Be A Volunteer for A Great Cause

Volunteering at The Poverello Center is an exciting hands-on opportunity for who wants to make their contribution for continuously provided nutritious food and Live Well opportunities for people living with chronic/critical illnesses. This venture offers individuals, students, visiting groups, family groups, youth groups etc. the opportunity to contribute in a meaningful way to provide nutritious food, services and basic living essentials with the highest degree of understanding, respect and love for individuals living with critical and chronic Illnesses including HIV, in South Florida. Bilingual is helpful but not required.

Are you a detail oriented individual that enjoys working in an office environment providing excellent customer service? Do you care about people in need?

If this is you, The Poverello Center, Inc (TPC) has an opportunity for you! To contribute in a meaningful way providing nutritious food, services and basic living essentials with the highest degree of understanding, respect and love for individuals living with critical and chronic Illnesses including HIV, in South Florida.

We are looking for an individual that can work for 1 year, full time hours from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday. This individual must possess a strong work ethic. You must have excellent communication skills and be team-oriented to succeed in this role!

This position is primarily responsible for implementing Peer Counseling services at TPC by following the Case Management Standards set forth by The Case Management (Non-Medical) Service Delivery Model and applicable state and federal guidelines for accessing adult HIV services.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Implements organization policies and goals pertaining to Peer Counseling.
  • Verifies client’s eligibility by reviewing certification in Provide Enterprise, performing an eligibility and financial assessment at each visit.
  • Reviews clients’ eligibility for all funding streams and services for which the client may qualify and follows up with referrals as appropriate.
  • Discusses client confidentiality, rights and responsibilities, grievance process, other providers of available services.
  • Monitors items on the patient’s individualized plan of care (Action Plan) in collaboration with the client and case manager meeting the client goals and cultural needs represented, as well as barrier resolutions in a timely way.
  • Refers assigned clients to services in pursuit of the plan of care (action plan) goals by documenting, follow-through and evaluation of referral success rate as defined by accessing and benefiting from referrals.
  • Promotes medical adherence and provides reinforcement when necessary.
  • Ensuring access and follow-up is required with medication compliance, keeping medical, dental, mental health and substance abuse treatment appointments, pharmacy pick-ups, trending lab reports in order to reinforce access, retention and adherence to treatment.
  • Documentation of all activities with clients is required by entry into Provide Enterprise through progress notes and attaching receipts for Face-to-Face services on the note for which the receipt pertains.
  • Facilitates access to Primary Medical Care, Specialty Care and other services required by the Medical care plan, especially when clients do not know how to access their Ryan White Part A, Medicare, Medicaid or Private/Marketplace Insurance in collaboration with the Case Manager.
  • When non-compliance is documented, Peer Counselors ensure referrals to disease management programs.
  • Knowledge of Substance Abuse, Women’s Health, Medical Issues, Community resources, target population, HIV disease and treatment and care coordination are required.
  • Promotes organization (both Ryan White Part A and The Poverello Center, Inc.) through participation in all required development activities like the Bowl-a-thon, Florida AIDS Walk, and others.Job Type: Temporary(1 year contract)
  • Required education: High school or equivalent
  • Required experience: HIV service delivery system: 1 year

To apply for the position email your resume to volunteer@poverello.org

Food Pantry Packers 

SUMMARY: Before donning gloves, aprons and caps you need to be aware that these bags have a base filled with love and other commodities, which later will be destined for needy individuals throughout Broward county. All the recipient has been identified by government agencies as income qualified.

Exceptionally hardworking and reliable Food Pantry Volunteer with an excellent work ethic and strong customer and community service record. Adept multitasker able to handle a variety of food pantry tasks with efficiency and professionalism.

The packer is responsible for fills bags according to menus; monitoring and delivering ready orders to our clients in the Food Pantry.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Core duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Receives menus from Writers/Customer Services Representatives.
  • Reviews, monitors and packs orders.
  • Make sure foods are being handled properly and distributed in a safe manner.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality in accordance with HIPAA regulations and TPC policy.
  • Fill and carry customer food bags after selection on a regular basis.
  • Kept donation area neat and clean on a regular basis.
  • Sorted organized and shelved food donations.
  • Conduct cordial and professional interactions with supervisors, volunteers, co-workers and clients.
  • Rotate food items regularly to guarantee food freshness.
  • Assist other volunteers and clients as necessary.
  • Sort and organized all food according to relative nutritional value.
  • Monitor expiration dates for food donations on a regular basis.
  • Working closely with other departments as necessary to maintain client update.
  • Ability to work quickly and effectively while maintaining a calm atmosphere.
  • Must be willing to be of assistance to those in need.

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Location: 2200 NE 12th Ave, Wilton Manors, FL 33305 (less than one block from Poverello)

Phone: 954-563-1299

Hours
9am-5pm M-F
Saturday 9-3pm
Hours of operation vary so please call.

Increased physical activity is tied to better medical outcomes. Working out increases muscle mass and helps fight HIV-related wasting. Greater physical activity assists in the assimilation of HIV medications. Not only does exercise accomplish these goals but it also increases endorphin production, which stimulates feelings of well-being.

Poverello’s Live Well Center offers:

Full-service gym
Satellite CIED office
Barber services
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Massage
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Smoking cessation counseling – Call (305)942-6378 to schedule an appointment
Reiki support group for HIV+

If you have HIV would like to utilize the services offered, please contact our intake coordinator at 954-561-3663 EXT 109
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