Sheltering Arms strengthens the education, wellbeing, and development of high-need children, adults, and families across the New York metro area. We serve nearly 20,000 people a year from the South Bronx to Far Rockaway. Through compassion, innovation, and partnership, we respond to our community’s greatest needs and enable individuals to reach the greatest heights of their potential. Joining our team is an opportunity to collaborate with hundreds of dedicated colleagues who represent diverse backgrounds and talents as we work together to make a measurable impact for our neighbors in need. Every role at Sheltering Arms brings with it new opportunities for advancement and development so that team members can achieve their professional goals while helping others reach for theirs.
Sheltering Arms MSA Outreach and Education component is focused on peer HIV/STI prevention, education and outreach work. We train peers utilizing a harm reduction approach on how to reduce the negative effects of some things that they might be involved in like unprotected sex, drug use or sex work. Our Community Health division is seeking an individual to facilitate HIV prevention groups; connect with community organizations to recruit participants for group and other agency services; street outreach; distribution of condoms and safe sex materials; represent the MSA program at community health fairs and related events; prepare weekly and monthly reports and other duties as assigned.
Sheltering Arms is looking to hire a Outreach Worker for our Community Health Program located in Jamaica, Queens. The Outreach Worker will conduct intensive outreach, facilitate groups and provide support to the MSA program.
It is the policy of Sheltering Arms that the Agency wholly complies with the equal treatment of all employees and applicants for employment without unlawful discrimination as to an individual’s perceived or actual race, creed, color, national origin, alienate, citizenship status, gender, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, partnership status, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, or veteran status in all employment decisions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, training and apprenticeship, promotion, upgrading, demotion, downgrading, transfer, layoff and termination and all other terms and conditions of employment.