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Community Outreach Professional I

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Community Outreach Professional I   

JOB TITLE:

Community Outreach Professional I

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Phoenix Arizona United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Posting Number
req18666

Department
Maricopa County Office

Department Website Link
extension.
arizona.
edu/Maricopa

Location
Greater Phoenix Area

Address
Phoenix, AZ USA

Position Highlights
The University of Arizona Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-Education (SNAP-Ed) supports the health and well-being of families in communities with low access to resources to make healthy changes in homes and neighborhoods.
From local gardens in the community, to working with childrens schools to create healthy environments, SNAP-Ed provides families opportunities to be active and healthy their way.
(Funding comes from the Federal Government through Arizona Department of Health Services AZ Health Zone.
) The University of Arizona Maricopa County Cooperative Extension provides services to 5 communities in Maricopa County.
The Community Outreach Professional I position will work in South Phoenix, Central Phoenix, Maryvale and Salt River-Pima Maricopa Indian Community (SRPMIC) to engage community members and stakeholders to understand the local active living environment, to increase physical activity opportunities, to improve use of current infrastructure and to support municipal planning and policies that improves the built environment.
Community engagement is a key part of this position, therefore Bilingual skills (English/Spanish) are preferred and a flexible schedule with evenings and weekends is required.
This position will require collaboration and coordination with diverse partners such as community members, local leaders, active living advocates, faith leaders and government agencies.

Applicants would benefit from understanding Trauma-Informed Principles, Health Equity and community engagement practices and from having experience working with diverse populations that have low access to food resources.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

The University of Arizona has been recognized for our innovative work-life programs.



Duties & Responsibilities
  • Increase usability and access to physical activity resources by establishing physical activity groups for adults, working to improve features and amenities at physical activity sites, and developing agreements that give community residents access to additional physical activity opportunities.
  • Plan, develop, coordinate, and implement Policy, Systems and Environment strategies designed to improve use of the built environment like encouraging active transportation, contributing to creation of walking/biking paths and supporting the creation of new spaces like parks/trails.
  • Engage community residents, organizations, businesses, and stakeholders to develop specific strategies that address opportunities to improve physical activity in the community.
  • Conduct research and meet grant requirements, data collection, and reporting (SARN, SEEDS, Collection Summaries) for area of responsibility.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs):

  • Ability to effectively facilitate conversations with diverse partners and local residents.
  • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent advanced learning attained through experience required.
  • 1 year of relevant work experience may be required.
  • Flexible schedule with evenings and weekends required.

Preferred Qualifications
  • A certification for any type of physical activity is preferred.
  • Bilingual in Spanish/English is preferred but not required.

FLSA
Non-Exempt

Full Time/Part Time
Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week
40

Job FTE
1.
0

Work Calendar
Fiscal

Job Category
Outreach and Community Engagement

Benefits Eligible
Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay
$22.
83

Compensation Type
hourly rate

Grade
5

Career Stream and Level
PC1

Job Family
Cmty Outreach

Job Function
Outreach & Community Engage

Type of criminal background check required:
Fingerprint criminal background check (security sensitive due to title or department)

Number of Vacancies
1

Target Hire Date

Expected End Date

Contact Information for Candidates
Vanessa Parra
gvparra@arizona.
edu

Open Date
2/1/2024

Open Until Filled
Yes

Documents Needed to Apply
Resume and Cover Letter

Special Instructions to Applicant
Finalists will need to provide 3 references upon request.

Diversity Statement
At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community.
As a Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies.
Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information.
As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

Position Details

POSTED:

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

22.83 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1707243323-560bf85bc67eff5522c5db89eccb1567

LOCATION:

Arizona United States

CITY:

Phoenix

Job Origin:

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Posting Number
req18666

Department
Maricopa County Office

Department Website Link
extension.arizona.edu/Maricopa

Location
Greater Phoenix Area

Address
Phoenix, AZ USA

Position Highlights
The University of Arizona Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-Education (SNAP-Ed) supports the health and well-being of families in communities with low access to resources to make healthy changes in homes and neighborhoods. From local gardens in the community, to working with childrens schools to create healthy environments, SNAP-Ed provides families opportunities to be active and healthy their way. (Funding comes from the Federal Government through Arizona Department of Health Services AZ Health Zone.) The University of Arizona Maricopa County Cooperative Extension provides services to 5 communities in Maricopa County. The Community Outreach Professional I position will work in South Phoenix, Central Phoenix, Maryvale and Salt River-Pima Maricopa Indian Community (SRPMIC) to engage community members and stakeholders to understand the local active living environment, to increase physical activity opportunities, to improve use of current infrastructure and to support municipal planning and policies that improves the built environment. Community engagement is a key part of this position, therefore Bilingual skills (English/Spanish) are preferred and a flexible schedule with evenings and weekends is required. This position will require collaboration and coordination with diverse partners such as community members, local leaders, active living advocates, faith leaders and government agencies.

Applicants would benefit from understanding Trauma-Informed Principles, Health Equity and community engagement practices and from having experience working with diverse populations that have low access to food resources.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

The University of Arizona has been recognized for our innovative work-life programs.



Duties & Responsibilities
  • Increase usability and access to physical activity resources by establishing physical activity groups for adults, working to improve features and amenities at physical activity sites, and developing agreements that give community residents access to additional physical activity opportunities.
  • Plan, develop, coordinate, and implement Policy, Systems and Environment strategies designed to improve use of the built environment like encouraging active transportation, contributing to creation of walking/biking paths and supporting the creation of new spaces like parks/trails.
  • Engage community residents, organizations, businesses, and stakeholders to develop specific strategies that address opportunities to improve physical activity in the community.
  • Conduct research and meet grant requirements, data collection, and reporting (SARN, SEEDS, Collection Summaries) for area of responsibility.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs):

  • Ability to effectively facilitate conversations with diverse partners and local residents.
  • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent advanced learning attained through experience required.
  • 1 year of relevant work experience may be required.
  • Flexible schedule with evenings and weekends required.

Preferred Qualifications
  • A certification for any type of physical activity is preferred.
  • Bilingual in Spanish/English is preferred but not required.

FLSA
Non-Exempt

Full Time/Part Time
Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week
40

Job FTE
1.0

Work Calendar
Fiscal

Job Category
Outreach and Community Engagement

Benefits Eligible
Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay
$22.83

Compensation Type
hourly rate

Grade
5

Career Stream and Level
PC1

Job Family
Cmty Outreach

Job Function
Outreach & Community Engage

Type of criminal background check required:
Fingerprint criminal background check (security sensitive due to title or department)

Number of Vacancies
1

Target Hire Date

Expected End Date

Contact Information for Candidates
Vanessa Parra
gvparra@arizona.edu

Open Date
2/1/2024

Open Until Filled
Yes

Documents Needed to Apply
Resume and Cover Letter

Special Instructions to Applicant
Finalists will need to provide 3 references upon request.

Diversity Statement
At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As a Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.


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