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Utah Healthcare Corps Community Health Worker

Actively Recruiting

Openings

26 currently recruiting

Service Dates

September 1, 2018 - August 31, 2019

Application Window

July 15, 2018 - July 14, 2019

Locations

  • Ogden, UT
  • Salt Lake City, UT
  • St George, UT

Contact Information

Cynthia O'Connor
Cynthia@auch.org

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Description

Have you ever helped a family member or friend receive healthcare services? Do your neighbors or friends come to you for help? Are there things harming your community you feel passionate about changing? If the answer to any of these questions is "yes," this might be the service opportunity for you.

CHWs are trusted, knowledgeable frontline health personnel who typically come from the communities they serve. CHWs bridge cultural and linguistic barriers, expand access to coverage and care, and improve health outcomes.

Have you ever helped a family member or friend receive healthcare services? Do your neighbors or friends come to you for help? Are there things harming your community you feel passionate about changing? If the answer to any of these questions is "yes," this might be the service opportunity for you.

CHWs are trusted, knowledgeable frontline health personnel who typically come from the communities they serve. CHWs bridge cultural and linguistic barriers, expand access to coverage and care, and improve health outcomes.
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Living Allowance

$1500 - $1500 monthly

Benefits

Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Student loan forbearance, Training

Additional Benefits

• Living stipend in the mount of $1,500/month ($18,000/year), distributed bi-monthly • Eli Segal Education award in the amount of $5,920 upon successful completion of service • Postponement of eligible student loans • Health insurance premium reimbursement (to include dental) up to $170 per month for those not enrolled in a plan • Childcare assistance, if eligible • Professional development and subject-matter training Additional Details: Members are responsible for facilitating: postponement of eligible student loans with their loan holders, enrollment into a health insurance plan at the start of service, and enrollment into the childcare assistance program if eligible. These processes are not automatic and must be driven by the member.

Education Requirements

GED

Desired Certifications or Qualifications

• Legal Permanent Resident or citizen of the U.S.
• Basic computer skills
• Ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with patients and program stakeholders
• Understanding of, and sensitivity to, the target community
• Good communication skills such as listening, speaking, and writing
• Ability and willingness to provide emotional support, encouragement, and motivation to patients
• Ability to work independently and as part of a group
• Willingness to take initiative and be pro-active in daily work
• Willingness to travel to community-based organizations and patients’ homes

Desired Languages

English, American Sign Language, Arabic, French, Spanish

Other Conditions

Car recommended
Permits attendance at school during off hours
Subject to criminal background check

Age Requirement

18 - 99

Service Details

Focus Areas

Community & Nonprofit Development, Health & Nutrition, Homelessness & Housing

Weekly Hours

33

Location Type

Suburban, Urban

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Indoor

Placement

Individual and Team Placements

Service Setting

Community-based Nonprofit, Health Clinic/Other Health Organization

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities, Professional Activities

Contact Information

Cynthia O'Connor
Cynthia@auch.org

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