INTERN Client Services Advocate-Healthy Communities
|Project Start Date:||Thu, January 26, 2012 12:00 am|
|Project End Date:||Fri, October 12, 2012 12:00 am|
|Opportunity Type:||Ongoing Volunteer Opportunity|
|Category:||Human Services and Public Health|
|Time Commitment or Project Date:||This position requires a minimum 6 month commitment with opportunity to extend as agreed upon with a commitment of 8–20 hours/week. Hours are schedule during the work day to ensure staff support and supervision.|
Boulder and Longmont Office based Opportunity
The Healthy Communities Support Worker assists community members with accessing health care and understanding eligibility and resources. As a health advocate, volunteers will work with community members; health agencies, medical offices, and County staff to ensure health care is accessible and understood by all eligible Boulder County residence.
|Duties and Responsibilities:||
Duties are to assist the community members with health care benefit inquiries, support the program staff with market materials and information dissemination and to advocate for the health needs of program eligible individuals. The position requires networking and information gathering via strong telephone communication skills.
|Qualifications and Requirements:||
Seeking service oriented individual that is mature and has understanding of the needs of health care benefits programs or is willing to learn about health benefits and resources. Strong written and oral communication skills are requires as well as an ability to work in a fast pace office environment. Spanish language skills are a benefit to support program participants.
|Training Dates and Information:||
TRAINING AND ORIENTATION:
Debbie Ramirez email@example.com or call 303-441-1430.
|Unpaid Internship:||This is an Unpaid Internship|
Email Debbie Ramirez an application and position description. Background checks, fingerprint cards, up front orientation and on the job training.
For more information firstname.lastname@example.org.