The North Carolina Farmworker Health Program in the Office of Rural Health, NC Department of Health and Human Services is hiring!
¡Únase a un equipo dinámico dedicado a mejorar la salud de trabajadores agrícolas migrantes y temporeros en Carolina del Norte!
Come join a dynamic team dedicated to improving the health of migrant and seasonal farmworkers in North Carolina!
The North Carolina Farmworker Health Program (NCFHP) at the Office of Rural Health, North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS), works to improve the health of migrant and seasonal farmworkers and their families by providing funding, training, and technical assistance to a statewide network of outreach workers and health care providers.
We’re seeking an individual who has experience developing innovative, community-based strategies to respond to the needs of the community and is eager to support an exciting project serving the farmworker community in North Carolina.
Job Title: Special Projects Coordinator
Description of Work
This is a full-time temporary position beginning as soon as possible through March 31, 2023. Temporary positions that extend beyond an 11-month period of service require a mandatory 31-day break, without pay. Applicants interested in part-time work may also apply.
The primary purpose of this position is to assist with digital inclusion and internet connectivity sustainability efforts at NCFHP. Job responsibilities will vary depending upon changing needs, but can include:
- Develop a proposal/white paper for the continuation of digital inclusion and internet connectivity efforts, with Digital Inclusion Coordinator.
- Assist with researching sources of future funding for NCFHP’s digital inclusion and internet connectivity projects and the Agricultural Digital Alliance.
- Assist with other digital inclusion efforts as needed.
- Assist COVID Response team members with additional NCFHP programmatic activities related to COVID-19 response as needed, including emergency preparedness, training, and supporting county-level farmworker-focused vaccine teams and regional networks.
- Participate in committees, task forces and workgroups with state and county partners as needed.
- Experience writing grant proposals and researching potential funding opportunities.
- Experience supporting strategic or sustainability project planning.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office software (i.e., PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Teams).
- Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
- Project management/coordination experience.
- Experience working with people from diverse backgrounds.
- Understanding of and commitment to cultural humility, health equity and racial equity.
Education and Experience Requirements
- A minimum of two years’ experience in health administration, community development, nonprofit fundraising, public health, social work or a similar field.
- Minimum of high school degree or equivalent required.
Hours: Full-time: 40 hours per week (Applicants interested in part-time work may also apply)
Primary Office Location: This is a teleworking position with up to 1 in-person team meeting a month. The Office of Rural Health is located at 311 Ashe Ave., Cooke Building, Raleigh, NC.
Hourly Range: $24 – $31 (dependent upon educational background and experience).
Benefits through Temporary Solutions (temp agency used by NCDHHS): Temporary employees placed on assignments that require 30 hours or more per week are eligible for health insurance. However, Temporary Solutions does not offer leave benefits such as vacation, sick or paid holidays.
To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter specifying that you are responding to the vacancy announcement for the Special Projects Coordinator to Jocelyn Santillán-Deras Jocelyn.firstname.lastname@example.org.
Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis. Position open until filled.