Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Location: Hyde Park Campus
1) The Outreach Coordinator will have responsibilities to identify potential opportunities for outreach (i.e. street outreach, drop in, events and collaboration with community organizations).
2) The Outreach Coordinator will also plan sessions for POP (People Organizing Progress), CCHEâ™s LGBQ and TGNC drop in night hosted weekly.
3) Planning and coordinating additional drop in nights will also be a component of this position.
4) The Outreach Coordinator will work closely with the Network Services team when HIV and STI testing is involved in events, the Supportive Services team when Resource Counselors are needed, and the Research team when recruitment or interventions can be included at different outreach engagements.
5) This candidate will be responsible for navigating clientsâ™ needs during the outreach events to ensure requests are acknowledged and met, when possible.
6) The Outreach Coordinator will follow the fidelity monitoring protocols in data collection and documentation per the Outreach Team and CCHE.
7) Collect all upcoming media for recruitment and promotion for CCHEâ™s outreach events and new programming, and will have frequent communication with CCHEâ™s communication/ administration team who will be posting regular updates on events and programming via social media, email, and other routes of communication.
8) Lastly, this position will be trained to complete their portion of the Centerâ™s Mental Health Rapid Response protocol which initiates the Supportive Services team to triage clients in imminent danger of harming themselves or someone else.
9) CCHE works with black, gay and bisexual men and other men who have sex with men and black, transgender women living on the South side of Chicago.
10) This candidate will actively pursue required knowledge and skills for professional development in regards to the aforementioned population.
11) They will stay informed about the resources available and testing/ outreach opportunities on the south side of Chicago that serve our population and inform the team on opportunities for collaboration. 12) The Outreach Coordinator will be a part of the Outreach team and will work with a variety of clients.
13) They will be involved in working with clients over the phone or in person.
This position is grant funded. Â
1) Demonstrated effective leadership and teaching skills.
2) Strong organizational skills.
3) Strong knowledge of Chicago social service resources.
4) Strong knowledge of program subject matter.
5) Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
8) Ability to manage stressful situations.
9) Ability to maintain confidentiality.
10) Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, set priorities, and meet deadlines.
11) Ability and/or willingness to provide HIV/STI treatment, education, and prevention in non-traditional settings (community venues).
12) Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Applications, including but not limited to Outlook, Excel, and Word.
13) Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills and strong analytical skills.
14) Ability to travel to various community venues across the metropolitan area.
15) Ability to perform phlebotomy or a willingness to be trained in phlebotomy.
16) Ability to work on multiple projects.
17) Ability to work non-traditional hours.
1) Bachelor's degree in a relevant field
1) 2-3 years of experience working with and/or providing care to LGBT populations, Black and Latino community members
2) 2-3 years providing HIV/STI testing and counseling
2) Cover letter
Note: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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