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Graduate TA Position (Fall 2022)

UMass Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences

SPHHS is seeking a graduate teaching assistant for SPHHS 600 for fall 2022. This is a 5-hour per week position. SPHHS 600 is taught fully via Blackboard with no in-person meetings required. TA duties include conducting weekly office hours, grading homework assignments, and other tasks as assigned by the instructor.

Applicants must be a graduate student in the School of Public Health and Health Sciences.

To apply, please complete the following application form by the priority deadline of Aug. 24:  SPHHS 600 TA Application

If you have questions, please email cmccudden@umass.edu

Deadline: August 24, 2022
Posted: 1 day 6 min ago

Jobs

LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse)

Admiral Staffing

We are looking for a reliable LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse) to care for a Nursing Rehabilitation Center of a Busy Hospital.

You will also be working in Geriatric and Pediatric Units.

If you're a new graduate looking to gain pediatric or geriatric experience, This is a good position. If you are looking to get into Hospital roles, This is a good Position for you.

This is part of a Hospital so Union and Benefits are provided. 2-3% yearly salary provided.

Responsibilities

  • Record a patient’s medical history accurately
  • Take and record measurements of blood pressure, temperature, heart rate etc.
  • Observe patients under treatment to identify progress, side-effects of medications etc.
  • Monitor patients’ condition including fluid intake and output and compose patient charts
  • Assist ailing patients in daily necessary activities such as eating, bathing etc.
  • Administer injections, prescribed medications, enemas etc., clean and dress wounds and assist with other basic medical care tasks
  • Collect samples for lab testing as assigned
  • Provide emotional and psychological support when needed
  • Communicate with patients’ family or friends to provide advice, comfort and release instructions

** Multiple Shifts are available. ***

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Medical Specialty:

  • Geriatrics
  • Pediatrics

Physical Setting:

  • Long term care
  • Nursing home

Schedule:

  • 10 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Evening shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night shift
  • Rotating weekends
  • Weekend availability

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Brooklyn, NY: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Application Question(s):

  • Are you vaccinated?
  • Are you able to work every other weekend?

License/Certification:

  • LPN License (Required)

Work Location: One location

Interested students please email franci@admiralstaffinginc.com to apply

Deadline: December 17, 2022
Posted: 1 day 2 hours ago

Assistant Sports Performance Coach

Williston Northampton School

Assistant Sports Performance Coach, Williston Northampton School

The Assistant Sports performance coach will report to the Director of Sports Performance and the Athletic Director of the Williston Northampton School. 

Job Overview

The Assistant sports performance coach will be a vital piece of the Sports performance program and will implement evidence-based sports performance programs to large groups of student athletes working to enhance the speed, strength, and condition of the athlete while reducing the likelihood of injury in those student-athletes. The assistant sports performance coach must be an energetic, positive role model for high-school aged student athletes and must put the development young people before all else. The assistant sports performance coach must be able to convey necessary information, patterns and procedures to both beginners and to high level, future collegiate athletes.

Responsibilities and duties

  • -        Devotes full time and attention to improving the minds and athletic ability of Williston Northampton school’s student-athletes.
  • -        Complies with rules and regulations of the Williston Northampton School to ensure that each student athlete has a safe, effective and bountiful experience during their time in the Sports Performance
  • -         Assist the director of sports performance with the implementation (and possibly design) of sports performance programs for every varsity team, sub varsity team and a host of off-season athletes.
  • -        Work to provide each student athlete with a memorable experience that prepares them for their future endeavors as athletes and adults.
  • -        Ensure the health and safety of the student-athletes while administering sports performance programs and aid in monitoring each student-athletes development within the space.
  • -        Assist sport coaches to develop a cohesive, team first mentality within each team and maintain a professional working relationship with those coaches by providing feedback on their team
  • -        Maintain strong working relationship with Sports Medicine department to assist Director of Sports Performance implement rehabilitation protocols and return to sport programs.
  • -        Provide support to the Director of Sports Performance when it comes to set-up, break-down and cleanliness of the Sprots Performance facility.

