Healthy Connections has received a grant to increase awareness of Covid-19 services through Community Health Workers.
Healthy Connections will hire five Community Health Workers stationed in and around the communities of Little Rock, Hot Springs, Russellville, Texarkana, and Mena. These community health representatives will provide critical services to communities disproportionately impacted by public health threats, including Covid-19.
Community Health Workers will interact with members of the communities in which they will serve. Other responsibilities will include:
- Provide education on COVID-19 prevention, testing, vaccination, and support services
- Maintain a log of activities and complete regular reports in order to meet grant objectives
- Serve as an member of Healthy Connections Covid-19 operations team, providing strategy input and feedback
- Attend community testing and vaccination events to provide outreach and support
- Refer community members to services, resources, and information based on their stated needs
- Build and maintain relationships with community members and organizational partners
- Assist with Covid-19 care Support Services including outreach, deliveries, and referrals
The five positions will be for one year. The communities will include:
- Little Rock, including Benton, Bryant, North Little Rock and other surrounding communities.
- Hot Springs, including Hot Springs Village, Malvern, Bismarck, Magnet Cove, and other surrounding communities.
- Russellville, including Dardanelle and other surrounding communities
- Texarkana, including surrounding communities
- Mena, including De Queen, Mt. Ida, Nashville, and other surrounding communities.
If interested, please visit the Healthy Connections careers page at https://healthy-connections.org/careers to learn more and apply.