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Does the idea of doing something that really makes a difference in people’s lives while being well-compensated intrigue you? Are you looking to work for an organization that encourages growth and success from each and every one of its employees?
If so, South Side Help Center is the place for you!
South Side Help Center offers comprehensive benefits to help our employees do and be their very best! These benefits are intended to enhance employee physical, financial, spiritual, and professional health
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South Side Help Center’s mission to serve people and strengthen communities is done by providing direct prevention and intervention services designed to enhance the quality of life for individuals, families and community. With a compassion for people, commitment to service, motivation to affect change, and knowledge about your role and responsibilities as a HIV Test Counselor you will help to fulfill this mission by providing culturally sensitive, HIV counseling and testing to a diverse population of at-risk persons in a variety of settings.
Implementing HIV testing through various methods including Mobile Unit Testing, event testing, daily street outreach and other non-traditional venues, you’ll utilize your experience as a HIV Test Counselor who has worked in multicultural environments and your knowledge of issues impacting people of color living with HIV to support your efforts in coordinating referrals resources and linkage service to providers that are able to address our client’s needs. You will ensure clients are educated about HIV and how to prevent disease transmission, understand the process of HIV testing and the importance of knowing their status. You will also ensure clients have timely access to comprehensive medical care and treatment.
Your position as an HIV Test Counselor will contribute to the success of South Side Help Center as a whole by lending a hand when needed, showing flexibility, paying attention to details, adapting to change and thinking of your role as a part of the larger SSHC team rather than exclusive.
We at AIDS Healthcare Foundation and South Side Help Center believe that each individual is entitled to equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, creed, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status or disability. The right of equal employment opportunity extends to recruiting, hiring selection, transfer, promotion, training and all other conditions of employment.
HIV Testing Certificate with the Public Health Department of the State of Illinois. Certificate ID needed.
Internal Number: 2020-11192
About South Side Help Center
Established in 1987, South Side Help Center (SSHC) has provide 33 years of quality HIV prevention and intervention service throughout the city of Chicago to individuals, families and the community as a whole. We are currently one of the oldest African American HIV service providers in the Chicago. South Side Help Center intentionally purposes to empower people to strive for a higher quality of life that encourages a positive mental, physical and social state of being. By providing this service we believe it lends itself to positive and healthier outlook that can in turn lead to “Strong Communities”. SSHC has represented our mission through numerous programs and services such as Community Outreach Programs, Statewide Capacity Building Initiative, RW Case Management services, Psychosocial Support services, Youth Programming, HIV Testing. Our experience, intuitiveness and unique ability to engage our constituents affords us the opportunity to continue to develop and implement some of the most innovative and impactful prevention and intervention programs that supports an individual’s ability to change when necessary, sustain when needed and inspire community residents’ choose hea...lthy alternative that lead to productive lives.
AIDS Healthcare Foundation The Los Angeles-based AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) is a global nonprofit organization providing cutting-edge medicine and advocacy to over 1,000,000 people in 43 countries. We are currently the largest provider of HIV/AIDS medical care in the U.S. AHF funds its mission to rid the world of AIDS through a network of pharmacies, thrift stores, healthcare contracts and other strategic partnerships. Generating new, innovative ways of treatment, prevention and advocacy has been the hallmark of our success. We are currently leading a mass testing initiative to identify and treat the 25 million people who are unaware they are infected. By advocating big goals–such as having 1 billion people tested each year–AHF hopes to eliminate older, more time-consuming methods. Since 1987, AHF has cared for thousands of people living with HIV and AIDS worldwide. As we create and implement new programs in communities across the U.S. and abroad, we expand delivery of healthcare and influence over policy with the aim of saving more lives.
South Side Help Center is an affiliate of AIDS Healthcare Foundation, please note candidates applying for this position are applying to work for South Side Help Center.