Are you a transgender woman of color or an African-American young man who has sex with men?
Do you have your high school diploma or GED and a flexible schedule?
Are you HIV+? Have you been HIV+ for at least 2 years?
Are you interested in being trained to help people who are HIV+ get into care?
If you answered “yes” to these questions, then we would love to talk to you. The Linkage to Care Peer Guide Trianing Program within the School of Public Health at Georgia State University is recruiting for an innovative project. The program is a 20-week commitment that includes 10 training modules (5hrs/week for 10 weeks) and an internship at a community-based organization or AIDS service organization (15hrs/week for 10 weeks).
- Must have been HIV+ for 2 years
- Must be a African-American man who has sex with men (ages 21-35) or a transgender woman of color (up to age 50)
- Must have GED or high school diploma
- Must be willing to do a background check (people who have been incarcerated will not be excluded from consideration)
- Enhance your communication skills
- Boost your resume
- Mentored internship
- Incentives for your training time
- Experience working with community-based organizations
- Certification in HIV testing and pre- and post-test counseling
If you are interested, please submit a detailed personal statement by email or by fax to (404) 413-1137 or fill out the form below. Please make sure to send us a copy of your resume and contact information for 3 references (at least one of whom should be a professional reference).
Your personal statement should be at least 250 words and detail the following information:
- Describe why you’re interested in this program
- Describe how being HIV positive has shaped your experiences
- Describe any background experiences that might uniquely qualify you for this program