· Establish positive, supportive relationships with participants and provide feedback
· Help clients in utilizing resources, including scheduling appointments, and assisting with completion of applications for programs for which they may be eligible.
· Familiarity with HIV/AIDS services and community resources in the City of New York City.
· Ability to work as part of a team, with other HIV Prevention staff at our Agency and with health care providers in clinical settings.
· Ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
· Good oral and written bi-lingual communication skills.
· Comfort with the diversity (ethnicity, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, etc.) of our multicultural community.
· Ability to maintain required work schedule, be on time, keep work area neat and be accountable for how time is used.
· Ability to use good judgment regarding confidentiality issues.
· Ability to advocate for clients by bringing concerns about services to providers’ attention.
· Build and maintain positive working relationships with the clients, providers, case managers and other health agency representatives
· Continuously expand knowledge and understanding of community resources, services and programs
· Other duties as assigned
· Prior experience with record keeping.
· Training certificate in basic HIV101 and HIV treatment is preferred but not required.
· Prior experience in data collection, tracking and report writing
· Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint experience
Paid Vacation and Sick Time
How to Apply
Please send you resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
Subject: Peer Health Specialist