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Overview

Community Outreach Coordinator
Health Education Specialist

COMMUNITY OUTREACH COORDINATOR
DEFINITION
Under general direction, to plan, coordinate, and promote various County programs on a
county wide or regional basis; to increase and maintain membership in community coalitions;
to assist in providing educational services and presentations to the community; to prepare,
review and distribute educational materials; to prepare and distribute informational flyers,
posters, advertisements and other public relations materials; and to do related work as
required.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS
This is a specialized classification for the position, which has responsibility for planning,
coordinating and promoting diverse County Programs. This position develops, coordinating
and promotes the program, assists in the educational and public relations components of the
program, program and prevention services, and assists in the maintenance of the financial and administrative records of the organization.

ADDITIONAL JOB DUTIES: The position would work under the direct supervision of Emergency Preparedness Office, coordinate with the Director of Nursing and the COVID 19 Liaison regarding coordination of COVID vaccination clinics for the county, oversee the COVID-19 phone lines, assist with weekly update newsletter, assist with maintaining social media  and county website which pertains to COVID-19, train as a Clinic Manager for MyTurn and any other duties as assigned which are related to the county’s response to COVID-19 pandemic.”

HEALTH EDUCATION SPECIALIST
DEFINITION

Under direction, to ?assist with planning and organizing public health education programs; to conduct public health education activities and related public information programs; and to do related work as required.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS
This class is responsible for conducting public health education for health professionals, community groups, and individuals as provided by the County Health Department. The current health education programs include tobacco, AIDS, and promotion of wellness. The level and scope of problems is less than that of a Health Education Coordinator.

ADDITIONAL JOB DUTIES: The position would work under the direct supervision of Emergency Preparedness Office, coordinate with the Director of Nursing and the COVID 19 Liaison regarding coordination of COVID vaccination clinics for the county, oversee the COVID-19 phone lines, assist with weekly update newsletter, assist with maintaining social media  and county website which pertains to COVID-19, train as a Clinic Manager for MyTurn and any other duties as assigned which are related to the county’s response to COVID-19 pandemic.” EOE

Additional Application:

Community Outreach Coordinator: Three (3) years of increasingly responsible experience in community organization, outreach, program administration/planning, public relations, agency coordination and office management. Completion of an Associate Arts degree (AA) in public relations, community organization, human services, business administration, public administration or related field is desirable. Health Education Specialist: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in public or community health education or other relevant degree such as psychology, education, or sociology. Some previous experience in working in the public health field is highly desirable. Special Requirements Possession of an appropriate California Driver's License issued by the California Department of Motor Vehicles.

Minimum Education and Experience

Minimum Months of Experience: 36
Education Required: Associate's
Driver's License Required: Yes
Hiring Requirements for this Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Background Checks
  • Reference Check
  • Minimum Hourly Wage: $18.25
    Maximum Hourly Wage: $25.70
    Accessible by Public Transportation: Yes