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 responsibilities as requested. Overdose education and relapse prevention is conducted on a regular basis to all clients with a history of substance use. The appropriate candidate will have knowledge of such street-based populations as well as appropriate written communication skills. Candidate also must have knowledge of data tools. Education and Certification: CASAC or CASAC in training preferred. Bachelor’s Degree preferred. Valid New York State driver’s license. To Apply: Submit your resume with a cover letter indicating position and salary requirements to: firstname.lastname@example.org.