Community Health Worker

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Position NumberT99798Functional TitleCommunity Health WorkerPosition TypeTemporary StaffPosition EclassST - SHRA Temp HourlyUniversity Information

UNC Greensboro, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is 1 of only 57 doctoral institutions recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for both higher research activity and community engagement. Founded in 1891 and one of the original three UNC System institutions, UNC Greensboro is one of the most diverse universities in the state with 20,000+ students, and 3,000+ faculty and staff members representing 90+ nationalities. With 17 Division I athletic teams, 85 undergraduate degrees in over 125 areas of study, as well as 74 master’s and 32 doctoral programs, UNC Greensboro is consistently recognized nationally among the top universities for academic excellence and value, with noted strengths in health and wellness, visual and performing arts, nursing, education, and more. For additional information, please visit uncg.edu and follow UNCG on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit

CNNC advances the capacity of immigrants and refugees by building bridges between immigrant populations and existing communities throughout NC via community-based outreach and advocacy, educational programming, research and evaluation, immigrant and refugee leadership development, cultural brokering, and educational opportunities for faculty and students.

Position Summary

Community Health Worker – the community health worker (CHW) will engage with target populations (those who are immigrants, including refugees). The CHW will provide information about available health services, facilitate contact with health providers, offer basic health literacy education, and serve as liaison with health providers to facilitate access to care. In some cases, the CHW will provide brief case coordination and limited interpretation services. The CHW is part of a larger, coordinated effort to engage with unserved and underserved communities in order to enhance access to care.

Minimum Qualifications

Must be fluent in Spanish and English.
A combination of at least some secondary education and relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

● A high school diploma or equivalent is highly desired.
● Experience working with the public is highly desired, particularly engagement with the
public relative to health concerns.
● Completion of professional interpreter training is highly desired.
● Basic computer skills (i.e., communicating via email, using Microsoft Word, completing
online forms and surveys) are highly desired.

Tenure StatusN/ASpecial Instructions to ApplicantsRecruitment Range$15 per hourOrg #-DepartmentCtr for New North Carolinians - 12409Job Open Date08/20/2020For Best Consideration Date08/21/2020Job Close DateOpen Until FilledYesFTE0.375Type of AppointmentTemporaryTime Limited DurationNumber of Months per Year11FLSAADA Checklist

Physical EffortHearing, TalkingWork EnvironmentDriving - Car/Truck, InsideApplicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Resume/CV
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Please indicate how you learned of the vacant position for which you are applying:
    • UNCGjobsearch Website
    • Greensboro News & Record
    • Carolina Peacemaker
    • Other Newspaper
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Other Professional Journal
    • NCWorks.gov
    • UNC System Job Board
    • Other Online Job Board
    • Personal Networking
    • Search Firm
    • Facebook
    • Twitter
  2. If you selected "Other", please provide the name of the resource here.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. Do you have the ability to proficiently speak English and Spanish?
    • Yes
    • No

 

 

 

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Posted: 8/25/2020
Application Due: 10/14/2020
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