Sierra Community House is a non-profit serving North lake Tahoe and Truckee . Four long-standing North Tahoe/Truckee service organizations — Family Resource Center of Truckee, North Tahoe Family Resource Center, Tahoe SAFE Alliance, and Project MANA — have united to form the Sierra Community House. With locations in Kings Beach, Incline Village, and Truckee, we offer a range of services that help individuals and families in the North Tahoe/Truckee communities thrive. Our mission is to connect and empower our community through family strengthening, crisis intervention, hunger relief, and legal services.
Our culture is supportive and inclusive and the work we do is both rewarding and challenging.
Thank you for your interest in joining the team at Sierra Community House.
The Community Health Coordinator is responsible for assisting with outreach of short and long-term programs to the Latino community, assuring adherence. The main objectives of this role are to facilitate improved community health and health outcomes for Socio Economically Disadvantaged (SED) community members by formalizing and expanding collaboration and coordination between the local hospitals, County’s Public Health, Behavioral Health and Sierra Community House partners. The Community Health Coordinator works closely with TFHD Community Health Advocates to coordinate care in the North Tahoe-Truckee community with a focus on health education, self-management of chronic health conditions, assistance with understanding and implementing the patient care plan, access to basic needs/food/transportation, and home visiting.
•High School diploma, required.
•Community Health Worker Certification, preferred. Will be required to obtain once hired.
•A minimum of one year of professional experience in social services
•Experience working with information technology to implement programs and reporting, including Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel) and Canvas
•Ability to work independently and with a diverse population.
•Strong organizational, interpersonal skills and initiative.
•Outstanding verbal and written communication skills, on-time work ethic and exceptional attention to planning details.
•Completion of I-9 form to verify identity and authorization to work in the United States.
•Bilingual required; fluency in speaking and writing proficiency in English and Spanish.
•Must have reliable transportation, and a valid driver’s license with no suspensions or restrictions.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
A. Program and Grant Administration:
•Grant reporting (January and June) includes a narrative of activities performed and a tally of patient encounters and referrals.
•Enter data into database and update internal tracking systems within 48 hours of program completion. Document all activities in the SCH client database (NewOrg).
•Compile and forward to Program Manager, Community Educators time logs and reimbursements forms on a bi-weekly basis.
•Collect all sign in sheets, demographic information and surveys from corresponding community educators or program leaders and ensure that they are compiled and filed on a timely basis.
B. Program Support:
A significant portion of this position is devoted to working within the Promotora team, to facilitate bi-directional referrals and supporting SCH events and programming, such as Mom’s Café, health fairs, food distributions, vaccination events, etc. Within those tasks is included:
•Assist Peer Supporter Program coordination by hosting monthly case management meetings to help navigate referrals and work on developing and growing the Peer Support team.
•Assist with creation of outreach materials.
•Assist with the coordination of social media and traditional media for programs.
•Assist with direct outreach for programs.
•Assist with logistical support for programs.
•Assist with onboarding and coordinating program staff and Promotoras
•Work with contractors to create contracts and scope of work.
Sierra Community House will support the right candidate to obtain the necessary training to provide the Community Health Worker Certification.
As the ability to drive without restrictions is essential to this position, upon hire, a print-out of the employee’s DMV record is required. To ensure the new hire meets the required standards of both the position and the overall industry, fingerprinting is required. New employees will schedule an appointment for fingerprinting through one of our approved locations during the first week of employment.
The wage for this position begins at $23.34 – $25.91 per hour, DOE. A benefit allotment is offered the first of the month following hire, which covers medical, any remaining allotment may be used toward a cafeteria of options ranging from dental, vision, and flexible spending accounts for health and/or childcare. After 90 days employees are automatically enrolled in a retirement account and Sierra Community House will match up to 3%. Other covered benefits, provided at no cost to the employee, are telehealth for the employee and any immediate family members in the same household, life insurance, and an employee assistance program. Sierra Community House is an Equal Opportunity Employer. A copy of our policy is available upon request. Interviews will take place beginning the end of October in to November. We hope to fill the position as soon as possible.
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