Job Description

SUMMARY

The Community Health Worker serves as a liaison between the Tucson Unified School District (TUSD), the community, health and social service systems. This position will be responsible for collaborating with internal and external partners in alignment with the district's existing SEL, PBIS, and MTSS frameworks, to increase community member awareness, self-sufficiency, and access to services and other resources among diverse populations with an emphasis in substance abuse/misuse prevention and intervention. The Community Health Worker improves the quality and cultural competence of service delivery and is a key program component in the dissemination of education and resources to the students and families of the TUSD community. This position will provide referrals or work with approved outside community agencies to provide information to students and families.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

High School Diploma or G.E.D.

1 year experience participating in community groups and involvement with community resources or services

1 year experience working with multi-cultural populations of children and youth.

Knowledge, experience or involvement with community resources or services

Knowledge and ability to use word processing, database and spreadsheet programs.

Verbal & written communication skills in English and a demonstrated ability to read and comprehend written/graphic and oral instructions.

Must hold a current Driver’s license and personal vehicle insurance coverage greater than or equal to the state required minimum for car insurance as described under Governing Board Policy: EEB-R-1 1 Business and Personnel Transportation Services - Transportation by Employees.

Reliable mode of personal transportation with evidence of auto insurance policy. Coverage must be valid throughout term of employment.

Availability to work flex hours as needed, including evenings and weekends.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

3+ years experience participating in community groups and involvement with community resources or services.

Knowledge of Trauma-Informed practices

Peer Mentor Training

Substance Misuse and Abuse Programs Knowledge, Experience, or Training

Experience working in school settings.

Bilingual in English and Spanish

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS AFTER HIRE

FBI fingerprint background check

Proof of immunity to rubeola (measles) and rubella (German measles), or proof of MMR immunization

Completion of required core competency training during business hours within one year of hire date.

COMMENTS

Effective: 2024-2025 SCHOOL YEAR
Location: Social & Emotional Learning - Broadway & Park Area

Classification: White Collar

FTE: 1.0 - 8 hours per day
Work Calendar: 12 month

5 positions

Positions less than 30 hours per week are not eligible for district benefits.

Internal candidates will transfer at a rate commensurate with their bargaining unit language. For more information on salary schedule, please reference the Employee Agreements Webpage.

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Tucson Unified School District is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination based on disability, race, color, religion/religious beliefs, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or national origin.

Job Contact Information
Name Julie Shivanonda
Title Director
Phone 520-225-6211
Email julie.shivanonda@tusd1.org
Applications will be accepted
Friday, June 28, 2024 12:00 AM  -
Monday, September 2, 2024 11:59 PM
(Pacific Standard Time)

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