COVID-19 Vaccine Messaging and Feedback: (50%) -Help design and choose messages for youth about the COVID-19 vaccine. -Provide feedback on different strategies to improve youth confidence in the COVID-19 vaccine. -Help develop and lead a peer-to-peer messaging campaign about the COVID-19 vaccine, using social media skills and connections. -Think together with the team about how we measure vaccine confidence and uptake.
Project Team Engagement: (50%) -Be a part of a team that includes nurses, physicians, researchers, public health professionals, housing program staff and leaders, and other youth. -Attend group meetings with community partners and project staff. -Be willing to speak as a voice for young people in your community.
All required qualifications must be documented on application materials
Required Qualifications: -Youth advisors should be between the ages of 16 and 24 years old. -Youth should have lived experiences of homelessness. This includes running away, being thrown out, staying in shelters, staying on the street or in encampments, or couch-surfing. -Youth should have the ability to work virtually (by phone or video). Almost all work for this position will be virtual, though there may be opportunities to be involved in in-person outreach if youth are interested. -Youth should be available to work on average 2 hours per week from June 2021 through May 2022 (total of 100 hours over that time). -Youth do NOT need to be enrolled in school and do NOT need to be high school graduates. -Youth advisors should be interested in helping other young people learn more about the COVID-19 vaccine. -Youth advisors will have the opportunity to learn more about public health and healthcare. -Youth advisors should have experience using social media, such as Instagram, TikTok, Facebook and SnapChat.
Internal Number: 340981
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