Engagement Coordinator, Community Health Worker Employer Alliance

RI Parent Information Network
Knowledge of RI and CHWs
Certification preferred or within 6 months

Job Summary:

The Community Health Worker (CHW) Alliance Engagement Coordinator is a peer who has experience navigating Rhode Island’s systems of care for themselves, a family member or through previous employment. The Engagement Coordinator will synchronize activities to support a network of organizations operating in the CHW sector. The Engagement Coordinator will work in close collaboration with various stakeholders both internally and externally such as CHW sector, healthcare providers, healthcare payers, the RI Department of Health, and others.

Essential Functions:
•    Engage Alliance members building connections and synergy of efforts. 
•    Assist with planning, developing, and implementing strategies to support an employer-based learning collaborative including stakeholder engagement, community alignment, and inclusion
•    Communicate with key stakeholders to determine project requirements and objectives
•    Develop and maintain cooperative working relationships with agencies and organizations interested in public health and the CHW workforce
•    Provide insight and input in the development of policies, materials, and programs to assure materials, messaging and policies are person centered incorporating a CHW lens and culturally competent
•    Assist in data collection, surveys, assessment and reporting as required
•    Actively participate and complete training and professional development activities
•    Accept other duties and responsibilities as assigned


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
•    Detailed knowledge of RI and national Community Health Worker history and ecosystem 
•    Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
•    Ability to take initiative and follow through on projects
•    Strong computer skills, particularly with Microsoft Office products and other project management tools
•    Personal experience navigating social, healthcare and /or education systems and services for self or family member preferred.
•    Excellent written and oral communication skills
•    Excellent organizational skills to manage multiple priorities and tasks 
•    A deep understanding of, commitment to, and ability to carry out the mission, vision, philosophy, and values of RIPIN 
•    Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office/computer skills to enter data, prepare reports and correspondence 

Education and Experience:
•     High School diploma or GED and a combination of education and skills to effectively carry out responsibilities and assignments
•    Community Health Workers certification preferred; non-certified incumbents are expected to earn certification within 18 months of hire date
•    Personal experience navigating state and community services and programs on behalf of self or a family member
•    Previous experience working in the field of health and human service, and or Community Health Worker initiatives
•    Previous experience in working effectively with professionals supporting individuals/ parents/families of children with special needs
•    Demonstrated experience working with diverse populations 
•    A combination of education and experience demonstrating acquisition of the skills and abilities required

How to Apply