Job opening from Portico Healthnet and others

01 Jun

Portico Healthnet is a nonprofit health and human services organization that helps uninsured Minnesotans access affordable health coverage and care. Since 1995, 9,000 uninsured children and adults have enrolled in Portico’s safety-net coverage program and another 14,000 have been enrolled in public coverage programs with assistance from Portico Healthnet.

Community Health Worker: As the Community Health Worker, you will be responsible for connecting people without health care coverage to health care programs that will best fit their unique situation through assessment, application assistance and ongoing support. In addition, you will develop and maintain relationships with community-based organizations and referral partners.

Qualifications: The qualified candidate will possess:  a degree in Human Services or related field or a Community Health Worker Certificate, 1-2 years of experience in a health care or social service position, experience working with diverse and low-income populations, strong computer skills.

Bilingual Spanish or Hmong preferred. Must be willing to travel within the metro area and be available to work 1-2 evenings or weekend days per month.

Benefits: We value our employees’ time and efforts. Our commitment to your success is enhanced by our competitive pay and an extensive benefits package including paid time off, medical, dental and vision benefits and future growth opportunities within the company.  We strive to provide a collaborative, creative environment where each person feels encouraged to contribute to our processes, decisions, planning and culture.

To Apply: To respond to this opportunity, please email your cover letter and resume to Julia McCarthy, Outreach Manager, at

(More job postings after the break…)

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The Women’s Environmental Institute (WEI) is accepting applications for a Community Food Justice Organizer/Coordinator. More info here.

Check out the Minnesota Coalition for Battered Women job announcements for domestic violence advocacy jobs across the state.

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