The Farmworker Pesticide Education Program Coordinator will be responsible for providing outreach services and implementing a 2 year program aimed at educating migrant and seasonal farmworkers and pesticide handlers on the safe use of pesticides. The primary focus will be on the development of a virtual training platform, incorporating educational materials, and promoting pesticide safety within the farmworker community. This role requires project management skills, community outreach, and the ability to collaborate with partners and stakeholders.
Collecting Farmworker Feedback:
- implement efforts to collect feedback from farmworkers to determine ideal virtual training platforms.
- Engage with farmworker communities and gather input to shape program strategies.
Selecting and Developing Virtual Training Platform:
- Collaborate with support specialists to select and develop an accessible virtual training platform for farmworkers.
- Ensure the platform is available in both English and Spanish.
Launching Virtual Training Platform:
- Incorporate virtual pesticide training materials into the platform.
- Ensure the platform is fully functional and accessible to the target audience.
Calculating Registration Metrics:
- Track and report the number of farmworkers registered on the virtual training platform.
- Assist in the formulation of data parameters for pre- and post- evaluations.
Engaging with farmworkers:
- Join and engage with farmworker community social media groups.
- Share virtual training links and QR codes to facilitate access to the platform.
Enhancing Partner Capabilities:
- Connect with Worker Protection Standard (WPS) trainers to provide referrals and best practices for pesticide handlers.
- Monitor and report on referrals made to WPS trainers.
Sharing Data with Partners:
- Communicate user-friendly reports of data captured by the virtual training platform.
- Distribute data reports to community and state partners for their own training programs.
- Collaborate with farmworker clinical providers to educate them on pesticide exposures.
- Develop questions for clinicians to ask farmworkers about pesticide education and exposure.
- Bachelor's degree in a related field (e.g., Education, Public Health, Agriculture) or equivalent, relevant experience as determined by hiring manager).
- Strong project management and organizational skills.
- Excellent communication and community outreach abilities.
- Bilingual proficiency in English and Spanish is required.
- Knowledge of pesticide safety and related regulations is a plus.
Successful implementation of the outlined key responsibilities.
Achievement of performance measures specified in the work plan.
Effective collaboration with community partners and stakeholders.
Positive feedback and engagement from farmworkers and stakeholders.
Application Process: Interested candidates should submit their resume, cover letter, and references to [email protected].