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Community Health Worker

Tucson, AZ

Relocation expenses: Not paid

Entry Level
Full time
1 - 2 years of experience
Associate Degree

Published on 20 Jan 2023

Expires on

Community Health Worker

 

JOB SUMMARY:

The Community Health Worker will primarily support our grant-funded Direct Care Workforce Resource.  This program exists to recruit and engage potential direct care workers (DCWs) from high-need communities in Pima County. This position will conduct outreach and recruitment at events, through partner agencies, businesses, schools, faith-based sites, and vocational programs.  In addition, the Community Health Worker will provide support to candidates and actively participate as part of the project team. Reporting to the Associate Vice President of Community Development, this individual will be responsible for managing project timelines, deliverables, and monthly reports.  A well-matched candidate should demonstrate attention to detail, excellent communication, and strong organizational skills.

SALARY: $19.50 hourly / $40,560 annually

United Way offers competitive wages and a generous benefits packet with employer contributions for full time employees including medical, dental, 401K, HRA, PTO, 11 paid holidays, and opportunities for educational and professional development.  For more information about our organization, see www.unitedwaytucson.org.

All United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona (UWTSA) programs and strategies work toward eliminating racial, ethnic, and socio-economic disparities for an educated, thriving, and equitable community. We are looking for a candidate who shares our team values but will bring their own knowledge, experience, curiosity, and drive to tackling issues of economic inequality. People of color, people with disabilities, LGTBQ+ individuals, and members of under-represented communities are strongly encouraged to apply. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the application or interview process, please contact hr@unitedwaytucson.org.

 

QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Associate degree or higher preferred and at least two years of professional or volunteer experience in the public, community, or non-profit sectors.
  • Experience with health care (especially in the caregiving workforce), education, disability, and older adult populations a plus.
  • Bilingual proficiency in English and Spanish is preferred.
  • Demonstrated computer competency in Microsoft Office products and other software needed to complete job duties.
  • Ability to maintain a flexible work schedule (including working early mornings, occasional evenings, and/or weekends) and adjust as required by changing workloads.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license, registration, current auto insurance and daily access to a reliable vehicle. 
  • Ability to travel to work in sites throughout Pima County.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified in this position.

POLICY STATEMENT

The United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona is an equal opportunity employer. We champion diversity, equity, and inclusion. We take action to ensure equal opportunity and all candidates are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

Upon hire and/or prior to starting employment with us, the successful candidate will be required to provide evidence of COVID vaccination or provide proof of eligibility for medical exemption.