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Community Prevention Specialist


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Good Samaritan Project

Travis Barnhart

3030 Walnut Kansas CIty, MO 64108

(816) 561-8784

tbarnhart@gsp-kc.org

http://www.gsp-kc.org




Job Description



Good Samaritan Project (GSP) seeks a qualified Community Prevention Specialist to provide HIV and STI (sexually transmitted infections) counseling and testing sessions, behavioral interventions, educational presentations, structural interventions, and social media/marketing messaging. The primary comunity this position focuses on is African American men who have sex with men living in the Kansas City metro area. 

Primary job responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Provide in-office and outreach HIV and STI counseling and testing services according to agency policies and procedures.

  • Implement behavioral interventions with at-risk clients, including clients living with HIV.

  • Facilitate educational presentations on HIV and STI prevention and other related topics with diverse populations.

  • Conduct outreach and condom distribution in community settings to raise awareness of HIV and STI and to recruit participants for prevention and other agency services.

  • Develop and distribute social media/marketing messages to raise awareness of HIV, STIs, and agency services.

  • Complete paperwork and reporting in a timely manner.

Qualifications:

  • Prefer Bachelor’s degree in a related field OR a minimum of one year experience in similar work.

  • Knowledge of HIV risk behaviors, human sexuality, substance abuse and sexually transmitted infections.

  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communications skills, including the ability to speak to diverse groups and facilitate discussion.

  • Ability to function as an individual contributor as well as in a team environment.

  • Ability to multi-task.

  • Professional demeanor.

  • Effective organizational skills.

Benefits: GSP's benefits package includes the following: a monthly benefit allowance; medical, dental and supplemental insurance options; a 403(b) savings plan; a Flexible Spending Account (FSA); mileage reimbursement; and a generous paid time off policy.

To be considered for this position, please email your cover letter and resumé to Travis Barnhart, Director of Prevention Services, at tbarnhart@gsp-kc.org. No phone calls, please.

Job Type (optional): Full Time

• Location: Kansas City, Kansas CIty, MO 64108

• Post ID: 33887462 kc
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