Community Health Worker

    • Job Tracking ID: 85434-340905
    • Job Location: Newark, NJ
    • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Job Type: Temporary
    • Date Updated: October 18, 2022
    • Years of Experience: Any
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

New Community Corporation in Newark, New Jersey, is one of the largest and most comprehensive community development organizations in the country. New Community’s success rests on its comprehensive approach to community development. It is active in housing, health care, education, job training, childcare and economic development.

The Community Health Worker is responsible for connecting clients with resources for COVID-19 vaccine as well as promoting the services provided by the Family Service Bureau.

  • Under supervision of Program Manager, assist in implementation of programs for organizational effectiveness. 
  • Complete the training requirements as set forth by the department/funder.
  • Conduct outreach, networking and provide education.
  • Collaborate with community partners to reduce social determinants of health issues that clients may encounter.
  • Participate in community engagement activities for outreach, community empowerment and non-traditional partnerships to link families to housing, employment, transportation, food, etc.
  • Provides confidential support to the CHHS.
  • Ability to work outside of traditional business hours as needed, including evenings and weekends

Experience and Skills:

  • CHW course work completed.
  • Experience in human services field like with educating community on health-related issues, case management, implementation and evaluation of the program., pref. for minimum of 1 year.
  • Report generation and Data analysis experience for minimum of 1 year.
  • Bilingual/Spanish Preferred
  • Must be legally permitted to work in the United States and successfully pass any and all requisite pre- employment tests.
  • Maintain flexibility in order to successfully perform job and meet deadlines.
  • Essential physical/sensory demands of position Travel involved with the position