University of Washington School of Public Health
2 Bilingual Trainers each for Taishanese, Tagalog and Vietnamese Language - Beacon Hill Environmental Health Collaboration Project
This position is open to undergraduates.
Closing Date: open until filled
Posted: August 23, 2017
In the spirit of the beloved community, El Centro is collaborating with EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) to help improve the health of Beacon Hill residents through multi-cultural and multi-lingual outreach, education, community planning and action regarding air and noise health impacts.
Duties: From May to January 31, 2018, 1) Give input to the proposed Beacon Hill ethnic community outreach, recruitment and retention plan, 2) Make sure the air and noise health impact training class recruitment brochure, presentation and class hand-outs are culturally and linguistically appropriate, 3) Co-train to deliver at least 3 classes in native language to meet class attendance goals of 50 Beacon Hill ethnic residents. 4) Take class notes, and 5) Attend the Beacon Hill air and noise health impact planning conference to help present and interpret as needed.Skills/Eligibility:
Qualifications: 1) Must have at least 2 years of training experience and/or education be it paid and/or unpaid, 2) specific cultural knowledge and 3) fluent in one of the languages listed above. Desirable qualifications include: 1) specific training experience in health, environment, social or human services, and 2) experience giving training in non-English language.
Compensation: $1,000How to Apply:
- Include a letter or resume with a) your name, email, cell phone and address, b) the position you are applying for, and c) detailed information on how you meet the basic and desirable qualifications.
- Answer in one page or less the question “How would you ensure that the training presentation and handouts are culturally appropriate for the ethnic community group you want to train?” Submit 2 samples of the trainings you have done.
- State if can work the required evenings and weekends during the months identified in the project schedule below:
Now to September:
- Help develop the outreach and recruitment plan.
- Help establish the training schedule
- Get trained to deliver the class.
- Deliver 6-9 classes in air and noise health impact classes to Beacon Hill residents.
Oct: Attend Conference of all groups to help present reports and provide interpretation as needed.
Jan: Close out the contract.
- Include a copy of your business license or obtain one before the contract is signed. Here is the website on how to obtain a Seattle business license https://www.seattle.gov/licenses/get-a-business-license
TO SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION, email your materials to Maria Batayola at firstname.lastname@example.org or mail them to El Centro de la Raza c/o Shannon Armstrong, 2524 16th Avenue South, Seattle WA 98144. The position is open until filled. For more information, please contact Co-Project Managers Maria Batayola at email@example.com (206) 293-2951 or Dr. Roseanne Lorenzana at Roseanne@net-venture.com (206)861-8310.