Date Posted: 12/14/2018

HIV Prevention and Education LGBTQ Specialist

Thanks to the Pride Foundation, the Alaskan AIDs Assistance Association (Four A’s) received one-year funding for an HIV Prevention and Education LGBTQ Specialist.  The HIV Prevention and Education LGBTQ Specialist will provide HIV prevention and education services in  Anchorage and Mat-Su.  The primary focus of the position will be to conduct interventions to reduce the transmission of HIV and its stigma with an emphasis on the LGBTQ community.  HIV prevention and education efforts will involve collaborating with local LGBTQ organizations and other related social service entities to raise awareness of HIV, conducting outreach and education workshops, providing free HIV and Hepatitis C (HCV) rapid testing at a variety of venues, the distribution of condoms, lube, and safe sex kits, and education on PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis).  These services will be provided in a variety of settings during the day, evening, and weekends.  This is a part-time, 10 hours/week position for 2019.

A background/experience in health education, social services, or related field is preferred.  Past experience working with people at risk for HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C, substance abuse, and/or addiction is a plus.  Must be able to communicate effectively in oral and written form with clients, family members, agency staff, other service agencies, and the general public; as well, strong active listening skills. 

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and completed Four A’s application to Petra Davis at pdavis@alaskanaids.org.  To learn more about our agency and this unique opportunity, visit our website at www.alaskanaids.org.  A full job description and the Four A’s Employment Application are available on the website.