Community Engagement Intern, Health Federation of Phila. – Aug 15

Posted by Health Federation of Philadelphia on July 26, 2022

The mission of the Health Federation of Philadelphia is to promote health equity for marginalized communities by advancing access to high-quality, integrated, and comprehensive health and human services.  Health equity is at the heart of all our work. We believe in and are firmly committed to equal employment opportunity for employees and applicants. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, age, religion, disability, sex or gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, military or veteran status.  This commitment applies to all aspects of the Health Federation of Philadelphia’s employment practices, including recruiting, hiring, training, and promotion.

The Health Federation of Philadelphia (HFP) is offering an exceptional opportunity to work at the intersection of healthcare, community engagement, and technology in our Population health Department. This internship is designed to provide you with valuable, real world work experience guided by professionals who are committed to community impact alongside your professional development. Interested individuals may make arrangements to receive course credits.

By joining HFP, you will have the opportunity to work in an exciting, dynamic environment where your contribution is recognized from day one. We are seeking a talented, innovative and energetic candidate who is interested in and wants to be a part of the HFP mission to improve access to, and quality of, health and human services for underserved and vulnerable populations. Interns may work up to 22.5 hours (3 days) a week, will be assigned a mentor, and will work on a number of HFP projects in their assigned area.

The Community Engagement Intern will support the local expansion of Connect4health, a cloud-based social care and referral platform developed by findhelp that can be used to address numerous social determinants of health that impact health outcomes. This position involves identifying, engaging and introducing community organizations within the North Philadelphia Health Enterprise Zone (HEZ), and beyond, and encouraging them to become users of the platform. 

Deadline to Apply: August 15, 2022

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