Community Health Worker (OPEN UNTIL FILLED)

Date Posted:

Friday, April 19, 2024

Department:

Public Health

Compensation:

$21.82 - $27.66 per hour.

Hours:

Full Time - 40 hours per week

Deadline:

Open until filled

Position Objectives:

Community Health Worker
Des Moines Valley Health and Human Services
Serving Cottonwood and Jackson Counties 

Des Moines Valley Health and Human Services (DVHHS) currently has a full time opening for a Community Health Worker. Primary job duties include serving as the liaison/link/intermediary between public health and the community to facilitate access to services and improve the quality and cultural competence of service delivery.  A CHW assists with building health equity capacity by increasing health knowledge and self-sufficiency through a range of activities such as outreach, community education, informal counseling, social support, and advocacy. 

Minimum qualifications of education and experience for this position: This job requires a high school diploma or equivalent and a Community Health Worker (CHW) Certification or the successful completion of the CHW Certification from an accredited (14-17 credit level course) program within 3 years of employment.  

This position is open until filled. To apply for this position, please complete the job application at DVHHS Job Board. 

 

This position is classified in Grade 9 of the DVHHS Compensation Plan with a full pay range of $21.82 - $27.66 per hour. 

 

This is a full-time position working 40 hours per week with a full benefit package which includes Public Employee Retirement pension. 

 

In order to ensure the safety of citizens, employees and property, DVHHS has adopted a drug and alcohol testing policy which applies to all candidates being considered for employment with DVHHS. A Drug and Alcohol test must be completed within 24 hours of all contingent verbal offers of employment, unless alternate scheduling arrangements are approved by Human Resources office.

DVHHS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AND AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER