Agriculture is consistently ranked as one of the three most dangerous occupations in the United States.
Farmworker Health Outreach Coordinator
Job Summary: The program manager will oversee and manage integration of health center operations with activities of outreach staff, students/nurses, residents and volunteers working in the farmworker camps/community and clinic settings. This position involves extensive outreach activities outside the clinic setting for approximately 6 months of the year working with migrant, seasonal, and retired farmworkers and their dependents. The program manager structures outreach services to smoothly interface with health center/clinic activities. The program manager is responsible for planning, managing, implementing all outreach activities and special projects. The position requires flexible hours (evenings and weekends), a valid NC driver’s license, car insurance, an acceptable driving record, and reliable transportation.
Education: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience with a degree in the area of public health, international health, social work, education, and/or nursing, and/or equivalent training and/or experience.
Current/valid License: Driver’s License
Experience: Two years of community based experience in public health, preferably with migrant farmworkers.
Language: Bilingual English/Spanish required
Patient Population Served: Ethnically and racially diverse population across the life cycle.
Physical Demands/Working Conditions: Requires frequent sitting for long periods, operation of standard office machines and computer. May require lifting of up to 25 pounds. Requires hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity. Requires use of office equipment, such as computer terminals, telephones or copiers. Requires normal vision range. Work is performed in an office environment and in the community. Community outreach is typically done outside, so must be able to withstand all outside climate variables (e.g. heat, farmland, etc). Must be able to routinely work in the evenings (typically after 6pm) and on weekends occasionally, as necessary. Contact with staff and external clients and vendors. A valid driver’s license and proof of insurance is required for this position. Is expected to drive a company vehicle to transport patients as needed, so must maintain an acceptable driving record.