Flint Public Health Navigator
MI Health Care
Job Type
Part-time
Description

Part-time, Temporary

Location: Flint

Compensation: $17 an hour


POSITION SUMMARY:

The Michigan United grassroots Public Health Navigator program has been in partnership with the Genesee County Health department since inception in May 2020. The work of our Navigators is incredibly important as we enter the second year of the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly in light of the urgent need for large-scale vaccination to overcome the virus. Many of the communities that are most vulnerable to COVID-19 have the least access to information and resources to protect themselves and their families.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Being the eyes and ears of the community 
  • Being able to identify physical, emotional, and cultural needs to help community members access appropriate resources 
  • Support, educate, and assist community members to navigate the systems that affect them
  • Having conversations and disseminating factual handouts on the virus and vaccines.
  • Tracking demographic data: including name, phone, email, home language, zip code, ethnicity and age at minimum
  • Manage outreach efforts to targeted groups
  • Attend and participate in community stakeholder’s meetings which support the program and provide up to date information (i.e. Flint Communications Workgroup, Healthy Flint Research Coordinating Center COVID-19 Webinar) 
  • Attend bi-weekly training/update meetings via Zoom 
  • Further develop, maintain, and know about various health, wellness, and social services available in the Genesee County, especially related to COVID-19
  • Duties include posting vaccine and testing sites, following up with residents, organizing community informational meetings and other needs that may come up during outreach.  Make referrals as appropriate
  • Assisting at vaccine clinics, pop up events, home visits, and community events.
  • Be willing to be trained in HIPPA, MCIR, CPR, & CHW certification.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, and ABILITIES:

  • Passion for our issues and vision of a more just world.
  • Knowledge of public health, safety, and community organizing.
  • Ability to use various communications media (i.e. zoom, google hangouts, Facebook, phone, text, etc.)
  • Highly organized and self-starter.
  • Ability to work in a team and supervise others in a team
  • Have flexible work hours
  • Experience in community organizing, with experience in grassroots leadership development preferred


Minimum Requirements:

  • Fully vaccinated for COVID-19

Application Details:

  • Submit resume, statement of interest, and three references (at least two references must be work related, one may be personal) 
  • If you’re unable to upload documents please email the materials to resumes@miunited.org
  • Resumes that do not adhere to these instructions will be discarded