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Health Advocate/Community Outreach Specialist at Mission Hospital

Actively Recruiting

Openings

1 currently recruiting

Service Dates

August 9, 2021 - June 30, 2022

Application Window

October 20, 2020 - February 15, 2021

Location

  • Orange County, CA

Listing Details

Description

Make a difference in the lives of vulnerable community members and at-risk families in Southern Orange County by working with Mission Hospital's Community Benefit team. This department places a specific emphasis in dedicating resources to improve the health and quality of life for community members, especially those living on the margins.

Job descriptions can be adjusted based on the interest, skills and talents of the St. Joseph Worker to meet her needs and those of the Placement Site

The SJW will assist in responding to the greatest needs of South Orange County including mental health & substance use, immigration status and economic security. Projects may involve giving presentations, teaching classes, assisting with clinics, screenings and/or visiting and providing care for patients in the community. The SJW also has an opportunity to be involved with key projects related to human trafficking, a very prevalent modern-day slavery issue.

The SJW may also work with two local Family Resource Centers who provide parent, teen and child education classes, support groups, counseling services, and extend information/resources to community members. Ability to speak Spanish is preferred, but not required.

Make a difference in the lives of vulnerable community members and at-risk families in Southern Orange County by working with Mission Hospital's Community Benefit team. This department places a specific emphasis in dedicating resources to improve the health and quality of life for community members, especially those living on the margins.

Job descriptions can be adjusted based on the interest, skills and talents of the St. Joseph Worker to meet her needs and those of the Placement Site

The SJW will assist in responding to the greatest needs of South Orange County including mental health & substance use, immigration status and economic security. Projects may involve giving presentations, teaching classes, assisting with clinics, screenings and/or visiting and providing care for patients in the community. The SJW also has an opportunity to be involved with key projects related to human trafficking, a very prevalent modern-day slavery issue.

The SJW may also work with two local Family Resource Centers who provide parent, teen and child education classes, support groups, counseling services, and extend information/resources to community members. Ability to speak Spanish is preferred, but not required.
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Living Allowance

$100 - $150 monthly

Benefits

Health coverage, Housing, Living allowance, Stipend, Student loan forbearance, Training

Additional Benefits

The St. Joseph Worker Program is deeply committed to the volunteers providing mentoring and training for personal and professional development centered around four core values: leadership as a woman, social justice, spirituality and community/simple living. The program begins with a one to two week orientation to the program and placement site. Mentoring, educational and certification opportunities, monthly program day enrichment, and retreats help volunteers discover their strengths and passions and develop the skills and confidence to make their mark on the world. AmeriCorps Education Award opportunity may be available to eligible volunteers through an affiliated national organization.

Education Benefits

Credential or Certification

Education Requirements

Some College

Desired Certifications or Qualifications

Essential Skills for Mission Hospital:
• Public Speaking
• Microsoft Office
• Leading/organizing groups
• Facilitation skills
• Self-Starter/Independent
• The ability to access in self-awareness, have a level of confidence (to desire this, if it is not present)

Desired Languages

English, Spanish

Other Conditions

Prohibits paid work outside of the sponsoring agency at any time
Subject to criminal background check

Age Requirement

21 - 35

Service Details

Focus Areas

Aging, Disability, Economic Security, Health & Nutrition

Weekly Hours

36

Location Type

Suburban

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Indoor and Outdoor

Placement

Individual Placement

Service Setting

Community-based Nonprofit, Disability Services Organization, Health Clinic/Other Health Organization, Hospital, National Nonprofit/Affiliate, Organization primarily serving older adults, Religious Organization, Volunteer Placement Organization

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities, Professional Activities