Job Opportunity for Research Study Coordinator at Latino Center for Health

We are seeking someone with an interest in applying to be a part-time (50% FTE) Research Study Coordinator to work for the Latino Center for Health on Dr. India Ornelas’ NIH-funded study, ALMA: Amigas Latinas Motivando el Alma. This study evaluates the efficacy of a health promotion intervention to reduce depression and anxiety among Latina immigrant women. The primary responsibility of this position will be conducting in person surveys with ALMA participants on topics related to mental health, immigration and other topics.  Due to the study population and this position’s primary role as interviewer, the Research Study Coordinator must be fluent in English and Spanish.

For additional information and to apply, please click on the link below: http://www.washington.edu/admin/hr/jobs

Requisition #156923.

Any questions may be directed to Gigi Perez (geperez@uw.edu).

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Summer internship – Vulnerable Population Summer Outreach Program

Undergraduate Opportunity: Summer Internship

 

Organization Name:  Public Health Seattle-King County, Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Division, Chinese Information and Service Center (CISC) and the Northwest Center for Public Health Practice (NWCPHP).

 

Organization Description & Website:  The EMS division is the administrative arm of the 911 system in King County. An initiative called “Vulnerable Population Strategic Initiative” focuses on improving the interface between vulnerable populations and EMS providers. [URL: http://www.kingcounty.gov/depts/health/emergency-medical-services.aspx%5D

 

The Northwest Center for Public Health Practice (NWCPHP) provides training, research, evaluation, and communication services to public health organizations. http://www.nwcphp.org/

 

Opportunity Title:  Vulnerable Population Summer Outreach Program

 

Internship opportunity for 4-6 undergraduate students in Public Health or other Health Sciences. Work with fire departments, local community-based organizations, and Seattle King County Public Health Department, EMS division to conduct outreach and education to vulnerable residents in our community on 911, CPR and Stroke. Assist in conducting educational workshops and table events at health fairs and senior centers; and engage in door-to-door education of seniors.

 

You will:

  1. Gain hands-on experience in public health outreach and education
  2. Work with a team of students and community partners
  3. Learn best practices for reaching vulnerable populations with culturally competent outreach events
  4. Earn a letter of recommendation reflecting on your performance during the program

 

  • Start Date:  July 9th 2018
  • End Date:   Flexible: 4 or 8 weeks

 

Time Commitment (hours per week; total hours needed; other scheduling requirements): 10-20 hours a week; Schedule to be determined with site coordinators

Orientation week: July 9th through July 13th (9am to 1pm at NWCPHP – some flexibility in schedule)

 

Transportation Requirements (own to work required, own during work, agency vehicle provided, etc.): Some driving required. Students usually car pool together.

 

Compensation (pay, housing, travel reimbursement):  No monetary compensation.

 

Duties & Responsibilities:  You will be asked to engage in program planning; some development of materials/curricula and in conducting education/outreach events (workshops; table events; door-to-door outreach)

 

 

Desired Skills:  Good interpersonal skills; reliability and accountability, public speaking.

 

Available Learning Opportunities:  Work with the Chinese Information Service Center to reach limited English proficient communities with emergency medical information as well as  the EMS division to conduct outreach and education to seniors in King County.

 

 

Name & Title of Supervisor:  Hendrika Meischke; Mei-Po Yip (CISC) and Alan Abe (EMS)

Supervisor Email: hendrika@uw.edu

Supervisor Phone:  206-543-9287

Supervisor Address:  NWCPHP, 1107 NE 45st, suite 400

 

 

For more information, e-mail hendrika@uw.edu

 

 

Unique summer internship opportunity! Do you like making slime? Are you interested in working with young learners with and without disabilities? Read On!!

Are you interested in working with young learners with and without disabilities?

Looking to add “positive behavior support” or “de-escalation techniques” to your CV?

Do you like making slime?

 

If you answered yes to any of the questions above, the JUMP Summer Internship may be right up your alley! 

 

This experience provides up to 250 hours of experiential learning, offering you an opportunity to develop critical teaching tools and effective techniques for modifying and adapting classroom activities to meet the needs of any learner. Professional development connected with this internship results in an Advanced Right Response Certification.

