Jobs/Internships

Career Opportunities

AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA) was founded in 1983 and is one of the largest nonprofit HIV/AIDS service organizations in the United States. APLA provides bilingual support to more than 6,000 people living with HIV/AIDS in Los Angeles County annually and leadership on HIV/AIDS-related policy and legislation. Additionally, APLA conducts behavioral research designed to inform the development of evidence-based interventions and assists health departments in evaluating their HIV/AIDS services to ensure the delivery of effective and quality programs. APLA also provides administrative and fiscal support to the Global Forum on Men Who Have Sex With Men (MSMGF), which promotes and advocates for the health and human rights of MSM internationally. APLA is proud to be a community-based, volunteer-supported organization with local, national, and global reach.

APLA Health & Wellness (APLAHW) provides primary medical and oral health care, behavioral health services, HIV testing, PrEP counseling and management of eligible clients, STD screening/treatment, and health education and HIV-prevention services, with a specific focus on low-income gay and bisexual men of color and transgender individuals living in Los Angeles County. APLAHW is a federally qualified health center that includes: the Gleicher / Chen Health Center in South Los Angeles, the Wilshire Dental Clinic downtown, Behavioral Health Services at the David Geffen Center in Mid-City, as well as a mobile dental facility. The S. Mark Taper Foundation Dental Clinic in South Los Angeles is also part of APLAHW. APLAHW serves more than 8,000 people each year.

In support of our growth, APLA and APLA Health & Wellness are looking for passionate, talented, and motivated people to join our teams. We believe our finest asset has been, and always will be, our committed staff who strive to provide great care to all our clients and patients. Because of this, we value a cooperative spirit and reward fantastic work with exceptional benefits and compensation.

If you are looking for a career in a progressive work environment and work that is enjoyable and offers opportunities for development, we want to meet you. If you are seeking companies where excellent work is recognized and appreciated, then look no further than AIDS Project Los Angeles and APLA Health & Wellness.

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APLA and APLA Health & Wellness are EEO employers.


Internships (unpaid positions, except as noted)

We are now accepting resumes for the following positions:

Case Management Intern

Dental Clinic Intern

Mental Health Intern

Office Services Intern

Shared Action Intern

Special Events Intern

Resumes may also be mailed to:

AIDS Project Los Angeles
Human Resources
611 S. Kingsley Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90005


Case Management Services Intern

DIVISION:

Client Services

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Case Management Services offers a range of services including Registration, Assessment, Service Planning, Referrals, Transportation and Deaf Services.

APLA's Clientline Interns provides telephone case management to clients in need of assistance who do not have multiple or complex service needs. Clientline Interns are staff-trained and supervised. The Interns answer questions and provide information about accessing services at APLA and throughout Los Angeles County.

The candidate must be able to work with a variety of populations in a fast-paced environment.

REQUIREMENTS:

Intern candidates must be willing to commit to 3 to 6 months.

The candidate should be able to weekdays between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

Ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality and professionalism. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong PC, MS Office, and Internet skills. Willingness to work 20 hours per week minimum for 3-6 months.

Submit your resume for this position. EOE.

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Dental Clinic Intern

DIVISION:

Client Services

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Greene/LeBaron Dental Treatment Center offers preventive, emergency, and restorative dental treatment to HIV Symptomatic / AIDS diagnosed clients. Under direction of the Office Manager, the intern will work with contracted dentists on a variety of levels.

REQUIREMENTS:

Ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality and professionalism. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong PC, MS Office, and Internet skills. Willingness to work 20 hours per week minimum for 3-6 months.

Submit your resume for this position. EOE.

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Mental Health Intern

DIVISION:

Client Services/Mental health

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Mental Health Interns will work directly with the Intern Supervisor on a broad range of outpatient mental health services to people who are living with HIV disease utilizing a biopsychosocial model of intervention. Possible services include: Crisis Intervention, Psychosocial Assessment, Neuropsychiaric Testing, Individual/Couple/Family Therapy and Support Groups.

REQUIREMENTS:

Current enrollment in a related Graduate program. Ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality and professionalism Excellent written and verbal communication skills Strong PC, MS Office, and Internet skills Willingness to work 20 hours per week minimum for 3-6 months.

Submit your resume for this position. EOE.

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Office Services Intern

DIVISION:

Volunteer Resources (2 positions)

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provide office service volunteer control to a variable daily crew that accomplishes a variety of tasks, from deploying appropriate volunteers as agency support as needed to accurately completing office service work request and office projects in a timely manner.

REQUIREMENTS:

Ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality and professionalism Excellent written and verbal communication skills Strong PC, MS Office, and Internet skills Willingness to work 20 hours per week minimum for 3-6 months

Submit your resume for this position. EOE.

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Shared Action Intern

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

To learn and develop skills in behavioral intervention models applied to HIV prevention: adopting, adapting, implementing, evaluating programs. In addition to research and evaluation as it applies to HIV/AIDS services, policy, health education, and health promotion. The Internship is to provide assistance to Shared Action (capacity building assistance program) in enhancing community based organizations and health departments’ technical capacity to implement and sustain effective HIV behavioral interventions in the Western region of USA. Interns may perform some of the following duties depending upon the intern’s interest and program needs: conducting needs assessments, providing technical assistance, assisting trainers, conducting formative research on HIV behavioral interventions, enter and manage data, write evaluation reports, and provide other Shared Action support as needed.

REQUIREMENTS:

Background in Public Health, Public Policy, Psychology, Sociology, or related field is preferred. Must possess willingness to learn research/evaluation and consulting skills necessary for applied social, behavioral and public policy arena. Intern must also have interest in addressing HIV/AIDS prevention issues for Latinos. Must possess skills in using Microsoft Word/Excel. Must commit for a minimum of 3 months, 10-12 hours a week. Required to complete Internship Agreement form; submit scope of work; attend weekly meeting; develop research project; and present findings to staff. Prior to starting internship, intern must attend a New Volunteer Orientation, scheduled through Volunteer Resources.

Submit your resume for this position. EOE.

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Special Events Intern

DIVISION:

Volunteer Resources

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Special Events Intern will work with the Program Manager of Volunteer Resources to staff, deploy and oversee volunteers at APLA’s various events.

REQUIREMENTS:

Candidate must be willing to work approximately 12-16 hours per week. The intern will be asked to work our major events as they are scheduled. They must be available to work the evening / late night of the events. Also required are excellent written and verbal communication skills; Strong PC, MS Word/Excel, and Internet skills; interest in HIV/AIDS issues; and ability to work well under pressure. Background in customer service desirable. A three to six month commitment is requested.

Submit your resume for this position. EOE.

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