United Way of King County(UWKC) is looking to fill 40 open nonprofit positions!

Whether its with a short-term service opportunity, a career-shaping year as an AmeriCorps VISTA or a great paying, full time position, United Way of King County is an excellent place to serve.

Learn more about United Way of King County Positions Here!

Numerous positions are available for short term assignments, working with partnering nonprofits, or opportunities for professionals already experienced in the nonprofit community! Check out UWKC’s career openings here

Positions include but are certainly not limited to \:

Fuel Your Future Associate – 2 Openings
Your role and what you would learn: Because of your service in expanding breakfast access, providing afterschool meals, and leading nutrition education and Family Market Nights at your assigned school, entire communities will benefit from increased access to federal nutrition programs and nutrition education.

Benefits Hub VISTA Team – 16 Openings
Your role and what you would learn: Serve at a community or technical college in King County and connect low-income students to the resources they need to attain credentials, obtain good jobs, and achieve financial stability. One in 11 King County College students is faces homelessness – you can connect tomorrow’s leaders to the resources they need today. 
Service Term: 03/18/2019  –   03/17/2020
Service Location: One of 8 community college campus partners across King County, WA

Associate Director of Public Relations – Brand Department
 We are looking for an Associate Director of Public Relations to join our Brand Management and Advertising Team

 

 

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Open Community Health and Advocacy Program Coordinator position at Seattle Childrens’ Hospital!

Work directly with Seattle Children’s to coordinate community health and advocacy programs! The position will be responsible for program coordination, coordinating outreach and communication, training, materials, resources and other programming tasks.

Read more about the job, its requirements, and apply here!

United Way & AmeriCorp FTE Positions!

Job Openings Galore!

Check out each job opening by clicking on the hyperlink to see a description!

Fuel Your Future Associate – 2 Openings

Benefits Hub Coach – 3 Openings

Streets to Home Associate – 5 Openings

Benefits Hub VISTA Team – 16 Openings

Nonprofit Placement VISTA Team – 14 Openings

United Way VISTA Leader – 1 Opening

Associate Director of Public Relations – Brand Department

Community Impact Manager, Early Learning – Community Service Department

Gift Accounting Specialist – Operations and Administration

Creative Services Manager – Brand Department

Apply for scholarships. being offered now through the SPH Dean’s Office!

Applications are now being accepted for the following Funding Opportunities available through the SPH Dean’s Office

Remak Scholarship (Open to Graduate and Undergraduate Students)
Amount: $1,000
The purpose of the Walter A. Remak Scholarship is to benefit undergraduate and/or graduate students in the School of Public Health who plan to pursue public health work in South Africa, regardless of the student’s country of origin. The funds can be applied toward a variety of expenses, including but not limited to: tuition, travel, research-related expenses, practicum/internship-related expenses, housing, food, textbooks and lab fees. The expenses must be related, implicitly or explicitly, to the student’s work in South Africa.

Dropbox: https://goo.gl/forms/EAjcr5oEkM9Dp5x83

 

Rattlinggourd Scholarship (Open to Graduate and Undergraduate Students)
Amount: $1,000 
The intent of this award is to foster public health advances in Native American & Alaska Native communities by providing support to students in the School of Public Health.

Dropbox: https://goo.gl/forms/hzsmhiLyKucMYuFG3

 

SPH Endowed Fellowship (Open to Graduate Students)
Amount: $5,000
The School of Public Health is able to provide support to one PhD student and one Masters student currently enrolled in the School of Public Health who has completed at least one full academic year (3 quarters) in their graduate program at the time of award disbursement (Autumn 2019). Funds can be used to support tuition, books, fees, and other educational expenses.

Dropbox: https://goo.gl/forms/F5ArriH8GbLApZPq1

 

James A. McDermott, M.D. Global Health Endowed Fellowship (Open to Graduate Students)
Amount: $3,000
The purpose of the James A. McDermott, M.D. Global Health Endowed Fellowship benefit graduate students in the School of Public Health with a demonstrated commitment to addressing international public health issues in areas of the world outside of the United States. The funds can be applied toward a variety of expenses, including but not limited to: tuition, travel, research-related expenses, practicum/internship-related expenses, housing, food, textbooks, and lab fees. The expenses must be related, implicitly or explicitly, to the student’s work outside of the United States.

Dropbox: https://goo.gl/forms/xXW3pZTh0mbtpxan1

 

Patrick-Beresford Fellowship in Social Epidemiology (Open to Graduate Students)
Amount: $5,000
The UW School of Public Health is pleased to announce the availability of the Patrick-Beresford Fellowship in Social Epidemiology. The intent of this award is to support graduate students from any department in the School of Public Health who are engaged in the study of social epidemiology.

Dropbox: https://goo.gl/forms/mhYjh5IRyURylGqN2

 

Please submit all application materials required to be considered for funding by Monday, February 4, 2019 at noon. Late submissions will not be accepted. If you have any questions, please contact sphsas@uw.edu.

