Featured Links


Donations are rather helpful as well


Who's online

There are currently 0 users and 38 guests online.

Connect with Us

CareLink Bilingual Client Advocate (1.0 FTE)

JOB SUMMARY:Cascade AIDS Project (CAP), the leading HIV prevention, education, housing, advocacy and services organization in Oregon, seeks a CareLink Bilingual Client Advocate to assist newly diagnosed and out of care people living with HIV, access and remain in HIV primary care, substance abuse treatment and mental health services. The CareLink Bilingual Client Advocate works with CAP and other service providers to assist people living with HIV who are newly diagnosed and are not in medical care, substance abuse, or mental health services in engaging and staying connected to those services. The Advocate will also work with clients who have been disengaged from medical care for more than 6 months to reengage them with core medical services. The Advocate will assist monolingual Spanish speaking clients as well as clients whose primary language is English. The advocate will work with clients to develop individual goal plans and assist clients in carrying out the activities to achieve their goals.

•Bachelor’s degree in social services or related field or 2-3 equivalent experience
•Fluency in Spanish.
•Knowledge of and/or first-hand experience with the barriers to care for people with HIV/AIDS, including mental health, alcohol and drug abuse, homelessness, poverty, race, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity and culture.
•Experience assisting vulnerable populations in accessing services and coordinating services with other service providers.
•Good organizational and time management skills.
•Ability to work independently with accountability, and a personal standard for excellence in approach and results.
•Strong interpersonal and communication skills, and ability to work effectively with community partners.
•Demonstrated computer and keyboard proficiency using Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook) and working knowledge of the internet.
•Experience working with ethnically, racially, and sexually diverse populations.
•Must be able to occasionally travel and work evenings and weekends.

•Previous work experience with in HIV
•Knowledge of services in the Portland Metro Area
•Knowledge of benefits programs available to people with HIV

COMPENSATION:$26,994 - $36,957 annually depending on education and benefits; employer-paid health, dental, vision, long-term disability, life insurance, retirement plan with generous employer matching contribution, 125 cafeteria saving plan, generous vacation and health leave benefits. This is a union represented position.

Open Until Filled

Send resume, cover letter and completed application to:
Cascade AIDS Project
Supportive Housing and Care Services Manager
620 SW Fifth Avenue, Suite 300
Portland, OR 97204

Application available online at www.cascadeaids.org

Cascade AIDS Project is an EEO Employer