Minimum Qualification

  • -        Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, preferably majoring in Exercise science or related field.
  • -        CPR/AED and First Aid certified.
  • -        Some experience in sports performance/strength and conditioning required.
  • -        Required to have or be working to hold certification in the field: National Strength and Conditioning Association, USA Weightlifting, or International Sport Sciences Association, etc.
  • -        Ability to work nights (3:00-8:30pm) and Saturdays.
  • -        Great oral, written, communication and leadership skills.
  • -        Strong understanding of physiological principals related to the field.
  • -        Ability to demonstrate and instruct specific skills/patterns related to the field.
  • -        Understanding of how to design, implement and sprots performance programs.
  • -        Must be critical thinker who is able to adapt and respond quickly when changes in situations arise.
  • -        Moderate to high movement and activity required; responsibilities include long periods of standing, walking, pulling, pushing, carrying etc.

 

*Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and contact information of three (3) professional references to Blapan@williston.com.

Blayne Lapan, CSCS
Director of Sports Performance
10th grade Dean
Athletics Assistant
The Williston Northampton School

Deadline: September 16, 2022
Posted: 1 day 10 hours ago

Boston Children's Hospital

At Boston Children’s Hospital, the quality of our care – and our inclusive hospital working environment – lies in the diversity of our people. With patients from local communities and 160 countries around the world, we’re committed to reflecting the spectrum of their cultures, while opening doors of opportunity for our team. Here, different talents pursue common goals. Voices are heard and ideas are shared. Join us, and discover how your unique contributions can change lives. Yours included.

Job Summary
*PER Positions are currently eligible for a Sign-on Bonus of $2,000 for full time positions (prorated for part-time positions)*

Hours: 40 hours/week, with rotating shifts between 7:00a – 8:00p

The Patient Experience Representative will be responsible for:

  • Patient Encounter Management:
    • Providing positive and effective customer service that supports unit operations
    • Collaborating with referring providers and practices
    • Obtaining required authorizations to compile patient and staff schedules
    • Scheduling patients and supporting the patient encounter
  • Check In / Check Out:
    • Greeting and directing patients, families and visitors
    • Monitoring daily schedule and coordinating flow with clinicians/supervisor
    • Reconciling payments and preparing deposits, providing record of transactions in Hospital systems
    • Facilitating and directing communication with Financial Counseling
  • Administrative:
    • Maintaining personal calendars for physician/supervisor
    • Scheduling meetings, programs and events
    • Recording and forwarding messages, triaging call for urgent information or services, initiating call for emergency services
    • Providing routine clerical support as needed
  • Process Improvement:
    • Actively contributing to departmental and organizational initiatives and projects with focus on continuous process improvement
    • Assisting in implementing change in internal systems and procedures

To qualify, you must have:

  • High School Diploma / GED required. Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Previous customer service or administrative experience preferred
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and provide empathy in difficult interpersonal situations
  • Ability to work with diverse internal and external constituencies

Boston Children’s Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, cell phone plan discounts and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.

Please note: During a public health emergency, individuals in this role may be expected to take on additional duties to respond to organizational needs.

Boston Children’s Hospital requires all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and Flu, (unless you are eligible for a medical or religious exemption).

Boston Children’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

 Learn more and apply

Deadline: September 2, 2022
Posted: 3 days 2 hours ago

West Springfield CARE Coalition

Quotes due: On or before August 19, 2022 at 10:00 A.M.

