CHWNB NOW HIRING: Training & Community Engagement Coordinator


Community Health Worker Network of Buffalo

Training & Community Engagement Coordinator

Qualifications:

  • Being of and from the community one serves and/or with a close and trusting relationship with the community.

  • 5+ years of experience in in conducting training, education, outreach, and/or advocacy in community-based settings AND experience in community outreach, program and service navigation, and interfacing with health, education, social and/or human service systems.

  • Very strong verbal communication skills and comfort with public speaking, proficiency in written communication and basic computer skills.

  • Must be comfortable working in diverse settings and with diverse populations, be highly flexible and self-directed.

General Responsibilities: Will be expected to provide training & technical support, resource and information sharing, networking opportunities and education to community members, Community Health Workers (CHWs) and other frontline workers, and a variety of professionals in the healthcare, education, and social services and human services sectors.

Primary Job Tasks Will Include:

  • Facilitate training and workshops (this also includes preparation of materials, planning and follow-up with co-trainers and partners, etc.)

  • Help plan and host community events, informational sessions, roundtable discussions, and community informational summits

  • Maintain and utilize various administrative, communication, and project management systems (including text, e-mail, databases, listserves, social media, project management tools, etc.)

  • Connect CHWs/frontline workers and community organizations and systems to training and technical assistance services and opportunities associated with the CHWNB.

  • Be a voice for CHWs and community needs, and advise non-CHWs on issues related to cultural and community responsiveness.

  • Contribute to and promote the mission of the Community Health Worker Network of Buffalo (CHWNB).

Job Expectations Will Include:

  • Be dedicated to the evolving training and technical assistance needs of CHWNB and our clients/community

  • Professionally and effectively communicate to and connect with diverse groups and audiences

  • Be self-motivated and work independently

  • Be self-reflective, build on strengths, and ask for help when needed

  • Maintain clear and consistent communication with the director of CHWNB/direct supervisor, and other individuals and groups as needed

  • Work collaboratively with other CHWNB staff and trainers, community programs, organizations and supportive systems

Other:

  • Job is community-based and requires frequent travel in the City of Buffalo and surrounding region.Reliable transportation/a car is required.

  • Salary range

  • Some evenings and weekends will be required.

This job description is intended to identify and list the responsibilities, duties and qualifications for the position. It cannot be considered all-inclusive, however, as changing organizational circumstances can result in changes to some of those responsibilities, duties and qualifications. Further, every task supporting the functioning of the position may not be listed or not listed in detail.

Submit resume and cover letter to: Jessica Bauer Walker, Executive Director, jessica@chwbuffalo.org

An Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

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