This position involves community and organizational outreach efforts related to health education and access to healthcare services. Activities include: collaboration and recruitment of patients and partners in the community, while providing patients and organizations with support.
The overall objective of this position is to expand the capacity, reach, and scope of Community AIDS Network’s Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Program in Northeast Florida. This will be achieved via community networking, educational presentations, and coordination of HIV testing opportunities at opioid use recovery facilities, faith-based organizations, social services agencies, and private medical practices, amongst others. Additionally, this individual will be linking individuals at risk of acquiring HIV to Community AIDS Network’s PrEP care and treatment services via education and by serving as a point of contact for community-based agencies. Finally, the position will involve developing CAN’s educational materials focused on PrEP, and on the collection and tracking of data that shall support the services provided through the PrEP program.
Member will provide education in the community on HIV and the importance of PrEP for preventing new cases of the disease. Member will acquire these opportunities through outreach and relationship building. Member will develop education presentations on PrEP, HIV, and Hepatitis C.
Member will provide community education to populations, organizations, and institutional departments that have a high number of clients or persons that may be addicted to opioids or other substances. Topics will include the opioid epidemic, link between opioid use and HIV, and PrEP preventive services and HIV/AIDS treatment services provided by CAN Community Health.
Applicant has to have passion for HIV/AIDS prevention and cultural competency working with the LGBTQIA+ community.
Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Stipend, Student loan forbearance, Training
Upon successful completion, members receive a $6195 education award which can be used for college tuition or existing student loans.
High School Graduate
English, Portuguese, Spanish
Subject to criminal background check