About Health Republic Insurance of New York
Health Republic Insurance of New York… a revolutionary idea in health insurance. We are a new health insurance company for New York State residents. We are the only consumer-operated and oriented, non-profit health insurance plan (CO-OP) in New York State. We are building a community of those who value their independence. We believe that consumers have a right to good, affordable health care.
Health Republic Insurance of New York (HRINY) is seeking outgoing, team-oriented ambassadors to join its field team. The ambassadors are Certified Application Counselors who will be required to provide the public with information about all Qualified Health Plans. The program is geared towards strengthening HRINY’s presence in local communities, educating and advising individuals on the different health insurance plans, and assisting them in enrolling with a health insurance company, including HRINY. Ambassadors will have an outreach engagement goal. Ambassadors must successfully complete the certified application specialist training provided by the NY Health Benefit Exchange prior to start date. This is a temporary at-will position; the cohort will work from October 2013 to March 2014. Ambassadors will report to the Regional Outreach Managers.
You will work in the field within your local community to organize and engage residents around the federal and state health care reform, New York Health Benefit Exchange, and HRINY in particular. You will be responsible for the following:
Identify and engage uninsured individuals
Educate and advise uninsured individuals on their options and assist people in enrolling in health insurance
Generate leads and meet monthly engagement goal based on contract type
Conduct outreach around county-specific campaigns
Network and build relationships with community-based organizations to foster support for HRINY
Coordinate meet-ups and other outreach events in local communities
Manage and distribute health and wellness materials
Act as a liaison between HRINY and the local community
Through the six- month program, ambassadors will receive full training to assist HRINY achieve the following:
- Coordinate events
- Generate prospect leads and meet engagement goal
- Find locations where we have the potential for workshop opportunities
- Reach multicultural communities and affinity groups
Branding Objective: Bring Health Republic Insurance of New York’s goals and mission to life
Highly motivated to improve and serve local communities
Commitment to organizing people to achieve change
Commitment to fairness and equity
Ability to work in a team environment to meet deadlines and accomplish common goals
Experience in community organizing events on Meetup.com a strong plus
Ability to communicate clearly and make group presentations
Flexible schedule including evenings and weekends
Comfortable working in out-of-office settings
Must be able to commit at least 8 hours per week
Bilingual a plus
Community Awareness: Increase awareness of existing community demographics and needs
Networking & Self-Marketing: Increase confidence in personal ability to successfully connect with others to
efficiently and passionately explain one’s work
Partnership Building: Improve ability to build sustainable and successful partnerships with other community
Cultural Awareness: Increase awareness and appreciation of diversity within the local communities and
understand how to utilize this diversity as an asset
Possible Position Type
Ambassador with limited time requirement
Ambassadors working in this position are expected to work 8 hours per week.
Ambassador with extensive time requirement
In this position, ambassadors will work 40 hours per week.
Commensurate with experience.
Limited time: 8 hours/week
Extensive time: 40 hours/week
Duration: October 2013 to March 2014
How to apply
Please visit www.newyorkcoop.org/careers to complete our online application. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.