East Bay Getting to Zero

Dear East Bay Getting to Zero community,

Below you will find a collection of resources and updates from our network, our partner organizations and our general community

This webpage is updated once a month and features the latest job, funding, internship, scholarship, youth and training opportunities from our broader East Bay Getting to Zero network. Please contact us if you want to add your listing.

Updated January 11, 2023

East Bay Opportunities: Funding, Jobs, fellowships & internships

Resources for clients:

Living Fully with HIV is a recurring Ryan White-funded therapy group occurring via Zoom through the Pacific Center for Human Growth. We will discuss topics ranging from “Shame & Stigma” to “Intersectionality”. To apply, click here

Yvette A. Flunder Foundation has their Food and Wellness Program and Luncheon for people living with HIV. Program Director Gloria Crowell and her energetic staff are initiating strategies to address these issues with a program to be housed on the campus of the City of Refuge UCC, 8400 Enterprise Way, Oakland, CA. To register, contact Terri Lynn @ (510) 633-6316 ext. 106.

LetSync is a study that goes on for 8 months to see how using a smartphone helps support couples living with HIV. Study visits take place every 2 months over Zoom and each member of the couple can earn up to $430 in incentives. Click here for the screener to see if you are eligible. 

Women SHINE is a research study for women living in California. You can receive up to $410 for your time and involves four online surveys over 12 months, four self-collected hair samples over 12 months, and (if selected) will receive additional HIV support services. Click here for more information and to apply.  

Internship Opportunities:

The San Francisco Department of Public Health (SFDPH) is seeking applicants for the 2023 SHARP (Summer HIV/AIDS Research Program) cohortThe program is a 10-week paid summer program based at SFDPH, and is organized around a mentored HIV-focused research project of the student’s choosing, seminars and workshops led by internationally recognized experts in HIV and substance use, and networking with other students and young investigators.

More information, including how to apply for the program, can be found at SHARPinternship.org.

Volunteer Opportunities:

Berkeley Free Clinic is recruiting volunteers for their operations section. Click here for more information and apply hereby January 15, 2023.

Berkeley Free Clinic is recruiting volunteers for their TB testing services section. To apply for the TB testing services section, click here by January 8, 2023.

Job Opportunities:

West Oakland Health Council (WOHC) is seeking two (2) HIV/HCV Patient Care Navigators and three (3) Panel Coordinators (outreach workers). Patient care navigators will primarily work to find and link newly and previously diagnosed people living with HIV into care and prevention services. Panel coordinators will support provider-led care teams to close gaps in care and ensure patients are receiving appropriate care. 

To view each full job description and apply, click here:

The Training & Health Equity Collaborative is hiring for a capacity-building Training Manager! Support the integration of a complex county-wide social service program, develop new provider community engagement trainings, and improve outcomes for Medi-Cal recipients.

  • To learn more about this position and apply now, click here.

Youth Opportunities

The YOR California team (California Institute for Behavioral Health Solutions in partnership with Advocates for Human Potential, Inc.) is pleased to announce that the Request for Applications (RFA) for funding Round III grants under the California Youth Opioid Response (YOR California) has been released. These grants are designed to foster the coordination and strengthening of existing multi-system networks and encourage the development of new partnerships between agencies that serve youth.

 For more information and to apply, click here

EBGTZ Learning Corner

Pacific AETC will host Transgender Health Community of Practice learning sessions for providers (prescribers and non-prescribers) who want to strengthen their ability to provide quality care for trans and gender nonconforming patients.The goal for these sessions is to build a community – meetings will occur regularly (every 2-3 months) to build on skills.
The next session will be held on Wednesday, January 18th from 5-6:30 pm (PST) via Zoom. Register here.
March’s session will be on Wednesday, March 15th from 5-6:30 pm (PST). Register here.

Register here for the next HIVLN on January 12 @ 12:00 pm (PST): HIV and the Nervous System, by Guy Vandenberg, MSW, ACRN, Faculty, HIV Learning Network, Pacific AETC.

In this session, Guy Vandenberg will review which opportunistic infections can affect the nervous system, particularly for those aging with HIV. In addtion, he will review why initiation of HIV antiretroviral treatment for patients with HIV and OIs that affect the central nervous system requires a different approach.