PEER EDUCATOR (Transgender Programs)

  • Community Health Systems
  • 21 Warren St, New York, NY 10007
  • Full-Time
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POSITION SUMMARY:

Our Transgender Program Peer Educators are responsible for conducting outreach, providing general risk reduction, providing referrals to needed services, distributing HIV/AIDS information and condoms, participating in training and support activities, utilizing data forms to document and report activities performed.

Essential Functions:

* Compliance with Employee Health Services.
* Conducts community outreach and door to door outreach in targeted areas identified by the Program Manager to meet grant targets.
* Participates in community health and community fairs as an agency representative.
* Provides referrals of clients to necessary health and support services in the community, including making appointments for clients at CHN clinic sites.
* Performs other related duties, as assigned.
* Identifies community resources and makes contact with such agencies.
* Escorts clients to necessary services, as appropriate.
* Documents clients reached through community outreach and report this to the program manager.
* Distributes HIV/AIDS educational literature and condoms to clients and agencies.
* Participates in training, in-services, and support activities for peer educators.

CERTIFICATE/LICENSE REQUIRED:

* High School diploma or G.E.D. preferred with some experience in community work.

Other Functions :

* Identifies community resources and makes contact with other agencies.
* Escorts clients to necessary services, if appropriate.
* Documents clients that were reached through street outreach.
* Distributes HIV/AIDS education materials and condoms to clients and other agencies.
* Assists in CHN's clinic outreach efforts to targeted populations.



* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.