Director, Community Health Services

CHINESE AMERICAN PLANNING COUNCIL INC - New York, NY

Full-timeEstimated: $69,000 - $96,000 a year
EducationSkillsBenefits
Program Overview

CPC's Community Health Services (CHS) raises the consciousness of HIV/AIDS in the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities by providing various educational outreach events, prevention information, linkage to care, supportive services, advocacy and referral for HIV testing. The program uses its cultural and linguistic expertise to conduct outreach to the AAPI communities. CHS ensures quality service for those who are affected, infected or living with AIDS by providing access to care and support. CHS is committed to equal opportunities and access to healthcare, ending HIV/AIDS myths and stigma through education, spreading community awareness, and advocating for the visibility, empowerment, and rights of people living with HIV/AIDS and health initiatives that impact the AAPI communities.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Work under the supervision of the Director of Manhattan Community Services.
  • Responsible for overall CHS program planning, management, and development.
  • Provide ongoing supervision and evaluation of the program staff.
  • Hire, lead and support a diverse and talented team of program staff.
  • Maintain and submit reports as required by government funding source.
  • Oversee program grant writing and contract renewal.
  • Provide ongoing analysis and assessment of community members’ situations through progress notes and assessment forms.
  • Carry caseload on a needed basis.
  • Design and implement a comprehensive participant outreach, recruitment, and enrollment strategy
  • Network with community organizations, employers, and government agencies regarding HIV/AIDS and other health initiatives.
  • Provide community education and conduct presentations regarding HIV/AIDS on as needed basis
  • Assist the Director of Manhattan Community Services with special projects and other strategic priorities as needed.
  • Perform other duties assigned by the Director of Community Services.
Compensation:
Excellent benefits package including paid holiday, sick and personal time off. Medical insurance coverage including Dental and Vision; Basic Life Insurance coverage; 403(b) Retirement

Qualifications and Skills:
  • Master’s Degree in Social Work, Public Health OR a BA degree in related field plus five years of administrative/management experience
  • The capacity and knowledge to work with special needs population, i.e. PLWA, people with disabilities and be sensitive to their needs
  • Experience working with the HIV affected and or AAPI communities is a plus
  • Strong interest in advocating for health issues impacting the AAPI communities
  • Prior supervisory and team management abilities
  • Excellent written and communications, interpersonal, and organizational skills, and decision-making skills
  • Culturally competent professional committed to providing services in a manner that is sensitive to community member’s cultural heritage and traditions, life experiences, sexual orientation, and gender identity.
  • Bilingual in Chinese (Mandarin/Cantonese) and English is a must.