 

Timeline:

January 11, 2019 – Applications open

February 4 (noon) – Deadline for Applications

By end of first week of March – award notification

Seattle Children’s: Program Coord II – Community Health & Advocacy Job Opportunity

Work directly with Seattle Children’s to coordinate community health and advocacy programs. Responsible for program coordination; coordinating community engagement outreach; communicating with community health teams, OBCC and Seattle Children’s providers and staff and with community organizations locally and nationally; staffing coalitions, committees and meetings; compiling existing programs; coordinating trainings; preparing education materials and resources; tracking impact, outcomes and results. Support community health strategies at OBCC and Seattle Children’s. Assist in collaborations with community organizations, partnerships and promotion of results. Coordinate with community benefit team to disseminate information and integrate efforts.

A program is a specialized area with specific complex components and discrete tasks which distinguish it from the main body of the organization. A program is specific to a particular subject. The specialized tasks involve interpretation of policies, procedures and regulations, independent functioning and public contact. Duties are not of a general support nature easily transferable from one program to another. Performance of administrative/clerical duties is in support of the incumbent’s performance of specific programmatic tasks.

Look here for requirements and other details. Apply today!

Neighborhood House Job Opportunity

Neighborhood House is hiring 3-4 college age students from at least 2 campuses in King County  to promote drug and alcohol prevention topics on their campuses.

Prevention Educator – College Student

Part Time Position – approximately 5 hours per week (20 hours per month)

January-June 2019 with possible extension.

Compensation: $16-18 per hour

Location: Rainier Vista Neighborhood House Center, 4410 29th Ave. S Seattle WA 98108

Who we are

Since 1906, Neighborhood House has partnered with diverse individuals and families to build community and achieve their goals for health, education and self-sufficiency. Our services include early childhood education, youth services, employment services (including ESL and citizenship), substance abuse, HIV and hepatitis prevention services and aging and disability services. Annually, Neighborhood House serves over 13,500 individuals. Of those, 80 percent are refugees and immigrants.

Join our Community Health Prevention Team

Neighborhood House’s Community Health Programs work on alcohol, tobacco, marijuana and vape prevention programs and HIV/Hepatitis prevention focusing on youth and young adults in Seattle/King County.

What we are looking for

We are seeking 3-4 Prevention Educators to work closely with our staff to organize health promotion and substance abuse/HIV/STD prevention events, workshops and campaigns focusing on college age youth on and off of college campuses.  We are particularly interested in Prevention Educators who can reach diverse populations. People of color and those from the LGBTQ community are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applicants must be knowledgeable about college age young adults in King County and familiar with at least one college/university campus. A current or recent graduate of a university or Community College in King County is desired.

Job Responsibilities 

  • Support in the development, dissemination and evaluation of prevention media campaigns targeting college age young adults including Most Steer Clear www.moststeerclear.org
  • Support the development of short video Public Service Announcements related to Most Steer Clear and or interactive web based ads.
  • Update and develop online and social media prevention materials including websites, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and other platforms.  Develop ways to engage young adults in Prevention Campaigns through social media.
  • Assist with planning and implementation of community meetings, workshops, forums, health fairs and prevention workshops.
  • Help coordinate youth prevention and education activities with high school and middle school age youth including 206Rising www.206rising.org
  • Help develop community policy recommendations and projects related to substance abuse and underage drinking prevention. Create policy briefs and education materials for the community, universities and policy makers.
  • Coordinate advocacy efforts and media campaigns, and help coordinate community mobilization relating to alcohol, tobacco and marijuana prevention and other related issues.
  • Connect with local universities and community colleges to plan and support quarterly prevention activities/media campaigns on campuses and develop and support peer education programs.
  • Provide translation/interpretation as needed (if bilingual).

To apply or questions:  Send resume and brief email/cover letter explaining why you want this position to Jomar Figueroa:  Jomarf@nhwa.org (206) 218-2460

Are you a transfer student? The Alan R. Spence Transfer Support Fund is awarding scholarships now!

Apply by Feb. 20 at https://expo.uw.edu/expo/apply/541.

Get additional details at https://expd.uw.edu/expo/scholarships/Spence.

The Alan R. Spence Transfer Support Fund was established to support transfer students in their educational pursuits at the University of Washington.  Dr. Spence had a long career as an educational leader at several Washington state community colleges, including 24 years at Pierce College. Valuing the community college system as a place where student can begin their journey through higher education regardless of their circumstances and backgrounds, Dr. Spence worked tirelessly to ensure that institutional barriers would not impeded a student’s ability to be successful. This year, the Spence Fund will award 2-3 scholarships of $1000 each to UW students who entered as transfer students.

Eligibility Requirements:

• Applicants must be Washington State residents who are US citizens or permanent residents; or undocumented students who are Washington State residents and DACA-eligible or WASFA-eligible.

• Applicants must have earned a minimum of 36 credits at a WA State community college by the time they matriculate at UW Seattle. Students who hold an Associate’s degree are encouraged to apply.

• Applicants must be UW Seattle matriculated students during the 2018-19 academic year.

• Applicants must demonstrate financial need as defined by the Office of Student Financial Aid. (Students in unusual financial situations may apply, but must explain these circumstances in the additional comments section of the application.)

• Running Start students are not eligible if they entered UW as a Freshman Admit.

 

Questions? Contact Robin Chang in the UW Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards: robinc@uw.edu or phone 206-543-2603.