General Description

The Town of West Springfield is seeking to engage a Youth Cessation Facilitator to lead and teach four separate ten (10) week long cessation support group courses with a start date of September 1, 2022. Each cessation course will consist of weekly (1) hour sessions over the course of a ten week program for a total of forty (40) hours. Additionally, the successful applicant will also be responsible for preliminary tasks, including, advertising of the cessation support group sessions, recruiting participants, completion of the mandatory Not-on-Tobacco training, preparation of any related materials or handouts for the sessions, tracking attendance of participants, and distribution of certificates and awarding of gift cards. Workload associated with this request, inclusive of the sessions, training and any preliminary tasks, will require approximately one-hundred sixty (160) hours for the one (1) year contract. There will be an option to renew the contract for two consecutive one (1) year terms. This option is exercisable solely at the Town’s discretion.

The specific curriculum is designed to promote cessation and reduce tobacco use among adolescent smokers ages fourteen (14) through nineteen (19). At least one cessation group will be offered for adults. The selected Facilitator must register and successfully complete the Not-on-Tobacco Facilitator Training N-O-T (Not On Tobacco®) Youth Cessation Facilitator Training (lung.training) to be eligible to teach the curriculum. The training course takes approximately six (6) hours to complete. The cost for the training is $400.00 and is reimbursable halfway through the cessation courses (completion of twenty weeks) .

Depending on COVID restrictions at the time of awarding, the cessation sessions may be offered on-line, in-school, or outside of school at another location. Access to a reliable vehicle may be required. If the program is offered virtually, access to a laptop or computer shall be required.

All questions regarding this quote request should be submitted in writing to jflores@townofwestspringfield.com by August 12, 2022.

Responsibilities of Selected Facilitator

The Not-on-Tobacco Facilitator will be required to perform the following:

  1. Working under the general supervision of the West Springfield Director of Public Health;

  2. Registration and the successful completion of the six (6) hour on-line Not-on-Tobacco

    Facilitator training;

  3. Depending on COVID restrictions and transportation limitations, lead vape/tobacco

    cessation groups utilizing the NOT program with fidelity that may be offered on-line,

    in-school, or outside of school;

  4. Offer at least one cessation group for adults;

  5. Ability to work a flexible schedule, which may require night or weekend hours, equaling

    approximately four (4) hours a week to include facilitation of the group and ongoing

    outreach, recruitment, planning and communications;

  6. Foster positive group engagement, support, encouragement, and education on

    cessation using the American Lung Association’s NOT program;

  7. Prepare any necessary handouts, certifications of completion and maintain records;

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Deadline: August 19, 2022
Posted: 1 week 1 day ago

Massachusetts Public Health Association

The Massachusetts Public Health Association (MPHA) seeks a Public Policy Specialist to join our committed team of health equity advocates. This position can be based anywhere in Massachusetts, with some travel to MPHA’s office and the Massachusetts State House in Boston required.  

Mission and Organizational Overview 

MPHA, a statewide nonprofit organization, is a champion for public health in the Commonwealth. MPHA uses a combination of coalition organizing, community capacity building, advocacy, lobbying, and communications to change laws, policies, and systems and supports grassroots leaders to build greater power to influence the policymaking process.   

Promoting racial justice is a core component of MPHA’s work and identity. As MPHA pursues policy changes to promote health equity, we strive to confront the history of structural racism that has been embedded in public policy. MPHA’s Health Equity Policy Framework is an evolving document designed to guide us in addressing all forms of health inequities in our external work and internal practices. The framework places special emphasis on racial inequities because we believe that this injustice needs explicit attention.  

Position Summary 

The Public Policy Specialist will be a core part of a four-person Policy & Campaign Team working to advance MPHA’s health equity policy agenda. MPHA’s success depends on this small but excellent staff and its ability to work as a team. We believe that our ongoing success depends on a diversity of talents and lived experiences as we strive for greater health equity in Massachusetts. The selected candidate will have a fire in the belly for justice and liberation and be a bold advocate for fundamental systems change. They will value teamwork and strong connections with staff and allies. 

MPHA is a multi-issue organization. The Public Policy Specialist will work on a variety of public health policies with a focus on local public health. Familiarity with Massachusetts’ local public health system is not required but is a plus. As with all MPHA policy staff positions, issue areas of focus for the Public Policy Specialist may shift over time as MPHA’s policy agenda evolves. The position reports to the Deputy Director. 

