The Community Wellness Program Coordinator will lead the development and implementation of a Wellness Plan to address student and family obesity, social and emotional health, and school employee wellness through a variety of targeted strategies. This is a grant funded position based in a school based health clinic. The incumbent will partner closely with the Wellness Committee, school employees, and medical clinic staff.
- Lead the creation of a School Wellness plan that outlines strategies to address obesity, social/emotional health, and school employee wellness, in collaboration with the Wellness Committee, school employees, and medical clinic staff.
- Create, measure, and report on data metrics to track the program impact on student and employee health, including creating and administering pre-assessments, conducting regular follow-up assessments, and conducting a final assessment at the end of the project. Generate regular reports on program progress and status.
- Create and deliver bilingual wellness education materials and programs, including student take-home information, group health education sessions, classroom-based educational programs, school employee informational materials, and other outreach/educational materials.
- Actively promote wellness program to students, families, and staff, including promoting community resources such as counseling services, social support services, educational resources, medical resources, and others.
- Serve on the Wellness Committee; identify gaps in school programming and district policy and generate new ideas for increasing social supports for students and families. Meet regularly with the Wellness Committee to review assessment data, develop activities and strategies to include in the Wellness Plan, and to identify successes and challenges.
- Actively create and maintain partnerships with community resources to support Wellness program.
- Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Community Health, Nutrition, Education, or other related degree required.
- Demonstrated experience in program planning and design, specifically related to community health and wellness programs.
- Bilingual English-Spanish required.
- Knowledge of the health and social service systems in San Diego County is desired
- Strong skills in computer applications and software, including MS Office and Desktop publishing.
- Able to maintain good working relationships with employees, coworkers, and departments.
- Knowledge of effective education and training techniques and practices for both child-based learning and adult-based learning.
- Knowledge of current, evidence-based practices and programs relating to child and adult wellness, nutrition, chronic disease prevention, and exercise.
- Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, time-management skills, and strong motivation to meet deadlines and achieve goals.
- Strong verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with those who speak English as a second language.
- Ability to work effectively with customers from diverse social, cultural and economic groups.
- Ability to participate collaboratively with multi-disciplinary care team.
- Ability to use professional literature, evidence based research and continuing education content to make program decisions.
- Ability to create and deliver presentations to small and large groups.
Family Health Centers of San Diego - 20 months ago