The employment program at HIV Alliance provides clients with specialized employment and financial planning.
Program participants gain access to:
… As well as information on:
Online Employment Newsletter
Sign up for this employment-focused newsletter through the contact form below to get helpful information, event alerts, and links to featured job postings in Oregon.
Check out past editions here: http://1drv.ms/1k4zDpw
Click the links below to connect to information and resources about the following topics:
Do you have specific questions about what the HIV Alliance employment department can do for you? Would you like to schedule an appointment? Complete the form below and someone will be in contact with you soon!
Download this helpful resource guide (PDF) about Employment and Living with HIV/AIDS. Topics include legal rights and protections, resources and strategies for getting a job, financial impacts and tax incentives: http://www.dol.gov/odep/topics/hivaids/EmploymentLivingwithHIVAIDS.pdf
Questions and Answers: The Americans with Disabilities Act and Persons with HIV/AIDS http://www.ada.gov/aids/ada_q&a_aids.pdf
Oregon Employment Department http://www.oregon.gov/employ/pages/default.aspx
Statewide Job Fairs and Events http://www.oregon.gov/EMPLOY/jobseekers/Pages/Job-Fairs-and-Events.aspx
Kohlenberg & Associates – Vocational Counseling Services (includes articles on vocational evaluations, career counseling, disability & employment, and HIV & employment): http://www.bkohlenberg.com/pages/3_articles.html
National Working Positive Coalition – Advice & Information: http://www.workingpositive.net/info.htm
Goodwill Job Connections http://www.goodwill.org/find-jobs-and-services/
St Vincent de Paul (Lane County only): http://www.svdp.us/what-we-do/self-sufficiency-services/
LGBT Employee Resources: http://www.hrc.org/resources/entry/lgbt-employee-resources
US Jobs by the National Labor Exchange http://us.jobs/
Oregon Employment Department http://www.emp.state.or.us/jobs/
Craig’s List: www.craigslist.org
Mac’s List: www.macslist.org
iMatch Skills: www.imatchskills.org
Health Hires: www.thelundreport.org/health-hires
State of Oregon: http://www.oregon.gov/jobs/Pages/index.aspx
City of Eugene: https://www.eugene-or.gov/jobs
City of Springfield: http://www.ci.springfield.or.us/menujobs.htm
Top Employers Lists:
100 Best Employers to Work for in Oregon: http://www.oregonbusiness.com/oregon100best (includes 100 Best Companies to Work for, 100 Best Nonprofits to Work for, and 100 Best Green Companies to Work for in Oregon).
Oregon Gay Friendly Businesses: http://www.gayfriendlybiz.com/oregon/132-0.html
Fastest Growing Companies in Oregon: http://www.inc.com/inc5000/list/2014/state/or/
State of Oregon Education and Training Resources http://www.worksourceoregon.org/component/jsresources/category?id=178
Chemeketa Community College: http://www.chemeketa.edu/basicskills/
Clatsop Community College https://www.clatsopcc.edu/academics/academic-departments/foundation-skills-institute/adult-basic-skills
Klamath Community College https://www.klamathcc.edu/Academics/Career-Pathways
Lane Community College http://www.lanecc.edu/abse
Oregon Coast Community College http://www.oregoncoastcc.org/basic-skills
Rogue Community College http://go.roguecc.edu/department/adult-basic-skills
Southwestern Oregon Community College http://www.socc.edu/transitional
Umpqua Community College http://www.umpqua.edu/absd
How Benefits Are Affected by Working – Benefits Counseling Referrals: http://osece.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/WIPA-WIN-Disability-Rights-Oregon-2014.pdf
Vocational Rehabilitation http://www.oregon.gov/dhs/employment/VR/Pages/Client-Information.aspx
SSDI: Ticket to Work http://www.chooseworkttw.net/
Training modules: http://www.chooseworkttw.net/training/
Oregon Supported Employment Center for Excellence http://osece.org/resources/
IPS Supported Employment Programs http://osece.org/supported-emp-programs/
How to ask for accommodations under the ADA: http://www.bkohlenberg.com/pdfs/3e_Accommodations.pdf
What to do if you are being discriminated against because of your HIV/disability status: http://www.bkohlenberg.com/pdfs/3m_Discriminated_HIV.pdf
Creating Job Satisfaction: Getting the Most from Your Job http://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/newCDV_94.htm
Coping with Stress at Work http://www.apa.org/helpcenter/work-stress.aspx
Stress at Work: Tips to Reduce and Manage Job and Workplace Stress http://www.helpguide.org/articles/stress/stress-at-work.htm
Why Soft Skills Matter: Making Sure Your Hard Skills Shine http://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/newCDV_34.htm
Volunteer Opportunities at the Alliance: http://hivalliance.org/volunteer-opportunities/
United We Serve: http://www.serve.gov/
Volunteer Match: www.volunteermatch.org
Oregon Volunteers: http://www.oregonvolunteers.org/volunteer/opportunities/
Hands On Willamette: http://www.handsonw.org/aboutus
United Way of Lane County: http://unitedwaylane.org/get-involved/volunteer/
Volunteer and Civic Groups in Eugene: http://getinvolvedineugene.com/
United Way of Jackson County: http://www.unitedwayofjacksoncounty.org/volunteer
United Way of Klamath Basin: http://www.unitedwayoftheklamathbasin.org/pages/volunteer.htm
United Way of the Mid-Willamette Valley: http://www.unitedwaymwv.org/
Guys Like Us is a group for HIV positive men. Groups are available in Lane, Douglas, and Marion Counties. It is a great opportunity to meet other HIV+ guys who are facing some of the same issues. Dinner is provided. Incentives will be given. The group is facilitated by our Prevention Manager Paul Homan. Paul Homan is a gay man living with HIV. He was first diagnosed in 2003. This is a confidential group. Please fill out the form below to learn about upcoming groups.
This four week class for clients is focused on delicious cooking and healthy eating. Participants are provided with a healthy meal and bag of groceries to prepare healthy meals at home.
Visit the Client Social Events Calendar for more information including times and locations by county.
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