Job Responsibilities 

  • Coalition management: play a key coordination role in MPHA-led coalition efforts, including managing coalition membership and relationships, meeting agendas, logistics, facilitation, and coalition communications in order to drive coalition advocacy.  
  • Advocacy coordination: coordinate advocacy activities, including State House and field outreach, advocacy events, panels for public hearings, etc., as needed in support of coalition and/or MPHA priority campaigns.  
  • Research and writing: research and draft materials to support MPHA advocacy, including testimony, reports, fact sheets, action alerts, and talking points. 
  • Policy tracking: track and analyze policy developments related to MPHA priorities, including monitoring the state budget, legislation, and regulations. 
  • Gather and synthesize information: represent MPHA with coalitions, community partners, and policymakers and synthesize information from external partners for MPHA staff and Policy Council in order to propel MPHA’s policy agenda forward. 
  • Execute other duties as assigned. 

Qualifications 

We understand that there are many paths to acquiring experience. Therefore, we welcome candidates from diverse and nontraditional backgrounds for this role, including those who have demonstrated transferable skills to carry out the major duties outlined in this job description. 

  • Trustworthy: able to build relationships and establish deep trust with folks across identities and socially assigned circumstances (e.g., race, class, religion, orientation, gender). 
  • Humble: able to listen well and support problem-solving processes grounded in the experiences of low-income communities and communities of color; willingness to adapt plans and make decisions that align with the goals and values of resident leaders. 
  • Persistent: able to allocate time across tasks within a timeline; willingness to follow up and follow through in order to maintain relationships with partners. 
  • Strong communicator and team player: Strong written and verbal communication skills, including experience translating complex policy topics for a variety of audiences. Ability to flex communication styles and methods for a variety of organizational cultures and settings. Comfortable with public speaking and facilitating challenging conversations. Great sense of humor. Rigor and high standards are complemented with an ability to encourage fun and contribute to a strong team internally and among coalition partners.  
  • Strategic: skilled at communicating in ways that build credibility, inspire, align people, and motivate action. Experience identifying the appropriate asks of individuals, creating commitments, and establishing mutual accountability.  
  • Highly organized and motivated: exceptionally well-organized with strong attention to detail. Ability and desire to work in a fast-paced environment, and ability to prioritize and switch gears quickly between multiple projects and subjects. Fast and enthusiastic learner interested in growing knowledge in a wide variety of topic areas. 
  • Minimum of 2-4 years of experience working in community, legislative, labor, or public policy campaigns. A graduate degree may be substituted for professional experience.  
  • Knowledge of the Massachusetts local public health system or experience with municipal government preferred but not required. 

MPHA is an equal opportunity employer committed to a workplace that reflects the diversity of the people of Massachusetts. We make a particular effort to recruit people of color to apply. 

To apply:  

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Individuals interested in applying should visit: https://www.tfaforms.com/4997960. You will be asked to complete some basic application information and provide a cover letter and resume.   

Learn more and apply

Deadline: August 31, 2022
Posted: 3 weeks 2 days ago

Human In Common

About

Human In Common is a small, woman-owned business dedicated to teaching kills for dismantling racism, interrupting sexual harassment and violence, and creating workplaces and communities rooted in diversity, equity and inclusion. We provide compassionate, interactive diversity training as well as assessments and consultation to non-profits, municipalities, schools and businesses. We are dedicated to empowering our clients with the skills and tools to make their organizations and communities more diverse,equitable and inclusive. Founded in 2018, we are a fast-growing company that is looking to expand out team. 

Job description

We are seeking a full time diversity specialist with the primary responsibility of co-facilitating our trainings. Additional responsibilities may include facilitating focus groups, providing consultation to clients, and other tasks to assist with the operations of the company as assigned. We will train you in our facilitation method. A recipe hat combines empathy, data, skill-building, tools and templates, scenarios and sits, policies and practices. People of color are strongly encouraged to apply!


