Monitoring and Evaluation Intern

Position: Monitoring and Evaluation Intern
Department: HIV Prevention and Care
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Duration: Limited Term, Part time
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
Through internal collaboration, this position assists in building a sustainable monitoring and
evaluation frameworks and processes that identify, analyze, and interpret trends or patterns
drives real-time decision making and informs program execution strategies. Uses digital
infrastructure to develop synchronized databases, data collection systems, and analytical
processes that optimizes statistical efficiency and quality.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree with two or more years of proven experience and knowledge of data models,
database design development, data mining and segmentation techniques. Strong knowledge of
and experience with data driven reporting mechanisms. Knowledge of statistics and experience
using statistical packages for analyzing datasets. Knowledgeable of and experience with Indigenous ways of knowing and culture. And experience collaborating and communicating with diverse stakeholders.

Preferred Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree in information technology, computer science, statistics, mathematics,
public health, health education, health informatics, or any other closely related field(s).
• knowledgeable of and experience with Indigenous ways of knowing and culture
• Knowledge of harm reduction theory, strategies, and framework
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and database management
• Must possess a valid driver license
• Must pass a criminal background check

Paid internship. 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.

Housing Navigator

Position: Housing Navigator
Department: HIV Prevention and Care
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Salary: $35,000 to $45,000 annually
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8am to 4pm (occasional evenings and weekends)
Reports to: HIV Program Manager

For 34 years, the Indigenous Peoples Task Force has been at the forefront of closing the health equity gap for Native American and other marginalized communities impacted by HIV/AIDS across the Twin Cities and greater Minnesota. Based on Indigenous values and ways of knowing, our programs have grown to include services that promote integral role of and return to the centrality of first medicines, the use of cultural arts to support youth development, and programs that foster food security in ways that reconnect Indigenous and other peoples to the land and waters.

Job Summary

Through a thorough understanding of housing systems and resources in Metropolitan and Greater Minnesota; and by using a harm reduction and trauma informed care approach, this position collaborates with internally and externally to identify and offer comprehensive housing services to Indigenous people at risk of and experiencing homelessness or inadequately housed. Additionally, this position working independently and in coordination with internal teams, plans, coordinates, and carryout community engagement events. With a deep understanding of Indigenous culture, this position uses culturally adaptive frameworks to engage and support clients throughout the housing navigation process: promoting and advancing full health equity for Indigenous Minnesotans.

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma with experience working with people at the intersection of homelessness and comorbidities, including but not limited to opioid and chemical dependency challenges. A solid understanding of the impact of homelessness on Indigenous communities across urban and rural Minnesota. Additionally, a thorough understanding of housing systems and resources. Three or more years of experience in any or a combination of the following areas: case management, housing advocacy, public health engagement and promotion, outreach in Indigenous and other communities of color, the LGBT+ communities, and other populations at the intersections of HIV/STI risk and chemical dependencies challenges.

Experience successfully collaborating and communicating with diverse stakeholders; and advocating for clients across multiple systems.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associate degree in human services, social work, sociology, psychology, anthropology, any other closely related field; or a bachelor’s degree.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of and experience working with Indigenous communities
  • Knowledge of the Minnesota housing challenges and resources
  • Working knowledge of and experience with navigating the housing systems
  • Experience providing services through a trauma informed care and harm reduction framework
  • Possess a valid Minnesota driver license
  • Ability at problem solving 
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Experience with social media networking and outreach
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and database management systems

Salary ranges between $35,000 to $45,000, 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. Only qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Non-Medical Case Manager and Benefits Counselor

Position: Non-Medical Case Manager and Benefits Counselor
Department: HIV Prevention and Care
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Salary: $35,000 to $45,000, annually
Duration: Permanent, Full-time
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8am to 4pm (occasional evenings and weekends)
Reports to: HIV Program Manager

For 34 years, the Indigenous Peoples Task Force has been at the forefront of closing the health equity gap for Native American and other marginalized communities impacted by HIV/AIDS across the Twin Cities and greater Minnesota. Based on Indigenous values and ways of knowing, our programs have grown to include services that promote integral role of and return to the centrality of first medicines, the use of cultural arts to support youth development, and programs that foster food security in ways that reconnect Indigenous and other peoples to the land and waters.

Job Summary

Working independently the non-medical case manager and benefits counselor collaborates with clients to provide short to medium term services that address negative impact of social determinants of health for people living with HIV: including but not limited to housing, employment, and financial assistance and benefits program. Using evidence based interventions, psychosocial techniques, and an integrated approach to HIV care and treatment, the non-medical case manager and benefits counselor enhances each clients’ ability to sustain HIV medical care and treatment. Builds and actively maintains a caseload of 30 clients.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor degree with a working knowledge of HIV and STI modes of transmission, lifecycles, risk factors, harm reduction strategies and best practices. Two to five years of proven experience managing a dynamic caseload through application of case management and other social service best practices.

knowledgeable of and experience with Indigenous ways of knowing and culture. And experience collaborating and communicating with diverse stakeholders.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in public health, health education, sociology, psychology, social work or any other closely related field(s).
  • knowledgeable of and experience with Indigenous ways of knowing and culture
  • Knowledge of the National Ending the Epidemic, Sexually Transmitted Infections, and the Ending HIV MN strategies
  • Familiarity with Ryan White Services systems, processes, and standards
  • 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
  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver license
  • Must pass a criminal background check

Salary ranges between $35,000 to $45,000, 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. Only qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews.