Employment Opportunities  

Reports to: Executive Director 

Position Terms: Part-time (15-20 hours per week)

Pay: $20 per hour ($25 after becoming a Certified Community Health Worker)

 

The Chariho Youth Task Force is a 501(c)3 nonprofit working primarily in Charlestown, Hopkinton, and Richmond, Rhode Island. Our mission is to educate, empower, and engage youth and adults in order to create a sense of community, promote wellness, and sustain opportunities for Chariho voices to be heard. We envision a society driven toward physical and mental well-being created through collaboration, education, and activism to promote a positive community climate.

 

Job Description: 

The Community Health Worker will serve as a liaison between the Narragansett Tribe and greater Chariho community and the Chariho Youth Task Force to promote programs and resources to residents. The Community Health Worker will do the following: 

  • Partner with local residents to address COVID-19 and long-standing economic, social, health/mental health, and food insecurity needs

  • Attend trainings and work toward Community Health Worker Certification

  • Engage the community through an asset-based community development model

  • Assist with youth programming for middle and high school students

  • Assist with monthly grant reporting and attend coalition/partner meetings  

  • Work alongside Chariho Youth Task Force staff and volunteers with other projects as assigned 

 

Additional Details: 

  • Position will have flexible working hours and will require some evenings and weekend work for certain events/projects 

  • Position is reliant on available grant funds 

  • Staff person will primarily work in the community with some remote work from home 

 

The Ideal Applicant will: 

  • Be a self-starter and work well in team settings

  • Be compassionate and respectful to those around them

  • Have experience working with community members  

  • Be passionate about improving health outcomes in their community

  • Bring their lived experience to their work and amplify the voices of others

  • Live in the Chariho community

 

To Apply: 

  • Email a resume and cover letter with “Community Health Worker Application” in the subject line to Info@CharihoYouth.org  


 

The Chariho Youth Task Force is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.