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Deadline: Until filled
Posted: 1 month 1 day ago

Tewksbury Hospital

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Clinical Dietitian I provides overall nutrition care to patients and is considered an entry-level role.  Assures that the nutritional needs of the individual patients are being met and that all documentation as it relates to the patient’s nutritional status is complete and accurate.  Plans and administers activities related to resident/patient nutrition care, complying with the standards established by Aramark Healthcare, regulatory agencies, and clients. Establishes and maintains effective multidisciplinary relationships to provide a unified approach to patient/resident care.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

•    Maintains dietetic registration, government-required credentials and/or licensure and continuing education requirements
•    Conducts patient nutrition assessment on a population of varying levels of acuity patients
•    Scope of practice may include both In-Patients (hospitalized) and Out-Patients (community/clinic-based)
•    Manages the development and implementation plan for nutrition intervention in accordance with the Nutrition Care Process
•    Conducts rounding to drive patient satisfaction
•    Assesses educational needs and the presence of barriers to learning
•    Provides nutrition counseling for individuals and groups, taking into consideration any adaptations to teaching methods necessary to meet patient learning needs
•    Utilizes assessment and evaluation techniques that consider the varied needs of age-specific populations as well as cultural, religious, and ethnic concerns
•    Evaluates achievement of learning objectives by the patient and/or family
•    Provides appropriate follow-ups in accordance with the patient’s treatment goals, referring patients for outpatient counseling, community, or home health services as appropriate
•    Delivers strong operational performance by executing against Aramark Healthcare and regulatory agency standards and programs, continually monitoring operations, and completing assessments and necessary action plans to provide optimal nutrition care and meal service to patients/residents
•    Works cooperatively with medical staff as well as food and nutrition services staff to ensure conformance to prescribed nutrition care orders
•    Provides education that ensures compliance with food safety, sanitation, and overall workplace safety standards
•    Provides appropriate and timely documentation that summarizes the nutrition care plan in a patient’s medical record, including nutrition assessment, diagnosis, plan, implementation, and progress towards goals
•    Maintains clinical productivity standards and accurate record keeping of daily clinical activities, including information for scheduling and billing
•    Demonstrates accountability for the proper use of patients’ protected health information

This job profile does not contain a comprehensive listing of all required activities, duties, or responsibilities. Job duties, responsibilities and activities may change, or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.

QUALIFICATIONS

•    Requires a bachelor’s degree at an accredited institution with course work accredited or approved by the appropriate nutrition and dietetics agencies
•    Earn and maintain applicable certifications, registrations, licenses, credentials and continuing education requirements by the appropriate accredited local agencies
•    Formal eligibility to practice dietetics in geographic location where applicable

Conditions of employment include busy hospital and outpatient settings, from patient rooms/floors to kitchen/serving areas.

Position looking to be filled ASAP

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Deadline: Until filled
Posted: 1 month 1 day ago

National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health

We will have a contractor position available very soon for a public health scientist to provide epidemiologic leadership and technical expertise for the PATH Study team at NIDA. This individual will contribute to the PATH Study through study planning, decision-making, problem-solving, and strategic analysis. This person will also provide leadership on behalf of the NIDA PATH Study Team on various working groups to develop scientific research goals for the study as well as analytic strategies. In addition, this individual will be facilitating communications and collaborations with other NIH institutes and Department agencies. This position also provides opportunities for analyzing, interpreting, communicating, documenting, and presenting epidemiologic data and results to a variety of audiences and to advise senior project staff on scientific progress and study decisions.

We are seeking candidates with either a doctorate in Epidemiology or related health-science field with a minimum of two years of experience working on large-scale epidemiological research or an MPH in Epidemiology with minimum of seven years of related experience. Preference will be for candidates with analytic skills and experience using statistical software such as SAS, SPSS, Stata, R, and/or Mplus to analyze large and complex datasets. This individual will also have documented leadership role in conducting and/or managing epidemiologic research as well as a publication record commensurate with experience. To perform well with the team, the candidate is required to have strong interpersonal and communications skills, exceptional attention to details, the ability to work both independently and collaboratively, experience with collaborative and project management tools, and excellent writing skills.

