HIV/STD Testing and Outreach Program Manager

Long Island Gay and Lesbian Youth, Inc. (LIGALY) is seeking a full-time HIV/STD Testing and Outreach Program Manager based at The Center at Garden City. The HIV/STD Testing and Outreach Program Manager is responsible for overall management of the program, delivery of HIV testing and STD screening services, Outreach and Education, HIV Prevention programming, and representing the organization and program in the greater community. The HIV/STD Testing and Outreach Program Manager reports to the Director of Programs.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

The HIV/STD Testing and Outreach Program Manager serves five main roles:

Program Management and Leadership:

  • Provide day-to-day management of the HIV/STD Testing and Outreach program
  • Supervise and manage full-time staff, part-time outreach workers, and volunteers ensuring training and support
  • Ensure the HIV/STD Testing and Outreach program meets its programmatic goals
  • Identify opportunities for program development to increase program impact and effectiveness
  • Ensure the accurate and complete collection of client and program-level data, and entry into appropriate data systems
  • Complete and submit program reports in a timely manner

HIV Testing, STD Screenings, and Counseling, Testing, and Referral (CTR) Services:

  • Conduct Rapid HIV Testing and STD screenings, as well as confirmatory testing when appropriate
  • Integrate new Rapid HCV Testing into existing service offerings
  • Deliver Counseling, Testing, and Referral (CTR) services
  • Ensure all testing and related services are implemented with fidelity and inline with protocols

Outreach and Education:

  • Oversee and manage the planning and implementation of outreach and testing events including bars, clubs, and commercial sex venues; this includes management and oversight of the Men for Action community mobilization effort, including recruitment and management of volunteers
  • Conduct outreach utilizing social networking web sites
  • Identify, recruit, train, and supervise a team of part-time Outreach Workers
  • Conduct outreach and deliver community education workshops at schools and in community settings for educators, counselors, government agencies, and other community members
  • Identify new opportunities for outreach to, and engagement of, gay and bisexual men in program services with the goal of increasing visibility and engaging new constituents

Delivery of HIV Prevention Programming and Services:

  • Recruit, engage, and train cohorts of gay and bisexual men utilizing established evidence-based program models
  • Facilitate social support groups for gay and bisexual men of color
  • Facilitate an advisory group comprised of young gay and bisexual men to build leadership and solicit feedback to evaluate existing programs

Community Networking / Coalitions and Committees:

  • Act as the face and voice of the program and organization in various community settings
  • Participate in various community coalitions and committees in which the organization has an existing presence
  • Identify new opportunities for program and organization visibility
  • Attend and participate in various trainings and conferences
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in human services, social work, public health, or other related field, or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of three years experience working in HIV/AIDS service field, including HIV testing and counseling services, the delivery of group and community-level prevention interventions, supervision of full-time professional staff, and a demonstrated success with exceeding program goals and objectives
  • Commitment to and knowledge of the GLBT community
  • Certified in HIV Counseling, Testing, and Referral (CTR)

Preference Factors:

  • Previous experience managing an HIV testing, outreach, and/or prevention program focused on serving young gay and bisexual men of color with a demonstrated record of success
  • Experience implementing a DEBI model such as POL and/or 3MV
  • Bi-lingual in English and Spanish strongly preferred
  • Experience with public speaking and community presentations
  • Excellent computer skills and experience, experience with the AIDS Institute Reporting System (AIRS) a plus

Other Requirements:

  • Flexible work schedule, as this position requires working some nights and weekends
  • Phlebotomy training or willingness to become trained
  • Reliable transportation and a valid driver license as this position will require travel throughout Nassau and Suffolk Counties on Long Island
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with a wide range of people and flexibility
  • Strong organizational skills for managing and prioritizing tasks and projects

How to apply

Salary and Benefits

Salary commensurate with experience, plus an excellent benefits package, including company paid health, dental and vision coverage, 401(k) and more.

Applications Procedure

Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter and resume along with salary history electronically to: to jobs@ligaly.org or fax to: (631) 665-7874. Applications that do not follow these guidelines will not be considered. No phone calls, please.

Long Island Gay and Lesbian Youth (LIGALY) is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. People of color, women, trans and gender non-conforming people, and individuals of diverse backgrounds encouraged to apply.

The Long Island GLBT Services Network: Long Island Gay and Lesbian Youth (LIGALY) is a part of The Long Island GLBT Services Network (The Network), an association of non-profit organizations serving Long Island's GLBT community. The organizations of The Network also includes the Long Island GLBT Community Center (The Center), Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders-Long Island (SAGE-LI), East End Gay Organization (EEGO), and Equality Long Island (EQLI). The organizations work to end homophobia and transphobia on Long Island, provide a home and safe space for the GLBT community, and advocate for equality. The Network operates the only three GLBT community centers on Long Island located in Bay Shore, Garden City, and the Hamptons, and coordinates a variety of community initiatives including the Long Island Pride Parade, the monthly publication Living Out, the Partners in Pride Business Program including the Long Island GLBT Expo, and the Long Island Gay Parent Teacher Student Association (LI Gay PTSA).

Bay Shore, New York
2013-09-30
Long Island Gay and Lesbian Youth, Inc. (LIGALY)
n/a
jobs@ligaly.org
fax to: (631) 665-7874
34 Park Ave., Bay Shore, New York, 11706, United States
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