The Indiana Recovery Alliance is a grassroots organization dedicated to the implementation of harm reduction interventions, public health strategies, drug policy transformation, and justice reform in Indiana. The Indiana Recovery Alliance engages in grassroots advocacy, resource and policy development, coalition building, and direct services for law enforcement and people impacted by drug use, incarceration, sex work, overdose, gender, HIV, and viral hepatitis.

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Methadone/Bupe Clinic Outreach & Syringe Exchange Program Based Fixed Site Outreach

  • Enroll SSP participants
  • Provide legal information on harm reduction laws
  • Distribute naloxone kits
  • Distribute syringes and other sterile supplies and collect used syringes in biohazard bins
  • Refer people to harm reduction programs and other health/legal/housing programs

Street Outreach

  • Participate in a mix of street and fixed site based harm reduction outreach
  • Make sure outreach work meets program deliverables set by the supervisor
  • Report on outreach deliverables to supervisor
  • Provide access to syringe exchange supplies
  • Provide access to overdose prevention materials + naloxone
  • Provide legal information on harm reduction laws
  • Advertise outreach activities to directly impacted people
  • Be culturally aware of people who use drugs and respect their decisions
  • Provide community-based STI/HIV/viral hepatitis prevention education, MSM, drug users, sex workers, and those at high risk of getting a sexually transmitted infection
  • Provide safer drug use and safer sexual health education
  • Provide detox and substance abuse referrals
  • Distribute STI/HIV/HCV prevention materials
  • Document every contact and item distributed
  • Provide information about HIV/STI care and treatment services

Drug User Organizing

  • We are a chapter of Urban Survivors Union, the national drug user union. Refer interested people to drug user organizers and drug user unions ( Urban Survivors Union).

If approved by supervisor and outreach worker has appropriate training

  • Council, test, and refer HIV positive individuals to local ASO
  • Council, test and refer HCV positive individuals to a local viral hepatitis service provider
  • Council, test and refer STI positive individuals to the local health department for care

If approved by supervisor and outreach worker has appropriate training

  • To provide STI/HIV/HCV and other health-related information and education on a one-to-one basis and in group sessions

If approved by supervisor and outreach worker has appropriate training

  • Assist agency with social media outreach
  • Attend in-house workshops and training seminars for staff as well as external training as assigned

Attend any and all coalition, advisory, and/or training meetings assigned.

  • Attend coalition meetings
  • Center for Popular Democracy
  • NCSU training meetings

• Knowledge about STIs, HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis and drug use is required.
• Must maintain professional boundaries while working with sensitive issues and must be comfortable working with diverse groups of people using a harm reduction framework.
• Must demonstrate strong communication skills.
• Must be able to work flexible hours.
• Applicant must be comfortable with a harm reduction framework.
• Must be interested in ongoing learning of Harm Reduction.

Reports to: IRA Director

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send applications (a cover letter describing your interest and qualifications for the position along with your resume) to info@ check back later

IRA is an equal opportunity employer. People of color, people who are LGBTQI, and people who have personal experience with drug use, sex work, HIV, HCV, and incarceration are strongly encouraged to apply.

IRA does not discriminate in any of its activities or operations on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, drug-related criminal record, marital status, sexual orientation, HIV/AIDS status, substance use, or military status.