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HIV Alliance requires all potential employees to include an Employment Application.

The application can be found here: Employment Application.  To fill out the application, please follow these steps

  1. Download the application, right click on the file, and open with Adobe Reader. Please be sure to download the file because you will not be able to add text if it opens from your browser.
  2. Once open in Adobe Reader, you can fill in the form electronically by clicking the “fill & sign” tab in the top right corner and then using your cursor to select the areas you wish to fill.
  3. E-mail the employment application along with the employment application packet (resume, cover letter, and any additional forms) to the listed email address.

If you do not have Adobe Reader, you will not be able to fill in the form electronically. If this is the case, print the form and fill it out by hand.

Only complete packets will be considered.
All positions are subject to a criminal background check.

HIV Alliance is an equal employment opportunity employer

Please check out our volunteer page for more information on how to get involved.

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Bilingual Care Coordinator


DEPARTMENT:  Client Services           

REPORTS TO: Client Services Manager

JOB LOCATION: Salem

 

 

SALARY AND BENEFITS

 

  • Current FTE: 1.0 (40 hours/week)
  • Starting pay $15/hr, Salary range: $15.00 – $19.00/hour
  • Health insurance (medical, dental, vision)
  • Paid holidays, vacation time, and sick leave prorated to FTE
  • 403 (b) retirement benefits
  • This position is hourly and non-exempt, i.e. subject to state and federal wage and overtime requirements

 

THE POSITION

This position works with clients to develop a care plan that will lead to stability, self sufficiency, and create conditions amenable to client self management of their health.  Care coordinators will participate on the team of providers, and may be the lead of that team.

 

The role of the Care Coordinator includes assisting the client in accessing medical programs.  This includes CAREAssist, OMIP, Medicaid, Medicare, FHIAP. COBRA/Portability, private insurance, Pharmaceutical Patient Assistance, Debt Forgiveness programs,  and other local, state and federal medical assistance programs.  Ongoing advocacy and support is provided to the client in order to maintain access to medical assistance programs, and minimize any break in access to medical care.

 

This position will assist clients in accessing private and government social services to meet basic needs such as housing, transportation and food, as well as alcohol and drug programs, mental health services, vocational programs and SSI/SSDI. The Care Coordinator facilitates this access through the provision of referrals, and additional coordination or advocacy as needed.

 

In addition, this position coordinates access to support services provided through the Ryan White Treatment Modernization Act of 2006.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

CLIENT CARE

  • Client identification, outreach and engagement
  • Psychosocial assessment of need;
  • Provide direct one-on-one and phone care coordination services
  • Visit accompaniment services
  • Make appropriate referrals, including follow up and documentation.
  • Conduct phone and face-to-face assessments and annual reassessments
  • Development of a service plan or care plan
  • Advocate with other case managers and other service providers on behalf of our clients
  • HIV education, including explanation of available services, and partner programs
  • Implementation of the care plan by linking with service delivery systems;
  • Monitoring of service delivery and reassessment of needs

 

SUPPORT

  • Maintain up to date referrals for clients in our service area
  • Develop and strengthen relationships with service providers in our service areas
  • Maintain up to date information regarding OR Medical Assistance programs Maintain up-to-date HIV knowledge;
  • Maintain up to date information regarding other benefits and entitlements programs available in Oregon.
  • Maintain up-to-date and accurate client records, including CareWare
  • Participate in required training pertaining to case management
  • Participate in necessary meetings
  • Assist Director with all necessary reports
  • Participate in agency teams
  • Other duties as defined by Director and Ryan White Principles and Standard

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work/Human Service related field and/or 2 years full-time case management or related experience
  • Client-centered service experience
  • Experience working with clients who have substance abuse and/or mental health issues
  • Detail-oriented
  • Self-manager/self-motivated and solution focused
  • Ability to work with diverse populations
  • Knowledge of local and statewide social service providers
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Working knowledge of databases
  • Record-keeping & organizational skills
  • Willing to be part agency & department teams
  • Valid Oregon drivers license, driving record sufficient to be covered by agency auto insurance policy, and the ability to transport self to job related events
  • TB test
  • Flexible hours required, some evenings and weekends
  • Ability to pass agency criminal background check

 

TO APPLY: Please download application. Then, send PDF application, cover letter and resume to Sherrie Runion at srunion@hivalliance.org

Only complete applications including employment application, resume and cover letter will be considered.

Position open until filled.

Thank you!

