Health Services

Job Type



$22.18 - $ USD per Hour


3010 Grand Ave. Waukegan, IL 60085, Illinois

Job Number


TEMP COVID-19 Community Health Worker Lead – 16035

Do you want a career where you can truly make a difference? The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is one of the largest human service providers in Lake County. We live our mission each day, promoting the health and well-being of all who live, work, and play in Lake County. If you are passionate about giving back and ready to be a part of an innovative team, we are looking for you!

An energetic and people-centered manager, the COVID-19 Community Health Worker (CHW) Lead provides direct supervision and oversight for COVID-19 Community Health Workers (CHWs) in their activities. The Community Health Worker program is an arm of the Pandemic Health Navigator Program (PHNP), a grant-funded, short-term program focused on reducing the disparities of outcomes of COVID-19 seen in our community through education/outreach, resource coordination, and contact tracing support. CHW activities include assessing and addressing needs related to primary healthcare and social determinants of health, providing basic health education about COVID-19 and chronic conditions, and supporting individuals in accessing vaccination opportunities. CHW Leads also develop and implement schedules for COVID-19 CHWs, including identifying community-based locations for field work. Where required, CHW Leads may also act as a COVID-19 CHWs and provide direct service to community members. Work assignments are in-depth and may be of a broad scope requiring a substantial degree of responsibility and independence of action.

Scheduled Hours: 37.5 hours a week

  • 37.5 Hours per week (full time) 
  • Working Tue – Sat or Sun -Thurs and some evenings  
This is a field based position. The PHNP is grant-funded through June 30, 2022.