1) As a mission-driven member of the Supporting Healthy Aging Resources and Expertise (SHARE) Network team and under the direction of the Project Manager, the Community Health Worker will provide community outreach and advance health programming for older adults in partnership with community-based organizations in and near the South Side of Chicago in keeping with the growing footprint of the SHARE Network.
2) Independently facilitate health presentations in the community.
3) Serve as an event creator and provide support for a variety of offsite events.
4) Surveil the community for key events and opportunities for the SHARE Network to take a role in and lead in relevant planning.
5) Support SHARE Network staff, faculty, and stakeholders in offsite community health activities.
6) Drive quality improvement of community-focused activities.
7) Keep abreast of best practices and new developments in health literacy, health information, and health disparities for older adults and caregivers.
8) Constantly expand and maintain an engaged network of community focused stakeholders and keep them appropriately informed of SHARE Network activities, events, and mission.
9) Assess the needs and characteristics of different audiences and adapt curricula accordingly.
10) Provide administrative support, database management responsibilities, and other duties as assigned.
1) Strong interest in older adult health and wellness.
2) Excellent, engaging, and demonstrated public speaking skills.
3) Time management skills.
4) Ability to travel frequently to locations throughout Chicago.
5) Analytical skills.
6) Problem-solving skills.
7) Attention to detail.
8) Organizational skills.
9) Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
10) Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite.
1) Master's degree
1) Experience with community-based organizations
2) Familiarity with the South Side of Chicago
2) Cover letter
Note: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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