OUTREACH WORKER

Date: Aug 11, 2019

Location: Indianapolis, IN, US, 46205

Organization: HHC

Marion County Public Health Department is an organization that celebrates diversity, and seeks to employ a diverse workforce. We actively encourage all individuals to apply for employment and to seek advancement opportunities. Marion County Public Health Department also provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities as required by law. For additional questions please contact us at: hrmail@hhcorp.org.

POSITION SUMMARY:
The outreach / peer educator plans, implements, and provides health education HIV testing, STD screenings and risk reduction activities. The educator must be innovative and a self-starter and must demonstrate the ability to develop outreach locations in order to promote early HIV testing and to ensure that all persons receive HIV/STD education. Also, he or she will provide information regarding transmission, prevention, and behavior change techniques. The outreach / peer educator must be motivated and willing to conduct outreach in non-traditional locations during non-traditional hours.  The outreach / peer educator provides consultation and guidance to individuals and groups in the community through prevention outreach efforts and health fairs. Additionally, the outreach / peer educator assists in communicating and promoting the objectives and services of the Marion County Public Health Department to the general public, community organizations and professional groups.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Completion of the following trainings: Fundamentals of HIV Prevention Counseling, Counseling, Testing and Referral, Client Centered Prevention Counseling, Outreach Techniques and Quality Assurance
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred in an area of study considered relevant to job requirements

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.


Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis

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