Community Health Worker (#0493)

Job Announcement #0493

Aletheia House is seeking a community health worker to provide substance abuse
education and HIV education to young adults 18-24 in Jefferson County in accordance
with Aletheia House and the Center for Substance Abuse prevention.

Position Summary:
The community health worker is responsible for assisting with HIV/Hepatitis screenings
and substance abuse education to at-risk racial/ethnic minorities ages 18-24. The
community health worker works closely with the HIV services coordinator to accomplish
the mission and service goals of Aletheia House.

Primary Responsibilities:
-Provide quality prevention services, outreach, and recruitment to participants in
substance abuse and HIV prevention programs in accordance with the policies
established by Aletheia House
-Provide HIV testing (contactless/drop off)
-Provide social media recruitment.
-Provide Hepatitis screenings
-Provide outreach and recruitment
-Provide substance abuse prevention services
-Complete GPRA and report outcomes and data to the HIV services coordinator.
-Document services provided in a complete, accurate and timely manner
-Report all unusual incidents that may involve participants to the HIV services
coordinator
-Attend staff meetings and trainings as required
-Perform other duties as instructed by the HIV services coordinator, chief operating
officer, and/or executive director

Qualifications:
-High School Diploma required
-Knowledge of implementing HIV interventions is a plus
-Ability to provide services in a compassionate, ethical manner
-Valid Alabama driver’s license and good driving record required
-Ability to keep sensitive information obtained confidential
-Exceptional interpersonal skills to relate with clients, participants, and resource
providers

Travel Requirements:
-Travel required
-Must be willing to use and have your own personal transportation
-Mileage reimbursement for personal use of vehicle is included

Job Salary:
$32,000.00 – $36,000.00/annual

Hours:
Full-time, Exempt
Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
(Flexible hours and evenings/weekends)
(40 hours per week)

Benefits:
Benefits are excellent including health insurance with dental, retirement, paid vacations
and paid sick leave. We also provide educational opportunities that prepare counselors
to become certified as Addiction Professionals.

To Apply:
Individuals who are interested should send an email with one attachment including
cover letter and resume to jobs@specialkindofcaring.org, apply at
www.specialkindofcaring.org, or fax cover letter and resume to 205-203-4843.
Reference Job Code: CW-0493
* Please include both documents (cover letter and resume) in one attachment to
be considered for candidacy. *
Closing Date
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