Peer Navigator at VNSNY

The Visiting Nurse Service of New York is hiring a Peer Navigator who can provide a broad array of counseling/support services to individuals living with HIV/AIDS, and/or HIV negative, homeless and transgender persons, including persons with serious mental illness (SMI). The VNSNY is the nation's largest not-for-profit home- and community-based health care organization, serving the five boroughs of New York City and Nassau, Suffolk, and Westchester Counties.

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The LGBT Center: Application for Consultants

The Center is issuing a request for applications for a consultant to conduct a comprehensive LGBTQ+ health and human services needs assessment in New York State. This will include collecting, analyzing, and communicating about data specific to the LGBTQ+ community in New York State.

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Prevention Specialist at HVCS

Hudson Valley Community Services (HVCS) is hiring a PHA Prevention Specialist. The PHA Prevention Specialist delivers peer-driven services to YMSMs between the ages of 13 to 24 in the counties of Rockland, Dutchess, Orange and Westchester. The programs goal is to increase awareness of HIV/HCV/STI status through educational workshops and outreach events and to refer young men at risk for testing, linking them to treatment and encouraging behavior modification to lower infection risk.

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Health Care Assistant at Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic

Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic is looking for a Health Care Assistant, who will serve as a fundamental member of the health center operations and clinical support team. Applicant must successfully complete assigned support tasks under supervision of center management and licensed clinical staff. Additionally, they must provide essential assistance to maximize center flow, patient satisfaction, safety of PPHP’s services, and internal customer service.

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Outreach Representative at Montefiore Medical Center

Montefiore Medical Center is hiring a Outreach Representative at their Yonkers location. Individuals interested in this position should be comfortable with community-based and social network outreach, rapid HIV testing, Mpowerment intervention referrals, and PrEP/PEP education and referrals. Additionally, they will assist the Montefiore team with other services geared towards the LGBTQ+ community in Yonkers and the Bronx.

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Public Health Representative Position at Health Research Incorporated

Heath Research Incorporated is looking for a Public Health Representative to work closely with Hispanic and Latino Men who have Sex with Men (HLMSM). The goal of such a position would be to work towards better health outcomes for HLMSM, a historically underserved population.

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New Positions Available at The LOFT

The LOFT is hiring a Case Manager and a Peer Navigator!

Case Manager (Full-Time, 35-40 hours a week)

Required minimum Case Management staffing and duties:

Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Case Manager to:

  • Engage the client not in care or sporadically in care. Employ skill techniques to actively support clients in activities that improve their health outcomes resulting in sustained viral load suppression;
  • Conduct multidisciplinary case conferences and coordinate services and referrals with service and clinical providers that facilitate a client's engagement and retention in care;
  • Address and remove barriers to enable client access to all necessary components of health care, including mental health and substance abuse services;
  • Negotiate and advocate on behalf of clients for services that support self‐sufficiency and self-management;
  • Develop health education curricula and activities specific to the TGNC communities;
  • Identify needed and appropriate health education services for clients;
  • Facilitate group and individual health education sessions;
  • Work with the Peer Navigators to engage clients into care and treatment and support services.

 

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Peer Navigator (Part-Time, 20-25 hours a week)

The Peer Navigator will be appropriately trained and supervised to ensure that they are culturally competent and understand the goals and objectives that are being worked on in each case, especially when working with TGNC clients.  Each peer encounter with or on behalf of a client will be documented in a progress note and kept in chronological order in the client chart. Progress notes must focus on specific service plan goals, the problem or issue presented, the intervention that addressed it, the agreed upon follow‐up action to be taken, and the date for the next encounter. All attempts at contact with the client, family members and providers must also be documented, regardless of whether the attempt at contact was successful.

Required minimum Peer Navigator staffing and duties:

  • Conduct outreach and engagement efforts to engage and retain clients in care;
  • Assist clients in self‐advocacy and self‐management;
  • Accompany clients on clinical and supportive service appointments;
  • Assist Case Managers during some interventions;
  • Assist the Health Educator during educational sessions.

 

 

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Mosholu Montefiore Community center

The Mosholu Montefiore Community Center (MMCC) is the largest not-for-profit provider of quality education, employment, and health and recreation programs in the neighborhoods of the North Bronx and Manhattan, serving the needs of more than 35,000 residents each year.

They are seeking a Yachad Community Organizer (Part Time).

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NYC Commission on Human Rights

The Commission on Human Rights (the Commission) is the agency charged with enforcing the New York City Human Rights Law (NYCHRL) – one of the most expansive civil rights laws in the nation. Through its Law Enforcement Bureau (LEB), the Commission accepts claims filed by the public, and has the power to initiate its own investigations to affirmatively root out discrimination, harassment, retaliation and other violations of the NYCHRL. The Commission’s Community Relations Bureau (CRB) is empowered to take action against prejudice, intolerance, bigotry, discrimination and bias- related violence or harassment through education, trainings, outreach efforts, and other mechanisms aimed at creating partnerships and relationships with stakeholders in the community. Both bureaus collaborate closely to work towards the shared goal of fostering mutual understanding and respect
among all New Yorkers and encouraging equality of treatment throughout the City.

LEB seeks an Agency Attorney, Level Two, to work in the Gender-Based Harassment Unit. Created in
2018 in response to demonstrated need, the Unit focuses on timely investigation, intervention, and
enforcement in response to complaints of gender-based harassment in the workplace, including
sexual harassment.

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New York Transgender Advocacy Group

New York Transgender Advocacy Group (NYTAG) is looking for a TGNC Young Adult Liason and an Outreach Coordinator.

Working at the New York Transgender Advocacy Group (NYTAG) means that you are investing in the lives of Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming (TGNC) individuals through advocating for policies that protect the rights of those who identify as TGNC. NYTAG is proudly trans-led and encourages those with trans-experience to apply to all positions. 

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