 

This internship (for credit or volunteer) is appropriate for anyone in education, psychology, social work, speech and hearing sciences, physical or occupational therapy, or other fields related to working with individuals with disabilities or young learners.

 

Please contact Tara Coffin at jumphc@uw.edu if you are interested in learning more! 

 

For more information: Summer Volunteer Opportunity

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Advocacy & Training Internship

Internship Title: Advocacy & Training Internship
Location: Seattle-based, serving Washington State

Position Summary:
The Advocacy & Events Coordinator will work closely with the Executive Director and
Coalition members to support the Advocacy Initiative and coordinate logistics for the
Beyond Pink 4 One-day Training. This position will ensure timely and effective
implementation of advocacy and training projects related to the initiative. This role will
report to the Executive Director.

About The Justice for Girls Coalition of Washington State:
The Coalition formed in 2007 when advocates, academics, policy-makers and groups
working with girls saw a need for collective efforts to improve court services in our state.
We became a 501c3 non-profit in 2015. Helping girls grow and thrive is at the heart of our mission. We are hopeful we can make this a reality for the most vulnerable girls, such as those who are system-involved and/or growing up in poverty.
The Justice for Girls Coalition of Washington State values workplace diversity, equity and
inclusive. People of color and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. The Justice for Girls Coalition of Washington State is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Essential Functions:
• Help develop stakeholder list-serve and collaboratively shape and distribute quarterly
member newsletters and annual report
• Manage logistics for Coalition meetings and keeping members and stakeholders
informed
• Periodically update website with resources, opportunities and maintain membership
portal etc.
• Manage logistics, including invitations, registrations, payment, lunch orders,
arranging rooms and schedules, and day-of oversight of the Beyond Pink Conference
on November 2nd, 2018 in Seattle, WA;
• Help develop stakeholder list-serve for Beyond Pink event
• Hire and train 1-2 Beyond Pink youth interns and develop opportunities for Beyond
Pink job shadowing;
• Gather data on best practices for supporting multi-system-involved girls, as well as
economic opportunity and violence prevention policies from around the United
States;
• Gather names for and create a database for potential state-level stakeholders to
involve in our Advocacy initiative;
• Gather data to inform Coalition action and policy agenda
Justice for Girls Coalition Qualifications:
• Must be 20 years or older
• Ability to work well independently and collaboratively within a diverse group of
adolescent girls, staff and community stakeholders
• Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication and conflict resolution skills
• Experience working/volunteering with youth, specifically ages 14-18
• Strong understanding of own personal privileges and oppressions. Developing
analysis of how the intersections of oppression related to race, class/access,
ethnicity, color, sex, gender, gender-identity, ability, and sexual orientation create
victimizing conditions for young people
• Self-starter with strong time management, facilitation and organizational skills
• Brings an attitude of joy, gratitude and forgiveness to the work
• Commitment to giving and receiving feedback about professional growth areas and
self-awareness that includes recognizing and working on individual areas of privilege
and oppression, trauma exposure response, and self-care
• Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Access and internet search engines
• Willing and able to pass a Washington State and National Background checks

 

APPLICATION PROCESS:
• Email justiceforgirls.wa@gmail.com a one page cover letter on why you are
interested in the position and The Coalition as a placement. In the subject line of the
email please use your first and last name and the position you are applying to. All
applicants will be responded to by email.

Internship Opportunities with Washington State Department of Health

Internship Opportunities and Applications


 

 


Student Engagement and the Department of Health

Are you a student who is interested in public health? Do you have questions about what it’s like to work in state government? Are you looking to find mentors or internship opportunities?

At the Department of Health we know today’s students will become tomorrow’s leaders. We believe investing in students is critical to ensuring the future success of Washington’s public health system.

So, welcome! We’re glad you’re here.

Who are we at the Department of Health?

At the Department of Health our mission is to work with others to protect and improve the health of all people in Washington.

