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Health Education Class Facilitator

Company: Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic
Location: Keizer
Posted on: June 6, 2024

Job Description:

Join our team as a Health Education Class Facilitator at Lancaster Family Health Center in Salem, OR, and be part of a healthcare organization that believes in making a difference beyond medical care! At Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic, we value inclusivity, and we are more than just a job - we are a community committed to the well-being of our migrant farmworkers.

We've transformed into a leading community health center. With 40+ clinics across Washington and Oregon, we offer a wide range of services such as medical, dental, pharmacy, orthodontia, nutritional counseling, autism screening, and behavioral health. Our holistic model also extends assistance to shelter, energy, weatherization, HIV and AIDS counseling, home visits, and mobile medical/dental clinics.

Explore our short clips, " WE are Yakima - WE are Family " and " YVFWC - And then we grew " for a glimpse into our dedication to our communities, health, and families.

Salem, Oregon, the state's capital, boasts a rich history and diverse culture amidst a backdrop of stunning natural beauty. The city is home to historic sites like the Oregon State Capitol and the Bush House Museum, offering a glimpse into its past. Salem's thriving arts scene includes galleries, theaters, and annual festivals, while its proximity to the Willamette Valley wine region provides ample opportunities for wine tasting and exploration. Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy the nearby Willamette River, parks, and hiking trails, making Salem a charming blend of history, culture, and outdoor adventure.

Position Highlights

  • Compensation: $22.00/hour
    What You ll Do

    The Health Education Class Facilitator is responsible for the recruitment and enrollment of patients to attend health and wellness education classes, as well as the facilitation of these classes that help patients manage their chronic conditions. Facilitates online and in-person classes at assigned geographic locations covering topics that include Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP), Tomando Control de su Salud (Tomando), Diabetes Self-Management Program (DSMP), and Manejo Personal de la Diabetes (Manejo) .

    Minimum Qualifications
    • High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)
    • Six months experience as a volunteer, Promotor, health educator, or community resource information provider
    • Computer skills in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook and basic knowledge/experience with ZOOM video communications platform
    • Six months experience facilitating an educational class and/or leading group discussions is preferred
    • Bilingual preferred; language needs are based on area demographics (must be able to communicate at level 10 on language proficiency scale to receive bilingual differential pay)
    • Ability to successfully complete Tomando Control de su Salud or CDSMP leader training
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills and public speaking skills
    • Demonstrate awareness and sensitivity to different perspectives and consistently respect individual capabilities, culture, and personalities
      Our mission celebrates diversity. We are committed to equal-opportunity employment.

      Contact us at...@yvfwc.orgto learn more about this opportunity!

Keywords: Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic, Portland , Health Education Class Facilitator, Healthcare , Keizer, Oregon

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