Career Opportunities

Community Health Worker Opportunities in South Carolina

Communities across South Carolina need you to help provide accessible & affordable health care. See all open positions below:


SC Doula Steering Committee

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PALLSS- Program Assistant

PALLS- CTRS Specialist

PALLS- Community Health Outreach Worker

Senior Lay Health Navigator – South Carolina Cancer Alliance

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Executive Director

Mental Health America of Spartanburg County will be hiring a part-time Executive Director, to work in coordination with our Advisory Board and state organization. Resumes are due by July 8, 2022. Interviews will take place immediately, with new employee starting this position in late July 2022.

Job Description

Position: Salaried, part-time (20 hours/week)

Reports To: MHA-Spartanburg Advisory Board, through Chair and in coordination with MHA of South Carolina Executive Director. *

Benefits: Flexible schedule; work from home; home internet reimbursement (up to $50/month); accrued annual and sick leave; FICA match.

General Description: The Executive Director will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for carrying out the mission and goals of MHA-Spartanburg, serving as the “face” of the organization in the community. She/he will work under the general guidance of the MHA-Spartanburg Advisory Board.

Overall Responsibilities:

  1. Develop, with Advisory Board, plans, timelines and resources needed to achieve mission and goals.
  2. Help maintain and support a strong Advisory Board and committees, keeping them informed about opportunities, issues and challenges.
  3. Act as liaison between MHA-Spartanburg and MHA-South Carolina, ensuring compliance with their financial and operational guidelines.
  4. Work with Advisory Board to ensure consistent quality and on-going evaluation of programs and services.

Fundraising and Communications:

  1. Expand on-going, reliable revenue sources to build organizational capacity and sustainability.
  2. Identify grant opportunities and develop proposals, ensuring required reporting.
  3. Build and expand collaborative relationships with other organizations with related missions and goals.
  4. Develop effective relationships with local communication outlets; assist Marketing and Communications Consultant with maintenance and update of MHA-Spartanburg’s website and Facebook page.
  5. Represent MHA-Spartanburg at relevant meetings or events in the community, whenever possible.


  1. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university; training and/or experience in human services and behavioral health, preferred.
  2. Non-profit management experience, including working with and supervising volunteers, preferred.
  3. Knowledgeable of financial operations and resource development.
  4. Knowledgeable about behavioral/mental health issues and community resources; commitment to the mission and goals of Mental Health America.
  5. Strong writing skills; experience in public speaking and community education, desirable.

*NOTE:  MHA of Spartanburg County is a satellite of MHA of South Carolina whose Board of Directors is our governing board.  The Executive Director of MHA-South Carolina works in coordination with and supports our Advisory Board.  


Email resumes and cover letters to Susan Lea at

Deadline for resumes is July 8, 2022

Community Health Worker


10 hours per week

Compensation: $20/hour, grant-funded temporary position (12 months), National Diabetes Prevention Program (NDPP) Training

General Job Statement: The Community Health Worker (CHW) will recruit and assist with the implementation of the NDPP. The NDPP is designed to prevent type 2 diabetes in people diagnosed with prediabetes or at risk for type 2 diabetes by emphasizing the need to make lasting lifestyle changes.

Requirements:  Verifiable good driving record and reliable transportation  Background check and fingerprinting  One (1) year prior experience and/or state certification  Proficient in Microsoft Office 365 and various social media platforms  Bilingual/bicultural (Spanish) encouraged to apply

Key Responsibilities:  Must be available to participate in the NDPP Training (August 2022)  Assist with NDPP implementation  Work collaboratively and effectively within a team  Establish positive, supportive relationships with participants and provide feedback  Help participants develop health management plans and goals  Help participants in utilizing resources  Motivate participants to be active and engaged in their health  Document activities and results in an effective manner while strictly adhering to the policies and procedures in place  Establish and maintain a social media presence  Other duties as assigned

Please email resume and cover letter to: by July 15, 2022

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,

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.


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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.