PEER RECOVERY SPECIALIST


DEPARTMENT: Prevention

REPORTS TO: Behavioral Health Services Manager

JOB LOCATION: Roseburg, Oregon

 

SALARY AND BENEFITS

 

  • Pay: $16/ hour starting
  • Current FTE: 1.0 (40 hours/week)
  • Paid days off per year: 10 Vacation; 12 Sick; 9 Holiday, 31 Total
  • Additional Benefits: Health insurance (medical, dental, vision), 403B Retirement after 6 months; Employee Assistance Program
  • This position is hourly & non-exempt, i.e. subject to state and federal wage and overtime requirements

 

THE POSITION

We are seeking a Certified Peer Recovery Specialist or a person willing to become certified immediately to provide support services to HIV Alliance clients. Our Peer Recovery Specialist must have strong boundaries and a clear understanding of structure and accountability and the ability to work 40 hours per week.  The PRS will be part of a larger effort to reduce the harmful effects of Opioid use in rural Oregon.  The PRS is a new position for HIV Alliance and will play a critical role in utilizing harm reduction strategies and motivational interviewing to empower clients to take steps to improve their health.   Our clients will access treatment programs in the community and the PRS must be able to effectively work with a variety of providers.  While not all clients will be ready to enter treatment, the PRS will support them in identifying harm reduction goals to decrease the negative impact of Opioid use and reduce the risk of HIV and HCV transmission.

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Apply person-centered principles to build relationships, trust, and rapport with clients
  • Assess client needs and develop goal/action plans accordingly
  • Utilize cultural competency, active listening, and motivational interviewing skills to assist clients in reaching their stability or treatment goals
  • Provide HIV/HCV screening and risk reduction counseling
  • Establish relationships with local agencies and health care providers for an efficient referral process.
  • Develop and strengthen relationships with service providers in our service areas
  • Distribute overdose prevention and risk reduction tools
  • Provide HIV and Hepatitis C education, including explanation of available services, and partner programs
  • Enroll clients in Oregon Health Plan or other insurance programs
  • Collaborate with local agencies and health care providers to coordinate services.
  • Travel with clients to and from appointments, as needed.
  • Provide syringe exchange and overdose prevention training
  • Assist clients in carrying out the activities to fulfill their goal plans and problem solve with clients to overcome challenges.
  • Complete chart notes for client encounters and submit all program paperwork in a professional, timely manner
  • Work with the research team and Principal Investigator to administer survey tools and obtain informed consent for participants.
  • Work closely with internal and local Peer Support Specialists and Certified Recovery Mentors to maximize the quality of community service
  • Attend regular clinical supervision meetings
  • Perform other duties as assigned/needed

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Knowledgeable about the lived experience of addiction and harm reduction principles
  • Must hold a Peer Support Specialist or Certified Recovery Mentor certification from a State-approved training program, OR be willing to become certified immediately
  • Meets the definition of a Peer as defined by the State of Oregon Administrative Rule: a) self-identified person currently or formerly receiving mental health services; OR b) a self-identified person in recovery from a substance abuse disorder, who meet the abstinence requirements for recovering staff in alcohol and other drug treatment programs; OR c) A family member of an individual who is a current or former recipient of addictions or mental health services
  • Experience working with clients who have addiction issues, and be able to use harm reduction strategies in all interactions and interventions with clients
  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively, understand addiction assessment, treatment and service terminology, and apply each of these concepts
  • Self-manager/self-motivated
  • Ability to work with diverse populations
  • Must have the ability to work flexible hours
  • Must be able to work independently, have effective oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills and strong organizational skills
  • Willingness to engage in conversations about HIV/HCV risk including sex and injection drug use
  • Familiarity with addiction,  mental health and medical care resources/programs in Douglas/Josephine and rural Lane County
  • Ability to manage time and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work flexible hours, in non-tradition and community based settings
  • Basic computer and keyboard proficiency using Microsoft Office software
  • Ability to work collaboratively as a team member as well as independently
  • Ability to maintain accurate records and necessary paperwork
  • Exceptional applicants will have experience facilitating support groups
  • Pass a criminal history background check administered by the OHA background check unit (BCU)
  • Applicants in recovery from substance abuse must have a minimum of 2 years clean & sober
  • You must Not be listed on the Medicaid provider exclusion list
  • TB test

 

TO APPLY: Please download application. Then, send PDF application, cover letter and resume to Walter Rosenthal at wrosenthal@hivalliance.org

Only complete applications including employment application, resume and cover letter will be considered.

