CLOSED - Bilingual HIV Prevention Specialist (1.0 FTE)

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organization:Cascade AIDS Project
position summary:

Description: Cascade AIDS Project (CAP) is the leading provider of HIV prevention, education, housing, advocacy and support services in Oregon and Southwest Washington. We are seeking an experienced Bilingual - HIV Prevention Specialist to design and implement HIV prevention activities, conduct HIV Counseling and Testing, provide outreach and recruitment into programs and services, assist with staffing CAP’s Men’s Wellness Center, and participate in additional department and agency activities, with a special focus of reaching the Latino gay and bisexual communities. This position reports to the Team Lead of the Men’s Prevention and Wellness Programs.

The following are the minimum qualifications all applicants must meet in order to be considered for the position. It should be evident from your resume, CAP application or cover letter that all of these qualifications are met. If you do not meet the minimum qualifications you will not be considered for the position.

Bachelor’s Degree in related field or equivalent experience in HIV prevention with gay/bi men

Bilingual (Spanish-English speaking) – must be fluent in Spanish

Knowledge of gay and bisexual male communities and HIV disease

Demonstrated computer and keyboard proficiency using Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, Outlook) and working knowledge of the internet including internet chat

Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills

Demonstrated experience working with ethnic, racial, sexual, and diverse populations

Ability to effectively collaborate with community stakeholders

Must be available to work evenings and weekends

Previous experience in community organizing or conducting community outreach programs

The following are preferred qualifications and not required to be considered for the position:

Previous experience working with HIV disease

Previous experience conducting HIV counseling and testing

Knowledge of behavioral health models and evidenced based HIV prevention interventions

Experience recruiting, training, and managing volunteers

Compensation: 1.0 FTE $27,744 - $37,207 annually, depending on experience; employer-paid health, dental, vision, long-term disability and life insurance; 401(k) retirement plan with generous employer matching contribution, 125C cafeteria savings plan; generous vacation and health leave benefits.

Closing Date: Friday, November 28, 2008 at 5pm


This is a union represented position

Send resume with a cover letter explaining how you meet the qualifications along with a completed CAP Employment application (available at to:

Cascade AIDS Project

HIV Prevention Specialist Position

620 SW Fifth Avenue, Suite 300

Portland, Oregon 97204

Cascade AIDS Project is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer

Salary / Pay Rate: 1.0 FTE $27,744 - $37,207 annually DOE
Other:Equal Opportunity Employer