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Smoking Cessation Program Coordinator - El Centro de la Raza

Location: Seattle, WA
Full-time position
Closing Date: open until filled
Job #13129
Posted: October 8, 2018
Description:

POSITION SUMMARY

Implement the program activities/components outlined by WA State Public Health Departments, the  National Alliance for Hispanic Health/Nuestras Voces, King County Youth Prevention & Education, and the Muckleshoot Tribe/ECDLR Smoking Cessation Work Plan. Develop and teach an anti-smoking curriculum to Latino youth and families enrolled in ECDLR programs and the community at large.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Present through organized workshops/classes El Centro de la Raza’s culturally appropriate curriculum based on established best practices and assembled resources to be adapted for a Spanish speaking audience in accordance with contracted work plan(s).
  • Execute the 5th year work plan outlined by the National Alliance for Hispanic Health/ Nuestras Voces.
  • Execute Components 1, 2, 3, and 4 of the WA DOH 2017-2018 contract and each year concurrent.
  • Work collaboratively with Human Services Director for guidance on policy work on updates to the Executive Director and Leadership team.
  • Prepare monthly reports and invoices, including CSBG mid and end of year reports and monthly report for Board of Directors.
  • Engage in webinars, conference calls as related to contracted work.
  • On an ongoing basis, actively engage community and regional stakeholder organizations to become Network members.
  • Develop and initiate strategies to conduct outreach and education on tobacco and cancer control through local and social media.
  • Support the dissemination of Network-related information to partners and stakeholders throughout the Contractor’s NCCDPHP region as requested by Alliance.
  • Communicate with the alliance staff or its agents and/or other representatives via written reports describing progress and issues pertaining to the Nuestras Voces Project. The information provided must be complete and responsive to the information requested.
  • Present workshops in Seattle Public High Schools; Ingraham, Chief Sealth, Ballard, Denny Middle School in accordance with work plan.
  • Weekly meets and updates Human Services Director regarding policy, prevention and progress of the overall scope of work.
  • Attend weekly Charla meetings, staff meetings, case manager meetings & monthly general
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as

MEASURABLE STANDARDS

 

  • Must be able to work with participants from a variety of ethnic and cultural backgrounds.
  • Understands and fulfills contractual obligations.
  • Must be able to maintain effective relationships with co-workers, participants, parents, community representatives, and the general public.
  • Must be able to work in a multi-cultural/multi-ethnic environment.
  • Presents a professional manner and appearance.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS  

Essential minimum skills, education, and experience:

  • A. degree
  • 8-10 years’ work experience
  • 5 years of experience working in social services and/or policy work.
  • Bilingual Spanish/English both written and oral fluency.
  • Must have a car and a valid Washington driver’s license and show evidence of insurability.
  • Must have excellent oral, written and organizational communication skills.
  • Experience in presentations and facilitating groups.
  • Must be effective in conflict resolution.
  • Must have excellent computer skills, specifically in Excel & Power Point.
  • Familiar with Outcome and Indicator Reporting.
  • Must have good attention to detail.
  • Experience working with immigrant/refugee populations.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS/ENVIRONMENT

 

The position will require a minimum of 40 hours per week.  The position may require evenings and weekend work. Requires local travel for presentations, meetings, and workshop locations. 

 

 NOTES AND SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

A criminal background check is required for this position, due to the fact that this individual works with families & youth on a regular basis. The above duties or working procedures describe the chief function of the job and are not considered to be a detailed description of every duty of the job. Requires a 6-month probationary period.

BENEFITS

This position is eligible for El Centro de la Raza’s full benefit package including medical/dental/life insurance coverage, 401(k) plan, paid vacation and sick leave, and eight paid holidays. In addition to these paid holidays, El Centro gives additional paid time off (up to 5 days) during the last week of December for qualified employees. El Centro employees also benefit from ongoing professional development opportunities.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Please send resume to Shannon Armstrong at sarmstrong@elcentrodelaraza.org, or stop by El Centro de la Raza at 2524 16th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98144, to drop off a resume. If you have questions, please call 206.957.4626.

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