HIV Outreach Coordinator

 

Position: HIV Outreach Coordinator
Department: HIV
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Salary: $45,000 to $50,000 annually
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8am to 4pm (occasional evenings and weekends)
Reports to: HIV Program Manager

For the last 32 years, the Indigenous Peoples Task Force has been at the forefront of closing the HIV/AIDS service delivery gaps for Native American and other marginalized communities across the Twin Cities and throughout greater Minnesota, based on indigenous values and ways of knowing. Since 1987, our programs and services have grown to include services that drive a return to first medicines, the use of cultural arts to support youth, and natural resource healing and reclamation.

Job Summary

Working collaboratively, this position coordinates, cofacilitates, and leads community and individual level sexual health education and awareness activities. With an understanding of the rates of STI transmission, the position plans, coordinates, and facilitates medium and large scale HIV and other STI testing events. Guided by project strategies, this work prioritizes HIV and STI screening, testing, and referral services for Native Americans across the Twin Cities metro and beyond. Through partnerships with internal teams, other CBOs, and government agencies, this position helps new and recently diagnosed People Living with HIV (PLWH) navigate HIV care and treatment systems; and promotes medical adherence.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree with working knowledge of HIV and STI modes of transmission, lifecycles, risk factors, and harm reduction strategies and best practices. Five or more years of experience in any or a combination of the following areas: HIV and STI education and awareness, HIV and STI screening, testing, counseling, and referral services, outreach in Indigenous and other communities of color, the LGBT+ communities, and other populations at high risk for HIV and STIs.

Experience collaborating and communicating with diverse stakeholders.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in biology, applied science, nursing, public health, health education, sociology, psychology, any other closely related field; or a master’s in public health
  • Knowledge of the National Ending the Epidemic, Sexually Transmitted Infections, and the Ending HIV MN strategies
  • Working knowledge of and experience with navigating the HIV care continuum
  • Experience providing HIV linkage to care services
  • Experience collaborating with Partners Services to reengage People Living with HIV in care and treatment
  • Certified to provide HIV counseling, testing, and referrals services in Minnesota
  • Experience with group facilitation and dynamics
  • Experience with social media networking and outreach
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suit and database management

Salary ranges between $45,000 to $50,000, commensurate with experience and qualifications. The Indigenous Peoples Task Force offers a generous benefits package.

To Apply

Please send cover letter and resume to Calvin Hillary Hylton, HIV Program Manager at calvinh@indigenouspeoplestf.org by 5pm Monday, November 9, 2020.