This position will be responsible for social networking for Men who have sex with Men (MSM) and the recruitment and referrals for MSM and other high-risk populations to the Will County Health Department, Community Health Center and PrEP programs. Duties will include, but are not limited to, distributing of condoms and packets of health information, providing unbiased information on HIV testing to clients and explaining the testing process. The candidate will be expected to work effectively with people practicing a wide variety of sexual behaviors, having diverse sexual and gender orientation, and facing many other issues such as healing from forced sex and other sexual abuse. Candidate will perform HIV testing as well as HIV/STI disease surveillance and partner notification. Applicants will attend meetings with supervisor and be able to work weekend and evening hours.
Outreach Specialist I: High School diploma or equivalent. Three (3) years’ experience in Public Health. Data entry and Microsoft Word experience.
Grade 9 Hourly Wages ($14.95 – $23.31)
Will County Health Department 501 Ella Avenue Joliet, IL 60433 (815) 727-8822 FAX (815) 727-8526
NOT LATER THAN: 1/21/2021 DATE POSTED: 1/11/2021 THESE DATES APPLY TOWARDS IN-HOUSE EMPLOYEES ONLY
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