Job | Community Organizer & Trainer, Viral Hepatitis Program @ NYC Health Dept

Apply online with a cover letter to In the Job ID search bar, enter: job ID number # 300541.

Job Description
The New York City Department of Health, Bureau of Communicable Disease, Viral Hepatitis Program works to reduce morbidity and mortality associated with Hepatitis B and C in NYC. The Viral Hepatitis program conducts surveillance; community outreach, training and organization; program development and implementation; and policy activities.

Duties will include but not be limited to:

  • Propose and conduct targeted community needs assessments for proposed initiatives, trainings and materials.
  • Develop viral hepatitis curriculum, education and outreach materials; coordinate online, mobile and social media awareness activities and tools .
  • Coordinate the Hep C Task Force and Hep B Coalition and key committees and initiatives.
  • Conduct training and provide technical assistance to community programs.
  • Design evaluation tools and protocols and implement ongoing evaluation of activities and continuous quality improvement.

Minimum Qual Requirements

  1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and two years of experience in community work or community centered activities in an area related to the duties described above; or
  2. High school graduation or equivalent and six years of experience in community work or community centered activities in an area related to the duties as described above; or
  3. Education and/or experience which is equivalent to “1” or “2” above. However, all candidates must have at least one year of experience as described in “1” above.

Preferred Skills

  • Candidates with a background in social work, public health, or related field preferred
  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal skills
  • Experience with community outreach and organizing
  • Experience developing and providing trainings
  • Experience in creating outreach and education materials
  • Experience in social media, mobile technology and web design
  • Knowledge of viral hepatitis B or C
  • Demonstrate cultural competence with populations currently most affected by viral hepatitis and their providers
  • Computer experience: Microsoft Suite, WordPress, etc.
  • Ability to handle multiple and diverse assignments


Additional Information

Please note: If you are called for an interview you will be required to bring to your interview copies of original documentation, such as:

  • A document that establishes identity for employment eligibility, such as: A Valid U.S. Passport, Permanent Resident Card/Green Card, or Driver’s license.
  • Proof of Education according to the education requirements of the civil service title.
  • Current Resume
  •  Proof of Address/NYC Residency dated within the last 60 days, such as: Recent Utility Bill (i.e. Telephone, Cable, Mobile Phone)

Additional documentation may be required to evaluate your qualification as outlined in this posting’s “Minimum Qualification Requirements” section. Examples of additional documentation may be, but not limited to: college transcript, experience verification or professional trade licenses.

If after your interview you are the selected candidate you will be contacted to schedule an on-boarding appointment. By the time of this appointment you will be asked to produce the originals of the above documents along with your original Social Security card.

The federal government provides student loan forgiveness through its Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) to all qualifying public service employees. Working with the DOHMH qualifies you as a public service employee and you may be able to take advantage of this program while working full-time and meeting the program’s other requirements.

Please visit the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program site to view the eligibility requirements.

To Apply
Apply online with a cover letter to In the Job ID search bar, enter: job ID number # 300541.

We appreciate the interest and thank all applicants who apply, but only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.

The NYC Health Department is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse and culturally responsive workforce. We strongly encourage people of color, people with disabilities, veterans, women, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender and gender non-conforming persons to apply.

All applicants will be considered without regard to actual or perceived race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, age, prior record of arrest; or any other basis prohibited by law.

Residency Requirement
New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.

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