Driver: COVID-19 Vaccine Equity Grant
For immediate hire! This is a Boston Public Health Commission grant funded and will begin June 2021 until August 2021. Application deadline is fast approaching---apply by June 4th!
The Driver will work as part of the Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center (ISBCC) COVID-19 Vaccine Equity Project. This is a grant funded, temporary position awarded by the Boston Public Health Commission. The purpose of the grant is to increase vaccine access and awareness to communities disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center grant activities will focus on culturally competent public education to build confidence in the vaccination process; direct in-person outreach via appointment-setting; and wraparound support to increase vaccine access for immigrants, and Black/African Americans in Roxbury and Dorchester over the course of the summer 2021.
The Driver will transport community members in specific local areas who are unable to come to the ISBCC for awareness efforts, and transportation to appointments at the mass vaccination site, Reggie Lewis Center. Driver will also transport project team members to field visits for info sessions/public awareness efforts and appointment-setting in neighboring Roxbury and Dorchester areas.
Required Qualifications and Skills:
Must be at least 21 years old.
Must have a valid Driver’s license.
Must be able to clear the background check.
Resident of Boston, and familiarity of Roxbury and Dorchester neighborhoods a plus.