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Community Health Worker

Company: 3rd Street Youth Center & Clinic
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description3rd Street Youth Center & Clinic is a community-based agency providing youth in the Bayview Hunters Point with medical and behavioral health services that encourage them to make decisions that support their health, safety, and development. 3rd Street Youth Center & Clinic also manages a number of successful Transitional Age Youth (TAY) housing stabilization programs and one of the city's few Youth Access Points.We are seeking a knowledgeable Community Health Worker to design targeted health education programs for our community, and provide client-centered health education. In this role, your duties will include working directly with youth to support them in meeting their health goals, gathering data and developing health education initiatives aimed at promoting health equity, wellness, and a healthy environment. The Community Health Worker should possess extensive experience in developing health education programs and involving the community in healthcare initiatives.Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Conducting assessments and surveys to determine youths' health education needs.
  • Collaborating with health specialists and community partners to set goals and achieve sustainable results.
  • Developing plans and policies to support youth in achieving their health education objectives, and monitoring progress.
  • Designing and distributing health education materials and aids, including pamphlets, notices, video, and audio clips, images, and posters.
  • Facilitating health education events, workshops, conferences, and presentations.
  • Promoting health education initiatives via press releases, media campaigns, social media platforms, and websites.
  • Identifying strategic partnerships with organizations and stakeholders that promote health education.
  • Coordinating grant applications to obtain funding for health education programs.
  • Documenting activities, recording information, and maintaining databases, as well as overseeing health education program staff and volunteers.
  • Providing staff, community agencies, and organizations with access to health education resources.About you:
    • Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities (SKA):
      • Advanced ability to plan, implement, monitor, and evaluate health education programs.
      • Ability to develop educational materials and aids, and to promote and present health education initiatives.
      • Exceptional ability to achieve sustainable health education program results.
      • Extensive experience in fostering strategic partnerships and coordinating objectives.
      • Ability to document processes, maintain databases, and provide access to resources.
      • Excellent communication and networking skills.
        • Education & Experience:
          • Bachelor of science in public health, or similar.
          • Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) preferred.
          • 3-5 years of experience in healthcare education.
          • Experience collecting and analyzing data, as well as formulating objectives.General info:
            • This position is a salaried, exempt, and full-time role.
            • This position is located in our main office in the Bayview/ Hunters Point district in San Francisco.
            • This position reports to the Rising Up Program Manager.Compensation and benefits:
              • This position has an annual salary of $65,000.
              • We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including health, dental, vision, 403b, generous time off (vacation, sick, and holidays), and more! 3rd Street is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, partnership status, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital, parental or familial status, national origin, ethnicity, alienage or citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability, or any other legally protected basis. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance we will consider for employment qualified candidates with arrest and conviction records.

Keywords: 3rd Street Youth Center & Clinic, San Francisco , Community Health Worker, Healthcare , San Francisco, California

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