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Nashville International Center for Empowerment

COVID-19 Trusted Messenger

Nashville International Center for Empowerment

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Job Summary

Nashville International Center for Empowerment, established in 2005, is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) ethnic community-based organization dedicated to ensuring refugees and immigrants achieve their full potential now and for generations to come. The COVID-19 Trusted Messenger will report to the Adult Education Program Manager and will work closely with the adult education and the health program staff. This is a part-time, 10 hour a week position. This person can create a flexible schedule, work with familiar communities and promote safe and healthy choices regarding COVID-19. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Promote awareness and deliver education about the Covid-19 vaccine
  • Distribute flyers and answer questions at local centers including: religious centers, schools, stores, fairs, festivals, 
  • Prepare and lead events with adult education students promoting vaccine education 
  • Complete reporting sheets after each outreach event to collect data and improve delivery
  • Work with Lead Health Case Manager to record video testimonials
  • Attend local vaccination events and assist clients in overcoming barriers to vaccine access (transportation, phone call reminders) 
  • Maintain regular communication with adult education and health program staff.

Qualifications

Successful candidates will demonstrate: 

  • Ability to work with a diverse team.  
  • Ability to plan, prioritize, manage, control and execute tasks on timely matters 
  • Ability to present strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills 
  • Have high levels of motivation, self-reliance, and independence 
  • Ability to troubleshoot/problem solve 

 Requirements: 

  • Excellent oral English proficiency 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of international communities in Nashville  
  • Familiarity with Microsoft excel, information databases, internet and email 
  • Commitment to live and work in Nashville, Tennessee 
  • Reliable transportation 
  • Fluency in Somali, Swahili, Arabic, Kurdish, Spanish, Karen, Kinyarwanda, or Nepali or language used by a refugee community in Nashville

Experience: 

  • Experience in educational or health related job is preferred but not required

Additional Information

Benefits

part time position

How to Apply

Contact Information and Procedure

Send resume to ally@empowernashville.org. Qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview. No calls. Applications without requested information will not be considered.  

APPLICATIONS WILL BE RECEIVED UNTIL THE POSITION IS FILLED. 

Nashville International Center for Empowerment does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, religion (creed), gender, gender identity/expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, clients, volunteers, subcontractors and vendors.

Details

  • Date Posted: July 22, 2021
  • Type: Part-Time
  • Job Function: Programs and Service Delivery
  • Service Area: Health (Physical, Mental)
  • Salary Range: $16-$18 per hour
  • Working Hours: 10 hours/week