Job Title: Health Educator
Reports To: Education Director (or designee)
Location: Portola and Excelsior
Compensation: $26-28 per hour (based on experience), including employer-paid medical premium benefits for staff working a minimum of 24hrs/wk.
Status: Non-Exempt Part-time position

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Date: January 6, 2023

Position Summary
The Health Educator is responsible for leading the implementation of the agency’s Healthy Connections health and wellness education programs. The Healthy Connections program focuses on four overarching areas of preventive health: nutrition, physical activity, disease prevention, and mental health.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities
  • Manage the coordination and implementation of health and wellness activities in programs
  • Collaborate with staff and/or consultants to develop Healthy Connections curricula and training materials for workshops, support group, and classrooms
  • Provide coaching and ongoing supervision of interns with work plans and written evaluations
  • Establish and maintain ongoing relationships with community partners and private and public contractors
  • Provide updates on health resources and educational materials for staff and participants
  • Maintain current knowledge of the health and wellness trends and provide agency in-service trainings, including ongoing staff wellness programs
  • Work closely with staff to conduct outreach and ensure enrolment and evaluation of workshops meets requirements of funders
  • Monitor, maintain, and order necessary workshop materials within approved budget and approval of supervisor
  • Compile and manage data and program narratives for grant reports and agency/funder databases
  • Follow mandatory reporting requirements for suspicion of child abuse or neglect
  • Participate in staff meetings, in-service trainings, consultations, and professional development workshops
  • Represent the agency as needed at community meetings, funder meetings, etc.
  • Perform other duties and ad hoc projects as needed or requested by supervisor

  • BS or BA degree in related core courses including public health, family sciences, nursing, etc.; or years of relevant professional experience can be substitute for degree
  • Bilingual in English and Cantonese or English and Spanish strongly preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience of workshop facilitation preferred
  • Knowledge of current and evidence-based preventive health practices
  • Experience with program evaluation, development, and implementation
  • Experience working effectively in diverse communities of staff and participants
  • Collaborative and self-directed, with the ability to work well in teams and independently
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills, listening skills, and public speaking skills
  • Professional ethics of confidentiality, discretion, and good judgment
  • Proficiency with full Microsoft Suite and experience with database useful
  • Experience working in a remote workspace, with ability to move between centers and from on-site to remote
  • LiveScan Clearance and physical health/TB clearance required to be maintained throughout employment

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements
All employees are expected to be fully vaccinated, which includes current/available booster shots based on CDC recommendations.

Work Environment
This job operates in a professional classroom and office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, and filing cabinets.

Physical Demands:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing all day. The employee must frequently lift and/or move items over 25 pounds and on occasion may require lifting/carrying a child or object up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Family Connections Centers is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity, inclusion, and respect. We welcome and strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

Department: Education Department
This is a part-time position

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