Position open until filled.

Thank you!

DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE


DEPARTMENT: DEVELOPMENT
REPORTS TO: DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

 

SALARY AND BENEFITS

  • Salary range: $15-17/hour
  • Current FTE: 0.8 (32 hours/week)
  • Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick time; prorated to FTE
  • Additional Benefits: Health insurance (medical, dental, vision), 403B Retirement after 6 months
  • This position is hourly & non-exempt, i.e. subject to state and federal wage and overtime requirements

 

POSITION SUMMARY

The Development Associate works under the direct supervision of the Development Director to assist with donor relations and event coordination. The Associate will be primarily responsible for managing the donor database, donor correspondence, and database record-keeping, as well as assist with the production and mailing of appeal letters, newsletters, and constant contact newsletters and event notices and invitations. The Development Associate will have a primary role in the planning and management of events sponsored by HIV Alliance as well as events organized by other entities for the benefit of HIV Alliance.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

Donor Relations

Database

  • Maintain accurate donor records
  • Run database reports as requested

Donor & Corporate Relations

  • Data entry including gift receipts, donor records, event information
  • Donor recognition including thank you letters
  • Assist with all donor follow-up to events including recognition of donors and volunteers
  • Track all sponsorship    

Print Communications

  • Assist with the production and distribution of 3-4 appeal letters annually
  • Assist with the production and distribution of 3-4 newsletters & e-news annually

Special Events

General

  • Compile phone and mail lists for annual and other events
  • Provide support in production of the annual events including: World AIDS Day and Big Night
  • Assist with all donor follow-up to events including recognition of donors and volunteers
  • Assist with any graphic production and other tasks associated with events as needed
  • Manage & process all gifts and sales at benefits   

Event Sponsorships

  • Ensure fulfillment of sponsor recognition agreements before, during, and after each event
  • Collaborate with Development Director in soliciting and contracting with Business Sponsors foreach event

Event Design, Planning, and Management

  • Work with Director and Committees and in coordination with sponsors and others as necessary, on all aspects of planning, including:

- Venue identification

- Catering

- Entertainment

- Participant Recruitment

- Graphics

- Program development

- Oversee all aspects of Event Day

- Arrange for the recruiting, scheduling, training, managing, and recognition of Day-of-Event
Volunteers.

- Plan and manage appropriate collection, security, and safe delivery of all event cash

Publicity

  • With DD, Committee and Graphic Designer, supervise design/production of event brochures,posters, souvenirs
  • Schedule and supervise addressing and mailing of event announcements and distribution of posters
  • Work with Public Relations staff, manage event advertising, public service announcements, web and social media outreach, and other publicity

Follow-Up

  • Manage post-event details, including return and/or storage of banners, supplies, and equipment
  • Income reconciliation and collection of late receipts
  • Recording of information about attendees and receipts
  • Committee de-brief
  • Creation of appropriate final files
  • Produce and update an Event Manual for each event, to include all policies, procedures and suggestions for future Events

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Time-Management Guru
  • Organizational Obsession!
  • Strong written communication skills
  • Good people management skills and the ability to work with a wide variety of personalities
  • Team player who is self-motivated and enthusiastic
  • Ability to successfully manage multiple priorities
  • Ability to set job goals and objectives and be self-directive in reaching them
  • Experience supervising volunteers
  • Knowledge and basic proficiency with Microsoft Suite including Word, Excel, Publisher, and
    Outlook. Experience with donor databases; experience with Exceed a plus.
  • Graphics experience using indesign, publisher, constant contact, canva, photoshop
  • Flexible hours required, including some evenings and weekends
  • Valid Oregon driver’s license, driving record sufficient to be covered by agency auto insurancepolicy, ability to transport self to job-related events and locations
  • Annual TB test (provided by the agency)
  • Ability to pass agency criminal background check

 

Send PDF application (that can be found on our website at www.hivalliance.org), cover letter, resume, and writing and graphics samples to Karen Murphy at  kmurphy@hivalliance.org

Only complete applications that include the employment application, resume and cover letter and writing & graphic samples will be considered.

Applications due by September 30.

