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Program Coordinator

FoodShare South Carolina

Columbia, SC 29223

Job details


$31,000.00 – $41,267.00 per year

Job type

  • Full-time

Number of openings for this position

  • 1


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday


  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k)
  • Retirement plan
  • Health savings account
  • Employee assistance program

Job description

FoodShare seeks to build a people-powered community movement for food access and nutrition education through a bi-weekly fresh produce box. Our work is values-driven and based in authentic relationships throughout South Carolina. We are dedicated to building and amplifying the power of underserved communities who are most negatively impacted by our current food system.

Purpose of position: This position will support the implementation of the NeighborShare Program and strengthen FoodShare’s relationships with the healthcare systems including clinics and hospital systems. NeighborShare connects people who lack transportation with community resources and programs to improve their access to healthy food, and overall support.

NeighborShare serves vulnerable and/or low-income clients and community residents with a special emphasis on seniors. Full time: 40 hours per week

Program Communication & Coordination

The coordinator will support growth of the NeighborShare program to include:

Develop relationships with marginalized community residents and high need patients to better inform FoodShare programs and services.

Develop relationships with healthcare systems including medical clinics, hospital systems, and dental offices. Prioritize clinics of importance and develop strategic plans to reach out to them.

Liaising with clinicians and front office healthcare staff to explain FoodShare offerings and services.

Leverage current partnerships to inform new program offerings with focus on diabetes, hypertension, and other food related diseases.

Communicate with FoodShare SC Team regarding the needs of vulnerable community residents.

Assess patient/customer clientele and provide evaluation on areas of improvement.

Work with Member Hubs in the FoodShare SC Network to evaluate barriers for vulnerable residents in their area.

Work alongside Columbia Outreach team to perform meaningful education and training for community partners.

Coordinate a team of volunteer drivers.

Assist with managing volunteers on packing and distribution days.

Implementation & Data Collection

The NeighborShare Coordinator will support maintenance of the program to include:

Maintain a log of communications with new customers.

Oversee NeighborShare Study protocol and maintain IRB standards.

Conduct phone surveys and data entry on a rolling basis for all participants.

Train Care Coordinating peers on referral process.


Skills and Experience:

Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint Required).

Strong organizational skills as well as excellent written and oral communication skills.

Willingness and ability to work in a dynamic environment, in a team setting.

High attention to detail and demonstrated proactive and strategic approach to daily tasks

CITI Training preferred but available at the beginning of the position.

Comfort with research and evaluation with the ability to adhere to HIPPA boundaries.

Minimum Qualification:

Bachelor’s degree and minimum 1 year project management or case management experience preferably in health care or population health setting or High School Diploma and 10 years experience in healthcare setting.

Send cover letter and resume to: Beverly Wilson,

Anthem, Inc. Outreach Specialist- (Myrtle Beach, Columbia, North Charleston, Charleston, Greenville)

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SHIFT: Day Job

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Outreach Specialist KY & SC (Community Health Worker certification preferred- $2,000 Sign-on Bonus) 

Be part of an extraordinary team We are looking for leaders at all levels of the organization who are passionate about making an impact on our members and the communities we serve. You will thrive in a complex and collaborative environment where you take action and ownership to solve problems and lead change. Do you want to be part of a larger purpose and an evolving, high-performance culture that empowers you to make an impact?

How you will make a difference: 

Responsible for serving as the initial and main point of Field contact between the Company and current and potential members. Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Responds to telephone, written, and in-person inquiries and initiates steps to assist regarding issues relating to content or interpretation of benefits, policies and procedures.
  • Provides timely and accurate resolution of inquiries and issues regarding benefits, services and policies.
  • Supports and promotes State Sponsored Programs through participation in community events.
  • Represents State Sponsored Programs in community collaborations.
  • Supports member access to care through home visits, processing of reports, and distribution of collateral materials.
  • Performs new member orientations.
  • Provides superior quality outcomes by taking ownership of issues to ensure timely resolution or follow-up.
  • Provides superior, professional, and courteous service to customers.
  • Comprehends the various cultural and linguistic needs of the Medicaid and SCHIP population, knowledge of the various health and social services available in the assigned region with a special emphasis on services offered by community based organizations, ability to work professionally with the company’s associates, community-based organizations, providers and plan members.


Minimum Requirements: 

  • HS Diploma
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in a healthcare, community-based, or social work environment; or any combination of education and experience that would provide an equvalent background

Preferred Skills, Capabilities and Experiences: 

  • Community Health Worker Certification
  • Local travel may be required
  • Previous work experience with Medicare/Medicaid preferred
  • Previous work experience in health insurance or managed care preferred
  • Experience working with local community and/or faith-based organizations preferred
  • Bilingual preferred
  • Understanding of the basic principles of managed care and the concepts of publicly financed health insurance such as Medicaid and SCHIP programs is preferred.

