Philadelphia Area Resources for COVID-19

Community Consultant, Philadelphia Department of Public Health (PDPH)

Posted Date: 
Friday, October 23, 2020 - 5:30pm
Expiration Date: 
Wednesday, December 23, 2020 - 5:30pm
Job Summary: 


Float - Philadelphia, PA


: High School

: $15.00 - $25.00 Hourly

Up to 50%

Act as a subject matter expert and community liaison for special projects. Special projects include but are not limited to ongoing surveillance programs in the community; community centered trainings; and aiding in development of harm reduction and marketing materials.



  • Assist in development and conducting of formative research for new and ongoing programs in the SUPHR division
  • Provide guidance for new and ongoing programs
  • Develop and maintain relationships with community-based organizations and community members
  • Develop and conduct trainings for community members about relevant Harm Reduction topics
  • Guide SUPHR staff in subject matter related to relevant topics related to job duties

Other duties as assigned/required



  • High school diploma or the equivalent


  • Knowledge of/and or personal experience with substances and substance use
  • Experience and/or knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques of outreach, education, and community-based networking
  • Sensitivity to and experience working with ethnically, economically, culturally and sexually diverse individuals, communities, agencies and organizations
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to analyze and think critically to apply reasonable judgment and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work as part of a team, to prioritize and handle multiple tasks, and to work independently in a high-pressure environment.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with persons contacted in the course of work.

Work Environment:

Approximately 50% office based, 50% field based

Position Type and Work Schedule:

Part-time position, non-traditional hours. Hours not to exceed 20 a week, employment period to end June 30, 2021.


Local travel to multiple sites and community meetings, daily

Physical Demands:

Ability to transport materials, routinely moves equipment or supplies weighing up to 50 lbs.