Prevention & Education Manager


DEPARTMENT: Prevention

REPORTS TO: Program Manager

JOB LOCATION: Eugene

 

SALARY AND BENEFITS

  • Current FTE: 1.0 (40 hours/week)
  • Starting pay: $18-$22/hour, depending on experience
  • 100% Employer Provided Health insurance (medical, dental, vision)
  • Life Insurance, Long Term Disability
  • Paid holidays, vacation time, and discretionary leave
  • Retirement plan, including up to 4% Employer contribution
  • This position is salaried and exempt, i.e. not subject to state and federal wage and overtime requirements

 

SUMMARY OF POSITION

This position will oversee the prevention & education programs including HIV testing, Needle Exchange, Outreach, and the Men’s Health Network, and community and youth education. In this role, they will be responsible for quality assurance and improvement, staff training, and general program oversight. The Prevention Manager must possess a high level of awareness regarding Oregon’s at risk groups which includes Gay/Bi men and men who have sex with men (MSM), people who inject drugs (PWID), and partners of people living with HIV (PLWHA) and the trans community. The Manager is a member of the Program Manager’s team and will work closely with other team members in reaching out to and engaging the community of gay men and MSM, PWID and partners of PLWHA and recruiting PLWHA community educators. This postion represents the agency in a variety of community settings including meetings and events. The Manager supervises volunteers and staff, and ensures that they have the tools, training and resources needed to effectively carry out their work. This position is involved in the development of strategic prevention and education initiatives and participates in planning, development, implementation and monitoring of such initiatives.

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

General duties:

  • Advocate for needed services and future direction of these services
  • Provide direct supervision of program staff and role model excellent work ethic and professionalism
  • Stay current on HIV prevention (interventions, stats, etc)
  • Help foster community involvement, support and effective collaboration.
  • Participate in agency collaboration
  • Participate in creative processes and lead committees
  • Present to community and partner agencies on HIV and programs
  • Participate on all required agency teams and committees
  • Provide prevention services as needed, including evening and weekend services.

Prevention Manager Duties:

  • Oversee all aspects of HIV Prevention programs
  • Assists in the development of new projects that increase wellness of at risk communities
  • Coordinate outreach and testing events such as Awareness Day Testing and World AIDS Day Test
  • Collaborate with grant writer to develop and submit grants, and grant/contract reports as requested
  • Manage data concerning services and use that data in ongoing program development and evaluation
  • Ensure that testing procedures are followed by all staff and volunteers
  • Support training and mentoring of HIV educators and HIV+ speakers
  • Model and encourage community collaborations in all programs & acts as liaison to community groups and coalitions
  • Work with other managers and directors to create and institute policies and procedures for prevention programs
  • Solicit client feedback on a regular basis and use that feedback in ongoing program development and evaluation
  • Conduct community outreach to gay men and other men who have sex with men
  • Seek out opportunities for partnership and networking with organizations or groups serving or targeting gay/bi men.
  • Conduct outreach online, in community sex environments, and at LGBT-related events to gay and bisexual men, offering safer sex supplies and making referrals to our services
  • Increase engagement of gay men in agency volunteer program, and in other roles at the agency
  • Provide HIV prevention education to communities at risk for HIV/HCV
  • Attend workshops and trainings that are relevant to job responsibilities and which will encourage professional development
  • Coordinate with the Client Services Manager to ensure that people living with HIV and their partners have access to prevention  information and testing
  • Coordinate events targeting gay men such as focus groups and awareness events
  • Collaborate with other staff and volunteer to recruit high-risk populations into CTRS
  • Ensure adequate supervision of volunteers during outreach events

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Knowledge of the unique issues affecting high-risk communities and willingness to learn about culturally relevant interventions gay and bisexual men, people who inject drugs and people living with HIV/AIDS.
  • Willingness to work with:
    • gay/bisexual men and other men who have sex with men.
    • marginalized, underserved populations.
    • people who inject drugs.
    • sex workers
    • individuals engaging in behavior considered to be high-risk for HIV.
  • Strong professional boundaries and ethics
  • Excellent written and oral communication
  • Experience working with gay and bisexual men and other men who have sex with men
  • Experience in non profit and or public health work
  • Ability and willingness to grow in position and assume higher level duties
  • Experience in program management or development
  • Desire to work in social service setting
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access
  • Background in training and presentation, ability to effectively present to community and partner agencies
  • Willingness to be trained on HIV/AIDS
  • Comfort discussing sex, sexuality, and addiction
  • Effective spokesperson and advocate – ability to negotiate and represent agency
  • Ability to communicate in group setting, facilitation skills a plus
  • Ability to build and maintain bridges between HIV Alliance and its clients, other non-profit agencies
  • Team player who is self-motivated and enthusiastic
  • Sensitive to issues of confidentiality and diversity
  • A Multicultural sensitivity and awareness and support of harm reduction philosophy and client-centered approach
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule, including many evenings and some weekends.
  • Ability to collaborate with agency teams, board of directors, and community members
  • TB test (provided by agency)
  • Ability to pass agency criminal background check and drug screen
  • Valid Oregon driver’s license, driving record sufficient to be covered by agency auto insurance policy, ability to transport self to job-related events and locations

