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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 health 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, resume and Tapestry Job Application 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.


Harm Reduction Counselor

 40 hours

Springfield, MA 

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.

Under the direction of the Assistant Director for LGBTQ health, the Harm Reduction Counselor will be responsible for working as part of a team to provide outreach and education to injection drug users and LGBTQIA+ individuals in regards to HIV prevention. Primary duties will include: developing effective goals and strategies to identify, access, educate and support injection drug users, MSM and LGBTQIA+ individuals in reducing their risk for HIV infection and transmission.

Qualifications

  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Valid Massachusetts Driver’s License and Access to Reliable Transportation
  • Knowledge of HIV/AIDS and Harm Reduction principles and practices
  • Experience and ability to work with diverse communities across Western Mass.
  • Awareness and involvement with LGBTQIA+ culture.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Willingness to be trained in blood draws
  • Ability to provide high quality non-judgmental services
  • Strong written and oral communication skills

Experience with social media, dating apps and other online recruitment methods preferred. Blood draws and Bilingual English/Spanish is preferred

*Individuals with relevant personal experience strongly encouraged to apply*

For full job description click here.


Temp Harm Reduction Counselor

40 Hours

Floating SSP Counselor based where needed

 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.

Under the direction of the 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 and LGBTQIA+ individuals in regards to HIV prevention. Primary duties will include: developing effective goals and strategies to identify, access, educate and support injection drug users, MSM and LGBTQIA+ individuals in reducing their risk for HIV infection and transmission.

Qualifications: 

  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Valid Massachusetts Driver’s License and Access to Reliable Transportation
  • Knowledge of HIV/AIDS and Harm Reduction principles and practices
  • Experience and ability to work with diverse communities across Western Mass.
  • Awareness and involvement with LGBTQIA+ culture.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Willingness to be trained in blood draws
  • Ability to provide high quality non-judgmental services
  • Strong written and oral communication skills

Experience with social media, dating apps and other online recruitment methods preferred. Blood draws and Bilingual English/Spanish is preferred

*Individuals with relevant personal experience strongly encouraged to apply*

For full job description please click here.


Community Coordinator

Mason Square WIC Springfield

40 hours per week

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.

Under the direction of the WIC Program Director, the Community Coordinator develops and maintains community liaison with health and human services providers and advocacy organizations and communities served by the local WIC program. Builds an active, coordinated referral network and collaborative, working relationships between community agencies, groups and WIC to promote the utilization of WIC services.

Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • High School or Associate’s Degree graduate. At minimum at High School diploma.
  • Knowledge of community and neighborhoods served by the local WIC program and fluency in English.
  • Two years of experience in community work, outreach and coordinator, and or health and human service desirable.
  • Ability to carry out typical administrative functions.
  • Well-organized, systematic approach to work.
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Good communication skills in oral and written English.
  • Sensitivity to the needs of the participant population.
  • Bilingual preferred (specific bilingual capacity needed as appropriate to the community served by the local WIC program).
  • Supports the mission and goals of the agency.
  • MA Driver’s License Required.

For full job description please click here.


Assistant Director for Rural Drug User Health

Greenfield, North Adams and other rural areas of Western MA

40 Hours per week

 

Tapestry Health is committed to providing compassionate, community-based health care to some of the most vulnerable individuals in our region. We are passionate about providing non-judgmental sexual and reproductive healthcare, needle exchange access, overdose prevention and education, HIV/ AIDS prevention and care, and WIC family nutrition.

Under the direction of the Director of Harm Reduction, the Assistant Director for Rural Drug User Health will assist in managing the operational activities of the SSPs and OEND programs with rural settings throughout Western MA.  The primary duties will center on the development, implementation and ongoing evaluation of a rural drug user health initiative with the goal of connecting people who inject drugs (PWIDs) in rural areas to SSP and OEND related services. Rural areas will include places where PWIDs have limited access to Tapestry’s stationary SSP sites in Greenfield and North Adams, as well as other rural areas in Western MA. The Assistant Director for Rural Drug User Health will be part of a team under the direction of the Director of Harm Reduction charged with developing program priorities and strategies to promote more effective HIV prevention in accordance with standards and policies established by Tapestry.

This position is tasked with supervising the managers of the rural based SSPs and working with all staff of these sites to expand drug user health services in rural settings within Western MA. Duties include supervision of program managers, oversight of programmatic activities that adequately meet the current needs of PWIDs, and timely reporting to funders to ensure quality service delivery, client satisfaction and maintenance of facilities.

