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In addition to the opportunities below, we offer opportunities in our Behavioral Health Services department for graduate students looking to become clinicians as well as other internships and field placement opportunities for a variety of fields which relate to human services and non-profit management. For more information on these opportunities, please click here.



IDPH Health Educator

POSTED: 08/27/15

Anti-Violence Advocate

POSTED: 08/27/15

Community and Cultural Program Coordinator

POSTED: 08/27/15


Position Title:  IDPH Health Educator
Department:  HIV/AIDS & STD Services
Reports to: Director of HIV/AIDS/STD Hotline and HIV Testing & Prevention
Classification status: Part-Time

Essential Functions: Provide anonymous telephone counseling, information, and referrals to English and Spanish speaking callers throughout Illinois regarding HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) for the State of Illinois AIDS/HIV & STD Hotline. Share responsibility for maintaining and enhancing written and on-line information resources regarding HIV/AIDS and STDs. Complete an intensive training for the Department of HIV/AIDS & STD Services and other courses as required by the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH).

In depth knowledge of HIV/AIDS/STDs, reproductive health, and non-profits required.

Bilingual skills (English/Spanish) preferred.

This position requires the ability to work days, nights, and weekends. Schedules are based on program needs.

Training and Professional Development Duties: Service Provision Duties: Clerical Duties:

Disclaimer:

  • This job description is not a comprehensive list of all of the possible job-related responsibilities, tasks, and duties that are required of this position and further,
    Center on Halsted reserves the right to change as it sees fit any and all of the
    employee's responsibilities, tasks, and duties.

Skills/Qualifications:

Application Instructions: In your cover letter, please address the following:
  1. Describe your experience and/or understanding of confidential client-centered services.
  2. Describe ways you would put an anxious Hotline caller at ease.
  3. Describe challenges that might occur with repeat Hotline callers and how you would address these challenges.
Center on Halsted uses E-Verify as part of the work eligibility process for all new hires.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Center on Halsted hires the most qualified candidates without regard to any person's race, color, sex, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, pregnancy, military discharge status, or source of income.

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Position Title:  Anti-Violence Advocate
Department:  Advocacy & Community Engagement
Reports to: Director of Anti-Violence Project
Classification status: Full-Time; Exempt

Essential Functions: This is a clinical and advocacy position within the Anti-Violence Project (AVP). With the AVP Director, this person will guide, deliver and track activities in support of the Center on Halsted’s AVP. The AVP entitles a systemic approach to advocacy, which includes supporting, assisting and providing information to the larger community about violence in the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer and/or HIV-affected communities. Survivors of trauma (including but not limited to: hate crimes, sexual assault, childhood sexual abuse, and domestic violence) are the focus of this program. The AVP utilizes a framework provided by the mission, vision, and values of Center on Halsted, to decrease the impact of bias in the lives of LGBTQ people. In addition, this individual will be expected to provide evidence-based trauma-focused therapies to individuals, groups, couples, and families while maintaining LGBTQ competency.

Job Duties:

Disclaimer:

  • This job description is not a comprehensive list of all of the possible job-related responsibilities, tasks, and duties that are required of this position and further,
    Center on Halsted reserves the right to change as it sees fit any and all of the
    employee's responsibilities, tasks, and duties.

Skills/Qualifications:

Application Instructions: In your cover letter, please address the following:
  1. Training and experience working with LGBTQ clients.
  2. Training and experience working with topics related to violence, abuse, and survivors.
  3. Ability to work as a part of a team comprised of mental health professionals who hold a wide range of theoretical orientations.
  4. Provide salary history.
Center on Halsted uses E-Verify as part of the work eligibility process for all new hires.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Center on Halsted hires the most qualified candidates without regard to any person's race, color, sex, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, pregnancy, military discharge status, or source of income.

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Position Title:  Community and Cultural Program Coordinator
Department:  Community and Cultural Programs
Reports to: Director of Community and Cultural Programs
Classification status: Full-Time; Exempt

Essential Functions: This position will be mentored by and support the Community and Cultural Programs Department to strengthen, coordinate, plan, develop, and promote departmental programs. The Program Coordinator will work primarily with Center on Halsted’s peer groups as well as on the development of annual community events, contributing to the overall vision of ongoing Community and Cultural programs. Areas of responsibility include: Community building and organizing, meeting facilitation, coordination with community groups, event planning, networking, participant and volunteer tracking, and being a spokesperson for the department. This position is a direct participant in many of the events and programs that happen in the LGBTQ community in and outside Center on Halsted.

Job Duties:

Disclaimer:

  • This job description is not a comprehensive list of all of the possible job-related responsibilities, tasks, and duties that are required of this position and further,
    Center on Halsted reserves the right to change as it sees fit any and all of the
    employee's responsibilities, tasks, and duties.

Skills/Qualifications:

Application Instructions: In your cover letter, please address the following:
  1. Your experience in working with the LGBTQ community and diverse communities within the LGBTQ community.
  2. Any experience with designing or implementing programs.
  3. Your experience working in special events and networking.
Center on Halsted uses E-Verify as part of the work eligibility process for all new hires.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Center on Halsted hires the most qualified candidates without regard to any person's race, color, sex, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, pregnancy, military discharge status, or source of income.

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