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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.

Senior Management

Current openings at AIDS Project Los Angeles

Current openings at APLA Health & Wellness

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

Community-Based Research Intern

Dental Clinic Intern

NOLP Administrative 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:

Assisting the Case Management Services and Clientline teams by helping case manage APLA's self-sufficient clients. Duties include assessing client situations, providing up-to-date information and referrals by telephone, and updating client records as needed.

Case Management Services offers a range of services including Registration, Assessment, Service Planning, Referrals, and Transportation. Interns answer questions and provide information about accessing HIV-related services at APLA and throughout Los Angeles County.

REQUIREMENTS:

Candidates must be willing to commit to 20 hours per week for 3 to 6 months. The candidate should be able to weekdays between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. and be able to work with a variety of populations in a fast-paced environment.

Ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality and professionalism. Excellent written and verbal communication skills and strong computer skills. 

Submit your resume for this position. EOE.

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Dental Clinic Intern

DIVISION:

APLA Health & Wellness Dental Services

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

APLA Health & Wellness' dental services offer preventive, emergency, and restorative dental treatment to HIV symptomatic/AIDS diagnosed clients, as well as those who are HIV-negative. 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 computer skills. Willingness to work 20 hours per week minimum for 3-6 months.

Submit your resume for this position. EOE.

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NOLP Administrative Intern

DIVISION:

Client Services

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provide assistance and information to people seeking access to the Vance North Necessities of Life Program (NOLP); determine client eligibility for the program; work with outside referral agencies in facilitating the NOLP application process for their clients; and assist with the provision of food services to eligible clients in need.

REQUIREMENTS:

Training and Experience:
Experience in human services field and/or food or restaurant industry is preferred.

This internship requires a 3-consecutive month commitment and a minimum of 10 hours per week.

Knowledge of:
Interviewing and assessment techniques; general knowledge of public benefits programs, primarily SSI, SDI, and MediCal; strong computer skills; data management; HIV/AIDS-related issues; effective communication techniques.

Submit your resume for this position. EOE.

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Office Services Intern

DIVISION:

Volunteer Resources (2 positions)

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provide support to the Volunteer Resources program manager and office staff through a variety of tasks--from deploying appropriate volunteers as agency support as needed to accurately completing office work and special projects.

REQUIREMENTS:

Ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality and professionalism; excellent written and verbal communication skills; strong computer skills, especially MS office; 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 health departments’ technical capacity to implement and sustain effective HIV behavioral interventions and public health strategies as it relates to the National HIV/AIDS Strategy and High Impact HIV Prevention. 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:

A background in public health, public policy, psychology, sociology, or a 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 during the time the event is taking place. The intern will be asked to work our major events as they are scheduled throughout the year. They must be available to work the evening/late night of the events. Also required are excellent written and verbal communication skills; strong computer skills; interest in HIV/AIDS and LGBT issues; and ability to work well under pressure. A background in customer service desirable. A 3 to 6-month commitment is requested.

Submit your resume for this position. EOE.

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