Community Programs Coordinator
The Oregon Community Health Worker Association (ORCHWA) is seeking a dynamic, experienced and highly organized Community Programs Coordinator to join our team. This position supports ORCHWA’s collaboratives of community health workers (CHWs) and community education workers (CEWs) working throughout the state.
The Community Programs Coordinator supports ORCHWA’s Community Health Worker (CHW) programs and Community Education Worker (CEW) programs by providing one-on-one support to CHWs/CEWs and CHW/CEW Supervisors in creating and implementing health promotion strategies that reduce health and educational inequities experienced by marginalized communities, including communities of color and immigrant and refugee communities. This role assists with creating strategies that meet programs’ unique needs while simultaneously leveraging collective knowledge and resources to support underserved communities and educate stakeholders through evaluation outcomes and educational efforts on role and impact of CHWs and CEWs.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES)
SALARY AND BENEFITS
Starting range: $45 – $50k annually
Health, Dental and Vision insurance for the employee with option to add dependents at cost
Ten (or more) paid holidays
Cell phone, Trimet, and mileage reimbursement
ORCHWA is equity and social justice focused, with an emphasis on teamwork, self-direction, flexibility, being open to new learning experiences, and accepting and respecting diversity without judgement. Bilingual/Bicultural candidates are encouraged to apply. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and comply with ADA regulations as applicable.
General working hours are 8am-5pm; flexible work schedule available upon approval; work from home days available upon approval; evenings and occasional weekends, as assigned.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee regularly is required to use hands or fingers, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. ORCHWA is a scent-free environment and employees must be comfortable refraining from using perfumed products in the workplace.
Since 2011, ORCHWA has worked to provide a unified voice for Community Health Workers (CHW) across the state of Oregon, to ensure that CHWs are valued and supported as members of their profession and leaders in their community. ORCHWA engages in advocacy, technical assistance, project management, and other programming to support CHWs working across sectors in Oregon.
Please send a cover letter and resume to Shanaquewa Finney, Community Programs Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org