AIDS Services of Austin
  • 26-Jun-2017 to 30-Oct-2017 (CST)
  • Prevention
  • Austin, TX, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Benefit Eligible


The mission of AIDS Services of Austin is to enhance the health and well-being of the community and people affected by HIV and AIDS. For more than 27 years, ASA has provided a continuum of services to the greater Central Texas area.

As an Outreach Specialist, you hold a pivotal position in the organization by utilizing your relationship building skills and being the patient's first point of contact.

With a consultative, compassionate approach, you will reach out to patients and help them to get into care. As an Outreach Specialist you will work with diverse populations - specifically Black, Latinx, men who have sex with men, homeless or recently released from incarceration.

Ideal Candidate Profile

Friendly & Outgoing - You're a social butterfly. You will be out in the community engaging high-risk populations of color by helping them feel safe and comfortable.

Collaborative Approach - You love teamwork. The Prevention Team is a high functioning team and works closely together to deliver testing services in the most efficient and innovative ways.

Mission Driven - You're looking for a job that makes a difference. At ASA you will be an integral part in our community to help our clients build healthier futures and reduce stigma for people affected by HIV/AIDS.

A successful Outreach Specialist must be able and willing to:

  • Deliver services according to the Prevention Program Operations Manual
  • Consistently achieve position deliverables
  • Function within the Agency's policies and Procedures as outlined in our Personnel Handbook

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED required or equivalent

Kudos for:

  • Bachelor's degree in behavioral health or related field
  • Two years of HIV/AIDS prevention or related work experience
  • Training in harm reduction principles and motivational interviewing

 

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