The Health Educator will provide health education to PLWHA (people living with HIV/AIDS) within the Western New York region, including individual and group education on topics related to treatment options, viral suppression and skills needed for self-care. Using a structured curriculum in group and individual activities, the Health Educator will engage participants in programming that will support behavior change; short and long term goal setting; and the development of skills related to program-solving and communication.
Qualified candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in public health (preferred) or related field and two years professional experience working with HIV/AIDS, behavioral health, substance use and/or other chronic illnesses. Must be able to communicate clearly and professionally and have excellent computer skills. Candidate must possess valid NYS driver’s license with a dependable vehicle to use for client services activities. Sensitivity to and experience with cultural diversity, LGBTQ population, HIV/AIDS issues is essential.
Job Type: Full-time
Required education: Bachelors
Required experience: Working with HIV/AIDS, behavioral health, substance use and/or other chronic illnesses (2 years)
Additional requirement(s): Valid NYS driver’s license with a dependable vehicle (for client services activities)