The ideal candidate will be an experienced leader with a demonstrated knowledge of rural areas and have a history of accomplishments in drug user health and harm reduction. The ideal candidate will effectively supervise staff internally as well as network at multiple levels with a diverse community that includes current and former PWIDs.

Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or Masters in Public Health or Social Work is highly preferred.
  • Five years’ experience in the HIV/AIDS field.
  • Two years’ experience working with PWIDs.
  • Two years’ experience supervising diverse direct service staff.
  • Superior interpersonal skills with the ability to work with a wide and diverse variety of stakeholders that includes current and former PWIDs.
  • Demonstrated experience of responsible management of program budgets.
  • Current understanding of federal and state public health issues with respect to opioids, HIV/AIDS and substance use.
  • Strong computer and analytical skills; substantial experience in Windows computer applications.
  • Excellent written & oral communication and presentation skills.
  • Supports the mission and goals of the agency.
  • Reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with public health related work operating in rural areas.
  • Experience with innovative recruitment methods that target hard to reach population at risk for HIV/AIDS.
  • Experience with syringe access and other effective HIV prevention strategies.
  • Demonstrated experiences in collaboration with and engagement of person’s representative of the target population to develop culturally competent HIV prevention related intervention.
  • Bilingual in Spanish highly preferred.

*Individuals with relevant personal experience strongly encouraged to apply*

For full job description please click here.


Springfield  Syringe Services Program Manager

40 Hours per week

 

Tapestry Health is committed to providing compassionate, community-based health care to some of the most vulnerable individuals in our region. We are passionate about providing non-judgmental sexual and reproductive healthcare, needle exchange access, overdose prevention and education, HIV/ AIDS prevention and care, and WIC family nutrition.

Under the direction of the Assistant Director for Rural Drug User Health, the Greenfield Syringe Services Program Manager will provide day-to-day programmatic oversight and supervise a team of Harm Reduction Counselors to ensure that services to the community are high quality, accessible and non-judgmental. Duties include supervision of direct staff, oversight of programmatic activities, and timely reporting of services to ensure quality services delivery, client satisfaction and maintenance of facilities.

Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • Two years’ experience with HIV prevention programming.
  • Two years’ supervisory experience.
  • Computer proficiency in MS Word, Excel and Access.
  • Valid driver’s license and/or ID and access to reliable transportation.
  • Knowledge of priority populations at risk for HIV infection.
  • Experience with substance use and knowledge of HIV/AIDS prevention principles.
  • Working understanding of Harm Reduction principles and practice.
  • Willingness to be trained in blood draws.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to sit at a desk, to use a computer and make phone calls.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Support the mission and goals of the agency.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bilingual Spanish/English desired.
  • Bachelors or Master’s degree in Public Health or Public Policy.

*Individuals with relevant personal experience strongly encouraged to apply*

For full job description please click here.

 


Greenfield Syringe Services Program Manager

40 Hours per week

 

Tapestry Health is committed to providing compassionate, community-based health care to some of the most vulnerable individuals in our region. We are passionate about providing non-judgmental sexual and reproductive healthcare, needle exchange access, overdose prevention and education, HIV/ AIDS prevention and care, and WIC family nutrition.

Under the direction of the Assistant Director for Rural Drug User Health, the Greenfield Syringe Services Program Manager will provide day-to-day programmatic oversight and supervise a team of Harm Reduction Counselors to ensure that services to the community are high quality, accessible and non-judgmental. Duties include supervision of direct staff, oversight of programmatic activities, and timely reporting of services to ensure quality services delivery, client satisfaction and maintenance of facilities.

Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • Two years’ experience with HIV prevention programming.
  • Two years’ supervisory experience.
  • Computer proficiency in MS Word, Excel and Access.
  • Valid driver’s license and/or ID and access to reliable transportation.
  • Knowledge of priority populations at risk for HIV infection.
  • Experience with substance use and knowledge of HIV/AIDS prevention principles.
  • Working understanding of Harm Reduction principles and practice.
  • Willingness to be trained in blood draws.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to sit at a desk, to use a computer and make phone calls.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Support the mission and goals of the agency.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bilingual Spanish/English desired.
  • Bachelors or Master’s degree in Public Health or Public Policy.

*Individuals with relevant personal experience strongly encouraged to apply*

For full job description please click here.

 


 

 

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