Community Health Workers are trained to help their neighbors find access to the health resources they need.
When people are connected to their community and its resources, they are better able to thrive.
Free health resources for everyone
Our healthcare system sometimes fails to recognize cultural barriers to care, which is why Community Health Workers are trained to help their neighbors find access to the health resources they need. When people are connected to their community and its resources, they are better able to thrive.
BECOME A COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKER OR A COMMUNITY AMBASSADOR
Are you passionate about improving the health and well-being of your community? Do you enjoy helping others and connecting with people from all walks of life? If you possess a diverse set of interests, have good communication skills, and enjoy problem-solving, you might be the perfect fit to become a community health worker. Our team is looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference and are committed to improving the lives of others. As a CHW, you will work alongside other community ambassadors to guide residents to work together towards a common goal, provide resources to the community, and host community conversations. You should be someone who can work independently, be accountable, and follow through on tasks. In addition, we are looking for individuals who are willing to learn new skills, are organized, detailed-oriented, and can work on several projects at once. If you are someone who enjoys collaborating, inspiring others, and can demonstrate and teach skills to individuals, we encourage you to apply to be a part of our team.
As a CHW or Community Ambassador, you can:
- Leverage your connections in the community to help others find the resources they need
- Make a positive difference in people’s lives
- Learn new skills and gain professional experience
- Contribute to the greater good of your community
We are looking for Community Health Workers/Ambassadors in these micro-communities in Bastrop County:
Red Rock, South Elgin, McDade, Cedar Creek, Stoney Point, Lake Bastrop Acres, Indian Lake, Thunderbird Lake, Shiloh, Piney, and High Valley Ranch.
Ambassadors/Community Health Worker are responsible for the following:
- Supporting BCC Staff as needed for promoting events.
- Information and referrals received from Bastrop County residents/organizations, delivery of BCC Initiative/Collaborative flyers, identifying gaps in services for residents and responding to referrals needing BCC A/CHWs assistance.
- Identify and help the community access resources.
- Organizing activities based on community needs prioritized by communities.
- Provide support to coordinate health and community fairs.
To apply to be a Community Ambassador or Community Health Worker, please send a letter of interest and resume to [email protected].
“Be the change you wish to see in the world.”
Join the Bastrop County Community Health Workers and Ambassadors to make Bastrop County a better place to live, work, play, pray, and learn.