Vaccine Outreach Organizer

Posted 1 month ago

FLSA Status: SalaryExempt 

Job Type: Temporary Full-Time (6 to 9 months)

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Overview 

The Vaccine Outreach Organizer will lead a grassroots-focused vaccination campaign to ensure Deaf individuals, women, and young people residing in zip codes with low COVID-19 vaccination rates have access to accurate and comprehensive information regarding COVID-19 vaccines. The Vaccine Outreach Organizer will also collaborate with other entities to ensure we are part of a coordinated vaccination efforts across Texas. The Vaccine Outreach Organizer will work with community clinics, schools, young adults, educational institutions, and community partners to grow the program in alignment with Texas A&M’s Health Vaccine Outreach Efforts.  

The Vaccine Outreach Organizer position will report primarily to Communication Service for the Deaf (CSD) and Deaf Action Center (DAC) and subsequently to any other management position Texas A&M Health.  

Primary duties and responsibilities: 

  • Partner with local COVID-19 vaccine providers to ensure vaccine accessibility 
  • Conduct community outreach through safe in-person methods, phone, virtual, or other person-to-person communication methods 
  • Deliver community-based, culturally and linguistically appropriate educational resources  
  • Participate in regularly scheduled conference calls with other awardees, Texas A&M Health, and Texas DSHS to share progress on activities and discuss lessons learned 
  • Share sample materials, communication products, best practices, success stories, and lessons learned with Texas A&M Health and Texas DSHS via an online learning community 
  • Engage with local health department in the region to promote access for the Deaf community  
  • Speak directly with community members and encourage them to access COVID-19 information 
  • Develop and maintain relationships with educational institutions, community partners, and youth leaders 
  • Know all the COVID-19 vaccine providers in priority areas and attend occasional vaccine drives 
  • Work closely with Deaf communities and community leaders 
  • Connect community members to civic actions and opportunities 
  • Attend community meetings and events (both virtually and in-person) 
  • Assist with creating social media content for DAC and CSD platforms 
  • Work with other team members to coordinate all program responsibilities 
  • Work on additional tasks and opportunities that may come up during the year 
  • Prepare and submit reports of overall program activities on a daily, weekly, or monthly basis as directed by CSD and DAC 

Qualifications 

  • Driver’s License and reliable transportation (Required) 
  • Native ASL user (Required)  
  • Associate degree (Preferred) 
  • Ability to work weekends and evenings 
  • Proven record of success in setting and achieving goals 
  • Experience with community organizing or engagement work 
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Experience using social media platforms and websites  

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