LGBTQ+ Health Outreach Worker

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North Shore Health Project – Gloucester, MA

Want to help support the health of the LGBTQ+ community on the North Shore? Want to get paid to go to fun events? North Shore Health Project is hiring for a new position, LGBTQ+ Health Outreach Worker. The person in this position will have a chance to do outreach at events and bars, educate and connect people with competent health resources. It is a per diem position that will typically work 2 3-4 hours shifts per week, including one weekend evening. Position: LGBTQ+ Health Outreach Worker (per diem).

LGBTQ+ Health Outreach Worker

Primary Duties:

  • Outreach to target populations identified by DPH including men who have sex with men and trans women
  • Conduct outreach on evenings or weekends at LGBT+ events, bars, and public sex environments
  • Inform individuals of services and make connections for testing and other prevention services
  • Distribute condoms and information
  • Educate about HIV/STD risks and prevention
  • Make PrEP referrals and referrals to other relevant health resources
  • Complete paperwork such as outreach tracking forms, record into electronic record keeping software

Additional Duties

  • Provide syringe services and Overdose Prevention services as needed during office hours
  • Attend mandatory DPH trainings and other trainings ongoing
  • Attend staff meetings and report on activities to supervisor
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Gloucester and surrounding communities such as Beverly, Essex, Salem, Ipswich
  • Gay bars and events on the North Shore


  • 6-8 hours per week
  • Two 3-4 hours shifts per week
  • One weekend day per week
  • Travel required
  • Qualifications:
  • Existing knowledge and relationships in the North Shore gay/LGBT+ community and resources strongly preferred
  • Car + valid driver’s license required
  • Outgoing, compassionate, with strong communication and people skills
  • Comfort and ability to talk about sex and sexual health without judgment
  • Competency with computers preferred
  • Experience with the Harm Reduction Model, HIV services or prevention a plus

Job Type: Part-time


Founded in 1988, the North Shore Health Project has been supporting the health and well being of people living on the North Shore for almost three decades. Originally formed by friends, loved ones, and those impacted by the HIV/AIDS epidemic, over the years NSHP has grown to include client advocacy, case management, needle exchange, community education, overdose prevention, testing for HIV, STI, and Hepatitis C, and LGBTQ services.

LGBTQ+ Health Outreach Worker

North Shore Health Project – Gloucester, MA

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