Wednesday, April 6, 2011

"Healthy You" - Weight Management Program Job Opportunity

Community Outreach Coordinator/ Part time
The Community Outreach Coordinator reports to the department leadership. This position is responsible for coordinating and/or teaching parent and child education programs in support of healthy lifestyles and other related parenting topics. Also serves as a program educator to professionals and lay persons. Works collaboratively with physicians and other healthcare providers to identify and develop community education programs in support of community outreach. Develops and implements educational material, curriculum and other related tools necessary for the delivery of course topic. Conducts community needs assessments and evaluations of education courses in an effort to enhance and/or expand the program offerings to the community. Accurately and effectively maintains the program web page content and class schedules. Represents the organization and program in community events, television and radio programming as well as print interviews related to parenting and/or healthy living topics. Works collaboratively with community agencies to develop partnerships. Performs other duties as assigned. Position requires evening and weekend hours routinely.

Experience, Education and Training Minimum: Bachelors degree in public health, education, psychology, or other related field required. Master degree in relevant field preferred. Two to three years experience in group facilitation, public speaking, team building and collaboration necessary. Previous experience with health and nutrition education a plus. Exceptional verbal, written, interpersonal and organizational skills necessary. Demonstrated proficiency in MS Office Suite. Previous experience in course curriculum development, knowledge of child development and effective parenting techniques preferred. Familiarity with community and community support agencies. Must be flexible and adaptable to the meet the needs of the families and program. Must possess a valid Virginia driver’s license and be able to meet the insurance requirements of the hospital, if required by position. Travel to Oyster Point, Oakbrooke and Princess Anne satellite locations required.

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