Michigan Nonprofit Association

Lansing Office

330 Marshall St,
Suite 200
Lansing, MI 48912

Payment Remittance

P.O. Box 771958
Detroit, MI 48277-1958
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Community Health Worker

The position is responsible for:

During home visits, using standardized data collection tools to assess environmental health risks and needs of individuals and communities

Discussing environmental health related concerns and prioritizing individual and community level actions with community members

Providing basic asthma and lead education as necessary based on screenings.

Informing individuals about available health supporting resources and benefits of resources and helping individuals access resources paying special attention to addressing barriers to access.

Working with DWEJ team members to develop educational materials to inform people of environmental hazards and strategies to lessen the impact of hazards on their wellbeing

Evaluating the effectiveness of DWEJ’s educational programs and materials

Advocating for residents’ needs with social service organizations, healthcare workers/system, industry, regulatory organizations and policymakers.

Representing DWEJ at events to provide organization and program information



High school diploma or equivalent

CHW training certification

Strong organizational and interpersonal skills

Data organization and data entry experience

Ability to work sensitively and effectively with individuals of diverse educational, socioeconomic, and cultural backgrounds.

Home visiting experience

Deep knowledge of community groups and community resources based in and serving Detroit

Ability to operate standard office equipment and programs (i.e., MS Word, Excel, email, etc.).

Bi-lingual (English-Spanish, English-Arabic, English-Bengali) a plus

Fieldwork may include:

-Driving, walking, standing for long periods of time, bending, twisting, climbing stairs/step ladder

-Environments are unpredictable. May be distractions/discomfort due to temperature, noise, etc.

How to Apply

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to info@dwej.org with position title in subject line.

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