Community Health Worker

Toledo-Lucas County Health Department

The Toledo-Lucas County Health Department seeks Community Health Workers for our Healthy
Start and OEI (Ohio Equity Institute) programs. A Community Health Worker is a trusted public
health worker who has a close understanding of the community they serve, and whose
relationship with the public allows them to serve as a liaison between health and social services
and the community to facilitate access to services and to improve service delivery. Activities
include outreach, education, social support and advocacy.

Specific responsibilities for Healthy Start include conducting neighborhood outreach activities to
find eligible participants to enroll in Healthy Start programming, with the target population women
(and their families) at various reproductive stages. Our goal is to connect participants to medical
care, and to educate and prepare for a healthy birth.

Specific responsibilities for OEI (Ohio Equity Institute) include serving as a Neighborhood
Navigator. The Neighborhood Navigator conducts outreach to identify and engage at-risk women, conducts a screening, and connects women to evidence –based interventions and community resources.

Qualified candidates should possess the following:

The Toledo-Lucas County Health Department offers a competitive compensation and benefits
package. Starting wages are $13.83 per hour, with eligibility for medical, dental and prescription
drug benefits after 30 days.

Interested candidates should submit a resume to the following:
By Mail: Toledo-Lucas County Health Department
C/O Human Resources
635 N. Erie Street
Toledo, Ohio 43604

The Toledo-Lucas County Health Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The
Department operates in accordance with Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

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