COVID-19 Response Team Member Special Projects Coordinator

North Carolina Farmworker Health Program

About the organization

The North Carolina Farmworker Health Program (NCFHP) at the Office of Rural Health, NC Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS), works to improve the health of migrant and seasonal farmworkers and their families by providing funding, training, and technical assistance to a statewide network of outreach and health care providers.

Duties

The position is a full-time temporary position beginning as soon as possible through March 31, 2023. The primary purpose of this position is to support NCFHP’s vaccination and COVID-response efforts among the farmworker population. Job responsibilities will vary depending upon changing needs but can include:
• Coordinate and support special COVID-19 community-based projects related to farm safety, health and education.
• Assist with the development of a new fellowship program and coordinate the management of the program in collaboration with program partners and serve as a mentor to the fellows.
• Assist with additional NCFHP activities related to COVID-19 vaccination and response as needed, including training, development of educational materials, supporting county-level farmworker vaccine teams and regional networks.
• Participate in committees, task forces and workgroups with state and county partners as needed.

Qualifications

Essential Qualifications:
• Ability to work with communities to develop and implement strategies to respond to the needs of farmworkers and the agricultural community.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with organizations, agencies, communities and individuals.
• Understanding of and commitment to cultural humility, health equity and racial equity.
• Experience with farmworkers or other underserved and vulnerable populations.
• Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing in Spanish and English.
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Lived experience as part of a farmworker or agricultural family or community.
• Experience working with people from diverse backgrounds.
• Experience working with state agencies, non-profits, health programs or federally qualified health centers.

Education and Experience Requirements:
• A minimum of two years’ experience in community development, community service, public health or social work (or a public health or social work educational background).
• Minimum of high school degree required.

Salary

$24 – $31 (dependent upon educational background and experience)

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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