Servicing the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community

OUT provides direct health services to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community, MSM, sex workers, and injecting drug users, including HIV testing, counselling, treatment and general lifestyle advice and support.

OUT has been in existence for more than 21 years and is dedicated to the building of healthy and empowered LGBT communities in South Africa and internationally, while reducing hetrosexism and homophobia in society.

Job opening: Lay counsellor focusing on HIV testing & counselling

S/he will be expected to complete all related administration, educate and inform the PWID community on the risks they face as well as assist the PWID programme’s staff nurse. S/he will need to work closely with outreach staff where needed. 

The position is based in Pretoria. There is a three month probation period. Salary is negotiable pending on qualifications and experience.

Please forward your CV to Angela McBride; mcbridea@out.org.za. Closing date for applications is 12:00 on 27 October 2017. We would ideally like the position filled as soon as possible. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. We reserve the right not to make an appointment.

OUT Well-Being is more than 21 years old and serves the lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender (LGBT) community in Pretoria and beyond. We are one of the oldest LGBT community groups in South Africa. Our focus is on health issues of Men who have Sex with Men (MSM) and People Who Inject Drugs (PWID), hate crimes and community building.

 

Services
Have you been threatened, hit, raped or had your property damaged or stolen because you are gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or intersex (LGBTI)? Then you have been a victim of a hate crime.
OUT offers exciting training to mainstream service providers and other interested parties. The training assists individuals to understand themselves as sexual beings.
Currently OUT distributes safer sex packs to a range of venues in Tshwane that are utilised by gay men and lesbian women. These packs also include responsible sex messaging, appropriate barrier methods and lube.
OUT's Engage Men’s Health project offers free and confidential sexual health services to gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men (MSM).