CHW South Providence Health Equity Zone

Family Service of RI
Bilingual Spanish Required
South Providence Resident Preferred

FSRI is always looking for candidates that want to make a positive impact on the community we serve in!  

Position Summary: CHW will support South Providence Health Equity Zone (SPHEZ) project initiatives, including community engagement and bringing resident voice to Steering and Subcommittee meetings and activities, community event organization, youth engagement, resident-focused data collection on needs, and other place-based project activities. The CHW will focus on interventions to improve individual and community wellness based on ongoing feedback. Responsible for engaging residents and community stakeholders; implementing Social Determinants of Health and other screening tools; identifying areas of need; ensuring referrals are made to appropriately matched services; and supporting individuals with accurate, up to date health n prevention, vaccination, and disease management information. CHW will work primarily in the Providence 02905 zip code through a variety of settings, including virtually, on-site in offices, in resident homes, and in other community venues. The CHW will work collaboratively across FSRI and external community-based programs and initiatives as needed.


  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree preferred, High School Diploma or Equivalent required.
  • Certified Community Health Worker, or ability to be certified within first 6-12 months of employment.
  • Bilingual in Spanish required.
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.
  • Candidates residing in South Providence are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • Ability to document in and navigate an Electronic Medical Record (EMR).
  • Strong interpersonal and social skills with an ability to collaborate with a variety of individuals.
  • Ability to provide services virtually, in resident’s homes, and community locations.
  • Ability to have a flexible schedule to include evening shifts and occasional weekends.
  • Prior experience in behavioral health and/or community health preferred.
  • Ability to work virtually and use telehealth.

How to Apply

Don’t meet every single requirement?  Here at FSRI, we’re dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive workplace. If you’re excited about one of our career opportunities, but your experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be the perfect fit for this or another opportunity!