Work with adults in low-income families.
Under the supervision of the Healthy Homes Professional Educator and Family Consumer Science Issue Leader, to improve program participants’ home environments using teaching techniques learned through training.
Recruit and educate the State and County Health Department minimum participants per year.
Educate program participants individually and/or in small groups on the following subjects:
Home Safety, Home Lead awareness, Radon awareness, Home environmental hazards, and other home safety subjects as funding and grant applications permit. Work with diverse audiences and utilize a variety of educational delivery systems.
Develop long term connections within communities in efforts to expand and market our programs.
Key staff member responsible for program participant data entry.
Provide direct education to program participants in:
Primary Prevention of Lead Poisoning; Home Health Hazards; other subjects as “Healthy Homes” projects require. It is imperative that time is utilized that meets the needs of the program participants.
This may mean meeting with participants in the evenings, weekends, etc.
Evaluate program participant progress and schedule visits according to program participant needs and interests and program expectations.
Operate materials and equipment necessary to review home environment for health hazards as specified in the project grant or contracts: XRF machine; Lead particle cloths; soil sampling; etc.
All applications must be submitted online by
. Contact Bernadine Wiesen at
or 518-272-4210 for questions.
Associate's Degree and a minimum of 1 year of experience in Construction or applied Home Safety; or High School Diploma and and 2 years experience in Construction or applied Home Safety as acceptable to the EPS for certification purposes.
Ability to read and write uncomplicated English and to do arithmatic through fractions.
Computer skills applicable to data entry.
- Any kind of professional license or certification applicable to the position i.e.
- Fluent Spanish speaking and translation abilities
- Degree beyond High School in the areas of education, public health and social
Cornell Cooperative Extension is a collaboration among Cornell University, the United States Department of Agriculture, the State of New York, and the residents of New York State. Per NYS Law, county and regional extension service associations are subordinate governmental agencies. This employment opportunity is with the entities listed and not with Cornell University.
Individuals who bring a diverse perspective and are supportive of diversity are strongly encouraged to apply. EOE
Cornell University - 13 months ago