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Community Health Worker, Partnering for Vaccine Equity (P4VE)

Employer: Family Service of Rhode Island
134 Thurbers Avenue
Providence, RI 02904
Contact: Jillian Sam
Phone: 4013311350

Email: samji@familyserviceri.org

Job Description

FSRI is always looking for candidates that want to make a positive impact on the community we serve in!



Position Summary: This is a community-based position with a focus on promoting equity and inclusion. The Community Health Worker (CHW) will collaborate with community partners, local pharmacies, internal and external Health Equity Zones, stakeholders and residents of Providence, Cranston, Pawtucket and Central Falls to implement, host, expand and promote COVID-19 vaccination/boosters, and/or Influenza vaccinations. This position may require non-traditional working hours to host vaccination events to accommodate community needs. CHW will also engage residents in dialogue about COVID-19, and Influenza benefits, address misinformation related to the vaccines/boosters and provide relevant literature and education on COVID-19, Influenza and other vaccinations. CHW will identify resident areas of need, assist with breaking down barriers to community-based resources and ensure referrals are made to the appropriately matched services. CHW will be required to attend all meetings associated to P4VE and other related meetings as scheduled.


Qualifications:

Associates or Bachelor’s degree preferred, High School Diploma or Equivalent required.
Certified Community Health Worker, or ability to be certified within first 6 months of employment.
Bilingual preferred.
Excellent organizational skills, ability to coordinate events with community partners and stakeholders.
Excellent verbal and written communication, organization and customer service skills required; experience building and maintaining relationships internally and externally with community partners.
Working knowledge of computers and ability to maintain data appropriately.
Experience working with culturally diverse communities/families and demonstrated ability to be culturally sensitive and appropriate.
Prior experience with case management in/or community organizing preferred.
Valid driver’s license, auto insurance and reliable transportation.
Bilingual skills are compensated!!


Don’t meet every single requirement? Here at FSRI, we’re dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive workplace. If you’re excited about one of our career opportunities, but your experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be the perfect fit for this or another opportunity!


We offer our employees a comprehensive benefits package that includes health, dental and work life benefits. Only together can we continue to grow and make a difference in our communities.
Join our FAMILY today!



About Us: Dynamic and innovative, Family Service of RI (FSRI) is a statewide organization with a 130 year track record of success in improving the health and well-being of children and families all across our state. We are passionate about our mission to advance equity, opportunity and hope across ALL communities – we succeed by lifting others. FSRI’s diverse and inclusive teams – working across Health, Healing, Home and Hope pillars, are experts in their fields – every day designing and delivering cutting edge strategies to save and improve lives. We provide services statewide, and currently operate in 3 locations in Providence; and in 4 locations in East Providence, Smithfield and North Smithfield.


Family Service of Rhode Island provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.


FSRI determines pay based on a candidate's relevant and transferable experience, certifications, licenses, degree and language ability.

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Salary Levels

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Positions Available

There are 1 positions available at this time.

Application Period

Tuesday, January 30, 2024 through Tuesday, April 30, 2024

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