CHW Coach (Remote)

Arnold School of Public Health CHW Institute

University of South Carolina

Salary $43k-$59K

Full-time, 37.5 hours

3 Positions, Bilingual Spanish required for 1


Advertised Job SummaryThe mission of the Center for Community Health Alignment (CCHA) at the Arnold School of Public Health of the University of South Carolina is to co-create solutions with communities to advance health equity. CCHA is looking for Community Health Worker (CHW) Coaches to provide support for the Community Health Workers for Covid Response and Resilient Communities (CCR) 2109 grantees. CCR is a national project, and CHW Coaches will work across regions to support CCR 2109 grantees and their partners. CHW Coaches will be hired to provide culturally tailored services (as much as possible) to the CCR 2109 grantees (i.e., geographic locations, populations served). In this role CHW coaches will provide ongoing technical assistance (TA), coaching, support, and continuous quality improvement. CHW coaches will work under the guidance of the Envision Project Manager of The Envision Equitable Healthy Communities CHW Training and Technical Assistance Center (The Envision Center). 
Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)Associate Degree and 6 years of related experience or High school Diploma and 8 years of related experience. Related work experience is seen as a Community Health Worker (CHW), CHW project planning and management coaching or consultation to individuals and/or organizations with demonstrated high competency in assessing individual/organizational needs and supporting their advancement. Must have the ability to travel regionally and nationally while working remotely.
Preferred QualificationsDemonstrated ability to work effectively with community leaders, Community Health Workers (CHWs), CHW experts and allies, diverse community partners and local/state public health professionals; experience in community leadership development, experience working with at least one of the following: community-based organizations, local government or state government. Evidence of strong interpersonal skills; including meeting, group and process facilitation and conflict mediation; experience with public health issue campaigns and/or community organizing and advocacy; experience working with multiple diverse populations including but not limited to latinos, tribal communities, formerly incarcerated, and people experiencing homelessness
Knowledge/Skills/Abilitiesbilingual Spanish-English preferred (for one of 3 available positions)