This position is a full-time (40h/week), long-term contract position. While the study and team are based at the NIDA headquarters in Bethesda, MD, we also offer flexible working arrangements, including remote work.

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Deadline: August 31, 2022
Posted: 1 month 1 day ago

National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health

We will have a contractor position available very soon for a public health scientist to provide epidemiologic leadership and technical expertise for the PATH Study team at NIDA. This individual will contribute to the PATH Study through study planning, decision-making, problem-solving, and strategic analysis. This person will also provide leadership on behalf of the NIDA PATH Study Team on various working groups to develop scientific research goals for the study as well as analytic strategies. In addition, this individual will be facilitating communications and collaborations with other NIH institutes and Department agencies.

This position also provides opportunities for analyzing, interpreting, communicating, documenting, and presenting epidemiologic data and results to a variety of audiences and to advise senior project staff on scientific progress and study decisions.

This position is a full-time (40h/week), long-term contract position. While the study and team are based at the NIDA headquarters in Bethesda, MD, we also offer flexible working arrangements, including remote work.

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Deadline: August 31, 2022
Posted: 1 month 1 week ago

Bay State Community Services

Who We Are
Bay State Community Services strives to seek and provide services that promote the emotional and social well-being of the people and communities we serve. Bay State Community Services has provided innovative, responsive, and accessible programming designed to recognize the importance of individual dignity, family involvement to communities for over 100 years.
Be a part of a mission that focuses on empowering, affirming and fostering assistance to vulnerable and high- risk populations.

Job Summary
We are looking for a Public Health Specialist to join our statewide team. This Public Health Specialist will work with community coalition coordinators offering guidance, information, and support to help them improve community health and promote racial and health equity throughout their work. You will be responsible for working 1-on-1 with coordinators and their coalitions to identify areas of need/support and then create and deliver individualized services to meet their needs and build capacity. This includes sharing information, experience, and resources, as well as helping coordinators identify strengths and challenges and think through solutions. You will also work with the rest of the team to develop and revise materials and resources; organize meetings, trainings, and virtual peer-to-peer learning opportunities; and prepare and deliver presentations.

*****Applicants should reside in Massachusetts, USA.

What You Will Be Doing to Make a Difference

  • Work with community coalitions and their coordinators to provide training, resources, and guidance to meet their needs and support their work, in areas including strategic planning, partnership building, racial and health equity, policy and systems change, program implementation, communications and evaluation.
  • Contribute to the development of materials and resources centered on community based health
  • Make active contributions as part of a collaborative team, and take on leadership roles as needed
  • Participate actively in regular team meetings, providing input on community needs and emerging issues
  • Plan and facilitate conversations, meetings, events, trainings, and peer-to-peer learning opportunities (virtual and in-person) that are useful and interesting to coordinators and other prevention providers in the state
  • Develop and deliver presentations on current topics at trainings and other meetings
  • Communicate effectively and develop and maintain positive relationships with community coordinators, local officials, statewide leaders and colleagues
  • Collaborate with others in the state’s prevention system, including evaluators, consultants, and state-level contract managers, to develop and deliver the most useful and effective services and resources for grantees
  • Work closely with statewide team to develop strategies for addressing needs and gaps in community-based prevention services
  • Maintain up-to-date documentation of services provided in database, and meet other reporting requirements

Bay State Community Services (BSCS) recognized the hard work and dedication of our staff and has developed a comprehensive benefit package to support you and your family.

!!Benefits Begin On Your First Day of Employment!!

