Outreach Coordinator

 

Reports to: Director of Prevention Education & Outreach and Executive Director

Training & Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university

  • Experience in public speaking and grant writing

  • Excellent writing and speaking skills

  • Prior experience in a non-profit setting

  • Must be able to work occasional weekends and evening events.

Overall Mission: 

  • Community Outreach

Areas of Responsibility:

  1. Present AIDS Alabama South’s approved HIV prevention curricula to schools and community organizations

  2. Through relevant external training and conferences, the Outreach Coordinator promotes AIDS Alabama South’s HIV services, fosters community partnerships, and stays up-to-date with current developments and best-practices related to PrEP and HIV prevention

  3. Provide HIV testing at the main office, community events, and in the community as needed and scheduled

  4. Conduct bar outreach

  5. Prepare/pack materials/ equipment needed for rural testing events using the mobile testing unit

  6. Drive the mobile testing unit to testing events when needed

  7. Assist with cleaning and maintaining a mobile testing unit, as needed

  8. Maintain a tracking system of presentations and literature, condoms, and marketing materials distributed

  9. Research prevention education grant opportunities, write grants and ensure grant compliance of funded proposals

  10. Assist Development Manager with agency events

  11. Conduct outreach in rural areas to successfully build partnerships and administer educational activities on HIV prevention as well as HIV Rapid and Insti testing

  12. Meet with the Director of Prevention regularly to ensure that all program deliverables are met

  13. Maintain a monthly schedule of Education Department events utilizing Outlook for Email and Calendar

  14. Oversee and coordinate outreach activities

  15. Assure that all literature and condoms are ordered, inventoried, and readily available for consumers and general public

  16. Maintain material, supply, and equipment storage areas in an organized and clean manner

  17. Routinely delivers free condoms, barrier methods, and HIV educational material for distribution. (to whom?)

  18. Stays current on local resources and consistently identifies new collaborative partners in each county for HIV+ individuals (including PrEP, housing assistance, support groups, etc.)

  19. Build new collaborative relationships with other community-based organizations and institutions across our service area

  20. Assist in identifying, developing, and establishing community distribution sites to increase service delivery to behaviorally-defined priority populations of men who have sex with men and of high-risk individuals and geographic areas

  21. Complete screenings to identify readiness for PrEP and possible barriers to accessing biomedical prevention care

  22. Assess the needs of the community in which prevention programming will be implemented, as well as the needs of underserved populations within that community, through outreach assessments and research to effectively meet their diverse needs

  23. Communicate openly, effectively, and professionally with staff members and consumers

  24. Be present at all required agency functions

  25. Assist Director of Prevention as needed

  26. Adhere to all AIDS Alabama, Inc. and AIDS Alabama South’s Policies and Procedures

  27. Other duties as assigned

Work Environment:

  1. Physical Requirements: Computer usage, telephone usage, prolonged standing for presenting, and the ability to lift no more than 50 pounds.

  2. Travel: Individual must have reliable transportation with insurance coverage. Will use personal vehicle for work-related travel with mileage reimbursement.

  3. Safety/Environmental: Exposure to multi-cultural consumers and/or family members with HIV/AIDS (or other STI’s) as well as impaired cognitive behaviors

  4. Schedule: Work hours are full-time, hourly, 40 hours per week and might occasionally include nights and/or weekends.

Overall Expectation:

Represent the agency on the phone, through the mail, social media and in-person in a way that reflects the agency’s mission. Abide by the Policies and Procedures Manuals (Personnel, Finance, Operational, and Housing) as presented and adapted. Be aware that breach of confidentiality is grounds for dismissal.  Establish strong, solid communication with the AIDS Alabama South Executive Director, and the AIDS Alabama South Director of Prevention Education and Outreach. All personnel policies are expected to be adhered to, and all employees are expected to perform in a mature, professional, businesslike manner. This job description can be modified to reflect additional tasks.

AIDS Alabama South is an equal opportunity employer.

