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CAREERS AT THE CENTER FOR AFRICAN AMERICAN HEALTH

If you want to work in a collaborative environment where opportunities are abundant, skills are stretched, and excellence is rewarded, the Center for African American Health might be exactly what you’re looking for.

Positions

Apply to our open positions below!

Reports to: Chief Operating Officer

FSLA Status: Full Time, Salary, Exempt

Salary Range: $50,000 - $60,000 USD

Benefits: Medical, Dental, Life, Disability, Sick, Vacation, Simple IRA.

Location: Onsite, Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., some evenings and weekends.

Center for African American Health is a community-based nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering the Black community to make informed health decisions that benefit the whole person through education, collaboration, and advocacy.

We are looking for detail-oriented and organized team members who excel in fast-paced nonprofit environments, are interested in working to promote community health through inquiry, innovation, and impact and in joining a well-respected, high-impact organization with a rich history of community service.

Under the supervision of the COO, the Behavioral Health Navigator will work within the context of a person-centered, recovery-oriented, wraparound approach, in partnership with mental health providers, agencies and physicians to promote timely access to needed care, comprehension and continuity of care, client empowerment and the enhancement of individual and family well-being.

Primary Roles and Responsibilities

  • Care coordination with mental health and medical providers to improve access and continuity of care (may include virtual visits, assistance in attending appointments or other activities that support continuity of care.)
  • Impact healthier individual and family outcomes through:
    • Creating referral linkages with providers and community organizations.
    • Identifying providers to implement community resources, health, and wellness events and/or educational programs that address barriers to care and resources.
    • Enhancing stakeholder knowledge.
  • Ensure that all case files and other records strictly comply with policies, regulations, and HIPAA procedures.
  • Develop relationships with public agencies and community-based organizations to build knowledge of the resources available to community stakeholders.
  • Maintain and update resources in the community resource inventory database.
  • Assist in addressing members barriers to care, resources, and encourage/foster relationships with their providers and agencies.
  • Work closely with community and to complete needs assessments, help families, provide caregivers with access to vital resources in the community, facilitate programs to support the community, and build cross-cultural connections.
  • Collect client information and demographics as defined by organization/grant standards to accurately assess eligibility of resources.
  • Manage relationships with partner organizations and develop systems to ensure coordination and communication between the organization and partners' staff.
  • Document activities and record information, such as the number of participants attending and completing programs, presentations conducted, and persons assisted.
  • Maintain databases, mailing lists, telephone networks, and other information to facilitate the functioning of health resource navigation and education programs.
  • Work as a member of the team, willingly providing backup support for co-workers when appropriate and actively supporting organizational and group goals.
  • Balance conflicting priorities to manage workflow, ensure the completion of essential projects, reports, and meet critical deadlines.

Requirements/Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in social, Behavioral Science, Social Work, Health and Human Services, related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 5+ years of experience in behavioral health, crisis interventions and evaluations and working with individuals and about services to behavioral health patients.
  • Licensure-seeking candidates are encouraged to apply.
  • Demonstrated ability to work and build relationships with persons and groups of diverse racial, ethnic, and economic backgrounds, communities.
  • Strong writing and communication skills, including the ability to convey information in a clear and concise manner.
  • Strong ability and experience in public speaking and presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated experience working with patients, coordinating events, and leading groups.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize, set and implement priorities, and manage multiple tasks with attention to detail.
  • Ability to take initiative in working with and coordinating peer groups and committees.
  • Ability to analyze problems and find solutions that support and enable sound decision-making.
  • Ability to perform several tasks concurrently, time management and organizational skills.
  • Ability to maintain a professional and positive demeanor in all interactions.
  • Ability to organize and maintain detailed records; complete necessary paperwork, reports and meet deadlines.
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and dedication to the mission of CAA Health.
  • A team player with the ability to wear multiple hats in a fast-paced environment.
  • Computer/technology proficiency skills: MS Office 365, Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Google Docs.