  • Important Health and Welfare Benefits
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield Health and Dental Insurance
  • Eye-Med Vision Benefits
  • Employer Paid Life and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Medical Flexible Spending Account and Dependent Care Account
  • Employee Assistance Program

Generous Paid Time Off
35 Days Paid Time Off (15 Vacation Days, 12 Holidays and 8 Sick Days)

Additional Benefits

  • Retirement Plan 403(b) (employer match after the first year of employment)
  • Opportunities for Reduced Tuition for Clinical Master's Degree
  • Opportunities for Student Loan Forgiveness
  • Mileage reimbursement


Extensive Training Program

  • Monthly Agency Wide Trainings (includes CEU's for obtaining/retaining license - LMHC, LMFT, LADC, CARC, LCSW and LICSW)
  • Supervision for Licensure and Specializations
  • Immediate Access to Comprehensive Online Self-Paced CEU Trainings
  • Opportunities for Certification in Evidence Based Practices

Requirements
** Please note that skills and abilities will be considered more critically than education


Bachelor’s degree and 10 years of relevant experience in a related field
Master’s degree and 3-5 years of relevant experience
Knowledge of current practices and issues in the field of community health, public health and substance use prevention (or an interest and ability to learn about these things)
Prior leadership experience preferred
Ability to work with diverse communities and offer culturally and linguistically appropriate services
Experience promoting collaborations and partnerships within and/or across agencies and communities
Comfortable with technology
Valid MA driver’s license with acceptable driving record. Having a vehicle with current proof of insurance is a plus, but not required, as long as you have the ability to travel throughout Massachusetts, mainly on the Southeast Coast, and attend biweekly meetings in Waltham
Acceptable CORI and SORI background record check as required by program

Bay State Community Services is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing an environment free from bias, discrimination, or harassment of any kind, and mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all qualified applicants and teammates without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Bay State Community Services believes diversity, inclusion, and social justice are actions of integrity and respect, and as such Bay State Community Services seeks to operationalize policies, procedures and systems that support a talented, and diverse workforce.

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Deadline: October 31, 2022
Posted: 1 month 1 week ago

THE TOWN OF HADLEY

This is a part-time non-benefited position for up to 9 hours per week with the Town of Hadley through the Board of Health. Pay range is $15-20.00 per hour. Email resume and letter of interest to hr@hadleyma.org or apply through the town website. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. A complete job description is located on the town website www.hadleyma.org.

The Health Inspector performs a wide variety of inspection and  enforcement activities in compliance with State, Federal, and local regulations, and laws to protect the health of the community. The Health Inspector is customer service oriented and will perform food inspections and may assist with complaints and will perform other duties as assigned.

Ideal candidates will have a Degree in Environmental Science or Health or Public Health ; or any equivalent combination of education and progressively responsible experience, with additional work experience substituting for the required education on a year for year basis. Preferred credentials include Registered Sanitarian; Certification in Pool and Spa Operations;  Food Manager Certification; Large Animal Inspector Certification;  HACCP training.

Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license or obtain one prior to employment and be able to travel independently in the Town. Call 413-586-3354 if you have any questions.

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Deadline: August 31, 2022
Posted: 1 month 3 weeks ago

Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation – New York

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION:

The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation, Inc is a national non‐profit organization dedicated to finding the cure for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis as well as improving the quality of life of children and adults affected by these diseases. They fund cutting‐edge studies at major medical institutions, nurture investigators at the early stages of their careers, and finance underdeveloped areas of research. In addition, our educational workshops and programs, along with our scientific journal, Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, enable medical professionals to keep pace with this rapidly growing field. Crohn's & Colitis Foundation's core values of compassion, integrity, leadership, collaboration, and inclusion inspire and drive every member of its highly performing team.

