Volunteer Community Health Worker in Putnam County


(29.647867,-81.64017)
 

Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

Putnam CountyPalakta, FL 32178

About

Healthstreet seeks part-time volunteers to serve as Community Health Workers for "Linking Older Adults from the Community in Florida to Memory Screening and Related Health Research," a community engagement program in Putnam County.

Volunteer Community Health Workers go out in the community to meet older adults at a variety of public venues such as libraries, laundromats, bus stops, community centers, neighborhoods, and many more. Duties include: Daily screening and assessing community members, obtaining informed consent, administering the health needs assessment, providing referrals to medical and social services, and linking to health research. Mileage will be provided at a set rate.

Volunteer positions requires a genuine regard for diversity, outgoing personality, attention to detail, communicate effectively (verbally and written), committed to participant protection and privacy, and high personality integrity. Volunteer hours in the community will vary from 8 am to 8 pm including weekends depending on activities in the community. Applicants should live in and be familiar with Putnam County.

Skills

  • Networking
  • Organization
  • Research
  • People Skills
  • Spanish
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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