NYDIS is a 501(c)(3) faith-based federation of congregations, faith communities, human services providers, and charitable organizations who work in partnership to provide non-sectarian disaster readiness, response, and recovery services to New York City.
This is a grant-funded short-term project to support faith and community-based efforts across New York State and New York City -to assess, create and disseminate information that promotes vaccine confidence and use among vaccine-eligible individuals in communities of color, particularly Black and Hispanic communities. Between October 2021 and March 2022, NYDIS will undertake outreach and engagement activities to effectively listen to community concerns and address misinformation to promote uptake and reduce access barriers that leave Black and Hispanic New Yorkers vulnerable to the life-threatening impact of COVID-19.
• Conduct in-person field and office work
• Coordinate engagement and education at local houses of worship, faith leaders, and faith-based nonprofits on vaccine hesitancy and equity throughout NYC
• Coordinate the distribution of vaccine information to houses of worship in NYC
• Conduct research and corresponding training course edits and course development
• Event coordination including venue reservations/or remote tech set-up and logistics, registrations, instructor and course coordination, and advertising/outreach for all NYDIS trainings throughout NYC.
• Monitor and promote training opportunities throughout NYC that may be of interest to the faith sector
• Assist writing outreach materials to advertise trainings to partners, stakeholders, and beneficiaries
• Interagency coordination and data reporting
• Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
• Expertise and vocation for Racial Justice and Equity – particularly Heath Equity
• Highly organized and detail-oriented
• An interest in planning and managing training events
• Ability and willingness to work occasional evening or weekend hours
• Positive energy and the ability to work collaboratively with a small staff
• An interest or experience in faith-based organizations or settings
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, in person and on the phone
• Exceptional writing skills to write reports and public-facing advertisements of events
• Computer skills – familiarity with Microsoft Office, Eventbrite, Wufoo & Social Media use
Education and/or Experience:
• Must be 21 or older
• Bachelor’s or Graduate degree candidate
• Candidates working towards a Masters or PhD in Public Health degree are encouraged to apply
• Experience in community engagement, disaster preparedness, or interfaith organizing preferred
• Bilingual English/Spanish
All qualified candidates should apply – candidates from ethnic and religious minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. NYDIS does not discriminate against any individual or group for reasons of age, color, creed, culture, gender, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, or race.
How to Apply
Send Cover Letter, Resume & 3 Professional References to firstname.lastname@example.org