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Organizational Overview:

Health Equity Solutions Community Outreach Worker Manager Hartford, CT

The mission of Health Equity Solutions (HES) is to promote policies, programs, and practices that result in equitable access to health care, increased quality in the delivery of health care, and improved health outcomes for Connecticut residents. Our mission is motivated by the vision that every Connecticut resident have the opportunity to obtain optimal health regardless of race, ethnicity, or socio-economic status.

Health Equity Solutions’ purpose is to catalyze systemic public policy changes that advance and sustain health equity in Connecticut through a non-partisan, collaborative, results-oriented approach. To accomplish this, HES will work to shape and influence laws, policies and regulations; monitor the implementation of legislation and regulation; conduct policy analysis and research to educate and inform; engage diverse partners; convene public forums and implement campaigns; engage in communications, messaging, and media advocacy; and actively participate on related coalitions and committees. HES is currently seeking a Community Outreach Worker Manager. The position has an anticipated term of 3 months.

Job Summary:

Under the supervision of the Deputy Director, this individual will be responsible for an effort to increase COVID-19 Vaccine coverage in areas including Hartford, New Britain, New Haven, and Waterbury. The activities will be addressing the impact of COVID 19 in vulnerable communities. This position will increase knowledge of the COVID-19 Vaccine and schedule appointments for community members to obtain the COVID-19 Vaccine.

Duties/Responsibilities:

Core Responsibility:

  • Data Collection efforts through door-to-door outreach
  • Support development and dissemination of materials addressing the vaccine and upcoming
  • events
  • Support needs assessment and data collection efforts
  • Support development and dissemination of informational materials addressing vaccine and
  • hesitancy and promoting vaccination events
  • Cultivate collaborative relationships with community partners and local stakeholders to improve
  • COVID-19 vaccine access and uptake among target populations
  • Identify local trusted messengers to facilitate message delivery
  • Responsible for managing 15-20 community outreach workers

Job Specifications: License: Education: 

Experience: 

Health Equity Solutions Community Outreach Worker Manager Hartford, CT

Must have a valid Connecticut driver’s license or mode of transportation

Bachelor’s degree with a focus on education, public health, social work, nursing, preferred. Experience may substitute for relevant degree.

Knowledge of and passion for health equity and advocacy preferred; knowledge of and skills in communications, coalition building, web design, research. Experience managing people or projects.

Skills: Experience door-to-door canvassing; Experience using online input systems; ability to talk to people that you do not know or of different backgrounds.

Other:  Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint; comfortable learning and using internet applications; social media platforms.

Characteristics: 

Individual self-starter; works well as part of a team and in a fast-

paced environment; able to organize and manage multiple activities

at a time; detail oriented; excellent at pivoting when the unexpected

arises; excellent oral and written communication skills; strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Must be thoughtful about issues of health equity and health policy though specific expertise in these areas is not required.


Organizational Overview:

Health Equity Solutions Community Outreach Worker Manager Hartford, CT

The mission of Health Equity Solutions (HES) is to promote policies, programs, and practices that result in equitable access to health care…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Temporary
  • Start Date
    June 14, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Entry level

Location

On-site
53 Oak St, Hartford, CT 06106, USA

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