Community Outreach AmeriCorps Member
Milwaukee, WI 
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Contract/Freelance Project Description
Sixteenth Street Community HealthCorps
September 2021 – July 2022 Service Year Position Description
 
Community Outreach AmeriCorps Member

Member Position – Summary and Purpose

The Community Outreach AmeriCorps Member will enhance programing and outreach activities for our Community Leadership Program by facilitating resident engagement for community projects and activities as well as coordinating logistics. This member will also serve a portion of their time in the Healthy Schools Program and the Family Education Program by facilitating youth education and organizing logistics for classes in schools or any appropriate project for the Department of Environmental Health & Community Wellness.

Member Duties and Responsibilities
Community Leadership/Advocacy Program
  • Participate in projects of the Community Leadership and Advocacy program
  • Promote and coordinate logistics for community meetings, leadership and other trainings among southside residents
  • Assemble and administer evaluation surveys, transcribe and prepare feedback reports of events, community meetings and trainings
  • Develop marketing materials to use in education, promotion and outreach activities
  • Production of content for social media platform at our “Latinos por la Salud” Facebook page as well promote its growth
  • Coordinate logistics and analysis as well as participate in promotion of the Virtual Waking Club
  • Coordinate and facilitate children activities during resident trainings or community meetings
  • Recruit and manage volunteers for the Community Leadership Program
  • Conduct outreach activities in the community to provide health education and resources
  • Participate in team meetings and one-on-one meetings on a weekly basis where feedback for program improvement is welcome and encouraged
  • Lead or co-lead education, and/or outreach program to expand capacity of the Dept. of Environmental health & Community Wellness.
  • Member will have the opportunity for mentorship, collaboration projects and event planning across Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers.
  • Collect and report data of individuals served on a change of behavior or intent to change behavior for a healthier lifestyle.
  • Member will avoid all prohibited activities while serving or representing AmeriCorps.
 
Youth/Healthy Schools Program
  • Member will enhance the capacity of the Youth/Healthy Schools Program by supporting logistics during youth leadership trainings and adult health education. This can also include facilitating youth circle sessions and mentorship for youth.
 
Family Education Program
  • Member will expand recruitment of children for programing in schools and for classes at the clinic
  • Member will provide direct linguistically and culturally appropriate health education (nutrition, physical activity) to children in the family program and students in schools following established curriculum
    • Member will serve in snack preparation and demonstrations during weekly sessions
    • Oversee logistics for sessions
       
Qualifications and Experience
  • Be a high school graduate, GED recipient, working toward attaining a high school diploma or GED during the term of service. Members must agree to obtain either a diploma or GED before using an education award.
  • 18 years old or older, no upper age limit
  • Hold one of the following citizenship statuses: US citizen, US National, Lawful Permanent Resident Aliens
  • Pass a National Service Criminal History Check
  • Experience (or high interest) in health education, nutrition/fitness programs, public health
  • Experience working or volunteering with Latino families
  • Bilingual: written and oral communication skills in Spanish/English
  • Ability to relate well to and communicate well with people of various ages and from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds
  • Flexibility to work some evenings and occasionally on weekends as needed.
  • Able to work accurately under pressure both independently and in a team-based environment
  • Experience using Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Power Point and Publisher)
  • Knowledge of social media and video production
  • Valid Wisconsin driver's license, use of an automobile, and current auto insurance
Line of Supervision

The Community Outreach AmeriCorps Member will report directly to the Community Engagement Specialist

Application Process
Interested applicants should fill out the SSCHC application by clicking the link below. For more information, please contact Erik Miller by phone at (414) 897-5609 during weekday office hours (8am-5pm) or by email at erik.miller@sschc.org
Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers is an equal employment opportunity employer and will offer reasonable accommodations upon request.

 
 
 

 

Job Summary
Start Date of This Project
09/2021
End/Delivery Date
07/2022
Project Mode
Project/Job Outsourcing
Type of Project
Full Time
Project Payroll Preference
1099
Project Work Location
On-Site
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