Saint Louis Effort for AIDS, known in the community as "EFA", is the region's oldest AIDS Service Organization (ASO). Founded as a nonprofit organization in December 1985, today EFA takes the lead in implementing innovative approaches that address the rapidly changing care, treatment, and prevention environment for people living with or at risk of being infected with HIV and AIDS. As an advocate for our clients and a comprehensive service provider, our goal is to support and enhance the health of people living in our communities.
Our mission is to provide education on the prevention of HIV/AIDS and comprehensive support services to those affected by the disease.
We invest in people with core competencies that support a culture of excellence and continuous improvement. Applying a strengths-based leadership model, we have identified characteristics that relate to personal and professional success. While each position requires unique skills, attributes, and attitudes, it is our goal to seek out individuals with the following personal and interpersonal skills that enrich and align with our underlying values.
Agency Core Competencies
-Consistently create a positive and/or constructive tone in verbal and written communications
-Facilitate the flow of information in a timely and respectful manner
-Are skilled at relating to others; are approachable and able to put others at ease
-Genuinely care about people; demonstrate empathy
-Are respectful of differences and able to manage diverse relationships
-Are focused on our clients and stakeholders
-Able to listen to and discuss topics of a sexual nature
-Act with honor and character; adhere to EFA’s core values; build integrity and trust in themselves and others
-Are open, receptive, and learn from mistakes
-Demonstrate professional composure and can handle stress effectively
-Are flexible; are personally committed to and actively work to continuously improve themselves, in part by knowing their personal strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and limits
-Are able to maintain a conscious balance between work and personal life; can attend to both.
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