• Outreach Coordinator

    Posted: 06/11/2020

    The Outreach Coordinator will plan, develop, and implement HIV and Hepatitis C prevention activities related to community engagement, focused HIV and Hepatitis C Testing, and linkage and engagement. They will help coordinate program services and developing goals, objectives and performance improvement measures for outreach activities. They will work collaboratively with other CS-HHC providers, administrative departments to maintain staffing, grant funding and/or fee-for service revenue streams, environment of care, general program operations.  

    Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    • Conducts HIV and Hepatitis C outreach and testing in non-traditional settings to communities in New Haven County. Notifies clients of their results and documents results in appropriate format to satisfy reporting requirements.
    • Recruits local businesses for participation in HIV and Hepatitis C prevention efforts.
    • Coordinates with educational institutions, faith-based organizations and community-based organizations to conduct outreach and program development in communities disproportionately affected by HIV or Hepatitis C.
    • Participates in condom distribution programs as well as facilitates HIV and Hep C prevention workshops geared towards priority populations.
    • Links patients, who test positive for HIV/Hep C/STDs, to care and addresses any barriers to care faced by these individuals.
    • Performs other related duties as required.
    • Required to work occasional nights and weekends.

    Requirements:    

    • High school diploma or a minimum two years of experience in a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and related experience required.  
    • Possession of a valid driver's license. Must be able to obtain a State of CT driver's license within 90 days of employment  
    • Excellent communication skills; both written and verbal.  
    • Experience with HIV testing required and experience with motivational interviewing courses preferred.   


    Travel within the State of Connecticut is required on a regular basis with possible occasional travel outside the state.
      

    CS-HHC is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.