We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, and incentive bonus programs (unless covered by a collective bargaining agreement), medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, stock purchase plan, life insurance, wellness programs and financial education resources, to name a few.

The health of our associates and communities is a top priority for Anthem. We require all new candidates to become vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are not vaccinated, your offer will be rescinded unless you provide – and Anthem approves – a valid religious or medical explanation as to why you are not able to get vaccinated that Anthem is able to reasonably accommodate. Anthem will also follow all relevant federal, state and local laws.

Anthem, Inc. has been named as a Fortune Great Place To Work in 2021, is ranked as one of the 2021 World’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine, and a Top 20 Fortune 500 Companies on Diversity and Inclusion. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at Anthem is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, citizenship status, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, genetic information, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status or condition protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Applicants who require accommodation to participate in the job application process may contact for assistance.

CHW Coach (Remote)- Click Here for More Information

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary
The mission of the Center for Community Health Alignment (CCHA) at the Arnold School of Public Health of the University of South Carolina is to co-create solutions with communities to advance health equity. CCHA is looking for Community Health Worker (CHW) Coaches to provide support for the Community Health Workers for Covid Response and Resilient Communities (CCR2109 grantees. CCR is a national project, and CHW Coaches will work across regions to support CCR 2109 grantees and their partners. CHW Coaches will be hired to provide culturally tailored services (as much as possible) to the CCR 2109 grantees (i.e., geographic locations, populations served). In this role CHW coaches will provide ongoing technical assistance (TA), coaching, support, and continuous quality improvement. CHW coaches will work under the guidance of the Envision Project Manager of The Envision Equitable Healthy Communities CHW Training and Technical Assistance Center (The Envision Center).
Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)
Associate Degree and 6 years of related experience or High school Diploma and 8 years of related experience. Related work experience is seen as a Community Health Worker (CHW), CHW project planning and management coaching or consultation to individuals and/or organizations with demonstrated high competency in assessing individual/organizational needs and supporting their advancement. Must have the ability to travel regionally and nationally while working remotely.
Preferred Qualifications
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with community leaders, Community Health Workers (CHWs), CHW experts and allies, diverse community partners and local/state public health professionals; experience in community leadership development, experience working with at least one of the following: community-based organizations, local government or state government. Evidence of strong interpersonal skills; including meeting, group and process facilitation and conflict mediation; experience with public health issue campaigns and/or community organizing and advocacy; experience working with multiple diverse populations including but not limited to latinos, tribal communities, formerly incarcerated, and people experiencing homelessness
bilingual Spanish-English preferred (for one of 3 available positions)


Good Samaritan-Clinic – Chapin

Bilingual CHW position

The Good Samaritan Clinic (GSC) Community Health Worker (CHW) will work as a liaison between patients and the care team, especially filling the gaps in communication between those two parties on days when the clinics are not open. With access to patient care plans outlined by providers in our electronic health records, the CHW will be equipped to field questions patients may have about how to have labs drawn, medications, referrals, follow-up appointments, and other general care plan inquiries.

The CHW will confidentially call patients who have provided documented permission to communicate with GSC via secure text or secure email. The CHW will contact patients no later than four days after their telehealth or onsite visit. The purpose is to check on the status of a patient’s health, remind patients to make appointments for lab orders, and offer instructions on how to obtain low-cost lab tests if ordered. The CHW will also provide basic clinical education, nutrition advice, explain test results, and provide encouragement as appropriate.

Resumes can be sent to Shannon Madden, Executive Director of the Good Samaritan Clinic.


Access Health Spartanburg

The Healthy Outcomes Program Community Health Worker is responsible for qualifying AccessHealth clients for services by collecting information to determine program eligibility and conducting face to face interviews with clients to collect data regarding health and the social determinants of health. Community Health Workers work under the direction of a Registered Nurse and/or Social Worker to identify the client’s health and social needs and develop a care plan and goals. The Community Health Worker is responsible for managing a case load of clients and working with each client on an individual basis to provide care coordination, case management services, referrals to health and social welfare resources and, client education related to the promotion of healthy lifestyles, disease prevention, and disease management. The Community Health Worker is expected to escort clients to physician appointments and other appointments as needed and conduct home visits. All services and interactions are to be documented in computer software.

Minimum Requirements


  • Associate degree or 5+ years’ experience


  • 1 year experience case management or care coordination/navigation


  • Must receive SC Community Health Worker certification within 1 year of hiring.
  • Valid SC driver’s license with a good driving record

Preferred Requirements

Preferred Education

  • Associate degree

Preferred Experience

  • 3-5 years case management experience

Preferred License/Registration/Certifications    

  • SC Community Health Worker Certification

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Community Health Worker/Peer Support Specialist

This position would be co-located at DSS to work alongside the DSS Liaison to aid DSS clients in their community health needs. The specific clients to be assisted would be women who are at risk of losing custody/having their children placed in foster care and especially for women that are pregnant.

