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Prevention Specialist

Job ID: 5019611

SalaryApproximate Hours Per Week
TBD40
EmployerDate Posted
Volunteers of America
Louisville, Kentucky United States
Feb 07, 2018
Position TypeApplications Accepted Until
Full-timeMar 31, 2018
Description

Are you passionate about helping others? Are you seeking a challenging, yet rewarding career? Don't miss this opportunity to join our team! Your next career starts here at Volunteers of America Mid-States, named one of Greater Louisville's Best Places to Work in 2015 & 2016!


Join our team and be a part of creating positive change!


Title: Prevention Specialist - Full-time


Under direction, works in the community to identify high risk person who inject drugs (PWID). Also, works in and around sites such as recreational areas, parks, and targeted gathering establishments where known high risk activity occurs. Persons from these populations will be contacted and encouraged to participate in Counseling and Testing Events, Condom Distribution, Social Network Recruiting, and PrEP (data collection, education regarding lower risk sex and the prevention of spreading HIV).


BENEFITS:
Medical, dental and vision benefits
Paid Time off
Life Insurance
403(b) Retirement Savings Plan
Employee Assistance Program
Suite of voluntary benefits


Volunteers of America - Midstates helps real people facing real challenges to find real and lasting solutions. Through research-driven programming, our services address family homelessness, addiction, developmental disabilities, HIV infection, and other issues facing individuals and communities.


Volunteers of America Mid-states does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status or sexual orientation.


Qualifications
School diploma is required. Training and experience in field preferred. General knowledge of HIV and HIV prevention. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills within contents of relationship building. Capable of working independently within the field and having critical thinking skills. Ability to exercise tact, diplomacy and discretion. The ability to maintain and sustain confidential relationships with clients is essential. Following confidential protocol is imperative.


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