El Centro de la Raza is hiring a Smoking Cessation Program Coordinator. This is a great position for someone with experience in public health and/or social services and a passion for equity and addressing health disparities.
Position Title: Smoking Cessation, Marijuana & Tobacco Prevention Program Coordinator
POSITION SUMMARY: Implement the program activities/components outlined by WA State Public Health Departments, the National Alliance for Hispanic Health/Nuestras Voces, King County Youth Prevention & Education, and the Muckleshoot Tribe/ECDLR Smoking Cessation Work Plan. Develop and teach an anti-smoking curriculum to Latino youth and families enrolled in ECDLR programs and the community at large.
- Present through organized workshops/classes El Centro de la Raza’s culturally appropriate curriculum based on established best practices and assembled resources to be adapted for a Spanish speaking audience in accordance with contracted work plan(s).
- Execute the 5th year work plan outlined by the National Alliance for Hispanic Health/ Nuestras Voces.
- Execute Components 1, 2, 3, and 4 of the WA DOH 2017-2018 contract and each year concurrent.
- Prepare monthly reports and invoices, including CSBG mid and end of year reports.
- Engage in webinars, conference calls as related to contracted work.
- On an ongoing basis, actively engage community and regional stakeholder organizations to become Network members.
- Develop and initiate strategies to conduct outreach and education on tobacco and cancer control through local and social media.
- Support the dissemination of Network-related information to partners and stakeholders throughout the Contractor’s NCCDPHP region as requested by Alliance.
- Communicate with the alliance staff or its agents and/or other representatives via written reports describing progress and issues pertaining to the Nuestras Voces Project. The information provided must be complete and responsive to the information requested.
- Present workshops in Seattle Public High Schools; Ingraham, Chief Sealth, Ballard, Denny and Washington Middle Schools in accordance with work plan.
- Weekly meets and updates Human Services Director regarding policy, prevention and progress of the overall scope of work.
- Attend staff meetings, case manager meetings & monthly general
- Must have a proven ability to work well under pressure.
- Must be able to work with participants from a variety of ethnic and cultural backgrounds.
- Understands and fulfills contractual obligations.
- Must be able to maintain effective relationships with co-workers, participants, parents, community representatives, and the general public.
- Must be able to work in a multi-cultural/multi-ethnic environment.
- Presents a professional manner and appearance.
Essential minimum skills, education, and experience:
- A degree and at least five years’ work experience including two years of experience working in human services and/or public health.
- Must be bilingual Spanish/English.
- Must have a car and a valid Washington driver’s license and show evidence of insurability.
- Must have excellent oral, written and organizational communication skills.
- Experience in presentations and facilitating groups.
- Must be effective in conflict resolution.
- Must have excellent computer skills, specifically in Excel & Power Point.
- Familiar with Outcome and Indicator Reporting.
- Must have good attention to detail.
- Experience working with immigrant/refugee populations.
The position will require a minimum of 40 hours per week. The position may require evenings and weekend work. Requires local travel for presentations, meetings, and workshop locations.
A criminal background check is required for this position, due to the fact that this individual works with families & youth on a regular basis. The above duties or working procedures describe the chief function of the job and are not considered to be a detailed description of every duty of the job. Requires a 6-month probationary period.
This position is eligible for El Centro de la Raza’s full benefit package including medical/dental/life insurance coverage, 401(k) plan, paid vacation and sick leave, and eight paid holidays. In addition to these paid holidays, El Centro gives additional paid time off (up to 5 days) during the last week of December for qualified employees. El Centro employees also benefit from ongoing professional development opportunities.
Please send resume to Shannon Armstrong at email@example.com, or stop by El Centro de la Raza at 2524 16th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98144, to drop off a resume. If you have questions, please call 206.957.4626.