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ALL POSITIONS LISTED ARE FOR FULL-TIME, 11 MONTH POSITIONS

Positions start in September 2017 and end in August 2018. 

 

Health Education/Promotion

Adams County Health Department- Quincy

Position Focus: Health Education/Promotion

Host Site Information

Adams County Health Department

330 Vermont Street

Quincy, IL 62301

www.co.adams.il.us/health 

Position Location: Same as Host Site Information Listed Above

Primary Responsibilities:

·         Assist in 5210 Get Up and Move Adams County Initiative.

·         Assist in community events promoting health department services.

·         Assist in All Our Kids (AOK) subcommittee projects and strategic planning.

·         Participate in Substance Abuse Coalition programming and meetings.

·      Complete and submit all necessary IPHA AmeriCorps paperwork and reports by pre-determined deadlines.

·      Attend all IPHA AmeriCorps trainings including orientation and team trainings.

·      Complete all IPHA AmeriCorps required National Days of Service projects.

·      Some local and out of town travel required.

Click on the link below to view the full position description that includes requirements and preferred qualifications

Adams County Health Department

Health Education- Nutrition

Common Threads- Chicago

Position Focus: Health Education- Nutrition

Host Site Information

Common Threads

222 West Merchandise Mart Plaza, Suite 1212

Chicago, IL 60654

www.commonthreads.org

Position Location: Same as Host Site Information Listed Above

Primary Responsibilities:

·         Work with teachers and administrators at up to 10 partner schools to schedule and implement in-school nutrition programs, after-school cooking classes, and ancillary parent programs.

·         Oversee quality of programming regarding chef instructors, curriculum, school relationship, and kitchen relationship (frequent class visits are required).

·         Support nutrition lessons to Kindergarten-8th grade classes at Chicago Public Schools.

·         Lead Parent Workshops at partner schools and organizations.

·         Track all program data using Client Relations Management tool.

·         Recruit and train cooking class volunteers.

·         Complete and submit all necessary IPHA AmeriCorps paperwork and reports by pre-determined deadlines.

·         Attend all IPHA AmeriCorps trainings including orientation and team trainings.

·         Complete all IPHA AmeriCorps required National Days of Service projects.

·         Some local and out of town travel required. 

Click on the link below to view the full position description that includes requirements and preferred qualifications

Common Threads

Health Education/Promotion

Kane County Health Department- Aurora

Position Focus: Health Education/Promotion

Host Site Information

Kane County Health Department

1240 North Highland Avenue

Aurora, IL  60506

www.kanehealth.com  

Position Location: Same as Host Site Information Listed Above

Primary Responsibilities:

·         Conduct community outreach to promote a reduction in tobacco use.

·         Develop materials to be used in health education sessions provided to employees and community members.

·         Interact with community partners and members to address early childhood learning and development.

·         Partner with coalitions working in the community to improve environmental factors associated with chronic diseases and environmental health hazards.

·         Develop and assist with implementation of social marketing strategies to promote health in the community

·         Promote health equity in the community.

·         Participate in communicable disease response and/or emergency preparedness efforts as part of Kane County Health Department team.

·         Complete and submit all necessary IPHA AmeriCorps paperwork and reports by pre-determined deadlines.

·         Attend all IPHA AmeriCorps trainings including orientation and team trainings.

·         Complete all IPHA AmeriCorps required National Days of Service projects.

·         Some local and out of town travel required. 

Click on the link below to view the full position description that includes requirements and preferred qualifications

Kane County Health Department

Health Promotion/Outreach

St. Clair County Health Department- Belleville

Position Focus: Health Promotion/Outreach

Host Site Information

St. Clair County Health Department

19 Public Square, Suite 150

Belleville, IL  62220

www.health.co.st-clair.il.us

Position Location: Same as Host Site Information Listed Above

Primary Responsibilities:

·         Plan, organize and conduct individual and group health education, referral programs and activities.

·         Plan, organize, and conduct community health education, outreach, promotion and marketing programs or campaigns.

·         Provide public health related oral presentations, written materials and social media for individuals and various community and professional groups.

·         Assist with community assessments as needed.

·         Provide technical assistance, support and consultation to area providers and agencies to enhance service coordination and program effectiveness for populations served.

·         Provide leadership and guidance to community, civic, and professional organizations through participation and development of meetings, conferences, special courses, and programs.

·         Attend trainings and meetings as needed and required by SCCHD.

·         Complete and submit all necessary IPHA AmeriCorps paperwork and reports by pre-determined deadlines.

·         Attend all IPHA AmeriCorps trainings including orientation and team trainings.

·         Complete all IPHA AmeriCorps required National Days of Service projects.

·         Some local and out of town travel required. 

