Community Engagement Coordinator (Project PATH)
Application Deadline: April 30, 2021
Location: Santa Ana, CA, United States
COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT COORDINATOR (Project PATH – Santa Ana) – F/T. (Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm).
- Work collaboratively with the Program Supervisor and collaborative statewide agencies to oversee the coordination, facilitation, and direction of all procedures concerning an initiative to promote smoke-free multi-unit housing strategies in Orange and San Diego counties.
- Organize and educate constituent groups about tobacco and the health risks of exposure to second-hand smoke in Asian and Pacific Islander communities.
- Plan and facilitate project activities, including youth coalition building, materials development, education, training, strategic planning, implementation, evaluating and monitoring the progress of the project.
- Meet with and informally educate leaders and staff of health care institutions to support them in incorporating tobacco cessation referral systems for their patients.
- Serve as a resource to community groups on current prevention and asset development strategies, especially within the Asian and Pacific Islander communities in Orange County.
- Requirements include:
- Bachelor’s Degree in health science or related field.
- Master’s Degree in Public Health or related field preferred.
- Knowledge in health promotion theories and prevention strategies.
- 2 years of relevant experience with planning, implementing, and evaluating a public health initiative, including working collaboratively with community partners.
- Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of collaborative partners, while using strong project management skills.
- Ability to demonstrate sensitivity to the cultural and ethnic diversity of the service population and to be sensitive to the needs of special populations.
- Valid California driver’s license, auto liability insurance, and a satisfactory driving record.
- Bilingual English/Vietnamese preferred.