🌟 Join Our Team as a Community Health Worker (CHW)! 🌟

SCASL is looking for a passionate person who wants to make a difference in the lives of individuals living with sickle cell disease and their families.

Role Overview: As a CHW, you’ll play a vital role in providing care coordination for individuals with sickle cell disease, offering social support, navigating health systems, and facilitating access to resources. You’ll serve as a beacon of support and guidance, helping bridge medical services and empowering patients to enhance their healthcare engagement and outcomes.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in developing care plans for sickle cell clients.
  • Evaluate medical, insurance, and social needs of clients.
  • Coordinate educational seminars and workshops within designated parishes.
  • Conduct outreach at community health fairs and events.
  • Attend Sickle Cell Clinics in Baton Rouge and New Orleans monthly.
  • Assist in establishing support group activities.

Qualifications, Skills, Knowledge:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Programs (Word, Outlook, Publisher, Access, Excel, QuickBooks).
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Exceptional organizational abilities.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and multitask effectively.
  • Detail-oriented with a proactive approach.
  • Strong facilitation, organization, and presentation skills.
  • Punctuality is a must.
  • Passionate.


  • Local travel within parish service areas.
  • Occasional out-of-town travel for training or conferences.
  • Some weekend availability may be required.


  • Monday through Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Some weekends as needed.

If you’re ready to make a meaningful impact and be part of a dedicated team committed to improving healthcare outcomes for our Sickle Cell Warriors, we encourage you to apply!

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to efulbright@scasl.org.