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Prevention Coordinator

Northern Nevada HOPES

Contact Information

Name:   Jessica Otts
Email:   jessica@nnhopes.org
City:      Reno
State:    NV

Job Information

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Northern Nevada HOPES, a local non-profit HIV organization, is seeking a skilled, compassionate Prevention Coordinator to coordinate Northern Nevada HOPES Prevention Programs by providing education, outreach and direct services to the community. This position focuses on increasing access to comprehensive medical care, social services and public education programs to community residents at-risk for HIV and Hepatitis C. The Prevention Coordinator will conduct HIV/HCV testing and counseling, HIV/STI/Hepatitis risk reduction counseling and TB testing.  The Coordinator will participate in the ongoing assessment and development of prevention education and other services as identified for the community.  This position focuses on meeting the needs of high-risk homeless youth, men and women, IDUs, LGBTQI community and others in need of preventative health services.

Requirements and Experience:

  • Knowledge of HIV, TB, Hepatitis and STI infection
  • Foundation of client-centered skills, counseling and crisis intervention/managementExperience with Program Development
  • Significant experience conducting street outreach to vulnerable populations
  • Possess an understanding of substance use and mental health issues
  • Well-developed presentation skills and ability to present ideas to diverse audiences
  • Knowledge of and commitment to the Harm Reduction Model
  • Ability to attain necessary certification for HIV Testing and Counseling and TB Testing
  • Team player who is self-motivated, high-energy, and enthusiastic
  • Ability to take initiative and balance multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Excellent training and supervisory skills
  • Excellent record-keeping, organizational, and written communication skills
  • Ability to work well with diverse populations
  • Flexible hours are required, including some evenings and weekends
  • Must possess a valid Nevada Drivers License, auto liability insurance and reliable transportation that can be used to conduct agency business
  • Bilingual Spanish/English a plus

Salary: Dependent on Experience(DOE), Full Benefit Package after successful completion of 90 days of employment

To apply: Email  resume and cover letter to jessica@nnhopes.org, no phone calls please.

Apply By: 2012-03-23

Northern Nevada HOPES is an Equal Opportunity Employer ——M/F/D/V

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