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Tapestry is committed to providing high quality, compassionate and community-based care to everyone in our region, including the most vulnerable. We are passionate about providing non-judgmental sexual and reproductive healthcare, syringe access and disposal, overdose prevention and education, HIV support and prevention, and WIC family nutrition.

If you are interested in joining a diverse team focused on providing innovative, front-line health care, please review the job postings below and apply by submitting your cover letter and resume to [email protected] or by mailing it to:

Tapestry
Attn: Human Resources Dept.
296 Nonotuck Street, 2nd Floor
Florence, MA 01062

Tapestry provides a comprehensive benefits package to eligible employees, which includes: medical, dental, vision, FSA, 100% employer paid LTD/ADD/life insurance, tuition remission and an Employee Assistance Program.

Tapestry is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.


Human Resources Manager
32 hours per week
Florence

Under the direction of the CEO, the Human Resources Manager’s main duties include recruitment, employee relations, policy development and implementation, affirmative action and employment law compliance. The position also includes representing the A\agency in the community and promoting the programs and services of the agency.

Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • A demonstrated track record in developing and implementing effective HR policies and procedures; experience within a non-profit organization
  • Bachelor’s Degree or the equivalent in a related field
  • Minimum five year’s strong HR generalist experience
  • Proficiency in MS Office suite
  • Knowledge of HRIS system operation, maintenance, and report generation
  • Valid Driver’s license and willingness to travel
  • Superior interpersonal, coaching, communication, management, and negotiating skills

Preferred Experience, Skills, Education:

  • SPHR/PHR Certification
  • Experience administering a collective bargaining agreement

Syringe Access Program Manager 
40 hours per week
Holyoke

Under the direction of the Director of HIV Health and Prevention, the Syringe Access Program Manager supervises and evaluates the day to day operational activities of the Tapestry’s Syringe Access Program site in Holyoke. The main duties include ensuring quality service delivery, client satisfaction and maintenance of the facilities. The position also includes representing the agency in the community and promoting the programs and services of the agency.

Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • Two years supervisory experience in health or human services
  • Strong background in Public Health and Social Work
  • Two years’ experience with HIV prevention programming required.
  • Excellent writing skills.
  • Experience with substance abuse and knowledge of HIV/AIDS prevention principles.
  • Valid Mass driver’s license and reliable transportation.
  • Working understanding of Harm Reduction principles and practice.
  • Knowledge of addiction theory and substance abuse treatment modalities.
  • Supports the mission and goals of the agency.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Education:

  • Bachelors or Master’s degree in Social Work or related field.
  • Bilingual in Spanish strongly preferred.
  • Experience in budget management.
  • Experience in grant writing
  • Individuals in recovery strongly encouraged to apply.

Health Services Counselor/ Medical Counselor 
24 Hours per week 
Greenfield 

Under the direction of the Health Services Manager, the Health Services Counselor/ Medical Counselor will be responsible for working as part of a team to provide sexual and reproductive health care to our culturally diverse clientele. Primary duties will include: patient education, scheduling and registration, medical record management, specimen collection and preparation, and providing referrals.

Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • Associates college degree or certified medical assistant
  • One year of relevant work experience
  • A warm, calm personable approach
  • Ability to work with a diverse clientele and staff
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrates experiences with computers (Microsoft Word)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to provide high-quality non-judgmental services

Preferred Experience, Skills and Education:

  • Previous health education counseling experience or work in health care setting
  • Bi-lingual Spanish/English
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Interest in family planning and/or sexual and reproductive health

Outreach Worker – 2 open positions
40 hours per week 
Springfield, MA 

As an Outreach Worker, you will be responsible for working as part of a team to provide outreach and education to injection drug users in regards to HIV prevention. You will work with the Program Supervisor as part of an Outreach Team to develop effective goals and strategies to identify, access, educate and support out-of-treatment injection drug users in reducing their risk for HIV infection or transmission. You will work as part of a team to ensure that services to the community are high quality, accessible and non-judgmental.

Minimum Required Qualifications

  • High School graduate or equivalent
  • Experience with substance abuse and knowledge of HIV/AIDS prevention principles
  • Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Skills in community education and organizing
  • Willingness to be trained to draw blood
  • Must have the ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Valid MA Driver’s License and reliable transportation
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and the internet

Preferred Experience Skills and Education

  • Familiarity with Latino culture
  • Bilingual in Spanish/English highly preferred
  • Experience with harm reduction as it relates to drug users and syringe access
  • Former drug users encouraged to apply

Bilingual Counselor 
30 Hours per Week 
Holyoke 

Under the direction of the Director of Health Services, the Bilingual Counselor will be responsible for working as part of a team to provide sexual and reproductive health care to our culturally diverse clientele. Primary duties will include: To assist in the health service centers with all office-related functions. To provide confidential, non-judgmental counseling and education to clients concerning reproductive health issues to enable them to make fully informed decisions and access the full range of medical services needed.

Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • High School graduate or equivalent
  • Bi-lingual Spanish/English
  • Willingness to be trained in blood draws
  • Ability to work with a diverse clientele and staff
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Able to do occasional heavy lifting
  • Able to sit at a desk to use computer and make phone calls.
  •  Able to carry out typical administrative functions
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to provide high-quality non-judgmental services
  • Supports the mission and goals of the Agency

Preferred Experience, Skills and Education:

  • 2 years college or Medical Assisting Program graduate
  • Medical skills such as phlebotomy and vital signs
  • Experience with electronic medical record systems, preferably eCW

Harm Reduction Counselor
40 hours per week
Greenfield, MA

Under the direction of the Syringe Access Program Manager, the Harm Reduction Counselor will be responsible for working as part of a team to provide outreach and education to injection drug users in regards to HIV prevention.  Primary duties will include: developing effective goals and strategies to identify, access, educate and support out of treatment injection drug users in reducing their risk for HIV infection and transmission.

Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Valid Massachusetts Driver’s License
  • Knowledge of HIV/AIDS and Harm Reduction principles and practices
  • Experience with substance abuse
  • Willingness to be trained in blood draws
  • Ability to provide high-quality, non-judgmental services

Experience with blood draws and Bilingual English/Spanish is preferred.


Outreach Specialist MSM
Part –Time 20 hours a week
Springfield, MA

As an Outreach Specialist MSM, you will be responsible for working as part of a team to provide outreach and education to Gay and Bisexual men.  Scheduled shifts would be as needed based on program work flow and consist of mostly outreach events with hours in the late evening and/or weekends. You will work as part of a team to ensure that services to the community are high-quality, accessible and non-judgmental; identify clients in need of services and make appropriate referrals; provide basic demographic information on interactions with others; assist in the planning and implementation of HIV/STD screening events including obtaining blood and urine samples, completion of submission of documentation, charting, and laboratory shipping. Participate in advisory committees, external meetings, and other educator and outreach worker networking and professional development opportunities. Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • Experience and ability to work with diverse communities
  • Provide educational outreach in community venues serving MSM and Transgender community.
  • Maintain cooperative relationships with agencies within the community
  • Awareness and involvement with Gay and Bisexual men
  • Able to sit at a desk to use a computer and make phone calls.
  • Access to Internet communication sources.
  • Must have the ability to carry out typical administrative functions
  • Strong written and oral communication skills required.
  • Must support the mission and goals of the agency
  • Valid MA Driver’s License and reliable transportation

Bilingual (Spanish/English), experience in venipuncture serum blood draws and a background in clinical service delivery is preferred.


Outreach Worker
40 hours per week
Springfield, MA

As an Outreach Worker, you will be responsible for working as part of a team to provide outreach and education to injection drug users in regards to HIV prevention.  You will work with the Program Supervisor as part of an Outreach Team to develop effective goals and strategies to identify, access, educate and support out-of-treatment injection drug users in reducing their risk for HIV infection or transmission.  You will work as part of a team to ensure that services to the community are high quality, accessible and non-judgmental.

Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • Experience with substance abuse and knowledge of HIV/AIDS prevention principles High school diploma or G.E.D.
  • Familiarity with Latino culture and skills in community education and organizing
  • Willingness to be trained to draw blood
  • Must have the ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Valid MA Driver’s License and reliable transportation
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and the internet

Harm Reduction Counselor
40 hours per week
Greenfield, MA

Under the direction of the Syringe Access Program Manager, the Harm Reduction Counselor will be responsible for working as part of a team to provide outreach and education to injection drug users in regards to HIV prevention.  Primary duties will include: developing effective goals and strategies to identify, access, educate and support out of treatment injection drug users in reducing their risk for HIV infection and transmission.

Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • High school graduate or equivalent required along with one year of counseling experience
  • Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Valid Massachusetts Driver’s License
  • Knowledge of HIV/AIDS and Harm Reduction principles and practices
  • Experience with substance abuse
  • Willingness to be trained in blood draws and administering vaccinations
  • Ability to provide high-quality, non-judgmental services
  • Ability to work independently and as a team
  • Able to carry out typical administrative functions

Experience with blood draws and Bilingual English/Spanish is preferred.


Volunteer Opportunities

If you are interested in volunteering at Tapestry, please complete and submit the Tapestry Volunteer Application for review. For any questions related to volunteering at the agency, please contact us at [email protected] or (413) 586-2016.

Special Projects Volunteer- Client Educational Materials
Florence
8-10 hours per week

The Special Project Volunteer- Client Educational Materials will assist with the review and revision of client educational materials, specifically Client Information Sheets. To meet requirements of Title X grantees through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Population Affairs, all informational and educational material must be reviewed by Tapestry’s Information and Education Committee. The Special Project Volunteer will check all Client Information Sheets for accuracy and make alterations where necessary in preparation for review by Tapestry’s Medical Director and the committee. Volunteers for this special project will devote considerable time to researching medical conditions and treatments and reformatting existing Client Information Sheets.

Desired qualifications:

  • Associates Degree or two years of higher education
  • Previous experience in health care
  • Previous experience in sexual and reproductive health care preferred
  • Strong research abilities
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Microsoft Word
  • Comfortable with sexual and reproductive health topics
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