Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.
The Office of Cancer Equity and Engagement (OCEE) seeks to hire a full-time Community Health Educator (CHE) to be the center of our outreach efforts in the community. The focus of these community education efforts are 1) increasing minority participation in clinical trials and 2) HPV vaccination. The Community Health Educator will implement educational projects in these areas for community members with the OCEE program team. The CHE will be a full participant in the NCI’s National Outreach Network (NON) and will participate in all NON-sponsored trainings to establish core standards for community outreach and will look for opportunities to implement those standards through other activities and within the DF/HCC. S/he will also disseminate NCI-related messages and programs as appropriate in the proposed project and will serve as a resource for these dissemination efforts within DF/HCC.
This position is currently funded for two years.
Under direct supervision of the OCEE, the Community Health Worker will be responsible for:
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.