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Program Outreach & Education Coordinator

University of Houston
Houston, TX 77002
  • Job Code
    STA005820

Serves as coordinator for community outreach and education for a program in a center or college.Job Duties
  • Work closely with program leaders to implement program specific directives.
  • Assist with expansion of consumer participation and recruitment strategies.
  • Interview/recruit consumers in the target community to determine needs.
  • Provide assistance to case management.
  • Provide community outreach and education based on program guidelines.
  • Track and compile client questionnaires for central intake.
  • Refer clients to community resources and provide application assistance when necessary.
  • Record and prepare reports as required by program standards.
  • May conduct home visits and/or necessary one-on-one consultations.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

    EEO/AA
    Bachelors and 1 year experience

    Requires a thorough understanding of both theoretical and practical aspects of an analytical, technical or professional discipline; or the basic knowledge of more than one professional discipline. Knowledge of the discipline is normally obtained through a formal, directly job-related 4 year degree from a college or university or an equivalent in-depth specialized training program that is directly related to the type of work being performed.Requires a minimum of one (1) year of directly job-related experience.

    Additional Posting Information:

  • Lead efforts on facilitating health education classes to Healthy Start clients and general public (prenatal, interconceptional, post-partum and parenting).

  • Provide necessary one-on-one health consultations to Healthy Start clients; home visitation may be required.

  • Recruit pregnant women, women of childbearing age, and women with children under the age of two.

  • Assist in identifying strategies to increase first trimester recruitment with particular attention to cultural influences on recruitment among HS clients

  • Facilitate car seat safety program classes for Healthy Start clients and general public.

  • Disseminate Maternal/Child Health information in the target community.

  • Aid program and community participants to mobilize inner capacities and environmental resources to improve social functioning.

  • Track and compile client questionnaires for central intake, compile records and prepare reports as required by program standards.

  • Refer clients to community resources and provide application assistance when necessary.

  • Provide assistance to case management with program enrollments and conduct home visits when necessary.

  • Aid with expansion of consumer participation for the CAN.

    Preferred Qualifications for the position

  • Three years of working experience demonstrating knowledge and expertise of community health promotions, trainings and community coalition building required.

  • Knowledge of maternal and child health concepts and current trends; psychosocial and family assessment; experience in working with targeted population, community organizations, and coordinating events.

  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.

  • Reliable transportation required.

  • Ability to attend occasional weekend agency or program related events or assist with a home visit if needed.









  • Posted: 2020-02-01 Expires: 2020-03-01
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