Program Revamp Creates 4 Job Openings

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A planned revamp of HIV Prevention and Education Services at AIDS Community Alliance has created four job openings. “We’re excited about the opportunity to create new programs and new jobs,” says Phil Goropoulos, ACA CEO and president.

ACA seeks applicants for the following new positions that require Prevention Project Coordinators.

• Prevention with Positives Project Coordinator – Position leads the Agency’s prevention efforts working with HIV-infected individuals and their partners. Provides group-level and individual-level interventions. Must be comfortable with diverse populations and working in both a community and a medical setting.

• Men Who Have Sex With Men Prevention Project Coordinator (2 positions) – Positions lead the Agency’s prevention and health programming for men who have sex with men. The program works in bars and other social settings as well as on-line through internet strategies. The coordinators must have a high level of comfort with the gay community and gay culture. Experience with chat and social networking web sites is preferred. Must have the ability to lead group and individual interventions and coordinate testing and screening services.

• Injection Drug Users Prevention Project Coordinator – Position leads the Agency’s prevention and health programming targeting individuals who use injection drugs. The program operates in multiple communities throughout the region. Candidate must be comfortable offering individual and group interventions as well as screening services for a highly diverse and hard to reach population. Must have a high level of comfort working within communities where drugs are present and with people who may be active in their addiction.

All openings require: a high school diploma or GED (BA/BS preferred). An understanding of HIV and behavioral science theory. Reliable transportation. Valid PA Driver’s License.

To apply please submit a cover letter and resume to AIDS Community Alliance,100 N. Cameron Street, Suite 301-East, Harrisburg, PA 17101 or email Terry@ACA-PA.com . Deadline for applications is 8/6/2010. EOE

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