Community Health Center

  • Adult Advocate - Full Time - Middletown

    Job Locations US-CT-Middletown
    Posted Date 1 week ago(6/14/2018 12:38 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Domestic Violence/Shelters
  • Overview

    Community Health Center, Inc. (CHCI). CHC is one of the country's most creative and dynamic providers of primary medical, dental and behavioral health services, and a leader in practice-based research, health professionals training, and use of innovative technologies to advance health and healthcare.CHCI is designated as a federally qualified health center and a patient-centered medical home by HRSA, the Joint Commission, and NCQA, respectively. We deliver more than 500,000 patient visits per year from primary care hubs and community clinics across the state of Ct, all connected by technology and common standards for quality. We employ several hundred medical, dental, and behavioral health providers who are engaged in practice, teaching, and research. Our Weitzman Institute is devoted to research and practice transformation and is recognized around the country as one of the premier research institutes focused on improving health care and health outcomes for special and vulnerable populations. In addition, the organization has developed three wholly owned subsidiaries from the original pilot developments within the Weitzman Institute, the National Nurse Practitioner Residency and Fellowship Training Consortium (NNPRFTC), the National Institute for Medical Assistant Advancement, and the Community eConsult Network. National Nurse Practitioner Residency and fellowship training Consortium, National Institute for the Advancement of Medical Assistants and the Community eConsult Network.



    Our Community Educators, lead community initiatives, awareness and education, to support our Domestic Violencec Programs, within our Middletown communities.


    The role will be responsible for: 

    • Develop a Community Education committee in planning and implementing activities for Domestic Violence Awareness month
    • Present information about the volunteer program, domestic violence, or other New Horizon’s services to community groups
    • Be conversant with the  topics of Domestic Violence, Teen Dating Violence, the impact of Domestic Violence on parenting and children, and other related issues
    • Lead New Horizon’s Community Education activities
    • Build and maintain positive relationships with the communities we serve
    • Develop and maintain  relationships with media representatives focusing on stories
    • Design, write and/or edit agency materials such as the newsletter, program brochures, and website
    • Collaborate with the Program Director in identifying potential threats to the agency’s community status or reputation
    • Attend special event planning meetings when appropriate
    • Coordinate publicity packets
    • Please note - a Bachelors degree is required for this position.
      • Must be certified as a domestic violence counselor under CGS 52-146K, which requires successful completion of the agency’s training program
      • NOTE:  If you have applicable experience, you can be considered without this certification, with the understanding that you will need to complete and receive this certification within 6 months of hire.
      • Bachelor’s Degree required
      • Must have a minimum of two years of experience in the field of domestic violence or a closely related area
      • Must have a minimum of one year of experience supervising others
      • Must have a current Connecticut driver’s license
      • This is a full time position that will be located at our New Horizons Shelter, located in an undisclosed location, in Middletown CT.  


    Associate of Arts (A.A.)


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