Jul 10, 2019
The HIV/AIDS epidemic is not over, especially in Black communities. Would you like to be a part of the solution? The Black AIDS Institute (BAI) is looking for a highly skilled and self-motivated Outreach Coordinator to help us end HIV and AIDS. The Outreach Coordinator is a part of an innovative team that works collaboratively to run the Black AIDS Institute’s (BAI) HIV clinical and behavioral services to serve Black Angelinos in South LA. The Outreach Coordinator is responsible for supporting BAI’s HIV clinical and behavioral programs through managing and implementing BAI’s social support programming and the recruitment of and engagement with Black people in LA.
The ideal candidate must have a demonstrated commitment to anti-oppression work that fights for the core values of social justice and equity; strong work ethic; demonstrated success in program planning and implementation; and thrive in an unapologetically Black work environment.
Job Location: Los Angeles, California
Reporting Relationship: Prevention & Care Manager
Supervisory Relationship: Program Specialists
Agency-wide Duties and Responsibilities:
Supports the mission, vision, and values of the Black AIDS Institute
Complies willingly with all organizational policies and procedures
Supports and facilitates positive interaction with others by exhibiting:
Initiative and ownership of work
Respect for others
A team-centered and asset-based approach
Maintenance of confidential information
Participates in appropriate professional development programs to attain and maintain competency
Position Specific Duties/Responsibilities:
Build strategic relationships, conduct a variety of outreach activities, and recruit and retain clients for various BAI programs
Plan and conduct a diverse array of outreach and recruitment efforts targeted to Black Angelinos at high risk of acquiring HIV
Develop, implement, and evaluate outreach plan and strategies
Attend relevant community meetings; participate in relevant councils, roundtables, and committees
Develop and maintain relationships with collaborative partners and cultivate new relationships as appropriate
Assist in HIV testing, linkage to care, and retention in care activities for BAI and partners
Lead and supervise the Program Specialists’ outreach activities
Develop and maintain an annual outreach and recruitment calendar
Adjust recruitment strategies as needed
Supervise and implement public BAI events, meetings, and open house information sessions
Manage recruitment strategies such as: canvassing; social media and networking strategies; event & venue-based, etc.
Provide recruitment team members (staff, volunteers, contractors, partners, etc.) with the positive leadership culture, resources, guidance, training and technical support required to succeed in the desired recruitment goals
Manage recruitment team of volunteers, staff, contractors, partners, etc. to implement recruitment strategies
Develop recruitment goals, in partnership with programmatic leads, in alignment with client and program goals and deliverables
Develop outreach and recruitment materials in collaboration with appropriate parties
Monitor and evaluate recruitment efforts and incorporate results into strategy improvement
Outreach, organize, attend, and present at schools, non-profits, public and private spaces, and neighborhood community meetings, regarding BAI programs and their impact
Attend and participate in relevant community meetings, councils, roundtables, and committees
Develop mutually beneficial relationships with organizations and individuals to holistically address the needs of and better serve Black communities in Los Angeles including the fostering of formal referral relationships
Represent BAI at community events
Plan monthly events to reach and support cis and trans Black gay and bisexual men, cis and trans Black women, and other communities of Black people
Lead logistical planning for programs including, but not limited to: securing venues, securing food, preparing material for events, recruiting attendees, managing event teams, planning event agendas, securing speakers, etc.
Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health, Social Work, Ethnic Studies, Gender & Sexuality Studies or a related field plus 2 years of relevant employment in program planning and implementation; community organizing; outreach and recruitment; HIV/AIDS-related work or an equivalent combination of education and experience
High level proficiency in Windows and Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel)
Excellent oral, written, interpersonal communication, public speaking and presentation skills
Demonstrated experience in: project planning, meeting facilitation and consensus building, program evaluation, leading trainings, coalition building, and curriculum development, specifically for adult-learners
Demonstrated understanding of the structural and cultural issues related to HIV/AIDS prevention among Black people
Demonstrated commitment, in one’s personal and/or professional life, to social and racial justice
Ability to exercise discretion and tact in all interpersonal contacts and always maintain confidentiality
Exemplary ability to manage multiple tasks using independent judgment and discretion
Ability to work independently and accurately in a high-paced, deadline-oriented environment
Ability to work under pressure while exercising discretionary judgment; make decisions when necessary with minimal direct supervision
Flexibility to perform other duties and responsibilities as needed
High level HIV prevention and care knowledge preferred
Reliable transportation required
Ability to lift and/or move up to 20-pound boxes or equipment in office or at events
Up to 50% of time will be spent in community settings outside of the office
Some weekend, evening, and holiday hours required
Ability to travel frequently
Other duties as assigned
To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org . Email subject line should read “Outreach Coordinator.” Incomplete submissions will not be considered. Black folks, LGBTQ+ people, People Living With HIV, and people who hold more than one of these identities are highly encouraged to apply. Initial screening will begin on June 17, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. No phone calls please.
About the Black AIDS Institute
Founded in May of 1999, the Black AIDS Institute (BAI) is the only national HIV/AIDS think tank focused exclusively on Black people. The Institute’s mission is to stop the AIDS epidemic in Black communities by engaging and mobilizing Black leaders, institutions, and individuals, in efforts to confront HIV. BAI disseminates information; advocates for sound, inclusive, culturally responsive public and private sector health policies; offers training and capacity building; provides health screening for HIV/STI/Hep C and other chronic and/or infectious diseases, and linkage to inclusive Black centered primary health care; and conducts advocacy and mobilization from a uniquely and unapologetically Black point of view.
The Black AIDS Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
For more information about the Black AIDS Institute visit www.blackaids.org .
The Black AIDS Institute
Los Angeles, CA, USA