Are you a COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKER?
This position is a FIT if you…
- Desire to help your community and be a public health advocate for them.
- Possess creativity and resourcefulness.
- Ability to travel and attend community-led meetings.
- Comfortability in public speaking.
- Emotional Intelligence and empathy to support our underserved communities.
NYCHA RESIDENTS are encouraged to apply TODAY!
FULL JOB DESCRIPTION
Job Title: Community Health Worker Supervisor, Public Health Corps NYCHA COVID-19 Recovery Program
- Key CHW duties include the following but are not limited to:
- Support community-based COVID-19 response including outreach and education (e.g., flyering, tabling, mask distribution, community wellness activities)
- Build community trust through service-based work and relationship-building
- Help people understand their health condition(s) and develop strategies to improve their health and well-being
- Deliver health information using culturally appropriate terms and concepts
- Link people to health care and social service resources including health insurance, food, housing, quality care and health information
- Provide informal counseling, support, and follow-up, and build individuals and community’s capacity to advocate for needs and services
- Soliciting and capturing community feedback, particularly on community strengths and needs
- Participate in group advocacy and community mobilization activities of the program and serve as a positive example and representative of the organization internally and externally.
- High school diploma or GED
- Knowledge of NYC’s resources including both governmental and non-governmental services
- Excellent problem-solving skills and crisis intervention techniques and motivational interviewing preferred
- Must have previous experience working with high-need priority populations
- Must be in good standing with DOHMH/organization
- Attention to detail
- Experience providing coaching, mentoring, adult learning, counseling, outreach, workshop facilitation, and/or group/community presentations preferred
- A commitment to collective action and community organizing
- Knowledge and familiarity with NYCHA systems is a plus
- Knowledge of PHPC Salesforce system preferred
- NYCHA residents strongly encouraged to apply
- Bilingual (English/Chinese/Mandarin/Spanish/Haitian Creole) preferred
- Ability to manage a caseload of up to 25 clients at a time
- Experience using client relationship management (CRM) software is a plus