Click on the link below to view the full position description that includes requirements and preferred qualifications

St. Clair County Health Department

Domestic Violence; Health Promotion

Macoupin County Public Health Department- Carlinville

Position Focus: Domestic Violence; Health Promotion

Host Site Information

Macoupin County Public Health Department

805 North Broad Street

Carlinville, IL 62626

www.mcphd.net

Position Location: Same as Host Site Information Listed Above

Primary Responsibilities:

·         Assist victims of domestic violence

·         Make appropriate referrals to county resources

·         Work with staff to help ensure the relevance, efficiency and coordination of legal services for domestic violence victims

·         Complete IDVA training

·         Complete and monitor all required documentation and paperwork

·         Report suspected child abuse/neglect to DCFS

·         Help to promote PHEP, MRC, and health education programs within communities

·         Recruit MRC/CERT volunteers

·         Give presentations to community groups

·         Develop articles/ads for local newspapers and radio

·         Assist with maintenance of MCPHD Facebook pages

·         Attend local or out of town assigned trainings and meetings

·         Flexible hours are required: some evenings and weekend hours may be required

·         Complete and submit all necessary IPHA AmeriCorps paperwork and reports by pre-determined deadlines.

·         Attend all IPHA AmeriCorps trainings including orientation and team trainings.

·         Complete all IPHA AmeriCorps required National Days of Service projects.

·         Some local and out of town travel required. 

Click on the link below to view the full position description that includes requirements and preferred qualifications

Macoupin County Public Health Department

Emergency Preparedness and Volunteer Coordination

Lee County Health Department- Dixon

Position Focus: Emergency Preparedness and Volunteer Coordination

Host Site Information

Lee County Health Department

309 South Galena Avenue

Dixon, IL  61021

www.lchd.com

Position Location: Same as Host Site Information Listed Above

Primary Responsibilities:

·         Develop training materials

·         Facilitate trainings/meetings

·         Develop and conduct volunteer recruitment presentations

·         Assist in maintenance of volunteer and Emergency Preparedness documents/records

·         Conduct community education and outreach related to Emergency Preparedness and Lee County Volunteer Corps

·         Emergency Preparedness social marketing

·         Newsletter development

·         Complete and submit all necessary IPHA AmeriCorps paperwork and reports by pre-determined deadlines.

·         Attend all IPHA AmeriCorps trainings including orientation and team trainings.

·         Complete all IPHA AmeriCorps required National Days of Service projects.

·         Some local and out of town travel required. 

Click on the link below to view the full position description that includes requirements and preferred qualifications

Lee County Health Department

Health Education/Promotion

Erie Family Health Center- Waukegan

Position Focus: Health Education/Promotion

Host Site Information

Erie Family Health Center: HealthReach Waukegan

2323 Grand Avenue

Waukegan, IL 60085

www.eriefamilyhealth.org

Position Location: Same as Host Site Information Listed Above

Primary Responsibilities:

·         Provide nutrition counseling to patients ranging from pediatrics to adults

·         Host workshops on various health topics to build awareness

·         Coordinate and facilitate Patient Support Group Meetings and Cooking Matters workshops

·         Create newsletters and health education bulletin board displays

·         Provide leadership onsite for Reach Out and Read program

·         Assist with appointment adherence and patient reminders

·         Educate new and existing clients on health center programs and resources

·         Assist patients with enrollment in health insurance and prescription assistance programs

·         Assist in community events promoting agency services

·         Assist with agency volunteer coordination and training

·         Participate in health fairs, awareness events, and community partnership and coalition meetings

·         Complete and submit all necessary IPHA AmeriCorps paperwork and reports by pre-determined deadlines.

·         Attend all IPHA AmeriCorps trainings including orientation and team trainings.

·         Complete all IPHA AmeriCorps required National Days of Service projects.

·         Some local and out of town travel required. 

Click on the link below to view the full position description that includes requirements and preferred qualifications

Erie Family Health Center- Waukegan

Capacity Building; Case Management- HIV/AIDS

AIDS Foundation of Chicago- Chicago

Position Focus: Capacity Building; Case Management

Host Site Information

AIDS Foundation of Chicago

200 West Jackson Blvd., Suite 2100

Chicago, IL 60606

www.aidschicago.org

Position Location: Same as Host Site Information Listed Above

Primary Responsibilities:

·         Troubleshoot and problem solve potential issues and concerns with subcontractors regarding program delivery

·         Perform regular monitoring of data quality for CommunityLinks services in ClientTrack

·         Monitor weekly and monthly submission of reports from subcontractors

·         Prepare monthly reports for program

·         Participate in CommunityLinks Operations Meetings

·         Attend in-service trainings and meetings as required by the CommunityLinks team and AIDS Foundation of Chicago

·         Attempt to locate assigned managed care members via various strategies working with internal Mobile Engagement Team (MET)

·         Offer additional available services and, as needed, administer and complete health risk assessments/questionnaires with located members

·         Answer members’ questions about health care plan and provide contact information for the health care plan

·         Document CommunityLinks encounters, attempts, and services daily

·         Maintain the highest level of security and confidentiality at all times for public health information (PHI) by following all agency protocols

·         Attend all Reach Reconciliation meetings

·         Provide program support to AFC Staff for the MCO Training and Education Sessions, including meeting logistics, scheduling, coordination of instructors, and logistical support for participants, and maintenance of data related to the session.

