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Health Promotions Coordinator

This professional position is 40 hours per week working closely with staff on various rural health initiatives (e.g., nutrition/cooking demonstrations, fitness, financial literacy, breast cancer awareness) of the Big Bend Rural Health Network. The Health Promotions Coordinator will report to the Health Promotions Manager and will assist with executing the program in specified regions within the Big Bend region. The Big Bend Rural Health Network covers Taylor, Madison, Jefferson, Wakulla, Gadsden, Franklin, and Leon counties.

The Health Promotion Coordinator utilizes a public health approach to create, provide, and coordinate wellness and health promotion, prevention programs and services with a focus on lifestyle modifications through education. The Health Promotion Coordinator incorporates multicultural diversity concepts and principles into services. The duties of this position are completed in concert with overall strategic direction from management to ensure grant deliverables are met.

Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree or higher is required, with some experience in the health field. Public health and/or community health experience is preferred. The incumbent must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel and Word. Bilingual (Spanish) is a plus. Must have the ability to work with individuals from various ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds while providing compassionate service. A valid Florida driver’s license with a clean record is required. Must pass background check.

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to kfincher@bigbendahec.org.

Big Bend AHEC AmeriCorps VISTA Outreach Coordinator

Bend Area Health Education Center (BBAHEC) seeks to strengthen the relationship between university and health systems in local communities by enhancing educational and career opportunities through the capacity building of BBAHEC's Diabetes and Education and Empowerment Program (DEEP), Tobacco Cessation Program, Breast Cancer Education, Lupus Education, and financial literacy and health insurance education programs. The emphasis of activities is placed on reaching rural and underserved areas within BBAHEC's 14 county service area. This will allow for the development if sustainable and culturally competent partnerships between underserved communities, healthcare delivery systems and providers, and university resources.

The BBAHEC AmeriCorps VISTA Outreach Coordinator will assess the current program outreach activities and then develop and improve methods of outreach and outreach/program recruitment materials. The VISTA member will be responsible for conducting outreach; including scheduling and managing marketing with the goal of increasing partnerships and the uptake of services, and assisting in BBAHEC's programming. The VISTA member will also work to develop a records management systems for BBAHEC's programs and assist with data collections, compilation and evaluation, summarizing the programs and their effectiveness.

Relocation Allowance, Health Coverage*  Training , Stipend , Childcare assistance if eligible , Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend.
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare

Permits working at another job during off hours,  Car recommended,  Permits attendance at school during off hours.

 Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development, Health, Community Outreach, Education.

Skills :
Community Organization, Communications, Leadership, General Skills, Education, Conflict Resolution, Recruitment, Computers/Technology, Public Speaking, Team Work, Writing/Editing.

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     Big Bend AHEC AmeriCorps VISTA Outreach Coordinator

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