The CHW will work with many different types of partners including health care providers, managed care plans, human service organizations and community-based organizations.  Job duties typically involve three main components: Helping people navigate health care and human services systems; providing culturally appropriate health education; and building individual and community capacity. This can also include care coordination or case management and advocating for individuals or communities served by the CHW.

QUALIFICATIONS:  High School Diploma or GED. Peer Support Specialist with minimum of 2 years in recovery and Community Health Worker training preferred.  If applicant does not have CHW training, they will need to complete training and other steps to be a SC certified CHW within one year of hiring. If applicant is not a certified PSS at time of hire, they must complete all training and other steps to be a South Carolina Certified Peer Support Specialist within one year of hire. Preferably from Horry County with a knowledge of the community and local resources. Must have a valid driver’s license.


Resource Specialist

Prisma Health

Job Summary As a Community Health Worker, the PASO Resource Specialist plans, develops, markets, and delivers public health education regarding the Affordable Care Act (ACA) instruction to local health program participants and community groups. Facilitates enrollment of eligible participants in Medicaid and establishes comprehensive education of ACA. The Resource Specialist position is based out of the PASO Greenville office. In addition to educating individuals/groups about ACA, supports the PASO Coordinator in outreach activities, recruitment and resource navigation.


  • * The Specialist will focus education and enrollment efforts in the Upstate of South Carolina.  25%
  • Travels to areas where there are large Latino populations 6 times per year (every other month) to offer information and enrollment services. Collaborates with local PASO Coordinators to connect with community groups. 10%
  • Educates 50 people per month, for a total of 600 individuals per year. Each educational session will be 30 minutes. All people who are educated will be offered insurance enrollment support and other Benefit Bank services.  25%
  • Assists the PASO Greenville Program by organizing at least 1 community outreach event per month where both PASO and ACA information is offered. The Specialist will promote the PASO educational offerings in addition to insurance information.  20%
  • Offers assistance in helping individuals connect to needed resources to reach PASO targets for the Greenville Program.  10%
  • The Specialist will go on the radio once per month in the Upstate to offer ACA education and provide contact information for those who need assistance with enrollment. Also offers information on the radio programs in the Charleston area and Beaufort/Jasper area 2-3 times per year. This education will be part of the monthly radio education program already provided by PASO.  5%
  • Collects data to report on program outcomes. 5%
  • Supervisory/Management Responsibilities This is a non-management job that will report to a supervisor, manager, director or executive.

Minimum Education Bachelor’s Degree- Health education, health promotion or a closely related field such as psychology, social work biology, sociology, education or physical education

Minimum Experience 1 year- Health Education

Other Required Experience

  • Bilingual in Spanish and English- Required
  • Ability to help enroll children and families in Medicaid and educate about ACA options – Preferred
  • Knowledge of the principles, practices and theories of ACA, health promotion and education – Preferred

Work Shift Day (United States of America)

Location 1333 Taylor St Baptist

Facility 1500 Midlands Corporate

Department 15008435 PASOS

Share your talent with us! Our vision is simple: to transform healthcare for the benefits of the communities we serve. The transformation of healthcare requires talented individuals in every role here at Prisma Health.

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Community Health Worker – Midlands

Prisma Health

Job Summary Community Health Care Workers (CHWs) work in the neighborhoods where patients reside connecting and linking patients and their families to resources and the care they need. Serves as a member of the care model team enabling population health in the community by building trust and vital relationships with residents of assigned medical neighborhood. CHWs will complete CHW Training and Certification after hire.


  • Develops strategic partnerships in the community to support community outreach and referrals.  Establishes peer-to-peer relationship in order to function as a link between the community and the health system. Provides guidance and support for patients through home visits and support of care coordination programs.
  • Conducts weekly home visits to CHW clients.   Assists individuals within their community in managing their own health including promoting compliance with appointments, screenings, treatment and medications. Assists patients in navigating the health care system.  Facilitates assistance or interventions for patients between care visits.
  • Be an advocate for patients by staying current of community resources.  Provides resources to patients to improve their health knowledge and self-sufficiency, help them understand their health condition(s) and develop strategies to improve their health and well being.
  • Serve as a liaison between patients and clinical care team. Reports back to their clinical liaison on encounters and the results of such encounters.
  • Coordinates meetings for CHW’s to communicate and share best practices. Coordinates meetings with Clinical liaison.

Supervisory/Management Responsibility This is a non-management job that will report to a supervisor, manager, director, or executive.

Minimum Requirements

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • 1 year of community involvement experience.

Required Certifications/Registrations/Licenses N/A In Lieu Of The Above Minimum Requirements N/A Other Required Skills and Experience N/A Work Shift Day (United States of America) Location 1330 Taylor At Marion St. Facility 1500 Midlands Corporate Department 15008435 PASOS

Share your talent with us! Our vision is simple: to transform healthcare for the benefits of the communities we serve. The transformation of healthcare requires talented individuals in every role here at Prisma Health.

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