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Voces Latinas:Case Worker/Outreach for Community Mobilization

Organization: Voces Latinas

Listed On: January 9, 2013

Description:

The Case Worker/Outreach is responsible for HIV testing and outreach in the immigrant Latino community in Western Queens and care coordination of Latinos at high risk for HIV and violence.
 
Salary:  $30,000
 
Specific dutes include:
  • Conduct HIV testing and counseling
  • Escort clients to medical appointments as needed
  • Conduct street and organizational outreach during day and evening hours
  • Work closely with Coordinator in the recruitment of non-traditional venues
  • Assist Coordinator and Outreach Specialist in venue trainings
  • Provide presentations in the community
  • Assist Coordinator with the Promotoras program
  • Conduct intake/assessments for high risk immigrant Latinas/os
  • Open cases for violence against women and HIV positive immigrant Latinos
  • Develop and maintain relationships with social service providers
  • Conduct follow up services with clients
  • Represent Voces Latinas in community network meetings
  • Link clients to HIV care and treatment
  • Other duties as assigned
 
Qualifications:
  • A.A. or B.A. in social services or public health related degree and/or 3 years of experience in related work
  • Experience in HIV testing and counseling
  • Sensitivity to and experience with needs and circumstances of people with HIV
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Well organized and attentive to detail
  • Ability to work independently and as a team
  • Cultural sensitivity and awareness
  • Receptive to constructive feedback
  • Flexible with work schedule
  • Computer skills (Microsoft Office)
  • Willing to learn and be flexible
  • Experience with Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Preferred
  • Bilingual (Spanish and English) A MUST
 
Please send resumes to:
Nathaly Rubio-Torio: nrubio-torio@voceslatinas.org

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