PrEP Outreach Coordinator

Position Status

Full

Site

Florida

NHC Position Type

Outreach Coordinator

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Providing outreach to agencies to build awareness, actively participating in heath campaigns by monitoring health issue trends
  • Developing and providing health education for the community
  • Generating and disseminating findings/implementation reports
  • Collecting, recording, and evaluating data to inform education on health issue
  • Providing health education to at-risk populations, attending trainings and/or community events, identifying new sites to provide resources and materials
  • Developing and distributing new materials geared towards patients, clients, and/or organizations
  • Conducting interviews of community to adjust curriculum
  • Providing outreach in the community to promote services
  • Linking clients from community organizations to services
  • Targeting groups that have a high number of clients, conducting medical testing during educational sessions
  • Assessing and reporting on existing services in the target area
  • Creating and implementing surveys to assess program effectiveness
  • Developing new program materials to aid reach, scope, and effectiveness
  • Networking with the community and doing educational presentations
  • Coordinating with outside facilities, faith-based organizations, social services agencies, private medical practices, etc.
  • Linking individuals and treatment services via education and by serving as a point of contact for community based agencies
  • Developing educational materials and collecting and tracking of data

Characteristics of an Ideal Candidate

  • Outgoing
  • Analytical
  • Patient
  • Open-minded
  • Non-judgmental
  • Compassionate
  • Approachable
  • Excellent communicator
  • Experience with developing surveys
  • Experience with developing programs/curriculums
  • Experience with data analysis
  • Good with diverse personalities
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Background in health
  • Ability to work in deadline-oriented environment
  • Interest in health, social justice, and policy issues
  • Energetic
  • Detail-oriented
  • Team player
  • Background in social justice or advocacy work
  • Works well with others
  • Good listener
  • Thinks creatively
  • Desires to empower community
  • Social media experience
  • Speaks language(s) spoken by patient populations
  • Confident
  • Able to build relationships with experts
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Organized, sound organizational skills
  • Good customer service skills
  • Proficient computer and data entry skills (e.g., Microsoft suite)
  • Passion for health topics

Knowledge Required for the Position

Knowledge of AmeriCorps/Health Corps member requirements Skill with Microsoft Office or other software for a variety of data processing operations involving a range of problem solving, record keeping, correspondence, and service tracking options

Supervision

Member uses initiative in carrying out recurring assignments following set procedures, independently. The supervisor assigns service activities, advises on changes in procedures, and is available for assistance when required.

Review

The Member independently plans and carries out the projects and selects the approaches and methods to be used in solving problems.

Guidelines

Written and oral guides provide specific instructions for doing service.

Complexity

The Member must develop new techniques, methods, or approaches to complete service position assignments.

Purpose and Impact of Service Position Assignments

Member provides timely services of a personal nature to others. The service position product or services affect the social, physical, and economic well-being of a substantial number of people on an ongoing basis.

Nature of Contacts

Community Organizations

Purpose of Contacts

To provide customer service

Special Considerations

  • Unusual physical demands involving climbing, lifting, stooping, and reaching, etc.
  • Unusual service hours, involving evenings, weekends, or long shifts
  • Personal vehicle required

Criminal History Check Requirements Beyond NHC Standard Checks

Background checks notifies host site of any violations in the last 7 years. Supervisor reviews all candidates and consider them for employment. With felony convictions, CAN Community Health’s 3rd party investigation firm asks us if they want to send out a rejection letter. Offenses including theft, assault/battery and anything to do with children are heavily scrutinized.