Deputy Director of Prevention

Cascade AIDS Project | Portland, OR

Posted Date 1/11/2021

Cascade AIDS Project (CAP), the oldest and largest AIDS Service Organization (ASO) in Oregon and Southwest Washington, is committed to preventing HIV infections, supporting and empowering people living with or affected by HIV and eliminating HIV-related stigma and health disparities. Learn more about us at


CAP is excited to announce that we are currently hiring a Deputy Director of Prevention. This is a 1.0 FTE position, which reports to the Director of Healthcare Operations.


The Deputy Director of Prevention leads and directs the work of Cascade AIDS Project’s Prevention team in a manner consistent with the agency’s strategic plan, mission and budget.  The Deputy Director oversees Prevention programming, works with the Director of Healthcare Operations and Finance staff to develop and manage the budget, manages contracts and grants, monitors program activities and oversees the generation of reports. They ensure the delivery of programs and services of the highest quality. The Deputy Director works with the Director of Healthcare Operations and Human Resources Administrator to hire, terminate and discipline team employees. The Deputy Director works with the CAP’s Institutional Giving Officer to complete and submit proposals to funding sources. As a member of the executive management team, the Deputy Director works with the team to develop and implement agency policies and procedures.


The Deputy Director has direct supervisory responsibility for the Manager of Prevention Services, Manager of Clinical Health Services, and the Manager of Benefits Navigation. The Deputy Director plays a key role in developing community and funder partnerships and represents the organization on community task forces and committees.  As a member of the executive management team, the Deputy Director of Prevention helps determine and implement agency policies and procedures, and provides leadership both within and outside the organization.


This full-time position reports to the Director of Healthcare Operations and will work out of CAP’s Davis Street office. Travel throughout the region, including CAP’s two Southwest Washington offices and the Prism Health clinic, as well as evening and weekend work are required.




  • 2+ years of management experience in a public/community health related field with increasing responsibilities, including personnel supervision, budget management, grant management, and program development
  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Public Health or related human services field or; or 3 years’ equivalent work experience in excess of the above required 3 years
  • Experience with or knowledge of HIV prevention issues including service navigation, PrEP, HIV/STI testing, and case management
  • Previous experience with development and oversight of policies and procedures, preferably in a clinical or medical setting
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including experience conducting trainings to small groups of people
  • Ability to cultivate and maintain professional relationships across a multicultural spectrum of organizations and professionals, including community partners and funders
  • Experience working with ethnic, racial, economic, and sexually diverse populations and a strong understanding of issues relevant to gay/bi/trans men, people living with HIV, communities of color, and the LBGTQ+ community and how those issues affect or influence service delivery
  • Strong initiative & self-starter with the ability to effectively solve problems, including the ability to prioritize work projects and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently with accountability; exercise sound judgment and discretion
  • Proficient in MS office products
  • Valid Driver’s License and access to a reliable vehicle
  • Available to travel and work evening/weekend hours



  • Master’s degree or equivalent experience in Social Work, Counseling, Public Health or related Human Services field
  • Previous experience conducting HIV counseling, testing, and referral services
  • Previous experience (or demonstrated knowledge) working in Clark, Washington or Clackamas Counties or similar geographic regions
  • Grant writing and reporting experience
  • Lived experience of systemic oppression and non-dominant cultures. We encourage applications from Black, Indigenous, and other people of color; transgender, non-binary, and other LGBTQ+ people; and people with disabilities, including HIV.


Compensation: $72,500 annually; employer-paid health, dental, vision, short-term and long-term disability and life insurance; 401(k) retirement plan with generous employer matching contribution, 125C cafeteria savings plan; generous vacation and health leave benefits.



Closing Date:  Open until filled.


To apply for this position, mail, email, fax, or deliver the following three documents:

1)            a complete cover letter (attached as Word or pdf) that serves as an example of your writing and addresses how you meet all of the required qualifications specific to the position you are applying for,

2)            your resume, and 3) a completed CAP Employment application (available at to:


Cascade AIDS Project

Deputy Director of Prevention

520 NW Davis St., Suite 215

Portland, Oregon 97209


Fax: 503-223-6437


Or by email to:


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.

Listing Type
Position Type
Full Time
Experience Level
Senior Level
Employer Type
Direct Employer
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