Social Worker

 

Reports to: Social Work Supervisor and Executive Director

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work from an accredited college/university

  • Reliable transportation, valid driver’s license, and automobile insurance 

  • Strong computer, organizational, and case management skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Must pass a background check and drug screen

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in social work from an accredited college or university

  • Current social work licensure

  • Prior nonprofit and management experience

  • Two or more years working with persons experiencing homelessness

  • Working knowledge of CareWare and Ryan White Part B funding

  • Bilingual

  • Proven application of Trauma-Informed Care, Motivational Interviewing, and/or Harm Reduction

Overall Mission: 

  • Responsible for providing client-centered case management to all eligible consumers, linking them to community resources, and providing consumers with decent and affordable housing resources

Areas of Responsibility:

  1. AIDS Alabama expects staff to create a safe space in which all people are valued, respected, and treated with dignity; sexuality is accepted as a healthy part of being human. In such a space, all people would be celebrated for who they are and provided with the economic, educational, and social opportunities to reach their full potential.

  2. Ensure consumer eligibility prior to the provision of any services.

  3. Provide Case Management Services to clients with HIV/AIDS who seek services through AIDS Alabama South.

  4. Provide services including housing assessment and referral, ancillary service referral, intake assessment and case planning, linkage, service arrangement, monitoring, and support. Services to be provided in the office. Case Management can include home visits and inspections as needed.

  5. Complete six (6) month reassessment of consumers on time as required.

  6. Facilitate applications for Ryan White Emergency Financial Assistance, Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) rental/mortgage assistance and on-going services and provide supportive case management services that are long-range in nature as well as focused on resolving immediate crisis needs.

  7. Treat staff and consumers with dignity and respect at all times.

  8. Be present at at-least one UWCA (Birmingham) Ryan White case staffing annually.

  9. Complete all certifications and training for Social Work Licensure, HOPWA, Post Test Education, HIV Testing, Drug Testing, Targeted Case Management, and Ryan White Case Management. Some of these training are in Birmingham; some travel required.

  10. Participate as part of the Program Treatment Team in staffing cases and solving program problems.

  11. Complete and submit weekly billings and/or other reports on time.

  12. Maintain excellent and consistent case management documentation.

  13. Adhere to good data quality practices and assist in the recording and reporting of any outcome measurements for related grant and agency reports.

  14. Coordinate and facilitate Positive Perspectives as scheduled.

  15. Conduct HIV post-test education as necessary.

  16. Be on-call at the main office for walk-in consumers as scheduled.

  17. Be present at all required agency functions.

  18. Adhere to all AIDS Alabama, Inc. and AIDS Alabama South’s Policies and Procedures.

  19. Other duties as assigned.

Work Environment:

  1. Schedule – Work hours are full-time day shift but will occasionally include nights and/or weekends; varies based on the needs of the consumers, the consumer’s family, and the Agency;

  2. Physical Requirements – May lift up to 15lb, occasionally; prolonged standing and/or sitting;

  3. Safety/Environmental – Exposure to multi-cultural consumers and/or family members with HIV/AIDS (or other STI’s) as well as impaired cognitive behaviors.

Overall Expectation:

Represent the agency on the phone, through the mail, and in-person in a professional way that reflects the agency’s mission. Abide by the Policies and Procedures Manuals (Personnel, Finance, Operational, Programs, and Housing) as presented and as adapted.  Perform all necessary tasks to assure quality services are provided to consumers. Be aware that breach of confidentiality is grounds for dismissal. Establish strong, solid communication with the AIDS Alabama South Executive Director and Social Work Supervisor. All personnel policies are expected to be adhered to and all employees are expected to perform in a mature, professional, businesslike manner. This job description can be modified to reflect additional tasks at any time.

 

AIDS Alabama South is an equal opportunity employer.

Volunteer Opportunities by Department

Case Management

Assist in organizing, filing, entering data, and other administrative functions. Skills needed include an eye for detail and availability to work during normal business hours.

Prevention and Outreach

Assist Risk Reduction Specialists and Outreach Workers with filing and data entry and with events during community health fairs and at testing sites. Skills needed include the ability to follow directions, an eye for detail, and the ability to volunteer during evenings and weekends.

Development & Special Events

Assist  Development Manager with administrative tasks including data entry, writing letters, research, and organization. Skills needed are an eye for detail, high proficiency with Microsoft Office software, the ability to learn new software, communication skills, and availability to volunteer during business hours. Volunteers with Special Events will need communication skills, an eye for detail, and the ability to work during business hours and the occasional weekend.

Nutrition Center

Skills needed include the ability to lift 20 pounds, communication and listening skills, a pleasant attitude, and the ability to volunteer on Wednesdays Noon to 6 pm.

For more information, you may send an email to kimberly.mckeand@aidsalabama.org and our Development Director will respond as soon as possible. Thank you for your interest in AIDS Alabama South.

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