Peer Educator (Transgender Programs)

Community Healthcare Network Bronx , NY 10451

Posted 1 month ago

POSITION SUMMARY:

Our Transgender Program Peer Educators are responsible for conducting outreach, providing general risk reduction, providing referrals to needed services, distributing HIV/AIDS information and condoms, participating in training and support activities, utilizing data forms to document and report activities performed.

Essential Functions:

  • Compliance with Employee Health Services.

  • Conducts community outreach and door to door outreach in targeted areas identified by the Program Manager to meet grant targets.

  • Participates in community health and community fairs as an agency representative.

  • Provides referrals of clients to necessary health and support services in the community, including making appointments for clients at CHN clinic sites.

  • Performs other related duties, as assigned.

  • Identifies community resources and makes contact with such agencies.

  • Escorts clients to necessary services, as appropriate.

  • Documents clients reached through community outreach and report this to the program manager.

  • Distributes HIV/AIDS educational literature and condoms to clients and agencies.

  • Participates in training, in-services, and support activities for peer educators.

CERTIFICATE/LICENSE REQUIRED:

  • High School diploma or G.E.D. preferred with some experience in community work.

Other Functions :

  • Identifies community resources and makes contact with other agencies.

  • Escorts clients to necessary services, if appropriate.

  • Documents clients that were reached through street outreach.

  • Distributes HIV/AIDS education materials and condoms to clients and other agencies.

  • Assists in CHN's clinic outreach efforts to targeted populations.

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Peer Educator (Transgender Programs)

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