As a key component of the PRIDE Navigator grant, Community Navigators are responsible for maneuvering participants through a continuum of services strategically aligned to build their resiliency against the contraction of HIV/AIDS, substance abuse and other risk factors. The Community Navigators under the direction of the Navigator Specialist will serve as key staff in identifying and removing barriers to the participants' full involvement within the Continuum of Care Services.
Duties and Responsibilities
Assist in the creation of Individual Development Plans for participants as guided by the Acuity Scale Tool
Assist in the management and coordination of navigated service delivery sites for participants, as guided by the Individual Development Plan/Acuity Scale
Assist in the identification and removal of barriers to participants fulfilling slated developmental goals and objectives
Assist in the recruitment of participants
Assist with the management of participants i.e. tracking participants and keeping records of participation utilizing Excel spreadsheet, and other tracking measures.
Assist Project Director and Grants Coordinator with developing, implementing and maintaining Social Marketing strategies.
Participate in PRIDE Navigator Advisory Board meetings and program trainings.
Perform other duties as assigned
High School Diploma or GED
1 year minimum experience in related field
Knowledge of community resources
Customer service, communication (oral and written), activity management skills
Must be open-minded and appreciative of diversity
Some College (in Behavioral Health/Social Work subject areas)
2 years' experience in related field
Professional Certification(s) in Mental Health Evidenced-Based Practices, Agency Mobilization, Diversity & Inclusion
Proven Experience with the LGBTQQ community
Activity Management, Marketing (traditional and social media), Public Speaking skills
The work environment will be the Office of Student Health and Counseling Services, Community
Based Organizational (CBO) Partner Sites, and the University/Community at large.
Some lifting (up to 10 pounds) may be required when sending or receiving shipments, in handling samples, supplies or literature, and transport of laptop computer.
Fort Valley State University