South Sound Outreach Director & Food Lifeline Outreach Opportunity

South Sound Outreach Director: United States Senator Patty Murray seeks South Sound Outreach Director to serve as a liaison with local governments, constituents, industry groups and leaders in Pierce, Thurston and Lewis Counties.  Responsibilities include: attending local events in Pierce, Thurston and Lewis counties; advising the Senator on key community developments and concerns; writing briefings, updates and letters; planning outreach activities; corresponding and meeting with community leaders; coordinating with Senator Murray’s policy and communications teams; communicating on behalf of the Senator; and other duties as assigned. The ideal candidate has several years of experience, relationships in the South Sound Community, is a team player, proactive, an excellent listener, great at communicating and connecting with people, and a problem solver.

The position is based in Senator Murray’s Tacoma office.  The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability. Please send cover letter, resume, and a writing sample to beth_osborne@murray.senate.gov with the subject “South Sound Outreach Director.” Veterans, LGBTQ+, POC candidates encouraged to apply.

Food Lifeline Grocery Rescue Rep: to help with outreach, manage stakeholder relationships and serve as liaison to agency partners. More detail below.

Grocery Rescue Representative Date Posted: June 12, 2018

815 S 96th St Seattle, WA 98108

Salary Range: $17.34 – 20.38 hourly

Food Lifeline is hiring a full-time, non-exempt, Grocery Rescue Representative to join our team!  The Grocery Rescue Representative is the primary point of contact for many of our food bank agencies and retail food service partners.  An exceptional candidate for this position has excellent customer service skills, can demonstrate accountability to internal and external stakeholders, has a knack for solving problems, and loves working with data.

This position develops and maintains relationships with partner donors and agencies and represents Food Lifeline at meetings, trainings and in other settings.  Candidates must have a high school diploma or GED equivalent. An associate’s degree or 2 years’ experience in office administration, accounting or data analysis is preferred.  Candidates must possess a valid Washington State Driver’s license and insurable driving record and must be able to obtain a Washington State food handler’s permit within 30 days of employment.

submit your cover letter and resume online through our application portal  https://foodlifeline.org/employment

Food Lifeline is dedicated to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.

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Scholarship & Career Opportunities with United Way AmerICorps

United Way of King County is hiring for 10-week and 10-month positions across King County right now. Will you please help me pass along the following opportunities?

Beginning June 20th: 

Beginning September 1st: 

  • Benefits Hub Team – Help students at some of the most diverse colleges in Washington State get by, get ahead, and stay ahead while pursuing their education.
  • Financial Empowerment Associate – Become IRS Certified and help coordinate the largest anti-poverty program in Washington State – the Free Tax Preparation Campaign.
  • Fuel Your Future In-School Team – Break down barriers to healthy food in high-needs schools by leading community programming and nutrition education while increasing access to school and summer meals.
  • Streets to Home Team – Reduce homelessness and poverty in King County by providing crucial interventions to improve housing readiness and financial resiliency.

Benefits of a United Way AmeriCorps Term: 
National Service at United Way offers a supportive cohort experience and a network of hundreds of engaged members and alumni. No prior experience is necessary – after a comprehensive training and certification, members receive excellent coaching and personalized professional development support. Benefits include an up to $1,466 monthly service stipend, unlimited ORCA transit pass, healthcare and other benefits, student loan deferment and an education award of up to $5,900.

Please help us share these positions with young people in your network:

  • Forward this email to classes, clubs or prospective candidates. You may also schedule a time for my team to attend an event or come share with a group or class.

 

United Way AmerICoprs 2018

DEOHS PEHSU Program Coordinator Position

NW PEHSU has an excellent opportunity for a part-time, temporary program coordinator.   Learn about important pediatric and reproductive environmental health topics and work with pediatric environmental medicine physicians.  For more details and application information follow the below link.

https://uwhires.admin.washington.edu/eng/candidates/default.cfm?szCategory=jobprofile&szOrderID=154615&szCandidateID=0&szSearchWords=PEHSU&szReturnToSearch=1

 

Contact Nancy Beaudet if you have any questions:

beaudet@uw.edu

206-221-5932

Americorps job at Public Health – Seattle & King County Immunization Program

Public Health – Seattle & King County is currently recruiting for a full time AmeriCorps member to coordinate an ongoing School-based Health Center HPV Vaccine Promotion Project. The position description is available at https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=78234&fromSearch=true.


 

Seattle & King County Health Cntr HPV Project

 

Nearly 30 school-based health centers (SBHCs) in King County provide a full range of primary care services to over 8,000 youth annually, including asthma care, immunizations, and mental health counseling. However, SBHCs in King County are underutilized for adolescent immunization do to multiple barriers including parent and student lack of awareness of the benefits of HPV vaccination and the diseases it prevents. Recognizing that novel strategies to promote immunization and improve the delivery of vaccination services to adolescents were needed to increase vaccination coverage in our region, Public Health – Seattle & King County (PHSKC) implemented a project to engage students, school faculty and SBHC staff at middle and high schools in Seattle Public Schools in a pilot program to raise HPV vaccine awareness and increase immunization through expanded use of SBHCs. Based on the successful pilot project that saw student-led HPV vaccine education and outreach activities take root in thirteen schools, this project 1) expands existing partnerships to launch student-led education and outreach activities at four additional high schools, 2) strengthens immunization outreach to parents/guardians at six middle schools, and 3) researches and proposes models for the establishment of a Youth Health Council to support youth voice in health care and to ensure that the needs of young people are integrated in the health-related programs that affect youth in King County. This position is contingent on funding.
 