Specifically, we work to:

  • Ensure Public Safety – we protect Washingtonians from disease outbreaks, provide health care support during natural disasters, and ensure that the physical world that Washingtonians live in is safe and healthy.
  • Create the Healthiest Next Generation – we support parents by providing newborn child screenings, ensuring strong infrastructure for our state’s immunization program, and encouraging healthy foods and active living.
  • Promote Healthy Living and Healthy Aging – we promote a lifetime of good health by leading statewide initiatives to address chronic disease, ensuring the safety and quality of Washington’s health care providers, and developing data that allows communities to make good health choices.

Our ultimate vision is that people in Washington will enjoy longer and healthier lives because they live in healthy families and communities.

What types of educational background do we have at the Department of Health?

People who work at DOH come with various types of academic backgrounds.

Some of our staff earned their undergraduate degree in public health, while others focused on areas such as nursing, education, biology, environmental science, urban planning, behavioral sciences, anthropology, sociology, political science, communications, sanitation, and more. We also have staff who have completed graduate degrees, including MPHs, MSWs, MBAs, JDs, MDs, and PhDs.

Given the diversity and breadth of programs at DOH, we welcome and value staff from various disciplines. At DOH we value academic diversity and believe it strengthens our work as an agency.

How should I go about learning more about DOH? What if I’m interested in an internship?

If you’re interested in learning more about DOH, an informational interview is a great place to start. To learn more about informational interviews or to set up an informational interview with a staff member at DOH, please see:


Links:

 

Unique Volunteer OR Independent Study Opportunity – EDSPE 499 (5-9 Credits) ● Summer 2018

Unique Volunteer OR Independent Study Opportunity – EDSPE 499 (5-9 Credits) ● Summer 2018

 


Description

This volunteer experience OR independent study provides a rich, experiential learning opportunity for people interested in working with young children with and without disabilities. 

Students will serve as interns for an inclusive summer camp program, facilitating social skills through field trips and science experiments. In addition to supporting campers in day-to-day activities, students will participate in a professional learning community led by experts in the field. This independent study is open to all UW undergraduate and graduate students, with priority granted to students in the College of Education.

  • Students earn one credit for every 30 hours of service
  • Estimate of 5-7 hours/day for 5 days/week
  • 7 weeks of camp and 3 days of volunteer training

You may also participate in this experience as a volunteer if you are unable to take it for credit. Sign up for class via this Google Form!  

 


 

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT:

Tara Coffin – jumphc@uw.edu or 206.612.8697

 


Learning Objectives

  • Review strategies for supporting learners with and without disabilities
  • Learn and practice effective classroom management techniques
  • Identify strategies for facilitating social skills, through positive behavior support
  • Learn and practice prevention and de-escalation techniques for challenging behaviors

 


 

 Additional Details

This course requires participation in up to seven weeks of summer camp, in addition to three-days of staff training, tentatively scheduled for June 27-29th, 2018 and some online work, which can be completed at your own pace. 

Participants will receive a Right Response certification for participating in this part of the course. In addition to these training components, participants must be available to work in an inclusive STEM program serving preschooler age children with and without disabilities.

This program is scheduled to take place Monday-Friday, July 2-August 17th, 8am to 4pm daily. 

During this time, students will serve as an intern. As an intern, your primary role is to engage with kids during play, supporting kids during circle time and seated tasks, and supporting the group during field trips. Participants will receive ongoing professional development and training during this time.

Expectations for interns:

  • Ideally, interns will be able to commit to the full camp session, and will be able to work half/full days consistently. This means a weekday commitment, starting July 2(no camp July 4th), and going until August 17th.
  • Camp runs from 9-3:30pm

o Full day would be from 8:30-4:30 (with a break for lunch)

o Half day would be from 8:30-1pm or 12pm-4:30pm

  • Interns will be asked to commit until 5pmon Fridays, to allow for PLC work (detailed below)

Training Opportunities: 

Three-day Training (estimated dates: June 27-29th):

  • Camp logistics
  • Teaching science to young learners with and without disabilities
  • Building Blocks of Inclusion
  • Classroom management
  • Pivotal response treatment
  • Social skills support
  • Right Response Training
  • … (still being developed)

Ongoing Professional Learning Community (on going over the course of camp, with focused sessions on Fridays; July 2-August 17

  • Program fosters PLCs within individual camp classrooms. PLCs led by a Masters Level special educator or equivalent professions, and draw on experts from the community

o Working alongside specialists, including drama therapists, OT, SLPs, etc.

