This temporary position is grant-funded and ranges from 12 to 18 months and will perform community outreach and health education activities.
PURPOSE STATEMENT: This temporary position is grant-funded and ranges from 12 to 18 months. The Community Outreach Worker will perform community outreach and health education activities to support the My First 1,000 Days: A Dairy Initiative project.
QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements below represent knowledge, skill
and ability. Upon the employee's request, reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: This list of duties and responsibilities must be listed by importance or priority. Other duties may be assigned.
COMMUNITY OUTREACH WORKER KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: This position has no supervisory responsibilities.
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE: Have graduated from an accredited high school or possess a General Educational Development certificate. One to two years of experience working in the public health or health science field, focusing on performing community service work, providing information and referral services, or promoting community activities. Must be comfortable communicating through writing, presentations, and exhibiting at conferences. Must be computer literate and be able to use standard business software and applications.
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Bilingual English/Spanish (fluent) required. Ability to respond, verbally and in writing, to common inquiries from project participants. Ability to effectively present information, verbally or in writing, to partners, providers, and professional groups. Ability to adapt nutrition information in various formats appropriate for the targeted audience.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide into all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here represent those that an employee must meet to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. Upon the employee's request, reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or listen. The employee must frequently sit and use their hands to finger, handle or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand, stoop, kneel or crouch. The employee must frequently lift and move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required include close vision, color vision and the ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: Upon the employee's request, reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.
OTHER QUALIFICATIONS: Travel is required. Must be able to travel around California 30-40% of the time (specifically Merced and Stanislaus County). Ability to work flexible hours that may include weekends and evenings.
It is necessary to have a reliable vehicle (for which travel is reimbursed according to company policy) and possess and maintain a valid California driver's license and personal automobile insurance.
Must be able to establish, foster and maintain positive and harmonious working relationships with those contacted in performing duties and to be able to work in a team setting within the Dairy Council of California.
To apply for this position please use the following link: https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=5887995