Silver State Equality is Nevada’s statewide LGBTQ+ civil rights organization that brings the voices of LGBTQ+ people and allies to institutions of power in Nevada and across the United States, striving to create a world that is healthy, just, and fully equal for all LGBTQ+ people. Silver State Equality is a Nevada-based program affiliated with and supported by Equality California and Equality California Institute, the nation’s largest statewide LGBTQ+ civil rights organization. Together, we’re fighting for full LGBTQ+ equality on multiple fronts:
Silver State Equality Institute brings the voices of LGBTQ+ people and allies to institutions of power in Nevada and across the United States, striving to create a world that is healthy, just, and fully equal for all LGBTQ+ people.
Silver State Equality Institute (SSEQI) is a 501(c)3 organization that has a parallel mission to Silver State Equality (SSEQ), its 501(c)4 counterpart. SSEQI advocates for and educates the broader community on important LGBTQ+ issues such as HIV, LGBTQ+ youth in out-of-home care, transgender equality, hate crimes prevention, healthcare, health disparities, and voter education and engagement.
Silver State Equality Institute (SSEQI) seeks two individuals for our temporary grant funded non-exempt part-time Community Health Worker (CHW) position who will either already be a Certified Community Health Worker or who will go through an 8-week training to become certified. This position is grant funded through March 2023 and perhaps longer. The Community Health Worker will help with the implementation of SSEQI’s monkeypox (MPXV) public education campaign.
According to the Nevada Community Health Worker Association, “A CHW is a frontline public health worker who is a trusted member of and/or has a close understanding of the community served. This trusting relationship enables the CHW to serve as a liaison between health/social services and the community to facilitate access to services and improve the quality and cultural competence of service delivery.”
One position will be based in Southern Nevada and the candidate will need to live in Southern Nevada, working remotely. The other position will be based in Northern Nevada and the candidate will need to live in Northern Nevada, working remotely. These positions will be supervised by the State Director and overseen by Program and Civic Engagement Managers.
Applicants for this position should bring the following knowledge, abilities, and attitude:
This position is a non-exempt part-time temporary position with a salary of $25.00/hour. One position will be based out of Southern Nevada and the other will be based out of Northern Nevada. This position will require a flexible schedule including evening and weekend work time, as well as regular travel throughout Clark County and Washoe County, respectively. This will also include participation in Silver State Equality Institute’s schedule of events, including Pride festivals, advocacy events, and more. Applicants will be reimbursed for mileage and must have a reliable car and be able to drive in Nevada. This is a grant funded position that is funded until March 2023 (and perhaps longer based on funding and need). Submitting your resume for consideration implies that you understand that ongoing employment at the end of grant funding is not guaranteed.
Silver State Equality Institute is an equal employment opportunity employer. Silver State Equality Institute does not make employment decisions or discriminate based on protected characteristics including, but not limited to, race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sex, gender (including gender identity and/or gender expression), sexual orientation, age, physical or mental handicaps, veteran status, or genetic information as prescribed by applicable local, state, and federal law. We strongly encourage diverse candidates to apply, including, but not limited to, women, people of color, people of diverse gender identities, and non-LGBTQ+ allies.
All employees must be up to date on their vaccination status in compliance with Silver State Equality/Equality California’s Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. New employees must provide documentation as to their vaccination status 48 hours before their start date unless they are approved for an accommodation due to a medical reason or a sincerely held religious belief.
Email resume (including names and contact of 3 references) and cover letter to email@example.com. Please be sure to put “Community Health Worker” in the subject line of your email.