CHW Resiliency Trainer/Grant Funded - Hybrid Schedule (Community Health Education Center - CHEC)
CITY OF BOSTON RESIDENCY REQUIRED
The Community Health Education Center (CHEC) is a national leader in education and training related to the essential services of Community Health Workers B(CHWs) and CHW Supervision. We provide high quality, comprehensive and affordable training, and professional development to community health workers (CHWs) and their supervisors. CHEC's mission is to build the capacity of CHWs to deliver high quality health education, advocacy, and referral services to community members. CHEC trainings prepare CHWs in the core competencies required for certification, and strategies to provide effective community outreach and health education in community settings.
The CHW Resiliency Trainer reports to the CHEC Program Manager and the CHW Resiliency Training Coordinator as a supportive agent in advancing health equity, responding to emerging training needs in the field and/or amplifying issues and opportunities related to the social determinants of health to create diverse learning opportunities that advance the field of CHW work within an anti-racism framework. The person in this role must be able to work in an effective manner
with the team regarding all aspects of program operations, training design and delivery through program staff collaboration and community outreach. The Trainer must be committed to activities that lend to building a culture of performance, understanding and professional advancement that is focused on operational excellence.
- Works with the Program Manager and CHW Resiliency Training Coordinator to deliver CHEC's menu of training programs and other program activities to achieve its mission.
- Supports duties related to curriculum development under guidance of the Program Manager.
- Contributes to the ongoing assessment of training needs of community health workers with a focus on MA CHW standards of practice and health equity in training programs through the effective collection of surveys and active participation in other evaluation tools or processes.
- Works constructively with a robust pool of qualified trainers including, but not limited to: BPHC staff trainers, community-based training consultants, diverse field expert consultants and CHW co-facilitators.
- Supports CHEC's training plans and development through meetings with external agencies, disseminating promotional information to stakeholders and relationships with new or emerging informational outlets as assigned or approved by the Program Manager.
- Supports CHEC's promotional activities through direct activities as assigned or approved to contribute to building an effective, interactive, and inclusive web and social media presence within BPHC guidelines.
- Provides program training and/or outreach expertise for on- and off-site training programs, outreach events and other projects as assigned or approved.
- Completes tasks in a timely manner to support the team in adherence to outcomes and goals in our training and outreach plans.
- Assists with other CHEC functions as needed.
- Performs other duties as required.
- High School Diploma and 6 years of significant, direct professional experience in public health education and/or outreach OR Bachelor's degree in relevant field with 4 years of experience in the above areas.
- Demonstrated experience in implementing, monitoring and evaluating training programs and corresponding curricula.
- Demonstrated proficiency with adult learning principles and participatory training techniques.
- Demonstrated experience coordinating training programs for diverse populations.
- Demonstrated experience in coordination and delivery of curricula in online and in-person class settings.
- Strong familiarity with the work of community health workers and their training needs in Massachusetts desirable.
- Ability to work with people of diverse backgrounds, abilities and cultures.
- Ability to work both independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team.
- Excellent organizational, oral and written communication skills.
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to effectively and work collaboratively with others.
- Proficient knowledge and experience with the MS Office Suite, including, but not limited to Word, Excel, Publisher, and PowerPoint.
- Ability to travel locally and regionally to coordinate and deliver training and outreach programs is required.
- Ability to participate in non-traditional hours to respond to training needs on evenings and weekends as needed.
- Familiarity of the Boston Public Health Commission's structure and related programs highly desirable.
- Demonstrated access to community networks and knowledge of community neighborhood profiles in Boston highly desirable.
City of Boston Residency Required, A Criminal Offenders Records Information request must be completed for this position. However, a record is not an automatic bar to employment but is reviewed in relation to the job applied for., This position requires direct client/patient contact and as a result of such direct contact, certain immunizations will be recommended and/or required prior to commencement of employment duties., Any position that requires an advanced degree will be subject to education verification, This is a grant funded position, The Boston Public Health Commission is an EEO Employer and all applicants meeting the minimum requirements are eligible to apply
$50,000 - $60,000/Annually
Monday-Friday 9a-5p, some evenings and weekends for on-site and off-site operations as determined by program needs. Hybrid Schedule is subject to BPHC's temporary teleworking policy