·         Support and help coordinate trainings with subcontractors on all aspects of service delivery including workflow, policies and procedures, and data entry. 

·         Complete and submit all necessary IPHA AmeriCorps paperwork and reports by pre-determined deadlines.

·         Attend all IPHA AmeriCorps trainings including orientation and team trainings.

·         Complete all IPHA AmeriCorps required National Days of Service projects.

·         Some local and out of town travel required. 

Click on the link below to view the full position description that includes requirements and preferred qualifications

AIDS Foundation of Chicago- Chicago- Comm. Links

Case Management- HIV/AIDS

Howard Brown Health- Chicago

Position Focus: Case Management

Host Site Information

Howard Brown Health

4025 North Sheridan Road

Chicago, IL 60613

www.howardbrown.org                          

Position Location: Same as Host Site Information Listed Above

Primary Responsibilities:

·         Identify and contact clients who are at-risk and/or have become lost to care.

·         Assist clients in scheduling and completing medical appointments; conduct reminder and follow-up calls when appropriate or necessary.

·         Maintain up-to-date, accurate, and culturally competent knowledge of HIV/AIDS prevention, transmission, and treatment.

·         Assist with support groups as needed.

·         Provide direct support to clients during medical appointments, when necessary, which may include new diagnosis support, medication education, and HIV-specific laboratory education.

·         Assist in the development and maintenance of program-level data collection tools, in collaboration with the Linkage to Care team.

·         Assist in data entry and analysis of findings and performance evaluation outcomes.

·         Attend biweekly Linkage to Care team meetings.

·         Complete and submit all necessary IPHA AmeriCorps paperwork and reports by pre-determined deadlines.

·         Attend all IPHA AmeriCorps trainings including orientation and team trainings.

·         Complete all IPHA AmeriCorps required National Days of Service projects.

·         Some local and out of town travel required. 

Click on the link below to view the full position description that includes requirements and preferred qualifications

Howard Brown Health

Health Education; Case Management- HIV/AIDS

AIDS Foundation of Chicago- Chicago

Position Focus: Health Education; Case Management

Host Site Information

AIDS Foundation of Chicago

200 West Jackson Blvd., Suite 2100

Chicago, IL 60606

www.aidschicago.org                                                         

Position Location: Same as Host Site Information Listed Above

Primary Responsibilities:

·         Conducts test result disclosure and post disclosure counseling.

·         Provides health education and individual risk reduction counseling sessions.

·         Participates in the HIV-VIP program to assist with connecting individuals to care services.

·         Offer clients local community and medical referrals as needed.

·         Documents all required information for reporting purposes.

·         Completes and tracks all data collection forms, testing logs, and folders weekly and turns them in a timely manner.

·         Performs workplace training in local businesses, social service agencies, shelters, etc., as needed.

·         Collaborates with partnerships and area service organizations to promote social support networks for HIV risk reduction, testing and counseling and other available services for at risk population.

·         Assist in conducting literature searches and reviews.

·         Provides assistance/ logistics support for capacity building trainings.

·         Utilizes developed media/press releases and educational advertisements to promote events.

·         Keeps abreast of current issues related to HIV through professional publications and research.

·         Plans and implements special events for affected population.

·         Promotes HIV-specific testing days.

·         Complete and submit all necessary IPHA AmeriCorps paperwork and reports by pre-determined deadlines.

·         Attend all IPHA AmeriCorps trainings including orientation and team trainings.

·         Complete all IPHA AmeriCorps required National Days of Service projects.

·         Some local and out of town travel required. 

Click on the link below to view the full position description that includes requirements and preferred qualifications

AIDS Foundation of Chicago

Emergency Preparedness and Communicable Disease

McLean County Health Department- Bloomington

Position Focus: Emergency Preparedness and Communicable Disease 

Host Site Information

McLean County Health Department

200 West Front Street

Bloomington, IL  61701

http://health.mcleancountyil.gov

Position Location: Same as Host Site Information Listed Above

Primary Responsibilities:

·         Learn Epi-Info system and upload MCHD forms into system.

