Community Health Educator II
The Community Health Educator (CHE) II will support the Division on Addiction’s education, outreach, and awareness activities. The CHE will conduct in-person and multi-media trainings and host webinars for health providers and community groups in Massachusetts and New England. The CHE will contribute to the development of grant proposals for capacity building projects and create and execute a long-term plan to expand the Division’s capacity building and outreach activities, including but not limited to: The Brief Addiction Science Information Source (BASIS), Gambling Disorder Screening Day, Expressions of Addiction, Toward Evidence-based Action and Community Health (TEACH), and CHARGE (Cambridge Health Alliance Readiness for Gambling Expansion). The CHE will work with capacity building specialists at the Division to create and execute long-term plans to increase awareness of addiction-related public health issues in Massachusetts and New Hampshire and to develop a state-wide coalition of organizations representing a continuum of addiction-related services.
MPH degree or equivalent required. Strong interest in evidence-based public health outreach, healthy equity and discrimination, in general, and addiction-related evidence-based public health outreach, specifically is preferred. Must be committed to working with all populations, particularly Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC). Must have experience working with and building trust with community partners. This job requires up to 50% travel (Massachusetts and New Hampshire). A driver’s license and access to a vehicle on a consistent basis is required as some work sites are not accessible via public transportation.
This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by persons assigned to this classification. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees who hold this position.
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