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Community Health Worker

Company: Destination Tomorrow
Location: Bronx
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Destination Tomorrow believes that it is more helpful to empower our most vulnerable LGBTQ+ community members in a way that takes them off the path of needing emergency care. The organization emphasizes economic, social, and mental empowerment through a variety of holistic educational, financial, support-based, housing, and health programs.

The COVID-19 Community Health Outreach Worker is the entry level of work providing health and disease prevention information to medically underserved populations in the LGB and TGNCGNB community, assisting these individuals in adopting healthy behaviors. Employees in this classification do not supervise AND must be willing to work 2 weekends per month.

*Duties and Responsibilities*

* Provide direct community outreach and health educational programs to targeted populations.
* Participate in health fairs, neighborhood community activities, screenings, and special events.
* Refer individuals to Destination Tomorrow for services.
* Conduct cultural, LGBTQ sensitivity trainings
* Support in identifying health and social priorities for the communities DT serves, including a review of community-level data on health disparities and identifying priorities using community-based knowledge and intelligence.
* Support in establishing a COVID-19 resource inventory of vaccination and testing sites in the neighborhood.
* Support in developing a partner engagement plan for the Mott Haven neighborhood that outlines the neighborhood coalition-building activities and direct community services.
* Assist in the planning and coordination of community health fairs and events.
* Assist in the development and implementation of a marketing campaign to the community served by Destination Tomorrow.
* Provide patient peer counseling on specific topics as directed by social worker, case management, and the Director of Outreach.
* Maintain comprehensive documentation for data collection and provide statistical data and/or reports per grant requirements.
* Demonstrates a clear understanding of Destination Tomorrow mission, purpose, and philosophy.
* Maintains confidentiality of all agency and patient related information. Protects patient rights as defined in the patient Bill of Rights.


Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $45,000.00 - $48,000.00 per year

* Flexible schedule
* Health insurance
* Paid time off
* 8 hour shift
* Weekend availability

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Destination Tomorrow, New Rochelle , Community Health Worker, Other , Bronx, New York

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