Advocate Intern Opportunity at West County Health Clinic

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HEALTH LEADS INC

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As a Health Leads Advocate, you'll be interacting with individuals and families one-on-one and following up with them to ensure that their basic resource needs are met. You'll be working alongside fellow Advocates as well as full time staff - a Program Manager and Program Associate, who will train and support you in this work throughout the semester. You will be part of a social needs team at West County Health Center, you will interact with Promotoras, African American Health conductors, along with doctors, nurses and other health care professionals. Finally, you will have the opportunity to be part of an awesome network of advocates who are interested in giving back to their local community.

This is an opportunity for members to give back to our community as well as enhance your professional development skills and network with current advocates and other community members from throughout the country who are passionate about health and social justice.

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About HEALTH LEADS INC

Location:

24 SCHOOL ST 6TH FLOOR, BOSTON, MA 02108, US

Mission Statement

We partner with communities and health systems to address systemic causes of inequity and disease. We do this by removing barriers that keep people from dentifying, accessing and choosing the resources everyone needs to be healthy.

Description

For over two decades we've worked closely with hospitals and clinics to connect people to essential resources like food, housing and transportation alongside medical care. Today, we're working both locally and nationally to break down systemic barriers to health.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

13601 San Pablo Ave.San Pablo, CA 94806

(37.95527,-122.33865)
 

SKILLS

  • Reading / Writing
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 full day trainings from 8-5 and one 3.5 hour shift a week in addition to 1 hour of weekly advocate development training as well as other training and check-in sessions for a total of 8-10 hours a week.

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