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In Our Own Voices: Serving the needs of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender
People of Color, our Friends and Families.

 

Job Announcement, Be a Part the IOOV Family!

Our Mission
is to work for and ensure the physical, mental, spiritual, political, cultural and economic survival and growth of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people of color communities.


Employment Opportunities

****For all opened IOOV positions, qualified candidates must submit a cover letter outlining their experience as it relates to their field, and/or experience with the target population and TWO (2) WRITING SAMPLES related to topics/issues impacting LGBT Communities/LGBT People of Color.

Submit all requirements to: Tandra R. La Grone, Executive Director, In Our Own Voices, 245 Lark St, Albany, NY 12210 or email to tlagrone@inourownvoices.org

HIV/HCV Test Counselor (YMSM)
$33,500 / year

Full-time
Job Summary: The Position will be responsible for providing HIV and HCV testing for difficult to reach Young Men who have Sex with Men (YMSM), MSM, Transgender, and Gender Non-Conforming with a focus of communities of color who are at risk for or living with HIV, STIs, and/or HCV.

Major Activities:
· Performs HIV risk assessments
· Disclosure of HIV testing results
· Risk assessments to individuals who test for HIV
· Rapid HIV and Hepatitis C counseling and testing
· Provide referrals to Partner Notification Assistance Program
· Submits counseling and testing data to LGBT Health Director
· Conducts quality controls daily and weekly (e.g. room temperature, freezer temperature, run controls, run performances, in-house and testing logs
· STD/STI testing referrals
· Observe and abide by HIPAA and the HIV Confidentiality Law requirements
· Engages and refers clients for HIV prevention services
· Identify and maintain working relationships with potential testing sites

QUALIFICATIONS:
· Commits to In Our Own Voices, Inc. mission, vision, and core values
· At least two years of experience or any combination of training and experience which would provide the required knowledge and abilities to perform job duties.
· Certified in HIV counseling and testing strongly preferred or able to obtain certification within three months of employment.
· Associate Degree preferred.
· Excellent oral and written communication skills
· HIV/AIDS knowledge a must.
· Experience working with YMSM population a plus.
· Cultural competent a must.
· Spanish speaking a plus.
· Knowledge and skills in working in a team effort.
· Must be detailed oriented.
· Must be able to work flexible hours(includes after hours and weekends)
· Valid, unrestricted driver’s license and independent means of transportation for travel per program needs.


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*For all opened IOOV positions, qualified candidates must submit a cover letter outlining their experience as it relates to
their field, and/or experience with the target population.


Submit all requirements to: Tandra R. La Grone, Executive Director, In Our Own Voices, 245 Lark St, Albany, NY 12210

or email to
tlagrone@inourownvoices.org.