Community Opioid Events Organizer - Yakima, WA

Employer: Sea Mar Health Centers

Job Description:
Job Title: Community Opioid Events Organizer (FULL TIME/BENEFITS)
Department: NCEC ($17/HR)
Reports to: Program Director
FSLA Status:
Prepared by: Program Director and Gilbert Alaniz
Approved By:
Approved Date: Gilbert Alaniz
Revised Date:

SUMMARY. Community Event Coordinator organizes outstanding, educational and insightful events. The individual will be responsible for every part of the preparation of the opioid presentation, such as choosing venues, developing multiple venues within proximity of each other if multiple presenters are required at the same time.
The individual cultivates a partnership relationship with professional organization and establishes a working relationship towards the conception of the event through completion. Must be professional in all aspects of developing good working relationships with the medical community and stakeholders for potential opioid presentations, workshops and conferences.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
 Knowledgeable of the opioid program goals and objectives.
 Liaise with schedule speakers, stakeholders and exhibitors during the event planning process to ensure everything is in order.
 Manages details of the event including all documents related to attendance records and evaluative instruments of the individual event.
 Conduct final inspections on the day of the event to ensure everything adheres to the clients standards.
 Submits an assessment of the overall activities of the event.
 The individual will be organizing outreach and general opioid education presentations to individuals, groups, day cares, and community organizations, including schools.
 Attend training sessions on opioid health policy and advocacy issues.
 Assist in documenting activities as outlined in the “Statement of Work”.
 Assure adequate minutes taken are submitted of presentations including documentation of attendance, and dissemination as appropriate.
 Assist in the preparation of PSA’s, leaflets, posters for Outreach presentations, workshops and conferences.
 Performs other assigned duties.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
High school diploma or GED
Bilingual/Biliterate in Spanish and English.
Prefer grassroot community experience and culturally sensitive to Hispanic agricultural workers
The candidate must demonstrate respect and appreciation for diversity and have an understanding of the community served by NCEC/KDNA; must have demonstrated experience with, and the ability to form and maintain effective relationships
Must have a minimum 2-3 years experience in community-level health education or related field.
Experience working in community outreach and engagement with diverse underserved agricultural populations.
Must possess strong bilingual communications skills.
Willing perform office work for assessment, planning and evaluation work of meeting program objectives.
Able to manage a varied and challenging workload in the office and field.
Continue to identify education and health potential partners for further expansion of resources and capabilities of the opioid prevention program.
The person in this position must be of good character and must have the capacity to establish a liaison relationship with community resources.
Must have good organizational skills.
Demonstrate professionalism and appropriate boundaries in all interactions. Ability to work in a team. Disposition to receive and give constructive criticism.
Must have excellent verbal and written communications skills in Spanish and English.
Able to use one’s car in carrying out the job.
This person must pass a criminal background check and must not be an excluded person under any exclusion list for federal program participation.
professional institutions (education, health and services), with clients, team members, and community providers; and must have experience in directing community based organizations with multi-cultural underserved populations.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:
Bilingual: Fluent in Spanish and English, proficient in reading and writing in both languages. Ability write program progress reports in quantitative and quality formats. Able to do radio work and speak effectively before groups in both languages (English/Spanish).

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

REASONING ABILITY:
Ability to solve practical problems and to develop strategies for advocacy and persuasion.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
Valid Washington State Driver’s license.

PHYSCAL DEMANDS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to type, use a computer, ti read printed documents and on computer screens, to engage in listening in small and large group settings, and to speak in small and large group settings.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The work environment includes office settings, meetings and travel to meetings. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high.

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Location: Yakima, WA
Application Method: For Job Descriptions online: www.kdna.org website or Email Letter of Application (Cover Letter & Resume) to: myanez@kdna.org or Mail to NCEC/KDNA ATTENTION: Martin Yanez PO Box 800 Granger, WA 98932
Base Pay: $17 HR

Posted on December 02, 2019
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