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Community Breast Health Navigator

Posted: 03/01/2020



Temporary/Grant Funded Position (Flexible Hours)



This position will provide community outreach to promote breast health and breast cancer screening, particularly among individuals who experience barriers to care and are not currently receiving recommended care.


  • Coordinate breast health outreach opportunities throughout Middlesex County.

  • Attend health events at churches and community organizations.

  • Seek out opportunities to reach underserved women.  

  • Provide basic breast health education.  Facilitate appointments for breast cancer screening and diagnosis; identify resources to address barriers to care (e.g. transportation, childcare).  

  • Maintain accurate record of outreach activities and individuals reached.  

  • Work closely with the Health Education and Grants Coordinator and breast health team.

  • Adheres to all Core Values (Compassion, Pursue Excellence, Cooperation and Collaboration, Upholds Honesty, and Supports Innovation).

  • Adheres to all Absolutes (Privacy and Confidentiality, Professional Appearance, and Responsibility and Commitment). 

  • Other job related duties as assigned. 



Minimum Qualifications:


  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Valid Connecticut driver’s license with good driving record and reliable transportation

  • Enjoys working with people; courteous and personable

  • Ability to utilize existing relationships and build new relationships with community organizations (e.g. soup kitchens, food pantries, churches, social service organizations) to reach underserved 


Preferred Qualifications:  


  • Passion for health equity and reducing health disparities

  • Be a self-starter; willing to take initiative; ability to work independently

  • Public speaking skills

  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred

  • Ability to use G Suite (e.g. Gmail, Drive, Docs, Sheets)