- BA or BS health & human services, or related field; or
- 4 years’ experience working in non-profit social service agency providing direct services to diverse populations
- COVID-19 vaccine required
- Familiarity with and experience in working with LGBTQ and at risk youth/young adults, public speaking and group facilitation skills.
- Possess a clear understanding of community level work and the importance of collaborating and coordinating with other organizations.
- Effective communication and documentation skills, as well as cultural and linguistic competence, required.
- Automobile and valid NYS driver’s license required.
- Sensitivity to AIDS, chronic illness, LGTBQ issues and a strong commitment to the mission, vision, and values of ACR health are essential.
- Incorporate best practices regarding confidentiality into all job duties and communications in accordance with Article 27-F and HIPAA, ACR Health policies and procedures and other applicable regulations. Protect agency data in accordance with confidentiality procedures and protocols. Observe and abide by the HIV Confidentiality Law and HIPAA.
- Facilitate LGBTQ youth and family support groups, including groups addressing the unique needs of sub-populations within the LGBTQ community.
- Coordinate drop-in and after-school programming for LGBTQ youth.
- Provide crisis intervention for youth and families, as needed.
- Provide individualized services to youth at high risk of acquiring HIV/STDs, including information on and linkage to PrEP and PEP.
- Provide confidential HIV/STD/HCV testing to youth, as needed.
- Develop and organize youth training events, social opportunities, group activity schedules, email lists and partnership mailing lists.
- Provide Cultural Competency workshops/trainings.
- Provide Ally Development Training for youth in schools and community locations.
- Assist in recruitment efforts for Q Center volunteers and interns.
- Support volunteers and interns during support groups, drop-in/after-school programming and special events and provide on-going supervision and training.
- Maintain Q Center social networking sites.
- Maintain an ongoing awareness of LGBTQ youth’s issues through regular communication with youth and engaged service providers, and through quarterly reassessments.
- Develop individual service plans in conjunction with care managed youth and other related service providers, including ACR Health staff and providers from outside agencies.
- Maintain complete and accurate statistical information; prepare all required monthly and program reports as assigned; ensure thorough, up to date and complete client records.
- Complete/submit all required documentation within designated time frames.
- Participate in agency case conferences as scheduled.
- Re-evaluate care plan/conduct case conferences on a regular basis to ensure continuity of services.
- Attend all required and recommended staff trainings and in-services.
- Attend community meetings related to the health and well-being of youth with a focus on LGBTQ youth.
- Perform other duties as assigned by Director of Youth Services, Deputy Executive Directors and/or Executive Director.
Salary: $21.98 Hourly
Classification: Non-Exempt. Thirty-five-hour (35.00) week.