Community HealthCorps at Sixteenth Street


At Sixteenth Street we host 10 Full-time members who complete 1,700 hours in just under 11 months. The program year typically begins in early September and concludes the following July. Members may be eligible for a second year of service.

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What is it like?

  • Unique Placements
  • Site Supervisor/Mentor
  • Team Dynamic
  • Special Projects
  • Team Days/Team Building

 

Benefits:

  • Stipend
  • Health and Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Child care assitance
  • Education award
  • Opportunity for professional development
  • Student Loan Deferment
  • Eligible for additional programs (FoodShare, Energy Assistance, etc.)

Positions Offered:

WIC (Women, Infants & Children) | Nutrition Educator

Member will provide nutrition education to children through Willow Comes to WIC. Member will teach WIC participants about eWIC program, including how to maximize their benefits and check their balance. Member will link families to additional community resources.

Women’s Wellness Department | Prenatal Health Educator and Case Management

Member will provide trimester-appropriate education and other case management (referrals to additional services and follow up) to pregnant women. Member may provide additional education as part of Centering Pregnancy program.

Medication Assistance Program | Patient Advocate

Member will serve patients who lack health insurance or who otherwise cannot afford prescription medication. S/he will screen patients for eligibility, enroll in pharmaceutical programs, and manage overall participation in the program.

Healthy Choices Obesity Prevention Program | Health Educator and Volunteer Coordinator

Member will provide nutrition and physical activity education according to program curriculum to groups of children and families. Member will work with program volunteers including possible opportunities for recruitment, training, and ongoing communication.

Environmental Health | Health Education and Outreach

Member will connect SSCHC neighborhood residents with various programs and conduct education on building healthy neighborhoods, urban agriculture, and environmental, water-based education particularly for those living in the Kinnickinnic River community. Member may offer Kids in the Garden programming, maintain community gardens, and plan river cleanups and other special events.

Chronic Conditions Health Education Dept| Diabetes Educator & Asthma Educator

Member will provide nutrition and other health education to patients diagnosed with diabetes and/or asthma. Member may work with children in Zumba Kids program, with volunteer Promotoras, and with pediatric population at risk for obesity.

Clinical Services | Spanish/English Interpreter and Translator

Member will serve alongside Medical Providers who choose to utilize interpreting services to better communicate with Spanish-speaking patients in Family Practice, Pediatrics, and Internal Medicine. Member will complete written translation work, particularly for patient education materials.

Patient Services | Medical – Legal Collaboration for Health

Member will conduct legal needs assessment of SSCHC patients and clients. Member will connect patients to legal interventions to address health-harming legal needs.


Office Location:

Greenfield Location
1337 S. Cesar E. Chavez Drive
Milwaukee, WI 53204

Hours:

Monday-Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p. m.

Phone number:

Contact Kate Jaeger at (414) 897 – 5184 or kate.jaeger@sschc.org for more information.