Community Health Worker I

UVM - Bridges to Health
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Location: Addison County, Bennington County, Caledonia County, Chittenden County, Essex County, Franklin County, Grand Isle County, Lamoille County, Orange County, Orleans County, Rutland County, Washington County, Windham County, Windsor County,
About the Job

Assist in, coordinate, and implement community based outreach initiatives, services, and programs that contribute to health equity for migrant workers and their family members within assigned region. Improve quality of life at an individual, household and population level by serving as a liaison, cultural broker, educator, advocate, navigator, and interpreter between individuals and community-based organizations to promote health, reduce disparities, and improve service delivery.  Coordinate clinical outreach efforts and collaborate with local health and social service organizations to assist them in enhancing services and addressing systemic barriers to health and social services.


    • Work is mostly completed in the field, with an assigned office location in one of the 11 UVM Extension field offices located in Vermont, where space exists.
    • Multiple positions will be filled from this one recruitment.
    • Primary assignment will be one of the following geographic regions:


Central East (Spanish/English) Primary Region: Orange County
Central West (Spanish/English) Primary Region: Addison County
H-2A (Patois/English) Primary Region: Addison, Chittenden and Washington Counties
NEK (Spanish/English) Primary Region: Orleans, Caledonia and Essex Counties
NW (Spanish/English)  Primary Region: Franklin County
South (Spanish/English) Primary Region Windham and Bennington Counties
Employer's Approach to Diversity, Equity, & Belonging

The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution. Applicants are encouraged to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal.

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