  • Prep and Debrief time:

o Before and after camp, camp staff will participate in structures prep and debrief discussions. These discussions focus on highlighting moments of success and moments of learning throughout camp, encouraging ongoing reflection.

  • FridayBreakout Sessions

o Guided readings over the course of camp; review readings on Fridays

o Experts in the field will be invited to visit Fridays to facilitate focused discussions

o All camp staff and interns will be invited to present on an area of interest to them, sharing this knowledge/passion with their team

o Friday sessions will be flexible and invite discussion about issues of emerging importance.

 

Patient Outreach and Education Summer Internship with Neighborcare Health

Organization: Neighborcare Health
Title: AmeriCorps Summer Intern
Positions Offered: 3

 

Timeline: mid-June – late August (timing is flexible)
Locations:

  • Neighborcare Health at Vashon
  • Neighborcare Health at 45th Street
  • Neighborcare Health at Lake City and St. Vincent de Paul

Overview:
Summer interns will be responsible for performing outreach for one of the clinics listed above in “locations.” Interns will continue tabling at organizations where relationships have been established throughout the year, in addition to reaching out to non-profit organizations to establish community partnerships. Opportunities for individual projects are available. Weekly time commitment is flexible, but 10-15 hours on average is expected.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate tabling with local non-profit organizations
  • Bring outreach supplies to tabling dates and health events
  • Assist Neighborcare to have a presence in any relevant community event
  • Schedule new patient appointments at certain outreach events
  • Make New Patient appointment calls to identify barriers to health
  • Build rapport with other non-profit leaders/coordinators
  • Communicate to members of the public what services Neighborcare offers
  • Provide information about Neighborcare’s medical and dental services to local organizations

Additional Opportunities:

  • Ideal for those seeking to work in medicine, public health, or other areas addressing healthcare disparities
  • Interns will be able to shadow different members of our patient care teams, including providers, nurses, dietitians, and insurance navigators
  • Interns will have a chance to observe the day-to-day operations of a community health center
  • Possibility for independent projects regarding health education or outreach
  • Insight into how various nonprofits around King County or Vashon Island operate

 

Qualifications:

  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Personable and comfortable starting conversations
  • Currently pursuing a degree in higher education
  • Enthusiasm for non-profit healthcare and addressing health disparities
  • Experience or interest in working with diverse populations of underserved backgrounds
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Outlook, and Excel
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to work independently in a self-driven manner
  • Organized and on-time

Additional Information:
This position would start mid-June and go through the end of August. The internship is unpaid. There is free parking around all of the clinic, however the cost of the ferry to Vashon Island is not reimbursed.

 

Applicants deemed a good fit for the Neighborcare mission will be invited for one-on-one interviews with the AmeriCorps Health Resource Specialists they would be taking over for. Should applicants be invited to the position, they will then undergo an onboarding process, background check, and one day volunteer orientation with Neighborcare HR. While the timeline of the position is flexible, selected interns are highly encouraged to schedule some overlap with existing AmeriCorps to adjust to the position.
About Neighborcare Health:
Neighborcare Health is the largest provider of primary medical, dental and behavioral health care services in the Seattle area focusing on low-income and uninsured families and individuals, seniors on fixed incomes, immigrants, and the homeless. Each year we care for about 65,000 patients at our 28 non-profit medical, dental and school-based clinics. We ask everyone to pay what they can, but no one is turned away due to inability to pay. With the help of our partners and donors, we work to make our city a healthier and safer place for everyone. For more information, check out our website at https://www.neighborcare.org/.
Contact:
If interested in a position, please send cover letter and resume to Hannah Barker at v-hannahb@neighborcare.org (for 45th Street and Vashon locations) or Mark Chen at v-markc@neighborcare.org (for Lake City/St. Vincent de Paul locations).