Job Posting: Community Health Worker 2 (Downeast - Spanish/English)

The Maine Mobile Health Program seeks an individual with bilingual skills in English and Spanish for a unique outreach position during the 2020 blueberry harvest August to facilitate access to care and services for Maine’s migrant and seasonal farmworkers (MSFWs) and their families. The CHW 2 is a respected member of their community who acts as a bridge between medical providers and individuals to promote health, reduce health disparities, and improve access to care as well as to advocate for individual and community needs. MMHP is Maine’s only farmworker health program and provides mobile clinics to farmworkers across the state to reduce the barriers that they face to accessing medical care.

The CHW will provide health outreach services to MSFWs in DownEast Maine with a focus on supporting the migrant workers from Ellsworth to Calais.

Responsibilities to include:
• Outreach to farmworker camps
• Interpretation on behalf of patients and clinicians during evening and weekend clinics
• Health education
• Care coordination to assist with understanding the health care system in Maine (including transporting patients and interpreting for them in a clinical setting)

Ideal candidate will be a highly motivated individual with strong interpersonal skills, be able to empathize with patients, and have a commitment to supporting seasonal farmworkers in Maine with their access to health care. This individual should have an understanding of the farmworker community either because of prior work, relationship in/to the community and/or other life experience such as shared language or culture. The candidate should be and be comfortable working in mobile settings and flexible work-plans. This position will be full-time (30-40 hours per week) starting in late July and lasting roughly four weeks, with an evening schedule and some weekend or daytime hours. Reliable transportation/clean driving record, basic computer skills, and an ability to speak, read and write in Spanish at an advanced level are a must.

The job description is available here.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Tina Saseung at ###gfnfrhat#at#znvarzbovyr.bet###.

Community Health Worker 2 (Aroostook County - Spanish/English)

The Maine Mobile Health Program seeks an individual with bilingual skills in English and Spanish for a unique outreach position during the 2020 broccoli harvest and forestry season (June – October, 2020) to facilitate access to care and services for Maine’s migrant and seasonal farmworkers (MSFWs) and their families. The CHW 2 is a respected member of their community who acts as a bridge between medical providers and individuals to promote health, reduce health disparities, and improve access to care as well as to advocate for individual and community needs. MMHP is Maine’s only farmworker health program and provides mobile clinics to farmworkers across the state to reduce the barriers that they face to accessing medical care.

The CHW will provide health outreach services to MSFWs in the Presque Isle area.

Responsibilities to include:

  • Outreach to farmworker camps
  • Interpretation on behalf of patients and clinicians during evening and weekend clinics
  • Health education
  • Care coordination to assist with understanding the health care system in Maine (including transporting patients and interpreting for them in a clinical setting)

Ideal candidate will be a highly motivated individual with strong interpersonal skills, be able to empathize with patients, and have a commitment to supporting seasonal farmworkers in Maine with their access to health care. This individual should have an understanding of the farmworker community either because of prior work, relationship in/to the community and/or other life experience such as shared language or culture. The candidate should be and be comfortable working in mobile settings and flexible work-plans. This position will be part-time (20 hours per week) June through October, with an evening schedule and some weekend or daytime hours. Reliable transportation/clean driving record, basic computer skills, and an ability to speak, read and write in Spanish at an advanced level are a must.

The job description is available here.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Tina Saseung at ###gfnfrhat#at#znvarzbovyr.bet###.

Community Health Worker 2 (Midcoast - Haitian Creole/English)

The Maine Mobile Health Program seeks an individual with bilingual skills in English and Haitian Creole for a unique outreach position during the 2020 blueberry harvest (late July and August).  This Community Health Worker (CHW) position will facilitate access to care and services for Maine’s migrant and seasonal farmworkers (MSFWs) and their families. A CHW is a respected member of their community who acts as a bridge between medical providers and individuals to promote health, reduce health disparities, and improve access to care as well as to advocate for individual and community needs. MMHP is Maine’s only farmworker health program and provides mobile clinics to farmworkers across the state to reduce their barriers to accessing medical care.

The CHW will provide registration, intake and interpretation services to MSFWs in DownEast Maine with a focus on supporting the Haitian migrant workers in the Ellsworth region.

Responsibilities to include:

  • Outreach to farmworker camps
  • Interpretation on behalf of patients and clinicians during evening and weekend clinics
  • Health education
  • Care coordination to assist with understanding the health care system in Maine (including transporting patients and interpreting for them in a clinical setting)

Ideal candidate will be a highly motivated individual with strong interpersonal skills, be able to empathize with patients, and have a commitment to supporting seasonal farmworkers in Maine with their access to health care. This individual should have an understanding of the farmworker community either because of prior work, relationship in/to the community and/or other life experience such as shared language or culture. The candidate should be and be comfortable working in mobile settings and with a flexible schedule. This position will be 20-40 hours per week from late July through August, 2020, with an evening schedule and some weekend or daytime hours. Reliable transportation/clean driving record, basic computer skills and an ability to speak, read and write in Haitian Creole at an advanced level are a must.

The job description is available here.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Tina Saseung at ###gfnfrhat#at#znvarzbovyr.bet###.