Bilingual Latine/x Health & Housing Services Specialist

Cascade AIDS Project | Portland, OR

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Posted Date 1/10/2024
Description

Level: Entry

Job Location: Davis St Office - Portland, OR

Position Type: Part Time

Salary Range: $22.00 Hourly

Travel Percentage: Up to 50%

Job Shift: Day

Cascade AIDS Project is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Black, Indigenous, and all other People of Color (BIPOC), women, LGBTQ+ individuals, veterans, and people living with HIV or other disabilities 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. Prism Health, Our House, Tod’s Corner and Esthers Pantry are all apart of CAP. To learn more about us please visit www.capnw.org, www.prismhealth.org, and www.ourhouseofportland.org.

CAP is excited to announce that we are hiring an experienced Bilingual Latine/x Health & Housing Services Specialist. The Bilingual Latine/x Health & Housing Services Specialist supports the Cascade AIDS Project’s (CAP) brand, mission, and culture, focusing on providing strengths-based social services to people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) who are Latine/x/a/o and assists participants to navigate the medical care, mental healthcare, and drug/alcohol systems and provide support to clients in connecting to housing case management services, and processes motel referrals as this is critical to their stability and medical engagement.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assessing participant needs
  • Providing information and referral
  • Developing individual goal plans and assisting clients in carrying out the activities to achieve their goals.
  • Sharing the goal plan with relevant CAP staff and community partners
  • Completing forms and entering data into the agency database in a timely and accurate manner
  • Assessing clients’ adherence to HIV medications on a regular basis
  • Supporting clients in building health literacy skills
  • Working collaboratively with housing case managers and community partners
  • CAP intakes
  • Emergency rent assistance applications
  • Motel referrals
  • Other duties as assigned.

This is a part-time, 0.6 FTE position, that reports to the Manager of Short-Term Housing & Latine/x Services. The person in this position is stationed in the CAP - Davis St. office but will travel throughout the five-county service area for meetings, client home-visits and healthcare appointments. Mon-Thur 9am-5pm. Some evening and weekend work are required for mandatory CAP events.

NOTE: This is a non-management, union-represented position. The compensation, benefits, and conditions of work for this position are collectively agreed.

COMPENSATION: $22.24 an hour

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Verbal and written fluency in English and Spanish
  • A minimum of one year experience providing case management (or similar) services

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Previous professional or volunteer experience working with people living with HIV
  • Knowledge of social services in the Portland Metro Area
  • Knowledge of benefits programs available to people with HIV Lived experience of systemic oppression and non-dominant cultures. From Black, Indigenous, and other people of color;
  • transgender, non-binary, and other LGBTQ+ people; and people with disabilities, including HIV
  • Demonstrated commitment to advancing equity and inclusion in workplace or community settings

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS:

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. Benefits may be adjusted based on FTE or hours worked. The below benefits are for 1.0 FTE or 40 hours a week.


Vacation + Leave + Other

  • 16 days of paid vacation (128 hours) each year for the first two years of employment
  • 21 days of paid vacation (168 hours) each year of employment beginning in year three
  • 12 days of paid health leave per year
  • 12.4 paid holidays per year
  • Longevity bonus – two weeks of paid leave on the fourth anniversary, must be used within two years after the date awarded. Additional longevity bonuses are awarded at eight-year and 12-year anniversaries.
  • Continue Education Reimbursement
  • Cell Phone Reimbursement (if not assigned a company phone)
  • Pre-Tax Transportation Program

Retirement

  • 401(k) Plan – CAP matches employee contributions up to 3% of salary, this benefit includes on-call and per diem staff.

Health Coverage

  • Flexible Spending Account to set aside employee pre-tax dollars for unreimbursed medical and dependent expenses.
  • Medical and vision insurance – premiums fully paid by CAP for employees (Kaiser Permanente)
  • Dental insurance – premiums fully paid by CAP for employees (Lincoln or Willamette Dental)
  • Voluntary supplemental vision insurance (Lincoln)
  • Employee Assistant Program (EAP)

Life Insurance + Disability + Family Leave

  • Life Insurance ($100,000) and AD&D insurance – premiums fully paid by CAP for the employee (Mutual of Omaha)
  • Long-term disability insurance (Mutual of Omaha)
  • Short-term disability insurance (Mutual of Omaha)

Loan Forgiveness Programs – Employees are eligible to apply to the following programs

  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Oregon Health Care Provider Loan Repayment Program (licensed and unlicensed providers)
  • Scholars for a Healthy Oregon Initiative (SHOI) Program

CAP cares about the safety of our team members and clients. 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.

Salary22.00 Hour
Listing Type
Jobs
Categories
Healthcare | Nonprofit
Position Type
Full Time | Part Time
Experience Level
Entry Level
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Salary
$22.00 Hourly -
Salary Type
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