Project Coordinator – Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education-SNAP-Ed

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

Project Coordinator  –  Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education-SNAP-Ed

Do you have a passion for public health in relation to eating healthy on a budget in the State of Maine?  MCD Public Health, a division of Medical Care Development, Inc., a non-profit health services organization in collaboration with Healthy Communities of the Capital Area (HCCA), is accepting applications for a Project Coordinator to provide nutrition education to qualified recipients.  This position is located at the HCCA office in Gardiner and is a grant-funded position with -potential for renewal.  The Project Coordinator position may be part-time (32 hours per week) or up to full-time (40 hours per week) and is eligible for MCD’s benefit package.

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed) Nutrition Educator works closely with the SNAP-Ed Project Coordinator and related HCCA staff to implement the SNAP-Ed work plan by delivering nutrition education and policy, systems, and environmental change strategies with fidelity, to SNAP eligible audiences in southern Kennebec County.

 

Qualifications, Skills, and Experience:

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in health related field (nutrition, public health, community health education) is required. Master’s level training or Registered Dietitian (RD) is a plus
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Strong organizational skills and the flexibility and ability to manage time and multiple tasks with little supervision.
  • Energetic, flexible, and detail-oriented self-starter with a conscientious work style.
  • Proficiency with all current Microsoft Office programs as well as any other software programs, online communication platforms, and other technology necessary to perform the job.
  • Experience developing communication materials, including flyers, brochures, booklets, social media posts, etc. utilizing easy to read and culturally appropriate methods.
  • Demonstrated cultural competency.
  • Experience teaching a variety of audiences of all ages with knowledge of facilitation strategies to engage participants.
  • Competencies among successful applicant are expected to be consistent with those identified by the Public Health Foundation Council on Linkages as Level II.

Successful applicant will be a creative thinker, energetic, self-starter who enjoys new challenges and are able to function comfortably in a fast paced team environment or independently and relate well to co-workers, customers, organizations, and the public

This position offers a career path to growth and development within the organization.  MCD and HCCA deeply value diversity, inclusiveness, empowerment, and collaboration.

 

Position:  Professional level

Location:  HCCA office in Gardiner, Maine

Projected start date:  October 1, 2019

 

Application Requirements

NOTE:  All applicants must be authorized to work in the United States.

To apply, please submit the following:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Your salary expectations
  • Two writing samples
  • Three professional references

Applications should be sent to MCDCorpHR@mcd.org.  Position is open until filled. Send all of the requested information to be considered.  No phone calls please.

Medical Care Development, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Organization and Affirmative Action Employer.

Project Coordinator – Youth Programs

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

Project Coordinator  –  Youth Programs

Do you have a passion for public health in relation to youth engagement and empowerment to reduce substance and tobacco use, bullying, and support good mental health in the State of Maine?  MCD Public Health, a division of Medical Care Development, Inc., a non-profit health services organization in collaboration with Healthy Communities of the Capital Area (HCCA), is accepting applications for a Project Coordinator to oversee Youth Programs.  This position is located at the HCCA office in Gardiner and is a grant-funded position with potential for renewal.  This 40 hour per week position is eligible for MCD’s benefit package.

The Youth Programming Project Coordinator is responsible for 1) the coordination and primary delivery of Youth Engagement and Empowerment activities detailed in the Maine Youth Action Network (MYAN) /HCCA contract for efforts in the Central Public Health District (Kennebec and Somerset Counties) and 2) implementation of certain substance use prevention youth strategies in southern Kennebec County included in the contract between University of New England (UNE) and HCCA.

This position builds on strategies informed by Social Emotional Learning theories and includes youth initiated and youth led participatory action research and projects based on their research; working with existing youth groups and advisors, and assisting adult leaders, as well as evidence-based substance use prevention strategies.

This person will be a Prevention Team member at HCCA, attend trainings and meetings hosted by MYAN and UNE, engage new partners, and complete required monthly reporting.

 

Qualifications, Skills, and Experience:

Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Community Health, Education, Public Health or related field preferred; experience, demonstrated expertise and skills may be substituted.  Experience of 2-3 years minimum preferred, but not required.  Demonstrated excellence and regular practice with positive youth development practices, facilitation, teaching and learning with both youth and adults. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Strong organizational skills and the flexibility and ability to manage time and multiple tasks with little supervision.
  • Knowledge of primary prevention, youth development, substance use prevention and community engagement.
  • Proficiency with all current Microsoft Office programs as well as any other software programs, online communication platforms, and other technology necessary to perform the job.
  • Experience with basic software skills and internet research abilities. Proficient with multiple social media platforms. 
  • Competencies among successful applicant are expected to be consistent with those identified by the Public Health Foundation Council on Linkages as Level II.

 

Successful applicants will be a creative thinker, energetic, self-starter who enjoys new challenges and are able to function comfortably in a fast paced team environment or independently and relate well to co-workers, customers, organizations, and the public, as well as have the ability to travel across Kennebec and Somerset Counties.

This position offers a career path to growth and development within the organization.  MCD and HCCA deeply value diversity, inclusiveness, empowerment, and collaboration.

 

Position:  Professional level

Location:  HCCA office in Gardiner, Maine

Projected start date:  October 1, 2019

 

Application Requirements

 

NOTE:  All applicants must be authorized to work in the United States.

 

To apply, please submit the following:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Your salary expectations
  • Two writing samples
  • Three professional references

Applications should be sent to MCDCorpHR@mcd.org.  Position is open until filled. Send all of the requested information to be considered.  No phone calls please.

Medical Care Development, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Organization and Affirmative Action Employer.

