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Community Health Workers – Kūpuna Food Security

Website Hawai'i Public Health Institute

HIPHI seeks to hire and deploy trained CHWs to work with grantees* under the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) kūpuna food security project, which seeks to dually support kūpuna food security and local agriculture by distributing food/meals in culturally appropriate ways. CHWs will work directly with CDBG grantees to:

  1. Improve awareness of, access to, and enrollment in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and/or other sustainable food security programs; and
  2. Link food distribution efforts with wraparound health and social services to ensure kūpuna have the resources needed to live healthy, supported lifestyles

Please submit a cover letter, resume or CV, and list of 3 professional references to kupunacollective@hiphi.org. Please reference in the subject line “Community Health Worker – Kūpuna Food Security.”

To apply for this job please visit www.hiphi.org.

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