Position: Health Navigator, Women’s Health Program
Reports To: Program Manager
Last Update: June 2020
The Health Navigator performs activities to facilitate VACF’s outreach and education, patient navigation, screening and vaccination activities to community members and organizations, focusing on cancer awareness, prevention, early detection and supportive services. This position will communicate and interact with a primarily Vietnamese-speaking immigrant community to provide linguistically and culturally appropriate cancer prevention and early detection information and guidance, focusing on women’s health and community wellness. The HN works both independently and collaboratively with the VACF Team and other community partners to ensure program’s effectiveness and accuracy.
• Develop and maintain relationships with relevant community organizations, programs, and constituents to articulate the benefits of cancer prevention and early detection to the community through presentations
• Organize, and collaborate to coordinate cancer prevention activities and events (virtually and in-person), including recruitment, logistics, and follow-ups, focusing on women’s health and community wellness
• Conduct case management for community members with referrals and follow-up of appropriate services
• Document and track all activities in client database (data entry); submit required reports in timely manner
• Outreach to recruit clients, volunteers and identify resources for VACF’s activities
• Must represent VACF in a professional manner to generate professional relationships/partnership
• Attend all assigned meetings and events, such as health fairs and community vendor fairs
• Perform other duties as may be required
• Professional appearance and conduct, outgoing with excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
• Familiarity with Vietnamese community and culture. Ability to interact with diplomacy and interact with all ages and socio-economic levels clients.
• Experience in grassroots and frontline public health and/or community work
• High level of self-motivation and ability to work both independently and as a supportive member of the team
• Organized self-starter with strong compassion and positive attitude. Be flexible and adaptable to changes.
• Multitasking and time management skills, prioritizing tasks. Ability independently carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices.
• Strong analytical skills for problem solving, prioritizing and workload organization
• Bachelor’s degree in public health, health sciences, social work, or related field
• Professional fluency in BOTH English and Vietnamese (speaking, reading, and writing)
• Proficiency in internet search and basic computer skills, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint); being comfortable with learning and using computer and internet technology, including teleconference tools.
• Ability to work within deadlines and ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends
• Valid driver’s license, proof of insurance, and reliable transportation; ability to travel as needed to perform job duties
Status: Full-time, non-exempt.
Compensation: Commensurate with experience; Paid holiday, sick, and vacation days. Health insurance.
Application Process: Please submit a cover letter and resume to or click on the link below