Full-time, Paid, Public Health Corps Member, COVID-19

September 30, 2021

Wed., June 16 

The Community Health Care Association of New York (CHCANYS)

Position Description
The Community Health Care Association of New York (CHCANYS) is seeking members to work at their community health centers as a part of the Public Health Corps, with a focus on the COVID-19 pandemic.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting with COVID-19 vaccine rollout efforts
  • ​​​​​​​Performing community outreach and education about the COVID-19 vaccine
  • COVID-19 awareness and education
  • Re-engaging patients lost to care
  • Assisting with food distribution and increasing food security
  • Linking patients and community residents to resources
  • Providing emergency preparedness training and education
  • Providing other services addressing Social Determinants of Health
  • Providing patient navigation, managing cases, and facilitating enrollment
  • Conducting screenings for substance use and providing targeted care management services to patients at risk of opioid or prescription drug use disorders
  • Providing health education by facilitating health education workshops, participating in health fairs and community events, and conducting one-on-one and group health education sessions with community residents

Position Requirements

  • College graduate 
  • Spanish language skill a plus 

Time Commitment
Full-time, with a five to six month commitment. 

$1,500 per month, plus benefits