Career Opportunities

Open Position(s)

Title: Community Outreach Coordinator

FTE: Full Time-Exempt

Report to: Executive Director

 

Position Summary:

Working directly with Building Healthy Community (BHC) to advance Southeast Asian Leadership in Health Advocacy to support immigrant and refugee engagement in health advocacy efforts around state and local budget policies and affordable health care access in Fresno.


Duties and Responsibilities:

o Community Outreach Coordinator will train and support a cohort of Southeast Asian residents in ongoing Fresno Building Healthy Communities (BHC) Prevention Action Team (PAT) work around access to affordable quality care and increasing investments in prevention, to ensure their voices are represented in these efforts.

o Community Outreach Coordinator will meaningfully engage in Fresno BHC collaborative activities to ensure the perspectives and voices of residents are heard and reflected in the overall direction of the Fresno BHC initiative.

o Community Outreach Coordinator will work in collaboration with other local and statewide partners to advocate for issues related to healthcare for all.

o Community Outreach Coordinator will utilize ethnic TV and Radio to educate, advocate, and outreach for increasing investments in prevention to ensure resident’s voices are represented as it relates to BHC advocacy.

o Community Outreach Coordinator will work to increase in meaningful resident engagement and understanding their rights and responsibilities.


Prerequisite:

o Experienced working with the Southeast Asian community in the area of advocacy, education, and social services

o Knowledgeable of healthcare programs: Covered California and Medical

o Experienced working with community agencies and organization

o Prior knowledge and experience of governmental systems and policy changes

o Minimum of a B.A. Degree in Communication, Education, Social Welfare, Psychology, Sociology, and Social Science or related field

o Fluent in a Southeast Asian Language - Bilingual in Hmong language preferred

o Must have transportation and a valid California Driver’s License

o Clean DMV record and valid vehicle insurance

o Pass background check


CLOSING DATE: June 15th, 2018 @ 5:00 P.M. - Position is contingent upon continued funding.


To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume and three references via email pyang@fresnocenter.org, Community Outreach Coordinator in the subject line, or you can pick up an application at The Fresno Center, 4879 E. Kings Canyon Road, Fresno, CA 93727. The Fresno Center values diversity and is an affirmative action employer. All interested individuals, including women, people of color, people over forty, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.