Health Insurance Literacy Program Intern

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Health Insurance Literacy Program Intern
The Health Insurance Program Intern works in close coordination with the Health insurance Literacy Coordinator and Health Program Coordinator. This internship focuses on activities related to a grant received from the Colorado Health Foundation to increase health insurance literacy among refugees in the Denver-Metro area. This program seeks to increase refugees' understanding of insurance terminology and health insurance options such as Medicaid, employer-based insurance and the Colorado Marketplace. We will be educating clients on how to effectively use their insurance benefits.

  • Number of intern positions available: 1
  • Time Commitment: 8-10 hours per week, some weekends required (3 months minimum; 6 months preferred)
  • Duties:
    • Help build and refine the HIL curriculum
    • Assist the HIL coordinator with client outreach and engagement in HIL group sessions
    • Connect with organizations to arrange collaborative partnerships in order to provide health insurance education and assistance with enrolling in the marketplace
    • Help reserve and prepare venues and facilities for group sessions
    • Assist in purchasing and delivering of required materials
    • Help with regular office tasks such as typing, printing, and input of information in record tracking programs
  • Preferred Skills:
    • Understanding of program design/implementation, monitoring, and evaluations framework
    • Fluency in a another language a plus
  • Required Skills:
    • Pursuing a degree in public health, health sciences, social work, or possessing equivalent experience
    • Strong intercultural communication skills; demonstrated ability to work effectively with people from other cultural backgrounds
    • Strong organization skills and attention to detail
    • Understanding of and ability to maintain strict confidentiality regarding client information
    • Driver's license, personal vehicle, auto insurance, and clean driving record required
    • Organized, flexible, and motivated by humanitarian work
  • Learning Objectives:
The HIL Program Intern will gain knowledge of Colorado Medicaid, CHP+, and Colorado's Health Insurance Marketplace. The intern will also acquire skills related to project planning, logistics, and monitoring and evaluation, as well as skills in building community partnerships. The intern will gain experience with creating and delivering training curriculum.


Advocacy & Human Rights Health & Medicine Immigrants & Refugees


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405 Urban StreetSuite 400Lakewood, CO 80228



  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Problem Solving
  • Project Management
  • Relationship Building
  • Healthcare
  • Multi-Tasking




  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 8-10 hours per week
  • Driver’s license, personal vehicle, auto insurance, and clean driving record required

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