• Sinai Urban Health Institute
  • Community Outreach
  • Days
  • Full Time
  • Req #: 20023

Community Health Worker III


Sinai Urban Health Institute (SUHI) is hiring full-time, culturally competent Community Health Workers (CHWs) to work at the following sites:

  • Chicago Family Health Center with clinic locations 120 W 111th St., 9119 S Exchange Ave., and 570 E 115th St.
  • TCA Health, located at 8425 S Cottage Grove Ave.
  • Friend Family Health Center, located at 5635 S Pulaski Rd.
  • Roseland Community Hospital, located at 45 W 111th St.
  • Jackson Park Hospital, located at 7531 S Stony Island Ave.
  • St. Bernard Hospital, located at 326 W 64th St.


This role is part of the South Side Healthy Community Organization (SSHCO), which is comprised of 13 healthcare organizations including safety net hospitals, health systems and Federally Qualified Health Centers. The model will better connect existing health organizations, increase access to care, address some of the most challenging health issues, and ultimately, build health equity and ensure stronger, healthier communities across the South Side of Chicago. 


Under the direction of the CHW supervisor, the CHW is responsible for providing and coordinating health education and disease management education, assisting individuals with navigating the health and social care systems, and providing case management services (under supervision). The CHW will work within an interdisciplinary team and will serve as a bridge between the patient and the medical system by building trusting relationships with community members served by the health center or program(s).  Home visits may be required for some interventions.  The position is grant funded.


SUHI is seeking an enthusiastic, passionate CHW candidate who meets job requirements outlined below.

The position may coordinate the work of CHW Is and IIs, assist in their training and mentoring, assist the CHW supervisor with research duties, oversee complex case management situations, coordinate outreach activities and facilitate community relationships.

SUHI is seeking an enthusiastic, passionate CHW candidate who has previous experience in community health education and meets other job requirements outlined below.

Position Requirements:

  • Must have high school diploma or GED; some college or a degree is preferred but not required
  • At least 3 years of relevant experience in the areas of community health, health education, management, administration and training (with at least 2 years of direct community health experience)
  • Demonstrated leadership and mentorship experience for at least one year
  • Candidates residing in a South Side community are preferred
  • Passion for and dedication to working with community members
  • Punctual, reliable and willing to learn
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and own a car
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint preferred


Sinai Chicago is a mandatory influenza and COVID-19 vaccination organization. It is a requirement for all caregivers to be vaccinated against both as a condition of employment and use of the facilities.

If interested, please apply by visiting Sinai Chicago is an equal opportunity employer.


Sinai Urban Health Institute (SUHI) was founded in March 2000 to generate creative approaches to improve the health of Chicago’s urban communities. Led by a team of dedicated and energetic social epidemiologists, SUHI provides evidence-based examination of community health status, the effectiveness of interventions and clinical care, and health-care delivery methodologies. A major component of SUHI’s work involves social issues, such as racism and poverty, and their impact on health.  For more information about Sinai Urban Health Institute and its projects visit

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