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Program Development

Program Development

About Us

H.Y.P.E. to Empower, Inc. aims to transform the lives of children, youth, young adults, families, and communities living with HIV. 


H.Y.P.E. is an HIV services and youth advocacy organization charged with building and growing programs that empower youth to succeed individually and to become leaders in order to transform the lives of children, youth, young adults, families, and communities living with HIV.


H.Y.P.E. envisions empowered youth who live sustainable lifestyles accomplished through the mentoring and cultivating of individuals to better manage personal health, finances, and social responsibilities. H.Y.P.E. will equip individuals who enter it’s programs with the educational and personal capacities to be leaders in their communities and to advocate for themselves and for others living with HIV.


The H.Y.P.E. team is currently made up of Founder and Executive Director, LaMar Yarborough a young, gay, black male, who was diagnosed with HIV on his 19th birthday now 26, and cancer later that year in December of that same year. H.Y.P.E.’s team is made of a working Board of Directors, and skills-based volunteers. Together they are building a suite of programs to serve young people living with HIV in the Atlanta and Metro area.

Work Description

 H.Y.P.E to Empower is seeking qualified volunteers with various educational backgrounds and majors to fill the Program Development position (s). The Program Development Volunteers will create templates, documents, activities and tools to support program development deliverables. Volunteers depending on skill sets will be able to lead and develop program implementation and evaluation activities and program development. 


The challenges facing those most impacted by HIV/AIDS are systemic, multifaceted, interconnected, and rooted in a larger system of oppression. While the system of oppression has always had life-threatening consequences for those impacted by it, the consequences for those most impacted by HIV/AIDS become a public health issue. 

This Volunteer position is 10-15 hours/week or less (part-time) for a period of 3-6 months.

Information Related to The Job Description:

  • The position is unpaid. 

  • Internship positions allow flexible work schedules and the opportunity to work remotely, if available.

  • If seeking credit or practicum hours, additional documents will be required.

Job Responsibilities

 

Entry level

  • Design and develop program templates and guides

  • Design and develop marketing materials

  • Develop program activities

  • Identify community resources

  • Create a resource list

  • Identify topic related guest speakers

  • Develop evaluation tools

  • Develop program reports and fact sheets templates

  • Organize and gather materials and resources

  • Other duties as assigned

  • Recognize and demonstrate sensitivity to cultural and ethnic differences

  • Demonstrated good interpersonal and communication skills

  • Ability to effectively use all devices, equipment, computer systems required to fulfil the essential functions of this position

  • Willing to experiment, comfortable trying new things, and not afraid to fail

Advanced

  • Provide strategic advisement and oversight related to training coordination;

  • Review and help edit scopes of work

  • Help develop all financial matters regarding training delivery

  • Assist in developing tools and processes to ensure successful training delivery Supports training and tracking efforts

  • Ability to effectively use all devices, equipment, computer systems required to fulfil the essential functions of this position

  • Assist in all writing

  • Create and design documents 

  • Willing to experiment, comfortable trying new things, and not afraid to fail

Minimum Preferred Qualifications 

 

Current College Students (Undergraduate or Graduate) majoring in any of the following areas:  Business Administration, Education, Graphic Design, Instructional Design, Marketing, Public Administration, Public Health, or Recent Graduate.  

  • Ability to work independently

  • Detailed oriented

  • Well-developed communication skills 

  • Interest in HIV/AIDS and LGBTQ matters

Additional Preferred Qualifications and skills:

  • Microsoft Office including Excel and Publisher

  • Program evaluation

  • Marketing

  • Creative thinker and problem solver

  • Knowledge about design fundamentals and principle

  • Experience with the Adobe Creative Suite (especially InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator)

  • Be willing to experiment, comfortable trying new things, and not afraid to fail