Are you an empathic team player who loves to work with diverse communities? Do you value health promotion and disease prevention? Are you passionate about helping people make and sustain change in their lives? If so, HealthRIGHT 360 is currently looking to fill a Prevention Project Assistant position at our Project Ohana in the Bay program with Asian American Recovery Services. The ideal candidate has experience with outreach, engagement, and following up with program participants, and a strong proficiency in social media platforms (i.e. Facebook, Instagram, Vimeo, dating apps, etc.). We are looking for someone who is culturally competent and able to work with diverse populations. In this position, you will gain knowledge of co-morbidities (e.g. HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis, and substance abuse) and a good working knowledge of local community referral services, as well as experience working with ethnically and culturally diverse Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders. You'll also have a chance to develop skills set in community work.
This position is primarily responsible for outreach, engagement, and recruitment of participants into Project Ohana in the Bay. The Prevention Project Assistant will be facilitating cohorts and conduct/participate in various events. Workdays may include evenings and Saturday hours to better facilitate outreach.
This project is a multi-year federally funded prevention project targeted to 18-24 year old young adults who are at high risk for substance misuse and sexually transmittable diseases such as HIV, Hep C, and other STIs. The services will be provided in San Francisco County and Santa Clara County. The project has a robust program evaluation component and a social epidemiological framework to add knowledge about a unique population of young adults.