Community Health Assistant

Calaveras Public Health

About the organization

Nestled in California’s historic Gold Country, enjoy what Calaveras County has to offer with its four seasons of spectacular outdoor recreation and events. Experience wine tasting and frog jumping in spring and summer. Grape stomping and exploring mountain sports in the fall and winter.

Calaveras County has a lot to offer if you’re looking to make an impact in the community and be part of a team that values a work-life balance. Calaveras Public Health offers a flexible work policy for eligible employees that accommodates your needs.
Join an award-winning team that appreciates your talents and fosters innovation. To learn more, watch: https://youtu.be/Qb5Sb0_GHKg
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Duties

Example of Duties
Assists various public health professionals in providing services in the area of community health.
Assists in identifying potential clients within the community who may benefit from services provided.
Makes referrals as appropriate, prepares and delivers verbal presentations, assists in recruitment, training and monitoring of program providers.
Assists in preparing informational programs and materials with the various news media.
Participates and assists in planning, organizing and conducting meetings, workshops and seminars to promote health awareness and health programs.
Prepares and maintains records and reports as required.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications
Knowledge of:

Basic principals and practices of health education; methods of preparing and disseminating public health education materials; organization and methods of utilizing the media, community organization and resources; principles and practices of data gathering, analysis and presentations; basic health problems and needs of the community.

Ability to:

Assist in preparation and implementation of health educational programs and services; ability to express self effectively orally; ability to make public presentations; can express self effectively in writing; develop and maintain effective working relationships with agency staff and a wide variety of community organizations and the general public.

Education, Training, and Experience:

Community Health Assistant I
High School Diploma or GED.

Community Health Assistant II
High School Diploma plus 1 yr experience as C.H. Asst I or equivalent, or; A.A. Degree

Community Health Assistant III
B.S. degree, or; A.A. Degree & 1 yr experience as C.H. Asst II or equivalent
Special Requirements
Possession of a valid California driver's license issued by the State Department of Motor Vehicles.

Salary

Community Health Assistant I : $20.47 - $24.91 Community Health Assistant II : $20.99 - $25.55 Community Health Assistant III : $22.25 - $27.04

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