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Community Health Worker- Full Time

Position Summary

The position serves as a link between clients who have been affected by COVID and health education support.  The contracted position works under the United Way leadership in support of the Wayne County Health Department.  This position provides support to the Health Department by way of data entry, registration, referral assistance and more in order to help meet the Health Department’s mission of promoting and protecting the health of our community.



Reports directly to the Lead CHW. Works as a team with the Local Health Department and with local United Way Staff


Essential Responsibilities

  • Serve as support staff at the vaccine clinic and vaccine call center: making appointments, serving as patient traffic control or data entry into CVMS

  • Assist the billing and insurance office with research and data entry for COVID related claims

  • Collect and report data using report forms

  • Screen COVID-19+ patients for symptoms and conduct the pre-tracking interview

  • Counsel individuals and families with CDC recommended isolation procedures, provide referrals and conduct check-ins to monitor progress

  • Assist in the preparation and distribution of education and marketing materials

  • Represents United Way of Wayne County and Wayne County Health Department at community events, resource fairs etc

  • Creates connections between diverse and vulnerable populations and healthcare systems

  • Performs miscellaneous tasks related to Health Department needs as assigned 


Skills and Competencies


  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) required

  • Knowledge of community agencies and resources

  • Ability to practice cultural sensitivity

  • Ability to communicate effectively

  • Innovative, creative, strategic thinker.

  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality

  • Flexibility with regard to shifting job responsibilities and priorities

  • Self-motivated with strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills.

  • Ability to work with the general public

  • Goal oriented with ability to multi-task and possesses effective time management capabilities.  

  • A proficient team player

  • Strong computer skills



Minimum of associates degree preferred. 


$20.00 per/hour

Temporary, Contracted Position


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