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Listos Program Manager at Sisters of Color United for Education

Salary: $35,000 – 40,000 Depending on experience annual salary with option of renewal after 1 year

Benefits: Health insurance coverage; paid holiday, personal and sick time off

Email applications to: SistersofColor@gmail.com

Sisters of Color United for Education (SOCUE) is a community-based Promotora de Salud (Promoter of Health) organization that offers a spectrum of services for individuals, families and communities for the past 25 years. SOCUE cultivates Promotoras to defend the wellness of the community mind body and spirit.   Our innovative and unique approach educates individuals, and families about health disparities affecting communities of color and offers culturally responsive opportunities for leadership development through the Promotora Training and collaborative initiatives.

SOCUE works within culturally and economically diverse communities, and is evolving it’s programming niche in the realm of HIV/AIDS (education, prevention, testing, and case management-for + tests) through Listos. Listos is a comprehensive, holistic HIV/AIDS program that includes outreach, testing, care coordination, educational programming, and referrals for people living with, OR at high-risk for HIV/AIDS.

Program Manager Job Responsibilities:

The Listos Program Manager oversees the coordination, and administration of all aspects of HIV/AIDS programs including planning, organizing, recruiting, leading, activities, and providing reports. Program Manager accomplishes strategic objectives by overseeing multiple project activities including;

  • Recruitment, scheduling and follow-up with participants for a multi-session educational trainings and managing an outreach team (with an emphasis on the Latino LGBTQ community)
  • Oversee comprehensive media and outreach (street) campaigns developed through local People of Color, Spanish speaking, and LGBTQ collaborative partnerships and cross-trainings.
  • Coordinate and provide HIV testing, scheduling and recruitment schedule (If not currently certified HIV tester, within 3 months of hire).
  • Link participants with positive HIV results to systems of care such as case management, substance abuse, and medical case management.

Program Manager Skills and Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated skills in coordinating and facilitating groups
  • Demonstrated skills in working with underserved populations
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including basic computer skills
  • Experienced at recruitment for community development, case management, and/or community advocacy
  • Must be organized, a self-starter
  • Computer and Accounting Skills Desired, but not required. Candidates will be expected to have a desire to learn.

Requirements

  • Achieve operational objectives by contributing information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews; preparing and completing action plans; implementing production, and system improvements and providing monthly reports.
  • Bachelor’s degree or at least 3 years of equivalent experience in cultural health, wellness, gender issues, epidemiology, outreach, program development and/or pubic health.
  • Knowledge of HIV/AIDS preferred.
  • Proficient in computer skills such as Gmail/Calendar, Microsoft Word, Excel, and Basecamp
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse population, manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to work successfully as both an independent performer and a team member.
  • Meets financial objectives by overseeing and tracking expenditures and meeting monthly with financial manager.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  • Maintain all data required for reporting purposes, including program evaluation.
  • Attend staff and collaborative meetings, trainings, and clinical supervision as required.
  • Program Manager will report directly to Promotora Program Director and Executive Director.
  • Must be bilingual

SOCUE is a progressive organization that seeks forward thinking, self-starters, who have the ability to organize, prioritize, complete and track programs progress. This position requires someone inspired by wellness, media, leadership and collaborative efforts. People who understand the interdependence and impact of cultural nuances and social norms of creating healthier options for individuals, families and communities are high encouraged to apply.

Email applications to: SistersofColor@gmail.com

Be: SER     Ready: Listo  – Be Ready.  Be Listo

It’s not about you,

it’s not about me.

It is about us  — BeLISTO

Our relationships, we have with ourselves and with others.  BeListo

To triumph through our barriers.

We had to be ready.  BeListo