Job Summary: Utilize a variety of culturally appropriate outreach methods to provide health screening, referral, nutrition, and fitness information and services to low and moderate income families served by ChildServ.
Essential Functions: Recruit clients both internally (among ChildServ clientele) and externally; Become familiar with health resources and services and become an active member of the public health network in the county; Design and implement effective outreach activities at health and community fairs, schools, area churches, social service agencies, shopping malls and other public venues; Conduct child and adult health screening; Provide information about, and referrals to, area health resources and agencies; Develop effective programming to communicate the benefits of healthy nutrition and active living for children and families; Conduct family-centered activities and classes the encourage children to try healthy foods and to participate in fitness activities; Link families to health resources that provide comprehensive primary care; empower families to pursue health care services through the provision of referrals and support; conduct follow-up assessments to determine the effectiveness of the program; Prepare evaluation, outcome, and data reports as needed; Participate in ongoing training and professional development; Maintain job specific/core competencies; Actively participate in Continuous Quality Improvement initiatives and activities; Other duties as assigned to fulfill the mission of the Department and the Agency.
Bachelors Degree in public health, health education or similar field; Additional certifications and qualifications specific to nutrition, fitness and related fields are desirable; at least two years experience providing public health services to a diverse client base; Demonstrated knowledge of the design and implementation of effective community-based education programs focused on health, nutrition, and fitness; Ability to organize work and prepare required reports; bi-lingual (English/Spanish) A+.
Must be flexible and willing to work evening and/or weekend hours, if needed, to carry out job responsibilities.
This is a part-time position, 22.5 hours per week.
Additional Salary Information: Based on experience.
Mission- Building a better life for children at risk.
Vision-We will be an innovative, nimble leader in providing high-quality, effective services to support children, youth and communities in meeting the ever-changing challenges of society.