Member Duties : The person in this position will be dedicated to: • recruiting and supporting student vaccine champions at high school expansion sites to design and implement HPV education and outreach activities • leading immunization outreach to parents/guardians at six middle schools • establishing relationships with SBHC staff, PTSA members, and school faculty • building upon past efforts to develop, adapt and lead process evaluation for the HPV vaccine promotion project at all sites • researching and proposing models for the establishment of a Youth Health Council • tracking education and outreach activities in a log • participating in monthly project team meetings The member will not conduct any prohibited activities as outlined in the member service agreement.
Program Benefits : Training ,  Stipend ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage .
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours .
Service Areas :
Health ,  Community Outreach ,  Children/Youth .
Skills :
Public Speaking ,  Community Organization ,  Recruitment ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Communications ,  Youth Development ,  Leadership ,  Social Services ,  Public Health ,  Team Work ,  General Skills

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Job Posting – Research and Evaluation Coordinator

Cardea is a mission-driven team of committed and highly skilled staff. We dedicate our work to helping health and human service organizations deliver accessible, high quality, culturally proficient, and compassionate services to their clients.

Our values include cultural proficiency, trust, initiative, leadership, fun, flexibility, teamwork/collaboration, communication, accountability, risk-taking, and humor. If you share our dedication and values, we welcome your application.

 


 

Research and Evaluation Coordinator

Cardea is a national organization that provides training, organizational development, and research and evaluation services. Our mission is to improve organizations’ abilities to deliver accessible, high quality, culturally proficient, and compassionate services to their clients.

The Research and Evaluation Coordinator works collaboratively with other members of the team to support research and evaluation activities across Cardea. This position is based in Seattle, WA and reports directly to the Program and Impact Director.

 

Specific Duties
 Coordinate data collection and data entry to ensure adherence to research and
evaluation protocols and maintain quality
 Screen and recruit participants
 Maintain research and evaluation databases
 Perform complex scheduling efforts for participants and evaluators, including
interview and discussion group follow-up and confirmation
 Generate basic summary statistics
 Conduct/contribute to systematic literature reviews
 Create summary reports following meetings and events for staff and external
partners
 Assist with creation of data visualizations including charts/graphs/tables, and other
research and evaluation documents for reports and presentations
 Collaborate with Managers and Directors to troubleshoot research and evaluation related challenges and improve protocols
 Review dissemination products for accuracy and provide input, as needed
 Organize and manage project files on SharePoint/server Skills & Abilities
 Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
 Knowledge of public health
 Proficiency in Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word,
Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint
 Familiarity with SPSS or another statistical analysis software desired
 Familiarity with SurveyGizmo or another survey platform desired
 Familiarity with NVivo or another qualitative analysis software desired
 Familiarity with Tableau data visualization desired
 Familiarity with sexual health desired
 Ability to work effectively in a small, diverse team environment
 Knowledge and experience in working with diverse constituencies
 Ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally with coworkers, clients,
and program partners
 Experience in managing multiple tasks and in organizing and prioritizing work
assignments and ongoing duties
 Willingness and ability to travel locally and nationally with overnight stays
 Ability to rapidly assimilate new information and adjust to dynamic work
environment.

 
Cardea provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, and local laws. Cardea complies with all applicable federal, state, and local laws that prohibit discrimination in the workplace.

 

Cardea offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, 401(K) retirement, and life and short-/long-term disability insurance. Cardea is on public transportation routes; supports flexible work schedules for employees; and is a business casual dress environment.

 

Please submit a resume and cover letter with salary requirements to
awinters@cardeaservices.org by May 28, 2018. Please write “Research and Evaluation Coordinator” in the subject line.

 

Website: http://www.cardeaservices.org/employment.html

Job description:

http://www.cardeaservices.org/documents/ResearchandEvaluationCoordinatorPositionDescription2018.pdf

Paid Research Opportunity for Underrepresented Students – SURE-EH

Supporting Undergraduate Research Experiences in Environmental Health (SURE-EH) will be accepting applications to the program from underrepresented undergraduate students enrolled at the University of Washington between May 7, 2018 – May 18, 2018.

 

The SURE-EH program provides up to two years of hourly employment to UW students from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds to conduct research in areas relevant to the environmental health sciences and the mission of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences.

 

Students accepted into the program will work alongside faculty and research staff in the School of Public Health’s Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Science (DEOHS). Student researchers will be eligible for up to 2 years of funding, full-time during summer and part-time during the academic year.

 

We are currently look for three (3) students to work on the following research projects (full descriptions and desired qualifications are on our website):
Project # 1: Characterizing the interactions between environmental chemicals and gut microbiome during development

Project # 2: Measuring chemical markers in air and dust to improve understanding of people’s exposure to diesel exhaust

Project # 3: Investigating oxidative stress on virus-host response

Questions? Please contact sure@uw.edu