Client Advocate I, Young Men’s/LGBTQ Health Project (YMHP)

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CAMBA's Young Men's/LGBTQ Health Project (YMHP) aims to reduce transmission of HIV among young men who have sex with men (YMSM) ages 13-29, including those who identify as transgender or gender nonconforming, with a focus on communities of color in Brooklyn.  YMHP will use a strength-based, youth development approach to provide culturally competent and comprehensive prevention and support services, including: client recruitment through enhanced  and new media outreach; health education and risk reduction counseling; linkage to HIV, STD, and HCV testing and screening; Evidence Based Interventions (EBIs), including Healthy Relationships; VOICES/VOCES; Many Men, Many Voices; and Anti-Retroviral Treatment and Access to Services (ARTAS)] a PrEP support program; linkage, navigation, and retention to care; linkage to supportive services; and condom education and distribution. YMHP will provide services to 300 participants, 25% of whom will be HIV positive.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  The person filling this position is expected to: (1) assist program staff in facilitation of EBIs; (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.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

Knowledge about, understanding of, and ability to work closely with, persons with HIV/AIDS and related issues.

Bi-lingual English/Spanish preferred.

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