Disability Vaccine Access Leaders Job Description

Disability Vaccine Access Leaders (STIPEND) 

Able South Carolina (Able SC) is South Carolina’s premier organization promoting disability rights, independence, and equity for individuals with disabilities. Serving throughout the state, Able SC promotes individual leadership, and creative teamwork, and cultivates a shared pride in the future of an inclusive state. 

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION: 

This position aims to provide grassroots education and support to people with disabilities who are members of the Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC) community in rural counties to increase the uptake of COVID-19 vaccines and education. Disability Vaccine Access Leaders will represent the disabled BIPOC Community and become influential leaders within their communities. All leaders will receive training and support to achieve community outreach goals.  Leaders should be well-connected, well-known & well-respected community advocates. Additionally, the leader should be involved in the day-to-day activities in their neighborhood and community; someone that cares about and knows their neighbors; and believe in the value of COVID-19 and influenza vaccinations.Able SC is currently recruiting ten (10) leaders who reside in the following counties.  

To Apply: Please email your interest to mhalloran@able-sc.org or 803-779-5121 x. 234

Location: Calhoun, Chester, Chesterfield, Clarendon, Darlington, Fairfield, Georgetown, Newberry, Spartanburg, & Union counties

Hours: At least five hours per week and a total of 60 hours. 

Timeframe: Twelve (12) weeks 

Status: Temporary non-employee. 

Pay: $1,000 Stipend 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Attend Able SC, CDC BIPOC-related calls, and training regarding the Vaccine Outreach program to educate. 
  • Provide input regarding hesitancies within disabled members of their community. 
  • Provide outreach within their communities to members of the BIPOC community with disabilities. This may include attending events, making phone calls, visiting neighborhoods, churches, businesses, etc. 
  • Distribute materials, awareness, and advocacy efforts.  

Able South Carolina is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, gender, age, disability, religion, or national origin. Leaders who are members of the BIPOC and Disability community are strongly encouraged to apply. 

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