Part-time Job Openings in Health Promotion
at Aging & Independence Services, Health and Human Services Agency
County of San Diego
Aging & Independence Services’ (AIS) Health Promotion unit is a small unit (6 – 10 staff) within a large agency. Our mission is to improve the health and wellness of older adults in San Diego County so they may remain independent. The Health Promotion unit provides programs to prevent diabetes, prevent falls, manage chronic conditions, improve physical functioning, and improve access to healthy food and physical activity. We also convene several community coalitions to improve health in the community. For more information on our programs, visit: www.HealthierLivingSD.org
Health Promotion Program Coordinator: (multiple part-time positions)
We currently have openings for Graduate Student Workers (GSW) or Temporary Expert Professionals (TEP) for time-limited projects. We request a one year commitment, with the potential for extensions if funding is available. The positions are part time, hours ranging between 20-30 hours per week, depending on the needs and skills of the selected candidate. Please note that this is not a permanent County position and does not have full benefits. The hourly rate for TEPs will be commensurate with experience and GSW’s hourly rate ranges from $16.29-19.79 per hour depending on graduate units completed.
Responsibilities of the Coordinator(s) will include the following:
- Arrange classes at various host sites around the county.
- Conduct presentations about various health promotion programs.
- Identify new host sites and provide technical assistance for starting programs.
- Ensure leaders have equipment, supplies and materials to maintain their classes.
- Track program data and submit timely reports
- Plan trainings and workshops for leaders and organizations.
- Facilitate and/or manage community coalitions.
- Arrange health speakers for community groups.
- Assist with planning community events.
Skills & Knowledge needed: Excellent coordination / “arranger” ability – track multiple moving pieces in a rapidly changing puzzle that you take responsibility for, and make it all fit together. Excellent interpersonal communication. Good presentation and facilitation skills. Knowledge of public health, health promotion, and implementing evidence-based programs a plus. Good attention to detail to track, record, and organize program data.
Please send cover letter and resume to Kari Carmody at Kari.Carmody@sdcounty.ca.gov
Review will begin on February 28th and continue until the positions are filled.
Kari Carmody, Health Promotion Manager
Aging & Independence Services
County of San Diego Health & Human Services Agency
O: 858-495-5061 C: 858-790-9512