Harm Reduction Volunteer
|Opportunity Type:||Ongoing Volunteer Opportunity|
|Category:||Human Services and Public Health|
|Time Commitment & Minimum Age:||Must be able to work one or preferably two 6 hour shifts per week from 10:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., preferably on Oct 21st-23rd, Nov 18th-20th and Dec 5th-6th. Must be 21 years old to apply.|
Longmont Community Hub
515 Coffman Street
Longmont, CO 80501
The Works Program volunteer provides harm reduction education including overdose prevention with naloxone, and syringe access services. The goal of the program is to reduce HIV and viral hepatitis transmission, and prevent overdose death among people who inject substances, and their partners. The program provides inclusive and supportive services in a non-judgmental setting that meets every person where they are at along the substance use continuum. The volunteer will work as a team member at the BCPH Longmont site. This position may also provide backup syringe access services for other sites in Boulder County.
|Duties and Responsibilities:||
• Provides syringe access services and harm reduction education to participants of the Works Program at the Longmont site.
|Qualifications and Requirements:||
• Knowledge of substance use, harm reduction, treatment, and prevention preferred.
|Training Dates and Information:||
Training, Experience, and Benefits Gained:
Supervision: This position will be supervised by the Longmont Harm Reduction Specialist.
BCPH Volunteer/Intern Services Program