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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.



Youth Health Educator, Full-Time

POSTED: 06/26/15

CDPH Health Educator, Part-Time

POSTED: 06/25/15

Health Educator, Part-Time

POSTED: 06/25/15

Health Educator, Full-Time

POSTED: 06/25/15

Psychologist

POSTED: 05/20/15


Position Title:  Youth Health Educator, Full-Time
Department:  HIV/AIDS & STD Services
Reports to: Youth Empowerment Director
Classification status: Full-Time; Exempt

Essential Functions: This position coordinates and implements HIV counseling and testing services focusing on young men of color who have sex with men ages 16 to 29. The individual in this position must possess the knowledge and skills to provide high quality health-related education and counseling to a diverse clientele, and to coordinate the implementation of various outreach and recruitment strategies. These strategies include: the use of a medical mobile unit to conduct outreach HIV testing, conducting online outreach on geosocial mobile applications, implementing a social networks strategy, conducting late night street and club outreach, as well as walk-in testing in high-prevalence locations throughout the Chicagoland area.

Job Requirements: Program Coordination Duties: Service Provision 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 and client-centered HIV testing, HIV pre-test counseling, and HIV post-test counseling.
  2. Describe what it would be like for you to give a HIV testing client a positive test result.
  3. Describe your understanding of why, when compared to other populations, young men who have sex with other men (YMSM) of color have a high rate of testing positive for HIV.
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:  CDPH Health Educator, Part-Time
Department:  HIV/AIDS & STD Services
Reports to: CDPH Projects Coordinator
Classification status: Part-Time through December 2015

Essential Functions: Provide pre-test and post-test HIV counseling, HIV testing services, Linkage to Care (LTC) and referrals for Center on Halsted (COH) clients through the HIV Testing and Prevention Program at COH. This position is particularly geared towards reaching Northside adult Hispanic and non-Hispanic White MSM through our CDPH grant. Geosocial experience required.

Additionally, this position will assist outreach and the creation of outreach materials designed for the target populations.

Applicants must have completed Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) or Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) HIV Counseling, Testing and Referral and Partner Services trainings and provide certificates of completion. This position requires extensive knowledge of HIV/AIDS and STDs.

This position requires the ability to work days, nights, and weekends.

Service Delivery Duties: Program Development and Collaborative Duties: Training 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 ideas about using geosocial apps for outreach to adult White and Hispanic MSM in Chicago.
  2. Describe what it would be like for you to give a HIV testing client a positive test result.
  3. MSM from certain Chicago neighborhoods (Lakeview, Uptown, Edgewater, and Rogers Park) have higher rates, when compared to other Chicago neighborhoods, of HIV positivity. Why do you think this is?
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:  Health Educator, Part-Time
Department:  HIV/AIDS & STD Services
Reports to: Director, HIV/AIDS/STD Hotline and HIV Testing & Prevention
Classification status: Part-Time

Essential Functions: Provide pre-test and post-test HIV counseling, HIV testing services, Linkage to Care (LTC) and referrals for Center on Halsted (COH) clients through the HIV Testing and Prevention Program at COH.

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. Assist in the maintenance of COH Hotline Online Searchable Referral Database of services in Illinois. Complete three-month intensive training for the Department of HIV/AIDS & STD Services and other courses as required by the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH).

Applicants must have completed Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) or Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) HIV Counseling, Testing and Referral and Partner Services trainings and provide certificates of completion.

Bilingual skills (English/Spanish) required.

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:  Health Educator, Full-Time
Department:  HIV/AIDS & STD Services
Reports to: Director, HIV/AIDS/STD Hotline and HIV Testing & Prevention
Classification status: Full-Time; Exempt

Essential Functions: Provide HIV testing, pre and post-test counseling, linkage to care, anonymous telephone counseling, information, and referrals to diverse callers/clients throughout Illinois regarding HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) for the State of Illinois AIDS/HIV & STD Hotline and the Center on Halsted HIV Testing & Prevention Program in English and Spanish. Applicants must have completed Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) or Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) HIV Counseling, Testing and Referral and Partner Services trainings and provide certificates of completion.

Provide short-term supportive case management to HIV-positive and high-risk HIV-negative clients seen through the Center’s HIV testing program as needed.

Provide administrative assistance to Hotline and HIV testing programs. Assist in the maintenance of COH Hotline Online Searchable Referral Database of services in Illinois. Share responsibility for maintaining and enhancing written and on-line information resources regarding HIV/AIDS and STDs. Assist in training department staff for Hotline and HIV testing duties.

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

Training and Professional Development Duties: Service Provision Duties:

Outreach Duties:

  • Provide HIV testing services to targeted youth, senior, and high-risk populations
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 and client-centered HIV testing, HIV pre-test counseling, and HIV post-test counseling.
  2. Describe what it would be like for you to give a HIV testing client a positive test result.
  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:  Psychologist (PsyD or PhD License required)
Department:  Behavioral Health
Reports to: Director of Community Behavioral Health Services
Classification status: Full-Time; Exempt

Essential Functions: Behavioral Health Services at Center on Halsted is comprised of 4 main functions: 1) LGBTQ competent therapy that is strength based and trauma informed. Individual, group, couples, family and youth based therapy are all offered at the Center on Halsted. Therapy services are available in a variety of formats for ages ranging from childhood to elders in our community. 2) Student Training 3) Sexual Orientation and Gender Institute (SOGI) activities 4) Research collaborations.

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. History of supervising students.
  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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