Health Educator II

Lancaster, CA

Department: Community Impact- PSE

Reports to: Associate Director of Policy, Systems and Environmental Change

Hours: Full-time, occasional evenings, and weekend work possible

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Health Educator II will:

  • Manage and oversee project objectives and support Health Educator I.
  • Ensure scope of work is followed and completed.
  • Communicate effectively and efficiently both verbally and in writing.
  • Skill in organizing and maintaining accurate records.
  • Operate word-processing software, spreadsheets, and database programs with high efficiency.
  • Adhere to HIPAA confidentiality policies regarding client and organizational information.
  • Coordinate opportunities with Health Educator I to support safe food handling education and food assistance program awareness.
  • Be trained in ServSafe Train-the-Trainer course to become a food safety trainer.
  • Coordinate and facilitate safe food handling training with staff/volunteers/coordinators at the twelve (12) food pantry sites.
  • Support with increasing visibility and utility of food assistance programs for college students.
  • Participate in community events and conduct outreach and education of food assistance programs to disproportionately impacted populations.
  • Participate in all AVPH required trainings.
  • Participate in required workshops, webinars, trainings, and conference calls.  
  • Recruit for and attend the Antelope Valley Food Access Network.  
  • Complete all required project reports and provide monthly updates on Agency Impact Reports.
  • Collect, analyze, report, and file all relevant documentation in OneDrive folder.
  • Provide weekly team meetings and actively participate in reflective supervision.
  • Carry out other duties as assigned by Director of Community Impact or Associate Director.

 

Experience & Requirements:

  • Must hold a bachelor’s degree in Health Education or similar degree, or a minimum of two (2) years of experience as a health educator in underserved communities.
  • Bilingual preferred.
  • Must pass background check.
  • TB test clearance.
  • Maintain CA driver’s license.
  • Must have automobile and proof of insurance.
  • COVID-19 vaccination card recommended.

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Self-starter, with the ability to take initiative and require minimal supervision.
  • Effective interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to establish positive rapport with diverse populations, utilizing cross-cultural skills and knowledge of cultural and religious differences, attitudes and practices.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of and ability to understand food access resources.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Proficiency in Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel.
  • Supports and adheres to the values and mission statement established by AVPH Board of Directors.
  • Knowledge of departmental policies, procedures, and organizational relationships.
  • Ability to work with interruptions while maintaining positive communication with staff and clients.
  • Ability to determine work priorities.
  • Ability to make decisions and take appropriate actions.
  • Ability to meet schedules and deadlines of the work area.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to adhere to safety rules and regulations.
  • Safely and effectively uses all equipment necessary to carry out duties.
  • Ability to be culturally sensitive, tolerant, and non-judgmental.

 

JOB CODE: Health Educator