·         Assist CD Program in developing and implementing an on-site PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) Clinic as part of an IDPH Demonstration Project.

·         Assist in planning and development of Zika related activities, communications, and education efforts to internal MCHD departments and the public.

·         Assist with West Nile Virus monitoring activities as requested.

·         Attend respective emergency preparedness and communicable disease meetings.

·         Upload forms/information from previous communicable disease investigations into Epi-Info system and, if time allows, develop training materials using previous communicable disease investigation materials.

·         Assist with vaccination campaigns, communicable disease investigations, and surveillance activities.

·         Assist with department and community bioterrorism and public health emergency preparedness (PHEP) programs and activities, developing/updating procedures, and the ongoing evaluation and revision of PHEP plans.

·         Assist with coordination of MCHD Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) unit: attend meetings, prepare meeting materials, and coordinate MRC volunteer recruitment and outreach activities.

·         Develop a social media/outreach toolkit for MCHD MRC recruitment/training.

·         Coordinate Summer Disaster Preparedness education programs for children.

·         Assist with planning for the 2018 Community Assessment for Public Health Emergency Response (CASPER).

·         Attend meetings of the McLean County Disaster Council, the ESF #8 Planning Team and the Access and Functional Needs Advisory Panel (AFNAP) as available.

·         Assist with the development of and/or preparation for bioterrorism and emergency preparedness-related exercises, conferences, presentations, webinars and meetings.

·         Assist with community events promoting health department services, including communicable disease and emergency preparedness.

·         Attend online, local and out-of-town assigned meetings and trainings.

·         During a public health emergency, serve as the POD volunteer coordinator.

·      Complete and submit all necessary IPHA AmeriCorps paperwork and reports by pre-determined deadlines.

·      Attend all IPHA AmeriCorps trainings including orientation and team trainings.

·      Complete all IPHA AmeriCorps required National Days of Service projects.

·      Some local and out of town travel required.

Click on the link below to view the full position description that includes requirements and preferred qualifications

McLean County Health Department

Vision and Eye Health

Illinois Eye Institute- Chicago

Position Focus: Vision and Eye Health

Host Site Information

Illinois Eye Institute

(Illinois College of Optometry)

3241 South Michigan Avenue

Chicago, IL 60616

www.illinoiseyeinstitute.org

Position Location:

IEI at Princeton

Princeton Elementary School

5125 South Princeton Avenue

Chicago, IL 60609

www.illinoiseyeinstitute.org/locations/iei-at-princeton

Primary Responsibilities:

·         Participate in entrance testing for eye exams- visual acuity, color vision, autorefraction, stereopsis, & tonometry.

·         Train volunteers as needed to assist in entrance testing.

·         Conduct corneal mapping with corneal topographer.

·         Learn how to take OCT’s and retinal fundus photos.

·         Assist in coordinating patient flow.

·         Contact families of children who failed vision screening and did not follow up to assist with scheduling exam.

·         Contact patients from mobile clinic to assist with recommended follow-up.

·         Complete and submit all necessary IPHA AmeriCorps paperwork and reports by pre-determined deadlines.

·         Attend all IPHA AmeriCorps trainings including orientation and team trainings.

·         Complete all IPHA AmeriCorps required National Days of Service projects.

·         Some local and out of town travel required. 

Click on the link below to view the full position description that includes requirements and preferred qualifications

Illinois Eye Institute

Health Education/Promotion

Erie Family Health Center- Evanston

Position Focus: Health Education/Promotion

Host Site Information

Erie Family Health Center: Evanston/Skokie

1285 Hartrey Avenue

Evanston, IL 60202

www.eriefamilyhealth.org

Position Location: Same as Host Site Information Listed Above

Primary Responsibilities:

·         Provide nutrition counseling to patients ranging from pediatrics to adults

·         Host workshops on various health topics to build awareness

·         Coordinate and facilitate Patient Support Group Meetings and Cooking Matters workshops

·         Create newsletters and health education bulletin board displays

·         Provide leadership onsite for Reach Out and Read program

·         Assist with appointment adherence and patient reminders

·         Educate new and existing clients on health center programs and resources

·         Assist patients with enrollment in health insurance and prescription assistance programs

·         Assist in community events promoting agency services

·         Assist with agency volunteer coordination and training

·         Participate in health fairs, awareness events, and community partnership and coalition meetings

·         Complete and submit all necessary IPHA AmeriCorps paperwork and reports by pre-determined deadlines.

·         Attend all IPHA AmeriCorps trainings including orientation and team trainings.

·         Complete all IPHA AmeriCorps required National Days of Service projects.

·         Some local and out of town travel required. 

Click on the link below to view the full position description that includes requirements and preferred qualifications

Erie Family Health Center- Evanston