Cascade AIDS Project
Portland, OR, United States
Nov 01, 2022
Cascade AIDS Project is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. People of color, women, LGBTQ individuals and people living with HIV are strongly encouraged to apply!
Cascade AIDS Project (CAP) is the oldest and largest AIDS Service Organization (ASO) in Oregon and Southwest Washington, as well as a Federally Qualified Health Center (Look-A-Like) that provides the LGBTQ+ community and beyond with compassionate healthcare. CAP’s mission is to promote well-being and advance equity by providing inclusive health and wellness services for LGBTQ+ people, people affected by HIV, and all those seeking compassionate care. To learn more about us at www.capnw.org, href="http://www.prismhealth.org/" target="_blank">www.prismhealth.org, and href="http://www.ourhouseofportland.org/" target="_blank">www.ourhouseofportland.org
CAP is excited to announce that we are currently hiring a 0.8 FTE (32hrs) Bilingual MAI Latinx Health & Housing Services Specialist. The Bilingual MAI Latinx Health & Housing Services Specialist works with the staff and management of Cascade AIDS Project (CAP) to provide high-quality, coordinated, strengths-based social services consistent with the agency’s mission. This individual works in CAP’s Housing and Support Services department to provide healthcare systems navigation (0.5 FTE) and emergency rent assistance (0.3 FTE) to people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) who are Latinx/a/o.
Responsibilities include: assessing client needs and adherence to HIV medications on a regular basis; supporting clients in building health literacy skills; providing information and referral; developing individual goal plans and assisting clients in carrying out the activities to achieve their goals; completing and processing CAP emergency rent assistance applications; mediation and direct communication with landlords; completing forms, and entering data into agency databases in a timely and accurate manner. The Temporary Rent Assistance Specialist works collaboratively and communicates effectively with clients, volunteers, CAP staff, and community partners. Other duties as assigned.
This position will report to the Manager of Short-Term Housing & MAI Services and work closely with the MAI Latino Services Navigator and Emergency Rent Assistance Coordinator. The person in this position is stationed in the CAP Davis St office but will occasionally travel throughout the five-county service area for meetings. Evening and weekend work are sometimes required. This is a non-management, union-represented position.
COMPENSATION: $22.21/hourly ($36,957 annually), Non-exempt
NOTE: This position is part of a union-represented bargaining unit. The compensation, benefits, and conditions of work for this position are collectively bargained.
CAP is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package for eligible employees.
Any non-temporary full-time or part-time employee (working .5FTE or greater) is considered eligible for the benefits below:
Vacation + Leave + Other
Life Insurance + Disability + Family Leave
Loan Forgiveness Programs – Employees are eligible to apply to the following programs
CAP cares about the safety of our team members and clients. As such, we require on-site staff to wear face masks for the duration of the COVID pandemic. Moreover, CAP is subject to state and federal mandates for COVID vaccinations for all healthcare and related employees. All new employees are required to provide proof of vaccination status to HR at the time of hire (unless a documented medical or religious exemption is requested and approved). Employees not subject to a state or federal vaccine mandate will be required to undergo regular testing for COVID 19 at no cost to the employee.
Cascade AIDS Project