Job Description

Outreach Coordinator II
Casual, < 20 hours per week
Salary: $17.34 - $23.31

This position develops, implements and manages community health outreach programs to promote prevention and/or management of chronic conditions, provide resources and increased quality of life to residents of Harney County.

Job Duties:

Collaborate with health care professionals, community partners and school district to provide education and support through a variety of direct and indirect methods. Provide support for HDH’s Outreach and Education events and programs.  Assist Marketing and Public Relations Specialist in producing and managing the Community Health Needs Assessment and accompanying implementation plan and progress reports. Head and organize Community Health Action Team (CHAT), develop agenda, facilitate discussion and direction of committee.  Coordinate and manage events related to established programs such as 5-1-1-0, LIFE Committee, Reach Out & Read and Walk With Ease. Develop informational materials, presentations and displays to promote events, programs and awareness campaigns.  Maintain relevant social media pages (LIFE Committee), group email and mailing lists as necessary.  Write grants and letters of request for funding.  Develop, track and keep data on budgets, grants and fundraising events.  Follow all safety rules and procedures for work areas.

AUXILIARY JOB FUNCTIONS:

Provide assistance to other hospital personnel as workload and staffing levels dictate. Maintain proficiency by attending training and meetings, reading materials, and meeting with others in areas of responsibility.

MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS:

Strong communication skills and professional public contact.  Strong computer skills including use of Microsoft Office Suite and general internet use.  Strong organizational and event planning skills.  Ability to work well in groups across a variety of situations. Ability to work independently and generate projects alone. Access to reliable transportation. Knowledge of general office procedures.

Equivalent to a high school education, or any satisfactory combination of experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the above duties.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS/LICENSES:

CPR/First Aide Certification upon hire. Walk With Ease Leader Training upon hire.

DESIRABLE REQUIREMENTS:

College degree or work experience in Public Health, Community Health Education or Health Promotion. Some background in psychology or social systems, i.e.: education, counseling, public health or related field. Marketing, public relations and/or customer service experience preferred. Certified Community Health Worker or other related certification.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS OF POSITION:

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is frequently required to sit, stand, reach and manipulate objects and communicate in all forms. Duties involve moving materials weighing up to 5 pounds occasionally, and may infrequently require moving materials weighing up to 25 pounds. Manual dexterity and coordination are required over 50% of the work period while operating equipment such as computer keyboard, calculator, and standard office equipment. Setting up and taking down of events.

WORKING CONDITIONS:  

Open office environment, large conference space, small conference space. Some outside meeting rooms in other parts of the county. Some travel within Harney County may be required. Travel for trainings, workshops or continuing education may be requested. Outdoor events. Some evenings and weekends.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Supervision is not a typical responsibility assigned to this position. May provide training and orientation to newly appointed employees, students or volunteers. May need to supervise particular community events/venues.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

Works under the general supervision of the Manager, Outreach & Education.

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