Mural artists: Chris Morton and Mary Morton; photos courtesy of the Allied Learning Center

Employment Opportunities

Community Health Worker (CHW) positions (0.5 & 1.0 FTE)

Required Experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Working effectively independently and as a member of a team (community health)
  • Relevant community knowledge
  • CHW certified or willing to be enrolled in CHW training
Preferred Experience
  • Spanish fluent (verbal and written) and the means to assess this proficiency
  • Community service-based work
Education
  • Minimum – High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Preferred – Associate Degree in health care or related field.
Position summary

The Allied Wellness Center (AWC) relies on Community Health Workers to reach and serve our neighborhood residents using resident priorities to guide their work. CHWs use their skills, knowledge and community expertise to prioritize resident goals, document resident wellness journeys and outcomes and assist with Center tracking and reporting systems. Our CHWs are AWC staff and will operate under the CHW Program Manager who will guide and support their work. CHWs are expected to participate in professional development opportunities.

Duties/Responsibilities
  • Conduct and document initial assessment and health/wellness goal setting with each resident client
    • Health/wellness goals must be documented and revisited regularly to assess and accomplish
    • Notes will be reviewed weekly and discussed during supervision check in’s
      *anticipate that each CHW will require ~ 2 hours/ weekly for documentation
  • Expected to attend weekly or bi-weekly meetings with other CHWs and CHW Program Manager for purposes of caseload coordination, requesting guidance and/or access to resources, troubleshooting challenges
  • Participate in a combination of community health promotion projects (described below) and manage a caseload of ~ 10 resident clients (per 1.0 FTE CHW)
    *anticipate each CHW to spend 2-3 hours/week with resident clients on their caseloads
  • Some possible community health education projects:
    • COVID clinics
    • Allied Fresh food and essentials delivery
    • Healthy housing advocacy
    • Disease-specific education (e.g. Diabetes education)
    • Planning or co-facilitating support group (e.g. grandparents, parents, AA/NA Emotional Coaching)
  • Expected to participate in program evaluation activities
  • Encouraged to attend CHW network meetings
Work Schedule
  • 50% or 100% FTE, 20-40 hours per week. 8:00 am – 4:30 pm, Monday – Friday. Hours may vary based on the operational needs of the Community Health Worker Program.
Salary
  • $20.00 per hour / estimated $42,000 per year
  • No health benefits are available at this time due to the 2-3 year grant limitations funding these positions. We will assist successful applicants looking for affordable, quality healthcare insurance.
  • Successful applicants will be required to have a background check.
To Apply

Please complete both the Application and the Questionnaire online forms:

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