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TREATMENT ADVOCATE Chicago
      #111364 - 09/07/04 02:58 PM

POSITION AVAILABLE

TREATMENT ADVOCATE (Two Openings)

DEPARTMENT: Community Services


REPORTS TO: Community Services

Responsibilities:
Under Director of Community Services, will provide Treatment Advocates service provision within a multi-site, research-based, model of secondary HIV-prevention efforts, which highlight HIV-positive staff members working directly with HIV-positive clients. Assist with the coordination of the secondary prevention efforts by disseminating information to target population about secondary HIV prevention, HIV treatment, STD transmission, managing HIV disease and other issues related to coping with HIV.

Pleasant environment. Late and irregular hours and days. Weekend and evening hours

Space limited and must be shared for most efficient usage. High potential of working in other community based and private provider clinics. Must be willing to disclose personal experience as “person with HIV/AIDS” to the clients

Qualifications:
Required: Minimum of associate’s degree in a relevant field or equivalent experience required. Be diagnosed with HIV/AIDS and be able to demonstrate knowledge of HIV Treatment and Prevention and/or experience with clinical research and HIV-related education/counseling. Must be able to demonstrate excellent organizational and interpersonal skills necessary and experience in working with diverse clientbase. Desired: BA degree in related field, ability and experience in service provision to youth, and/or bilingual Spanish/English a plus!

Founded in 1974, Howard Brown Health Center (HBHC) provides the finest cutting-edge, comprehensive healthcare services to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered community through primary medical care, counseling, social services, education, prevention, outreach and research. With locations in Uptown and Lakeview, HBHC serves more than 30,000 people annually. HBHC is the leading private provider of HIV and AIDS services in the Midwest and the only GLBT health center in the region. Further information can be found at www.howardbrown.org.

Equal Opportunity: Howard Brown Health Center affords equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, gender expression, veteran or marital status.

Please send cover letter, résumé and salary history to:

Human Resources
Howard Brown Health Center
4025 N. Sheridan Road
Chicago, IL 60613
Email: jobs@howardbrown..org

NO CALLS PLEASE


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