Pay Range or Rate: $17-$20/hour, 20- 40 hrs per wk
Summary Under the supervision of the Program Director the main responsibilities of this position will be to provide outreach and trainings to bilingual HIV/AIDS Asian Pacific Islander (API) and Latino/Hispanic populations in Los Angeles County. This position is ideal for an individual with prior experience in HIV/AIDS, and who is seeking to improve linguistically and culturally appropriate services for the diverse HIV/AIDS populations.
Establish and maintain working relationships with AIDS service organizations, community organizations, county health departments, and coalition groups
Outreach to AIDS service organizations about proficiency testing and interpreter training
Assist in the coordination and facilitation of interpreter training sessions
Assist in the coordination and facilitation of medical interpretation appointments including but not limited to HIV/AIDS clients
Collect and track data and assist with writing and submitting monthly reports to funders
Attend program outreach activities at cultural magnet events, health fairs, etc
Monitoring and advocating for provision of language assistance services by health care providers to LEP health consumers
Assist in actively recruiting potential interpreters and translators through the participation in community events
Establish and maintain working relationships with community-based and health care organizations
Advocate for issues and policies relating to and affecting LEP persons
Perform other administrative tasks and assignments as assigned by supervisor or PALS Director
Minimum Qualifications - Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required
Undergraduate degree in health promotion, social services, ethnic studies or equivalent field. An associate degree with prior HIV/AIDS experience will also be considered
Verification of Employment Eligibility and background check
Possess a valid California driver’s license, reliable transportation, and automobile insurance and show proof of TB clearance
Proficiency in MS Word, Access, Excel, and navigating the Internet
Ability to organize and manage priorities
Ability to do concise documentation and effectively communicate in written and verbal forms
Ability to work with staff and community partners from diverse racial, sexual orientation, and socioeconomic backgrounds
Prior experience working with HIV/AIDS Asian Pacific Islander (API) and Latino/Hispanic populations in Los Angeles county
Ability to work independently, and in teams, in a fast-paced environment
Non-Essential Qualifications (optional) - Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Ability to speak and write fluently in both English and a Second Language (Spanish, Chinese, Tagalog or Thai) strongly preferred
Ability to work overtime, evenings, and weekends when required
Supervisory Responsibilities This position does not have any supervisory responsibilities.
Environmental Conditions (Working Conditions) This position takes place primarily in the PALS for Health office and occasionally in the field or community settings (including Los Angeles and surrounding Counties).
Physical Requirements The position requires primarily sitting and working at a computer workstation, including reading and typing. This position may require some driving.
Mental Requirements The position requires the ability to handle distractions, interruptions, and uncontrollable changes in priorities or work schedules; to request assistance and help when needed; and to apply common sense understanding in carrying out instructions.
Application Process: Application deadline: Open until filled. How to Apply: No Phone Calls. Please fill out the form below, mail, e-mail or fax a cover letter, resume and 2 professional references (past supervisors including e-mail address and phone number) to:
Mireya Muñoz Program Director PALS for Health Program 1730 W. Olympic Blvd., 4th Floor-Suite 200 Los Angeles, CA 90015 Fax: 213-553-1876 firstname.lastname@example.org
Please ensure that the email subject has the job title: Outreach & Training Coordinator Qualified applicants meeting the job requirements will be screened and contacted for interviews.
Special Service for Groups is an Equal Opportunity Employer
PALS for Health is a division of Special Service for Groups 1730 W. Olympic Blvd. 4th Floor (3A), Suite 200 Los Angeles, CA 90015 P: (213) 553-1818 | F: (213) 553-1876 | E: email@example.com