SAN FRANCISCO AIDS FOUNDATION
JOB TITLE YBMSM Program Coordinator
REPORTS TO YBMSM Program Manager
STATUS Regular, Part-time
STANDARD WK HOURS 20 hrs
San Francisco AIDS Foundation works to ensure the HIV epidemic ends in the same city where it began. By combining innovative, evidence-based programs for HIV prevention and care with bold policy initiatives focused on issues ranging from harm reduction to total health and wellness, the agency is making sustainable progress against HIV among populations most vulnerable to the disease. Established in 1982, San Francisco AIDS Foundation refuses to accept that HIV transmission is inevitable. For more information about SFAF, please visit our website at www.sfaf.org.
The YBMSM Program Coordinator works closely with the YBMSM Program Manager and Black Brothers Esteem staff to implement, and coordinate new, innovative, and data-driven HIV testing and prevention programs for young (18-30) Black gay, bisexual, transgender, and same-gender loving men (YBMSM) in San Francisco. The Program Coordinator will be largely responsible for program outreach, including identifying and recruiting potential clients, and building relationships with providers of services to YBMSM to facilitate successful linkages. This position is also responsible for supporting venue-based and mobile HIV testing efforts aimed at the target population. This is a regular, half-time, non-exempt position that requires consistent evening and some weekend work. There is a potential for this to be a regular, full-time position.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Relationship Building and Community Development: Build working relationships with popular opinion leaders in the YBMSM community to support and implement community building opportunities. Develop strong collaborative relationships with agencies and service providers targeting YBMSM. Build and maintain strong referral relationships with providers of color and those who demonstrate clear cultural competency. Identify, develop, produce and/or support community events that attract YBMSM for recruitment and program delivery.
2. Community Events: Conduct mobile and venue-based HIV/STD testing with collaborating agencies in high-need areas. Establish close relationships with venue owners who allow us to distribute condoms and educational information inside their venues during mobile STD/HIV testing events. Build working relationships with party/event promoters who cater to the YBMSM community.
3. Linkage to Care: Collaborate with STOP AIDS Project’s Positive Force program staff to provide support and linkage to care and services for HIV+ YBMSM. Provide program support for the annual Positive Living for Us Seminar (PLUS) for newly-diagnosed/newly dealing HIV+ African American MSM.
4. Program Support: Work with YBMSM Program Manager and Director of Program Development and Operations to evaluate program process and outcome objectives. Participate in STOP AIDS Project’s citywide condom distribution program, working with merchants including bars, retail stores and commercial sex venues.
5. Other Duties: as assigned.
Other Skills and Abilities: Extensive knowledge of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Extensive knowledge of and experience working with YBMSM. Experience working with communities of color. Proven ability to build coalitions and/or collaborations. Dedication to working in and helping build a culture of anti-racism in the workplace and community. Demonstrated ability to work in a multicultural setting. Familiarity with the issues affecting YBMSM in San Francisco. Self-directed with experience working in coordination with multiple staff and volunteers on complex projects. Excellent oral, written, communication and computer skills.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s degree and 3 years experience in community organizing in a public health setting or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Skill in operating various office equipment such as, personal computer, calculator, copy machine, facsimile machine, typewriter, and telephone system. Ability to perform routine bending, stooping, twisting, and reaching. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This position is primarily located at 2128 15th Street San Francisco, however, may require travel to the organization headquarters at San Francisco Aids Foundation at 1035 Market Street; San Francisco or other off-site meetings.
The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required for personnel so classified.
HIV AND AIDS AT THE FOUNDATION:
San Francisco AIDS Foundation recognizes the value of having significant representation of people living with HIV infection and AIDS in all departments and all at all levels of staff and management. The foundation provides an HMO plan with no pre-existing conditions clause for employees working 20 hours or more per week. All employees with disabilities, including people living with HIV infection, may request reasonable accommodation (as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act and California Department of Fair Employment and Housing Act).
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT:
The San Francisco AIDS Foundation is an Equal Opportunity employer. We actively seek applications from people living with HIV/AIDS, and other disabilities, women, gay men, lesbians, transgender, queer and people of color.
Submit résumé and cover letter explaining relevant experience to:
Human Resources ATTN: OLSAP
San Francisco AIDS Foundation
P.O. Box 426182
San Francisco, CA 94142-6182
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE
Or fax to: Human Resources ATTN: OLSAP, 415-487-3019
Or Email to: jobs [at] sfaf [dot] org
DEADLINE: Open Until Filled