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Susan G. Komen Austin, Education/Outreach Internship, Application Deadline, BTT Gateway Job ID 10570

Fri, July 31, 2015

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The Education & Community Outreach position is designed to provide professional development opportunities to students and/or professionals entering the work force in public health. The ideal candidate has an understanding of the Komen Austin Affiliate's vision/promise, has a strong understanding of basic public health principles and how to implement them in the non-profit sector, is passionate about helping the underserved communities, and is an independent thinker and reliable professional whom is dedicated to this position. Strongly preferred: someone currently pursuing or who has obtained a degree in Health Education, Public Health, Community Health, or a closely related field. 

Primary Responsibilities: 
Ambassador Program- 
• Work with Director of Mission to outline best practices for Ambassador Program and develop program protocols 
• Update list of current Speakers Bureau members and identify potential Ambassador members and assist with recruitment 
• Seek out speaking/event opportunities forAmbassador members 
• Update Speakers Bureau presentation with the latest facts and stats, and assist with all aspects of training including marketing, logistics, and training facilitation 
• Order educational material; manage supplies and materials 

Outreach/Education- 
• Work with Director of Mission to refine and implement outreach/education plan and grant administration 
• Writes social media post and maintains communication with both Hispanic and African American women’s group leaders 
• Assist with the identification of events for both groups 
• Assist Director of Mission services with miscellaneous projects as needed 
• Work with staff, and interns to assure communication is relayed on all events and assist and seek assistance as needed 

Community Profile- 
• Update current list of contacts for the Community Profile 
• Conduct key informant interviews and focus groups 
• Data analysis and interpretation; seek out trends 
• Draft written reports 
• Create timelines for target deadlines to meet needs of each module 
• Collaborate with other affiliates and organizations as needed 

Grantees- 
• Attend site visits 
• Attend Round Table meetings 
• Fulfill request and supply grantees with education materials and supplies 
• Fulfill miscellaneous requests of grantees 
• Assist with GeMS data management 

Benefits: 
• Experience in the non-profit sector 
• "Hands-On" ownership of projects, building experience in project management 
• Collaboration and networking with multiple departments and customers both internal and external 
Required Knowledge & Skills: 
• Proficient in using MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Word, and MS Outlook 
• Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills 
• Efficient time management and responsible project planning skills 
• Ability to work well under pressure and meet office deadlines 
• Some college coursework or comparable professional experience 
• Bi-lingual or multi-lingual is a plus 

Other: 
• Commitment to completion of and engagement in project assignments 
• Must be 18 years or older 
• Must have reliable transportation 
• Hours may vary from the standard 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. based on upcoming events.

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