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • One year experience with program management
  • One year experience supervising staff or volunteers
  • Degree in family and human services, public health or other related fields

 

TO APPLY: Please download application. Then, send PDF application, cover letter and resume to Amanda McCluskey at amccluskey@hivalliance.org

Only complete applications including employment application, resume and cover letter will be considered.

Position open until filled.

Thank you!

Care Coordinator – Roseburg Office


DEPARTMENT:  Client Services           

REPORTS TO: Client Services Manager

WORK SITE: Roseburg, Oregon

 

SALARY AND BENEFITS

 

  • Current FTE: .75-1.0 (30-40 hours/week)
  • Starting pay $15/hour
  • Health insurance (medical, dental, vision)
  • Paid holidays, vacation time, and discretionary leave prorated to FTE
  • 403 (b) retirement benefits
  • This position is *hourly and * /non-exempt, i.e. subject to state and federal wage and overtime requirements

 

THE POSITION

 

This position works with clients to develop a care plan that will lead to stability, self sufficiency, and create conditions amenable to client self management of their health.  Care coordinators will participate on the team of providers, and may be the lead of that team.

The role of the Care Coordinator includes assisting the client in accessing medical programs.  This includes CAREAssist, OMIP, Medicaid, Medicare, FHIAP. COBRA/Portability, private insurance, Pharmaceutical Patient Assistance, Debt Forgiveness programs,  and other local, state and federal medical assistance programs.  Ongoing advocacy and support is provided to the client in order to maintain access to medical assistance programs, and minimize any break in access to medical care.

This position will assist clients in accessing private and government social services to meet basic needs such as housing, transportation and food, as well as alcohol and drug programs, mental health services, vocational programs and SSI/SSDI. The Care Coordinator facilitates this access through the provision of referrals, and additional coordination or advocacy as needed.

In addition, this position coordinates access to support services provided through the Ryan White Treatment Modernization Act of 2006.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

CLIENT CARE

  • Client identification, outreach and engagement
  • Psychosocial assessment of need;
  • Provide direct one-on-one and phone care coordination services
  • Visit accompaniment services
  • Make appropriate referrals, including follow up and documentation.
  • Conduct phone and face-to-face assessments and annual reassessments
  • Development of a service plan or care plan
  • Advocate with other case managers and other service providers on behalf of our clients
  • HIV education, including explanation of available services, and partner programs
  • Implementation of the care plan by linking with service delivery systems;
  • Monitoring of service delivery and reassessment of needs

 

SUPPORT

  • Maintain up to date referrals for clients in our service area
  • Develop and strengthen relationships with service providers in our service areas
  • Maintain up to date information regarding OR Medical Assistance programs Maintain up-to-date HIV knowledge;
  • Maintain up to date information regarding other benefits and entitlements programs available in Oregon.
  • Maintain up-to-date and accurate client records, including CareWare
  • Participate in required training pertaining to case management
  • Participate in necessary meetings
  • Assist Director with all necessary reports
  • Participate in agency teams
  • Other duties as defined by Director and Ryan White Principles and Standards

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work/Human Service related field and/or 2 years full-time case management or related experience
  • Client-centered service experience
  • Experience working with clients who have substance abuse and/or mental health issues
  • Detail-oriented
  • Self-manager/self-motivated and solution focused
  • Ability to work with diverse populations
  • Knowledge of local and statewide social service providers
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Working knowledge of databases
  • Record-keeping & organizational skills
  • Willing to be part agency & department teams
  • Valid Oregon drivers license, driving record sufficient to be covered by agency auto insurance policy, ability to transport self to job related events
  • TB test
  • Flexible hours required, some evenings and weekends
  • Ability to pass agency criminal background check

 

TO APPLY: Please download application. Then, send PDF application, cover letter and resume to Sherrie Runion at srunion@hivalliance.org

Only complete applications including employment application, resume and cover letter will be considered.

Position open until filled.

Thank you!

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