Catholic Charities of Onondaga County

Community Health Worker - $18.00/hour

Job Locations US-NY-Syracuse
Posted Date 1 month ago(8/11/2021 10:57 AM)
ID
2021-3641
# of Openings
4
Category
Refugee Services

Overview

Thrive and Change Lives

 

At Catholic Charities over 70% of our managers were promoted from within!

 

We believe that quality service begins with a passionate, motivated and hardworking workforce; a positive and caring work environment, and recognition for the challenging work our employees perform in service to others. For these reasons and many more Catholic Charities of Onondaga County is a great place to work!

 

Flexible Work Schedules

Remitted Tuition

Professional Development

Competitive Pay and Work Life Benefits

Professional Supervision and Coaching

Recognition and Appreciation Programs

Opportunities for Growth and Promotion

Responsibilities

The Community Health Worker will be responsible for outreach to vulnerable communities to encourage COVID-19 vaccinations and provide access to vaccinations. Conduct presentations to faith communities, organizations, and groups to promote vaccine acceptance. Contact existing client caseloads by phone or in-person contacts and encourage vaccinations for clients who are unvaccinated. Assist all individuals who are willing to get the vaccine with the registration and consent process. Schedule appointments for individuals at the most convenient location and assist with registration paperwork. Arrange transportation as needed. Accompany clients to vaccine appointments when necessary.  Attend community events to promote vaccines and register people for the vaccine. Assist at vaccine clinics (help with paperwork, set-up and break-down, provide directions and information). Engage in door-to-door outreach as necessary to increase vaccination rates. Work as a team with other Community Health Workers to expand outreach efforts effectively and efficiently. Contribute ideas and strategies to reach and vaccinate the population that you represent. Maintain records of outreach and vaccinations using the required monthly reporting form. Submit monthly reports to the Project Coordinator by the stated deadline.  Attend weekly training and consultation at Northside CYO. Submit time records and mileage sheets to your employing agency. Report concerns, incidents, and any problems to your agency supervisor and the Project Coordinator.

 

Qualifications

Education and/or Experience Required at Entry: Two-year degree, business school or trade school degree or certification in a specialized field with up to three years of relevant experience, or combination of education and experience. Experience working with individuals from diverse ethnic groups. Bilingual in English/Spanish is preferred.

 

Licenses/Certificate/Clearances: Valid N.Y.S. Driver’s License, access to reliable transportation.

 

Skills and Abilities: Excellent written and oral communication skills, the ability to work with a variety of ethnic groups, comfortable speaking in front of groups, creative problem solving and conflict resolution skills.


Working Conditions and Environment/Physical Demands: Mobility sufficient to drive to and participate in meetings at client’s homes and/or community facilities which may not meet Federal accessibility standards for disabled individuals, Manual dexterity sufficient to work with children/adults in a challenging and active environment.

 

Catholic Charities of Onondaga County is dedicated to caring for those in need while promoting human development, collaboration, the elimination of poverty and injustice; and helping people in need regardless of their religion, race, ethnicity, or nationality. We believe that all people have infinite value and are worthy of our respect and compassion. Above all, we are committed to creating hope and transforming lives.

 

Catholic Charities of Onondaga County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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