About the University Corporation
The University Corporation is a non-profit auxiliary corporation providing commercial and administrative services to California State University, Northridge. Our mission is to provide services and solutions that address the needs of California State University, Northridge; to support the academic, research, and creative endeavors of its students, faculty, and staff; and to enhance the quality of campus life.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Outreach and Prevention Program Manager, the Community Health Worker will: Community Education and Outreach - Provide door-to-door outreach and education to community members including annual household visits. Support vaccination efforts including mobile clinics and other events. Offer health screenings and household assessments and ensure residents are connected to healthcare, mental health, or other social service-related services. Organizes a minimum of two community convenings each year and participates, as appropriate, in other community convenings to share data, jointly identify health issues, and develop community action plans. Community Mobilization: Mobilize partnerships to advance health equity and improve community conditions. Develop- Create program resources, including educational materials and recruitment/marketing materials, as directed by the supervisor. Data Collection and Documentation – Conduct data collection during home health assessments and provide linkages to Case managers. Will implement evaluation activities, collect, and enter data and monitor evaluations to ensure program impact. Completes required reports for funders, responsible for meeting grant milestones. Recruitment - Assists in recruitment and selection of AmeriCorps volunteers and for SU internships and prevention education advocate role, participates in the training of staff. Training and Workshops: Builds relationships and represents StrengthUnited by participating in community events, health, safety, and resource fairs; attends skill-based training, ongoing technical assistance, and/or networking opportunities. Performs other duties as assigned.
Two years of volunteer or work experience in public health, community organizing, or in a social service setting is preferred, and one year of outreach experience. Computer competency, including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint. Bilingual Spanish Speaker required.
Knowledge, Specialized Skills, and Abilities:
Working knowledge of the principles, practices, and trends of community education and advocacy issues in California, and especially in the San Fernando and Santa Clarita Valleys. Ability and specialized skills to motivate and teach others, lead discussions, and generate new ideas; speak and write effectively; write narrative and statistical reports; carry out a variety of professionally complex assignments without detailed instructions; work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends; work comfortably with multimedia materials; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with a variety of individuals and organizations; and relate well with a broad spectrum of persons of varying socioeconomic status, culture, ethnicity, and lifestyle. Computer and organizational skills are necessary. Must demonstrate an acceptance and respect for cultural diversity in all its forms, including ethnicity, sexual orientation, abilities, and religious backgrounds, and an ability to work collaboratively in an ethnically linguistically, and culturally diverse environment.
Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule
This position is employed through The University Corporation (TUC).
Schedule: Monday-Friday 8 am- 5 pm
Full Pay range: $19.71 - $23.33 per hour
The anticipated hiring range: $19.71 - $23.33 per hour
Time Base: Full-Time
Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 403 (b), Life, AD&D, Flex Spending
THE SELECTED CANDIDATE IS REQUIRED TO PASS A THOROUGH DEPARTMENT BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION AND LIVE SCAN. Candidate must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
How to Apply
Please complete the online application/resume upload submission process to be considered for any open position within the university and its auxiliaries. The hiring department will contact the best-qualified candidates and invite them to participate in the interview process.
Application Screening begins 09/26/23 and will continue until the position is filled.
To be considered in the initial review, applications must be submitted before the date listed above.
Application submissions received after the application screening date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University.
For more detailed information on the application and hiring process, please view the link below:
Equal Employment Opportunity
The University Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination based on race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, and disability. Applicants who wish to request an accommodation for a disability may contact the Office of Equity and Diversity at (818) 677-2077.