By CAROLINA VALDIVIA
The UCLA Labor Center is looking for Health Ambassadors who will train and develop immigrant leaders as health advocates for undocumented immigrants in Los Angeles, the Inland Empire, Sacramento, and the San Joaquin Valley. As an Ambassador, you will disseminate health materials, create of events that promote enrollment in the health care system, and advocate for immigrant health issues. The fellowship will take place from October 2016 to June 2017 for a total of 32 weeks. The UCLA Labor Center encourages all individuals interested in health and immigrant justice to apply regardless of status.
Here are the eligibility requirements:
- Must be at least 18 years of age by October 1, 2016
- Must live within comfortable traveling distance and be actively engaged with and possess a working knowledge of selected region. Must complete 20 hours per week for nine-month period at assigned health partner organization.
- List of regions: Los Angeles, Inland Empire, Sacramento, San Joaquin Valley
- All applicants must be available to attend four trainings. These trainings are required without exception. Exact dates are forthcoming.
The extended deadline to apply is July 15, 2016
For more information, and to apply, please visit their official website: “Health Ambassador Fellowship”
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