Vietnamese Cross Cultural Health Promoter
31 hours per week.
We are looking for a bright energetic person who has a love for programing and health promotion! The Cross-Cultural Health Promoter (CCHP) works with specific immigrant and refugee communities to enhance the well-being of community members through educational and prevention strategies, program development, and initiatives to reduce inequities in the social determinants of health. Working both independently and collaboratively with clients, staff, community partners, and volunteers, the CCHP acts as a bridge between cultures to facilitate the delivery of culturally relevant programs and services, employing adult education strategies, community development techniques, and research methodology.
The Cross-Cultural Health Promoter is accountable to the Multicultural Family Centre Program Manager.
Establishes and maintains relationships of trust with the target cultural communities, including service providers, community leaders, and members at large.
Contribution to team and centre activities:
The successful candidate will: participate actively in staff meetings and board committees and in the overall activities of the health centre, e.g. in-service training, committees, special events and shared staff responsibilities. Will communicate clearly, listen accurately, is open to feedback, handles conflict appropriately, and displays sensitivity to others. Collaborate well with others, promotes cooperation and teamwork. Maintains the reputation and confidentiality of the health centre and its clients at all times. Adheres to all applicable REACH policies and procedures.
Established in 1969, REACH is a Community Health Centre with a history of primary care innovation. REACH is dedicated to providing high-quality integrated health care in East Vancouver to families and individuals of all ages. We focus on clients with complex social, mental, or physical needs. REACH uses an interdisciplinary approach to care within our medical, dental, pharmacy, UPCC, and Health Equity and Engagement.
REACH employees are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of hire and ongoing employment (COVID-19 vaccine doses as approved by Health Canada), subject to any medical or other human rights grounds.
How to apply
If you are interested in this role, please send the following to J with the Subject line: Vietnamese Cross Cultural Health Promoter:
Posting is open until filled. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, we will only contact those candidates selected for interviews.
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