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Community Health Coordinator

Company: CHI St Joseph Children's Health
Location: Lancaster
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

OverviewConsider joining a team of professionals dedicated to transforming the health of a community by creating opportunity, fostering relationships and inspiring innovation as a Program Coordinator with CHI St. Joseph Childrens Healths Health Columbia Project. The position works in conjunction with the Healthy Communities Manager to implement programs and services that engage, challenge and support local residents and families along their journeys walking with them as they embrace the healthy choices and habits essential to improved health outcomes, healthier lifestyles and greater satisfaction.The program coordinator serves as the lead on Healthy Columbias community engagement strategies. The position develops and implements plans and activities to raise community aware of both health challenges facing the community and available programs and services to meet the needs of residents and families. Part of our strategy includes increasing resident and family access to fresh and nutritious foods as well as to opportunities for the community to come together to learn from and support one another.To be considered please submit a resume and cover letter outlining your philosophy of education and interest in the position.CHI St. Joseph Children's Health is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and veteran or disability statusAbout CHI St. Joseph Childrens HealthCHI St. Joseph Childrens Health is dedicated to improving the health of children and families by improving access, linking families to care, coordinating health-related service and providing clinical programs while serving as a leading voice in collaborative efforts to improve the health and well-being of the Lancaster, PA community.Every child has a unique health journey; the goal of CHI St. Joseph Childrens Health is to serve as a supportive voice and companion for children and families along their path to growing up healthy and happy.CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.ResponsibilitiesPosition responsibilities include: Coordinating and implementing the Snacks@the Curb program providing fresh snacks of fruits and vegetables to school-age children in the community. Conducting community and street-level outreach activities to increase awareness of health challenges and resources in the community. Planning and implementing community-level events including an annual Christmas Pancake Breakfast and Spring Barbecue open to all residents and families of the Borough. Creating, implementing and evaluating the Aftermarket program at The Columbia Market House to increase access to fresh fruits and vegetables for every resident in the Borough. Assisting with the operations of the Columbia Market House and other Healthy Columbia/CHI St. Joseph Childrens Health Projects as needed.QualificationsQualifications: BA/BS/BSW in public health, sociology, social work or related field. 1 to 2 years experience work in community-based services Comfortable working with diverse populations in community settings (street outreach, neighborhoods, community events) Bilingual (Spanish/English, Arabic/English) preferred.

Keywords: CHI St Joseph Children's Health, Lancaster , Community Health Coordinator, Other , Lancaster, Pennsylvania

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