testing collaborative, Brooklyn Knows, and clinics that are active in the PlaySure Network. CAMBA will also host an advisory group comprised of MSM of color to determine best practices for engaging the community in HIV prevention, treatment, and support services. In doing so, our program will increase the number of people who know about PEP/PrEP, and increase their likelihood of starting PEP/PrEP treatment, undergoing HIV and STI testing, and maintaining primary health care.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The person filling this position is expected, under close supervision, to: (1) assist program staff to facilitate HIV prevention activities; (2) assist program staff by being a client liaison with outside organizations regarding such matters as education, healthcare, social services, etc; (3) assist clients in attaining their goals by identifying and locating community resources for clients and by making referrals to appropriate services both within and outside CAMBA.
MINIMUM EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
High School diploma or G.E.D. and/or equivalent experience.
- Knowledge about, understanding of, and ability to work closely with, persons with HIV/AIDS and related issues.
- Bi-lingual English/Spanish preferred, but not required.
- Experience and/or comfort conducting online outreach via social media and dating/"hook-up" apps and websites.
- May be required to work some evenings/weekend days.