Why Not Prosper is Hiring a Community Health Organizer

October 29, 2018

Join those passionate about ensuring that women re-entering the community from the

 

criminal justice system have access to health care and supports they need to succeed!We are seeking a candidate who is able to help women in our community use their voices and stories to access the services and supports they need to live a healthy, successful life. This person will connect individuals with health coverage options and support services; will work with those individuals and other to understand the problems, barriers, and other issues people face in accessing services. In addition, this person will support coalition building work to use the stories and experiences of women in re-entry to demand that services and support processes work the way they are supposed to, ensuring women’s likelihood of success. This requires the willingness to be a visible presence in underserved communities in order to build networks and connections with key organizations and groups.

 

To do that, the ideal candidate will be able to perform the responsibilities below with specific personal qualities while meeting the position’s requirements and details. This position is located in Why Not Prosper, in Germantown, PA and is supervised by Reverend Michelle Simmons.


Requirements:

  • Two years of work experience OR re-entry lived experience

  • Knowledge of community organizing

  • Demonstrated ability meet deadlines, while managing and prioritizing multiple tasks

  • Experience talking with people about or motivating people to take action on specific issues

  • Some knowledge of digital media and online communications (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc.)

Position Details:

  • Must be able to work a regular schedule with some flexibility to accommodate meetings, consumers, and special events

  • Some evening and weekend hours may be required

  • Must have access to reliable transportation

  • Part-time salary is $15,000 for 20 hours of work

Read the full job description here

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