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Farmworker Health Training Coordinator (Remote)
Company: National Center for Farmworker Health, Inc.
Salary: $62000 / per year
Location and Schedule
This is a remote position. Normal operating hours are M-F, 8:30AM-4:30PM (CST). NCFH, Inc. is largely a remote working environment apart from specific positions that require a hybrid schedule and commute to our home office.
The National Center for Farmworker Health (NCFH, Inc.) offers employees a strong benefits package that includes low health insurance premiums, paid vacation and holidays, tuition and professional development education reimbursement, employee assistance program, 401(k) matching and more!
About NCFH, Inc.
The National Center for Farmworker Health (NCFH) is a private, not-for-profit corporation located in Buda, Texas dedicated to improving the health status of farmworker families. We provide information services, training and technical assistance, and a variety of products to community and migrant health centers nationwide, as well as organizations, universities, researchers, and individuals involved in farmworker health.
Our Mission: To improve the health and wellbeing of farmworker families.
Our Vision: All farmworker families will access quality healthcare.
- Integrity and Respect – We demonstrate integrity and respect in our working relationships and communications to enhance organizational goals.
- Trust – We create an environment of trust to create a welcoming, safe space in which to work and grow.
- Unity – We are unified in what we say and how we say it, to build momentum and together achieve success.
- Personal Commitment and Accountability – We commit to taking personal accountability and ownership to foster healthy relationships.
NCFH, Inc. is committed to the health and safety of our staff. We are taking COVID-19 precautions during in-office visits and events by following social distancing practices, mask wearing & hand washing. NCFH, Inc. is a smoke-free and drug-free workplace.
Department: Training Services – Population Health
Job Type: Full time
FLSA Status: Exempt
Travel Required: Occasional travel, including overnight stays, is required.
This position will be responsible for the coordination, development, pilot testing, and delivery of training programs related to health education topics, Indigenous farmworker population topics, H-2A guest worker population topics, and social determinants of health topics; development of train-the-trainer programs. Trainings include on-site and regional trainings, virtual trainings, learning collaboratives, webinars, annual conference/training events, and hands-on technical assistance services.
Qualifications, Education and Licensing/Certification
- A professional level of knowledge in training practices and health education, at the educational/experiential equivalent of a Bachelor’s degree program in social work, psychology or related fields
- Practical work experience, including at least two years of direct training experience
- Must be fluent in written and spoken English and Spanish
- High level of written and verbal communication, including public speaking and presentation skills
- Experience in a migrant health/farmworker environment
- Community Health Worker (CHW) certification
- Candidates that speak Mesoamerican Indigenous languages or are familiar with Mexican and Central American Indigenous populations
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Develops population health specific training curricula on variety of health topics
- Develops culturally and linguistically appropriate training curricula on a variety of topics as outlined in current grants to include: STIs, infectious disease, heat stress, chronic disease, pesticide safety, emergency preparedness, occupational health and safety, etc.
- Develops other specialized training to include topics such as: conducting outreach to farmworkers, farmworker labor rights, cultural and social factors impacting farmworker health, and topics impacting special farmworker populations such as Indigenous populations and H-2A guest worker populations.
- Participates in the development of new training programs identified by constituents. Activities include: researching and identification of best practices, adaptation/creation of course content & activities, incorporation of adult learning principles and popular education as appropriate.
- Takes lead in modification/training of Community Health Worker (CHW) training programs in English and Spanish.
- Coordinate and conduct focus groups with target audiences to guide curriculum development as needed.
- Coordinate and conduct pilot training of materials as needed.
- Assists in implementation of marketing strategies for training programs.
- Works closely with Communications team for layout, design, and printing of training materials
- Participates in training program evaluations and prepares program reports.
- Responsible to ensure training program services descriptions on NCFH website are up to date and participates in the dissemination of
- products and services via constant contact, e-groups, and e-digest, etc.
- Supports the coordination of Indigenous language/low-frequency language interpretation services for trainings.
- Provision of Training & Technical Assistance
- Works closely with Population Health Training Manager to conduct needs assessment with agencies requesting services such as C/MHCs, PCAs, farmworker-serving organizations or agricultural employers to develop/modify training or requesting T/TA services.
- Conduct health education presentations/trainings/webinars as requested.
- Represent NCFH at various meetings/conferences as requested.
- Conducts presentations and training at state, regional and national conferences.
- Participates in a Strategic Planning Task Force.
- Participates in the Midwest Ag Worker Stream Forum Planning Committee as necessary, ie. serves as a track chair.
- Participate in health education product development as needed. Work with other team members in the development of tools, pilot testing and dissemination activities.
Nature and Method of Work
Work is professional level, requiring application of professional theory and practice. Duties are generally performed independently, with priorities and work plans developed by the employee’s manager and monitored periodically. Communication with individuals and various organizations is extensive. The employee’s work involves the direction of programs that can promote the visibility and goodwill of the organization, and other work involves the potential for improvements to the organization’s practices.
Physical Ability and Work Environment
The employee is regularly required to perform work duties at an onsite office/designated home workspace for extended periods of time. The employee must have the ability to use a computer and other office tools with accuracy (Asana and Microsoft Teams). The noise level is usually low to moderate.
Leadership and Supervision
The employee receives general supervision from the Population Health Training Manager. The employee does not provide direct supervision to other staff.
Must be a U.S. citizen or have authorization to work in the United States. Must be at least 18 years of age.
How to Apply
Apply at this link: https://nationalcenterforfarmworkerhealthinc.applytojob.com/apply/iCZpxpLPrr/Farmworker-Health-Training-Coordinator?source=Our%20Career%20Page%20Widget