Outreach Health Educator - Talent Pool
Job Details
Entry
3353 ELGIN ST - HOUSTON, TX
Full Time
4 Year Degree
Nonprofit - Social Services
Outreach Health Educator

The Outreach Health Educator will conduct targeted community outreach, education, counseling, referrals, document activities, collect data, and provide other services to target communities. 

Responsibilities

  • conduct community outreach activities in assigned areas, according to the monthly schedule and program policy and procedures
  • identify community locations where outreach will be conducted
  • meet established goals and performance standards
  • conduct quality assurance self-monitoring as assigned by supervisor
  • compile, prepare and submit outreach schedule and reports to supervisor in a timely manner
  • attend appropriate community resource meetings and training as assigned
  • document outreach and community activities
  • compile, prepare, and submit monthly reports in a timely manner
  • assist in developing promotional strategies that will increase awareness of services within the community
  • monitor literature and supplies and order additional supplies as needed
  • prepare literature and other material for dissemination during outreach
  • assist program coordinator to identify  staff training needs and develop appropriate training
  • perform other duties as assigned

Professional Behavior

  • display professional appearance in accordance with agency policy
  • handle difficult situations in a discreet manner
  • maintain attendance within limits of agency guidelines
  • maintain confidentiality regarding client information
  • attend staff meetings and in-service training and supervision sessions
Qualifications

The requirements for the Outreach Health Educator position are:

  • undergraduate degree in social or behavioral sciences
  • two years of successful experience conducting community outreach, presentation activities, or other related outreach
  • thorough knowledge of the target areas, including resources, culture, and overall environment
  • valid driver's license and daily access to a vehicle during work hours
  • successful completion of required training as outlined by local, state, and federal government
  • self-directed and capable of completing projects on time
  • capability to be a productive and contributing member of a creative team
  • outstanding organization, verbal, and written communication skills
  • strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with diverse community groups
  • proficient in using Microsoft Word and Excel
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