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Community Health Coordinator (CID) Posted on August 26, 2022

Center for Independence of Individual with Disabilities (CID)
San Mateo, CA
Position Summary for Community Health Coordinator (CID)

Hours: Full-Time
Salary: $28.00 – 30.00 per hour
Location: San Mateo, CA

Description: Under the supervision of the Program Manager, the Community Health Coordinator will provide community education and support that can help with individuals with disabilities and older adults respond to COVID-19 and prepare for other public health challenges. The Community Heath Coordinator can serve as a bridge between the disability and older adult communities, health care systems, and state health departments. This position is funded by the Administration for Community Living and is funded thru September 30, 2024.

About Center for Independence of Individual with Disabilities (CID)

The Center for Independence of Individuals with Disabilities (CID) is a private, nonprofit corporation located in San Mateo, California. Incorporated in 1979, CID is a consumer-driven, community-based, services and advocacy organization serving San Mateo County and beyond. By federal mandate, the majority of our Staff, Management, and Board of Directors consists of people with disabilities.

The Center for Independence of Individuals with Disabilities is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We actively seek applications from people with disabilities, seniors, women, and people of color. View our job listing below and apply online.

Job Responsibilities/Duties

Interviews consumers and family members to evaluate situations presented and determine the extent and need of services and supports.
Coordinate connection and care for consumers across multiple agencies and services, including health care and government agencies.
Takes a person-centered approach in assessing consumer needs to service plans, including Independent Living Plan (ILP) development and/or goals.
Provides agency core services including but not limited to information and assistance, benefits planning and navigation, housing preservation services, care coordination and peer support.
Provides community education on CID resources and public health preparedness efforts. This includes attending resource fairs and partner with other community-based organizations.
Gather and develop resources and services available to older adults and persons with disabilities or functional limitations.
Trains and supports consumers in self-advocacy skills and efforts with a goal of independent self-advocacy and self-sufficiency.
Assist consumers as needed with appropriate follow up (e.g. tracking benefit changes, referral to outside resources) to ensure service needs/goals are met.
Follows protocols maintaining up-to-date, confidential consumer records. There is also required reporting and documentation be entered into CID's database and additional data management systems in a timely manner.
Works independently, within the scope of the position, to coordinate person-centered access to services.
Collaborate with CID's DDAR Team regarding community education and emergency preparedness.
Other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience

BA or equivalent experience.
License and/or certification in public health preferred but not required.

Qualification Requirements

Personal experience with individuals with disabilities and the disability community.
Excellent computer skills including the ability to learn new programs on an ongoing basis.
Database management
Ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of people including consumers, media and people from diverse backgrounds.
Excellent public speaking skills, the ability to present information in clear and articulate, logical and organized manner.
Critical thinking and ability to develop advocacy strategies and break into manageable steps for others.

Preferred Qualifications

At least 2 years' experience in social services or public health setting preferred.
Bilingual-bicultural strongly preferred.

Other Information

Center for Independence of Individuals with Disabilities (CID) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Reasonable accommodation provided on request to persons with disabilities in the application and interview process as well as in employment.

Center for Independence of Individuals with Disabilities (CID) is wheelchair accessible and provides reasonable accommodations on request, including ASL interpreters and print information in alternative formats. CID is a scent free office in order to be fully accessible to all persons with disabilities. Please do not wear any scented products including perfumes, aftershave, hairspray, etc. to any meetings, groups, or workshops held at or by CID.

How to Apply

Please submit your resume to cidsanmateoorg@gmail.com
if interested in applying for the position.

This job posting was added on August 26, 2022