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Outreach Worker for Fenway/Kenmore Neighborhoods

Posted: 05/11/2022

 

Reporting to the Outreach and Enrollment Manager, the Outreach will have primary responsibility for community outreach and education services for people living in the Fenway/Kenmore neighborhood.  

Responsibilities:

  1. Develops and oversees community outreach and education events for people living in the Fenway/

Kenmore neighborhood (Outreach) 

  • Develops and delivers community health education workshops on a variety of themes, depending on the needs of the community  
  • Brainstorms new strategies to engage target populations in the Fenway/Kenmore neighborhood  

2. Develops and oversees one-on-one patient education programs

3. Co-liaison for Fenway/Kenmore Community Collective

  • Builds relationships with collaborating organizations and internally among departments at Fenway Health 
  • Identifies and reaches out to agencies, organizations and community groups to build a network of community partners in Fenway/Kenmore neighborhood 
  • Coordinates with community partners to increase awareness of Fenway Health’s services, to understand and meet community needs 
  • Attends community events to represent Fenway Health and distribute relevant information 

4. Meets Agency Participatory Expectation

  • Suggests and participates in continuing quality improvement efforts  
  • Adheres to all agency and departmental policies and procedures 
  • Participates in quality assessment and improvement activities as requested 
  • Adheres to the highest principles of patient and client confidentiality 
  • Adheres to established safety policies, procedures and precautions; identifies potential or actual unsafe situations in the environment and takes measures to rectify the situation 
  • Attends all required meetings, in-services and professional trainings 
  • Attends all regularly scheduled research meetings, trainings, forums and pertinent FCH staff meetings 
  • Maintains professional competence necessary to perform job responsibilities; maintains and provides agency with records of continuing education activities 
  • Serves on agency committees and in professional organizations when requested 

5. Performs other related duties as required

 

Requirements

 

  • Experience in health education, community organizing, social services, event planning, and/or health care.  
  • Ability to work harmoniously and effectively with colleagues, patients, clients and vendors across the spectrum of diversity, including but not limited to race, ethnicity, color, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, socio-economic status, national origin and immigrant status, religious or spiritual identity, disability (physical, mental, emotional and developmental), veteran status, and/or limited English proficiency.
  • Willingness to contribute towards Fenway’s efforts in becoming an anti-racist organization and promoting a culture dedicated to ongoing development in service of humility, equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging, where differences are acknowledged and valued.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Candidates must be self-motivated, organized and creative  
  • Candidates must be able to work independently and feel comfortable in ambiguous situations  
  • Cultural humility, specifically the capacity to work with diverse community stakeholders and a willingness to learn from individuals from different backgrounds 
  • Strong oral and written communication skills 
  • Strong relationship-building skills 
  • Comfort in diverse settings 
  • Project management experience  
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with other members of a team 

Physical Requirements:

N/A

We offer competitive salaries, and for those who qualify, an excellent benefits package; including comprehensive medical and dental insurance plans, and a retirement plan with employer match. We also provide 12 paid holidays, paid vacation, and more.LGBTQIA+ identified persons, Black, Indigenous, and other people of color (BIPOC), and individuals from other historically underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Apply here: ?https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/Details/1077846/Fenway-Health/Outreach-Worker-for-FenwayKenmore-Neighborhoods