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TEMPORARY COMMUNITY OUTREACH SPECIALIST

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: TEMPORARY COMMUNITY OUTREACH SPECIALIST

PHAdvocates brings a health and equity lens to some of the most important issues of our day. We have two decades of successful state and local campaign experience focusing on prevention and challenging the social, political, and economic systems that perpetuate racial, economic and health disparities.

Public Health Advocates seeks a dynamic community outreach professional to support our Within Our REACH (Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health) project with faith and community-based organizations, and community residents in Stockton, CA.

Responsibilities:

The Community Outreach Specialist is responsible for recruiting and collaborating with community-based organizations in the development and implementation of health and wellness policies for their members/participants. The Community Outreach Specialist is responsible for leading the community leadership workgroup by providing training, support and education to support REACH’s grant deliverables.

  • Implementation: Recruit community-based organizations that serve the African American population and assist in developing and implementing health policies
  • Local Policy: Remain current on city sponsored meetings and events, and engage residents in the planning process
  • Community Engagement: Develop rapport with community, conduct 1 to 1’s, educate and train residents, as well as maintain regular communication with REACH partners and residents
  • Facilitation: Assist with agenda setting and outreach for local collaboration
  • Clergy Network: Create a communication network that facilitates the sharing of best practices, training and campaign development
  • Coalition Building: Support the Program Manager in recruiting, training, and engaging members of the Stockton Steering Committee
  • Calendar and Meetings: Keep Outlook calendar up-to-date with work schedule and program activities
  • Reporting and Documentation: Track all outreach activities; maintain contact lists; and properly archive campaign materials such as policy documents, support letters/cards, presentations, toolkits, etc.
  • Trainings: Organize and facilitate trainings
  • Outreach: Participate in community outreach events, conduct program presentations and disseminate program materials
  • Evaluation: Support the evaluation of the REACH grant measures and outcomes by collecting relevant data and tracking progress
  • Moving and Lifting: Moving small office equipment such as boxes, projector screens, canopies, portable tables, etc.
  • Program Support: Other duties as assigned

 Qualifications:

  • Dedication to social action, social justice, civic engagement and leadership development;
  • HS Diploma or equivalent;
  • 2+ years of community organizing and/or outreach experience;
  • Prior non-profit experience a plus;
  • Must have reliable transportation;
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, and teamwork coordination
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, online databases & uploading web content;
  • Able to prioritize tasks in a fast paced and independent environment;
  • Ability to interact with and positively engage people of various social, ethnic, cultural, linguistic, religious, economic and educational backgrounds.

Position details:

  • This is a temporary full-time non-exempt position
  • $20 per hour depending on relevant experience
  • Occasional evening and weekend hours
  • Position available April 2, 2019

Submit a PDF copy of your cover letter and resume, electronically to:

Sergio Zepeda, Director of Administration:

 

Public Health Advocates provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or genetics. 

Public Health Advocates provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or genetics.