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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.


HIV Health Program Manager 
40 hours per week
Springfield 

Under the Direction of the Director of HIV Health and Prevention, the Hampden County HIV Health Program Manager is responsible for supervising a team of harm reduction counselors that effectively engage people who have or are at risk of HIV. Efforts will focus on MSM and IDU populations in Hampden County. The manager will be expected to implement effective HIV/AIDS programming in accordance with the standards and policies established by Tapestry.

The ideal candidate will be an experienced manager with a demonstrated history of accomplishments in harm reduction who is able to effectively supervise staff internally as well as network at multiple levels with a diverse community.

Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • Five years in the HIV/AIDS field
  • Two years’ experience working with MSM and IDU populations
  • Experience supervising diverse direct service staff
  • Superior interpersonal skills with the ability to work with a wide diverse variety of stakeholders
  • Demonstrate experience of responsible management of program budgets
  • Current understanding of federal and state public health issues with respect to HIV/AIDS and substance abuse
  • Experience with diverse outreach methods, including online outreach to effectively reach MSM and IDU populations
  • Strong computer and analytical skills; substantial experience in Windows computer applications
  • Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills
  • Supports the mission and goals of the agency.
  • Reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license required

Preferred Experience, Skills, Education:

  • Bachelors or Master’s degree in Public Health or related field.
  • Bilingual in Spanish strongly preferred.
  • Two years’ experience providing HIV/AIDS related services to men who have sex with men (MSM’s)
  • Experience with online recruitment methods that target hard to reach populations at risk for HIV/AIDS
  • Individuals with relevant life experience encouraged to apply.

Syringe Access Program Manager 
40 hours per week
Northampton and Greenfield 

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 sites in Northampton and Greenfield. 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

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

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

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.


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.

Syringe Access Program Volunteer
Hampshire and Hampden Counties
8-16 hours per week

The Syringe Access Program Volunteer will learn about harm reduction, overdose prevention, and the culture and practices of injection drug users. The volunteer will perform administrative duties (answer phones, greet clients, record data of client encounters); offer supplies and education to clients; help to maintain inventory; represent Tapestry at community outreach events; and assist with other tasks as needed. The volunteer may also be responsible for offering supplies and education to clients, assisting with supply inventories, and may represent agency at community outreach events. 

All applicants should have access to reliable transportation and be able to travel between Syringe Access Program sites in both Hampden and Hampshire Counties, as needed (Springfield, Holyoke, Northampton).

Desired Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED Equivalent
  • Spanish language skills strongly preferred.
  • Ability to work independently, quickly and under pressure (essential).
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (essential).
  • Ability to balance multiple responsibilities (essential).
  • Excellent written communication skills (essential).
  • Multi-task oriented with strong organizational skills.
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Access

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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