Project Coordinator – Lead Poisoning Prevention

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

Project Coordinator  –  Lead Poisoning Prevention

Do you have a passion for public health in relation to prevention of childhood lead paint poisoning in the State of Maine?  MCD Public Health, a division of Medical Care Development, Inc., a non-profit health services organization in collaboration with Healthy Communities of the Capital Area (HCCA), is accepting applications for a Part Time Project Coordinator to oversee the Lead Poisoning Prevention Program.  This position is located at the HCCA office in Gardiner and is a grant-funded position with -potential for renewal.  This 16 hour per week position is not eligible for MCD’s benefit package.

The Lead Poisoning Prevention (LPP) Coordinator works in the communities of Augusta and Gardiner to reduce paint-related lead poisoning in infants and children related to housing/buildings built prior to 1978.  Augusta/Gardiner is one of five high risk areas in the state for lead poisoning.  The Maine CDC Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Unit supports the work to convene a community coalition of stakeholders, educate tenants and residents, engage medical practitioners and parents in increased testing, and recruiting owners, managers, and contractors to gain skills to maintain lead-safe housing.  The LPP Coordinator is a member of the prevention team at Healthy Communities of the Capital Area (HCCA).

 

Qualifications, Skills, and Experience:

Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Community Health, Public Health, Social Services, or related field preferred; however, equivalent related work experience may be considered. Experience of 2-3 years of community engagement preferred, but not required. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Strong organizational skills and the flexibility and ability to manage time and multiple tasks with little supervision.
  • Knowledge of the communities of Augusta and Gardiner, willingness and ability to link with new people.
  • Engaging and facilitating a coalition, working with diverse community members, housing providers, municipal code enforcement officers and others who provide services and support to community members who live in housing with risk for lead dust exposure.  Acceptance of and good working relationships with diverse community members.
  • Proficient in multiple modes of communication including in person.
  • Proficiency with all current Microsoft Office programs as well as any other software programs, online communication platforms, and other technology necessary to perform the job.
  • Basic software skills and internet research abilities. Proficient with multiple social media platforms. 
  • Competencies among successful applicant are expected to be consistent with those identified by the Public Health Foundation Council on Linkages as Level II.

Successful applicants will be a creative thinker, energetic, self-starter who enjoys new challenges and are able to function comfortably in a fast paced team environment or independently and relate well to co-workers, customers, organizations, and the public

This position offers a career path to growth and development within the organization.  MCD and HCCA deeply value diversity, inclusiveness, empowerment, and collaboration.

 

Position:  Professional level

Location:  HCCA office in Gardiner, Maine

Projected start date:  October 1, 2019

 

Application Requirements

NOTE:  All applicants must be authorized to work in the United States.

To apply, please submit the following:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Your salary expectations
  • Two writing samples
  • Three professional references

Applications should be sent to MCDCorpHR@mcd.org.  Position is open until filled.  Send all of the requested information to be considered.  No phone calls please.

Medical Care Development, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Organization and Affirmative Action Employer

Project Coordinator – (RyanWhite Part B – AIDS Drug Assistance Program)

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

Project Coordinator – (RyanWhite Part B – AIDS Drug Assistance Program)

Do you have a passion for public health assisting Maine’s population with HIV?  Medical Care Development, Inc. (MCD), a non-profit, public health services organization is accepting applications for a public health professional to join our team and serve as the Project Coordinator for the AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP).  This position will be housed in Augusta with staff at the Maine CDC office.  The Project Coordinator position is a full-time, 40 hour per week position that is eligible for MCD’s benefit package.

The Project Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating the insurance premium payment program to insure timely payment, assisting members apply for eligible insurances. This position will also coordinate ADAP functions such as enrollment, expense monitoring, payment processing, outreach and policy development as well as and creating practical, Maine-specific recommendations and materials that programs and communities will be able to use to reduce the burden of disease

Successful candidates will have demonstrated knowledge of public and private insurance options as well as data analysis, budgeting and forecasting skills. 

 

Qualifications, Skills, and Experience:

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in health related field, social sciences or business administration preferred or an equivalent of education and experience. (A combination of four (4) years of education, training, and/or experience in health, public health, or related field.)   Master’s level training in related field is a plus.
  • Exceptional writing and interpersonal communication skills and demonstrated cultural competences, plus finesse at working with varying work styles are essential.
  • Strong organizational skills and the flexibility and ability to manage time, prioritize multiple tasks and workload while meeting deadlines accurately with little supervision.
  • Proficiency with all current Microsoft Office programs as well as any other software programs necessary to perform the job.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of interviewing and data gathering skills as needed to form basis for judgements in eligibility determinations.
  • Competencies among successful applicants are expected to be consistent with those identified by the Public health Foundation Council on Linkages as Level II.

 

Successful applicants will be a creative thinker, energetic, self-starter who enjoys new challenges and are able to function comfortably in a fast paced team environment or independently, relates well to co-workers, stakeholders, and enjoys interacting with the public.  This position requires flexibility and the ability to manage time and multiple tasks with little direct supervision.

 

This position offers a career path to growth and development within the organization.  MCD deeply values diversity, inclusiveness, empowerment, and collaboration.

 

Position:  Professional level

Location:  Augusta, Maine

Projected start date:  Immediately

 

Application Requirements

NOTE:  All applicants must be authorized to work in the United States.

To apply, please submit the following:

  • A cover letter and resume
  • Your salary expectations
  • Two writing samples
  • Three professional references

Applications should be sent to MCDCorpHR@mcd.org.  Position is open until filled. Please ensure to send all of the requested information to be considered.  No phone calls please.

Medical Care Development, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Organization and Affirmative Action Employer