Outreach Educator, Emergency Preparedness – San Diego
The Outreach Educator will promote the California For All Public Outreach and Education Campaign by providing emergency preparedness training and resources to diverse and vulnerable populations in the San Diego and Imperial counties. Outreach and education partnerships will focus on Community Based Organizations with an established relationship with vulnerable populations such as the refugee, immigrant, migrant farm worker, low income and senior populations.
1. OUTREACH/PUBLIC EDUCATION
- Receive Emergency Preparedness education and conduct community outreach workshops, to promote emergency preparedness awareness, risk reduction, and measures.
- Trains, recruits and organizes CBO teams to assist in promoting mitigation maintenance in specific community populations; plans and implements team activities and projects which organize vulnerable and underserved communities.
- Conducts focus groups on specific topics/needs assessment to establish and implement tailored emergency preparedness strategies.
- Gather and draft client “stories” to capture the challenges and achievement of those served.
2. Community Engagement
- Prepares exhibits, brochures, flyers, posters and other materials for presentation to the public, community agencies, support groups and emergency management professionals; works closely with community members in promoting events and outreach activities.
- Represents CCDSD and its programs at professional, community, and agency meetings and functions; participates on committees, advisory boards, task forces, etc., as appropriate.
3. Program development and EVALUATION
- Attends training sessions, meetings, conferences, etc., to enhance job knowledge and skills. Performs various office/administrative duties as necessary, including preparing comprehensive reports and correspondence, compiling, and analyzing data for reports, procuring supplies, maintaining files, etc.
- Reviews, selects and orders culturally appropriate educational material.
- Review identified gaps in emergency plans and provide recommendations regarding local solutions.
- Other duties as assigned.
4. AGENCY ENGAGEMENT/ PROCEDURES
- Follow established program protocols.
- Adhere to all agency policies and procedures.
- Submit program reports and statistics in a timely manner.
- Participate in departmental meetings, on-line webinars and other training opportunities.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
Bilingual English/Spanish preferred. Preferred Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university in Social Work or related field. Preferred, two years experience in social service position to the homeless, low income, or similar high-risk populations. Must be able to direct and train others. Possess strong organizational and time management skills. Computer literate with Microsoft Office Software. Possess passion and enthusiasm for the Mission and values of CCDSD
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
- Valid California Driver’s License
- Current automobile insurance
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform successfully the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision. Must be able to work comfortably on a desktop computer. Must be able to travel to various locations as required by program.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Schedule: M-F 8AM to 5PM – Full time 40/hours. Some off-hour work (early morning, evening, weekend).
Salary: $16.00 – $18.00 per hour
How to Apply
Email Resume to:
Catholic Charities Human Resources PO Box 121831 San Diego, CA 92112-1831