NCHRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. People of color, the LGBTQI community, and individuals who have personal experience with drug use, sex work, HIV, HCV, and incarceration are strongly encouraged to apply.
|We are currently hiring: 1 full-time Project Coordinator (Cumberland, New Hanover, and Robeson Counties)This is not a remote job and will be based out of our New Hanover Countylocation. We are particularly interested in applicants who have existingrelationships to communities in New Hanover County area. |
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|Position: Full-time Project Coordinator – New Hanover County|
|Starting salary 35k at 1.0 FTE|
Description of Duties Work closely with NCHRC outreach workers in targeted counties to connect with participants interested in harm reduction and linkage to care services; Collaborate with existing community partners, creating low-barrier pathways to enter in treatment or other health related services; Create new partnerships with service providers; Provide training on harm reduction principles and cultural competence when working with people who use drugs to service providers and other community partners; Provide both individual and group harm reduction education to participants; Track all data meticulously and punctually report all training and linkage-to-care events and contacts to supervisor; Assist as needed in syringe services and naloxone distribution and direct service provision in targeted counties; Support participants and outreach staff in building community organizing and advocacy capacity of NCHRC participants; Participate in regular training calls or in person training sessions on best practices in harm reduction and linkage-to-care; Attend in-house workshops and training seminars for NCHRC staff as well as external training as assigned; Maintain strict confidentiality and treat all participants non-judgmentally and with warmth and positive regard.
Experience Must demonstrate ability to establish and maintain ethical relationships with participants, maintain strict confidentiality, and treat all participants non-judgmentally and with warmth and positive regard. Must be comfortable with harm reduction framework. Must be comfortable with public speaking and group presentations. Knowledge about Hepatitis C, HIV/AIDS, injection drug use, syringe services, STIs, and substance use is required. Must be comfortable discussing social, sexual, drug-related, and other harm reduction issues and experiences in a non-judgmental manner with both individuals and groups. Must demonstrate strong communication skills and an ability to thrive while working autonomously. Must be able to work flexible hours, including evenings. People who are HIV/hepatitis positive, have a history of drug use, sex work, or incarceration are strongly encouraged to apply.