Maintenance Worker /Driver, Administrative Operations

The maintenance worker is responsible for the maintenance, repairs, and upkeep of our residences and offices at the highest levels of quality using a variety of tools, equipment, and machines to ensure a safe and clean environment for tenants and staff alike. Education and Certification: Must have a valid New York State Driver’s License, maintained in good standing throughout employment and remain subject to DMV background check. High school diploma or G.E.D. required. Trade school certification and pluming experience a plus or/and 5 years+ experience with janito...

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Harm Reduction Outreach Worker, Prevention

The Harm Reduction Outreach Worker is responsible for providing an array of mobile-based harm reduction services to marginalized, street-based populations including people living with HIV, people who actively use and inject drugs, people with Hepatitis C, people who engage in sex work, and other high risk populations. This position provides intakes and ongoing assessments to people living with and at risk for HIV/AIDS, rapid HIV testing, syringe exchange, substance use, pantry bag and sexual risk assessments, referrals, street outreach, and additional responsibilit...

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Care Navigator, Health Homes

The Care Navigator works closely with the clients to implement the goals identified during the intake, assessment, and reassessment process. As a direct client care provider the Care Navigator gathers information to complete assessments and reassessments, participates in case conferences with other providers, conducts home visits, maintains contact with the client’s extended family and informal support networks for coordination of care, accompany clients to/from medical appointments, assists clients to obtain entitlements and other services. In addition, s/he ...

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Testing and Prevention Navigator, Testing Services

The Testing and Prevention Navigator conducts rapid HIV testing and STI screenings on-site at Harlem United locations, at community-based settings, including SROs, shelters, and public housing developments, and on the Harlem United testing van, throughout East/Central Harlem and other targeted locations throughout NYC. The Testing and Prevention Navigator provides HIV/STI education and risk reduction counseling. The candidate delivers rapid test results, conducts confirmatory testing as needed, as well as delivering STI screening results. Provides navigation services with ...

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HARLEM UNITED COMMENDS GOVERNOR CUOMO’S COMMITMENT TO ELIMINATE HEPATITIS C IN NEW YORK

New York, NY (July 30, 2018) – Governor Cuomo announced on Friday his first-in-the-nation strategy for eliminating the Hepatitis C epidemic in New York State. Harlem United, a nationally recognized housing, health and human services organization, commends Governor Cuomo’s commitment on this critical public health issue. Modeled on the state’s continuing efforts to end the AIDS epidemic, the Governor’s plan will increase access to the medications that can cure Hepatitis C and expand programs to connect all New Yorkers to prevention, testing and treatment servic...

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It’s Spring! We’re taking healthcare to the streets

Spring is in the air and we are out in the streets full force, meeting people where they are — literally and metaphorically — to make sure nothing stands in the way of a full and healthy life. Here’s a bit of what we’ve been up to in the past week. HARLEM UNITED PRESENTS AT IRIS HOUSE On Monday, May 7th, two of our staff and two of our peer educators presented at the 13th Annual Iris House Women as the Face of AIDS Summit. We’re so proud of the work that Yonce and Ray, two peer educators, have been doing over the past year to educate their fellow clients and ...

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Bilingual BHI Social Worker, Healthcare Services

The Behavioral Health Integration Social Worker ("BHI Social Worker") will assist primary medical and dental patients with actively engaging in behavioral health care. Working on-site at Healthcare Services, the social worker will be responsible for screening for mental health and substance use problems and implementing and monitoring systems to ensure that patients engage and remain in mental health and/or substance use care, and work collaboratively with the appropriate HU departments and external agencies. Education and Certificate: LMSW with Master's in Social ...

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Who has tickets to your life?

As I rode the subway home yesterday holding me Metro card — my ticket — in my hand, I realized that if you think about your life as a performance, you are in control of who (and what) gets tickets to this priceless event. It's up to me—and to you—to be mindful in deciding who we allow front row seats in our lives. My health is the most important thing in my life. Without good health, physical and mental, I wouldn't be able to live my life — to enjoy this one performance — to the fullest. But in the busyness of life, it's easy to let our priorities slide. ...

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HARLEM UNITED PRAISES GOVERNOR CUOMO’S COMMITMENT TO ELIMINATE HEPATITIS C IN NEW YORK AND INCREASE ACCESS TO HOUSING FOR ALL NEW YORKERS LIVING WITH HIV/AIDS

New York, NY (March 16, 2018) – Governor Cuomo announced today his commitment to end the hepatitis C epidemic in New York State and his continued commitment to ending the HIV/AIDS epidemic by 2020 by increasing access to affordable housing for all New Yorkers living with HIV/AIDS. Harlem United, a nationally recognized housing, health and human services organization, praises Governor Cuomo’s commitment on these critical public health issues. With the Governor’s announcement, New York becomes the first state in the nation to create and implement a plan to eliminate ...

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Why Patricia is combining art therapy and activism

Patricia first came to Harlem United a year into her recovery, hoping to not just survive but thrive, and one of the first programs that she connected with was art therapy. “Some things that I did were self-destructive and I’m not going to be able to cure that right away. Working on yourself doesn’t happen overnight.” Addiction led to risky sex and other behaviors with results that Patricia is not happy about, including an HIV diagnosis. Which is why some of her art takes an activist stance. One of her earlier pieces is a pop art - activist mashup, ...

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