Outreach Coordinator

Los Angeles LGBT Center - Los Angeles, CA (30+ days ago)3.9


JOB SUMMARY:

Under the supervision of the Program Manager – SOLA (South Los Angeles Programs), the Outreach Coordinator will coordinate, schedule, and conduct outreach events, provide STD/HIV counseling and testing, and coordinate linkage to medical care for HIV-positive and PrEP eligible patients specifically focused on reaching young gay and bisexual men of color and transgender women residing in the South Los Angeles area.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Coordinates and assists in the development and implementation of strategies for outreach and recruitment programs;
  • Coordinate, schedule and conduct outreach activities at locations where gay, bisexual and transgender people congregate to assess individual risk behaviors;
  • Develop and maintain a working relationship with community business owners where outreach, workshop, and support group activities are conducted;
  • Assist the Program Manager with oversight and reporting of community outreach, engagement, and marketing activities;
  • Provide HIV/STD counseling and testing, including conducting counseling interviews and risk assessments, and providing referrals and education materials;
  • Collect and collate oral, blood, and urine specimens;
  • Monitor program goals and objectives;
  • With the Program Manager’s guidance, assist with preparation of monthly quantitative and qualitative reports;
  • Participate in community/public task forces/meetings;
  • Collaborate with local agencies that conduct HIV risk reduction programs targeting gay and bisexual men, and transgender women at risk;
  • Other duties as assigned;

JOB QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Knowledge of or experience working with the LGBTQ community and familiarity with issues of particular relevance to LGBTQ people;
  • A passion for the Center’s work and its mission to make the world a better place for LGBTQ people;
  • Three years of experience in outreach, community organizing, or project management, a plus;
  • State or County certified HIV Risk Assessment/Disclosure counseling or willingness to obtain certification;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including strong organizational, detail and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to work independently in a high-pressure, fast-paced environment;
  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple projects;
  • Willing to work evenings and weekends;
  • Computer skills including word processing and other software systems preferred;
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish preferred) a plus;
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with people of diverse races, ethnicities, nationalities, sexual orientations, gender identities, gender expression, socio-economic backgrounds, religions, ages, English-speaking abilities, immigration statuses, and physical abilities in a multicultural environment.

Position: Outreach Coordinator

Program: Community Health Programs

Department: Health and Mental Health Services

Reports to: Program Manager - SOLA

Compensation: $45,760/Annually

Status: 100%, Full-Time, Exempt, Regular

Probation: 180 Days

Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Long Term Disability, Employee Assistance Program, and a 403B retirement plan.

Please email cover letter and resume as an attachment

The Los Angeles LGBT Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to fostering diversity within its staff. Applications are encouraged from all persons regardless of their race, color, ancestry, religious creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, medical/physical/mental condition, pregnancy/childbirth and related medical condition, age, marital status, or veteran status.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $45,760.00 /year

Experience:

  • outreach, community organizing, or project management: 3 years

License:

  • certified HIV Risk Assessment

Language:

  • Spanish/English