Other Duties

  • Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Physical Requirements

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, and use hands and fingers to reach and climb stairs, talk, or hear.
  • Must occasionally lift or move office products and supplies up to 60 pound.
  • Reasonable accommodations in the work environment may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

How to Apply

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to the following email address and include Behavioral Health Navigator in the subject line: careers@caahealth.org.

No phone calls please. All applications must be submitted electronically – none will be accepted in person.


Center for African American Health is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender or gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, military status, or sexual orientation in any of our activities or operations.

Reports to: Chief Operating Officer

FSLA Status: Full Time, Salary, Exempt

Salary Range: $45,000 - $55,000 USD

Benefits: Medical, Dental, Life, Disability, Sick, Vacation, Simple IRA.

Location: Onsite, Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., some evenings and weekends.

Center for African American Health is a community-based nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering the Black community to make informed health decisions that benefit the whole person through education, collaboration, and advocacy.

We are looking for detail-oriented and organized team members who excel in fast-paced nonprofit environments, are interested in working to promote community health through inquiry, innovation, and impact and in joining a well-respected, high-impact organization with a rich history of community service.

Our Community Health & Wellness Navigators are responsible for sustaining high-quality programs, outreach and referrals that support the healthy development of adults, parents, and families, to support basic human resource needs navigation and community engagement..

Primary Roles and Responsibilities

  • Plans and coordinates health and wellness related educational presentations; contacts and schedules varied speakers from local health related organizations and businesses; seeks input from participants; research potential topics regarding health awareness.
  • Develops relationships with public agencies and community-based organizations to build knowledge of the resources available to adults, parents, and families.
  • Responsible for establishing trusting relationships with community members, their families, and community-based organizations.
  • Identifies and assist community members with health issues, and recognize when a clinical intervention from other health provider partners is necessary.
  • Creates referral linkages with providers, community organizations and targeted providers to implement community resources, health, and wellness and/or educational programs that address barriers to care, resources and enhance stakeholder knowledge, and impacts individual and family health outcomes.
  • Collaborates with staff to prepare marketing materials and promote the activities at the Center through a variety of media venues.

Requirements/Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work, Health and Human Services, related field, and 5 + years of equivalent work experience.
  • Must be able to meet deadlines in a fast-paced quickly changing environment.
  • Strong writing and communication skills, including the ability to convey information in a clear and concise manner.
  • Strong ability and experience in public speaking and presentation skills.
  • A proactive approach to problem-solving with strong decision-making skills.
  • Ability to maintain accurate and confidential client and organizational information.
  • Prepares client/service information and internal and external information as required.
  • Ability to work both autonomously and collaboratively with a team.
  • Initiative and capacity to respond effectively in stressful/crisis situations and multi-task.
  • Ability to analyze problems and find solutions that support and enable sound decision-making.
  • Demonstrated ability to work and build relationships with persons and groups of diverse racial, ethnic, and economic backgrounds, communities.
  • Ability to analyze problems and find solutions that support and enable sound decision-making.
  • Ability to organize and maintain detailed records; complete necessary paperwork, reports and meet deadlines and time management skills.
  • Computer/technology proficiency skills: MS Office 365, Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Google Docs.
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and dedication to the mission of CAA Health.
  • Balance conflicting priorities to manage workflow, ensure the completion of essential projects, reports, and meet critical deadlines.

Other Duties

  • Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Physical Requirements

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, and use hands and fingers to reach and climb stairs, talk, or hear.
  • Must occasionally lift or move office products and supplies up to 60 pound.
  • Reasonable accommodations in the work environment may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

How to Apply

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to the following email address and include Community Health and Wellness Navigator in the subject line: careers@caahealth.org.

No phone calls please. All applications must be submitted electronically – none will be accepted in person.


Center for African American Health is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender or gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, military status, or sexual orientation in any of our activities or operations.

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What Our Team Loves About Working Here

It’s a great place to come as an individual and be a part of the team. It’s a great place to grow and become who you were meant to be.

Being able to provide healthcare screenings and resources brings me joy. Being part of a goal-oriented team makes the work possible.

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