ABOUT THE POSITION:

The Executive Director provides overall leadership and management for the New York chapter with a focus on engaging the team, volunteers, donors and the community in advancing this important mission. More specifically, the Executive Director drives and actively participates in fundraising activities including individual and foundation major gifts, events‐based fundraising, and other revenue. They will collaborate with leadership volunteers to harness their passion and skills and cultivate additional partnerships and alliances to promote growth and awareness in the community. Reporting to the Area Vice President, the Executive Director travels throughout the market area to meet with constituents and serve as a key leader for the Foundation with volunteers and supporters.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Leadership and Chapter Management

  • Build a compelling vision for the chapter aligned with the organization’s goals and collaborate with volunteer leaders and staff to achieve it.

  • Serve as the lead fundraiser for a $6‐7 MM fundraising target with a focus on individual major gifts and special events.

  • Recruit, retain, and develop a strong, talented, and diverse team of 6‐7 for the chapter and ensure a culture of camaraderie and open communication locally and nationally.

  • Direct administration of chapter financials, budget and operational plans to meet overall chapter performance guidelines.

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Deadline: August 31, 2022
Posted: 1 month 3 weeks ago

Health Resources in Action

Brief Overview: 

We are seeking a motivated, self-starting, full-time Senior Manager to join HRiA’s Health and Racial Equity team.

Position Description: 

This person will play a key role in advancing HRiA’s health and racial equity work through capacity-building, community mobilization, and community power-building. This is an exciting opportunity to help build HRiA’s capacity to employ community engagement practices throughout the organization and to support the cluster’s projects and initiatives to improve public health and advance health and racial equity. The Senior Manager will have the potential to contribute to many public health projects at HRiA and be responsible for the design and delivery of a range of practices to engage with community members, local and state health departments and other government agencies, community-based organizations, advocates, and other stakeholders

Duties and Responsibilities: 

Management

  • Coordinate a cross-disciplinary team of staff, consultants, and partners.
  • Plan and facilitate discussions and conversations with staff and leaders of community- and faith-based organizations, public health organizations, state and local health departments, municipal officials, funders/foundations, and/or other stakeholders and sectors.
  • Communicate effectively, efficiently, and appropriately with team members and team leads, and the HRiA supervisor.
  • Recruit and manage a cadre of part-time, temporary staff or consultants who will assist with mobilization and outreach efforts across Massachusetts.

Project Work

  • Lead capacity building efforts with partners and clients, including developing and providing technical assistance, consultation, and training.
  • Identify creative opportunities to more intentionally center community and make space for and amplifying community voice, including designing and leading appropriate and community-specific engagement strategies (e.g., community conversations, 1:1 meetings, trust building activities, community-led/ community-partnered solution development, focus groups, etc.).
  • Leverage existing networks and build relationships and connections in community
  • Develop and implement facilitative methods that are reflective of the lived experiences and identities of individuals being asked to participate in community engagement activities.

Candidate Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least eight years of professional experience working with community- or faith-based organizations or other public health or health care organizations or, for candidates without a Bachelor’s degree, ten or more years of similar professional experience.
  • Fluency or proficiency in a language other than English (e.g., Spanish, Portuguese, Haitian Kreyol, Mandarin, Cantonese, among others) strongly preferred.
  • Commitment to and understanding of health and racial equity and strong understanding of the root causes of inequities and how racism is a public health crisis.
  • Demonstrated experience in community engagement, relationship building, and connection to community-based networks.

Learn more and apply

 

Deadline: August 30, 2022
Posted: 1 month 3 weeks ago

Public Health Institute of Western MA

The Public Health Institute of Western Massachusetts is hiring for a Senior Research Associate. Position and application details can be found on our website at https://www.publichealthwm.org/who-we-are/join-our-team.

Senior Research Associate - Brief Position Summary:

The Public Health Institute of Western Massachusetts’ (PHIWM) Senior Research Associate (listed on Baystate Health website as “Community Health Planning/Research Consultant) is accountable for overseeing, developing, implementing, and conducting evaluation, data analysis, and assessment projects in alignment with the organization’s efforts to foster health equity. The evaluation projects will focus on a variety of types of project, including direct service programs, systems and policy change, and collective impact. The position will require expertise in evaluation planning and implementation, as well as, quantitative assessment methods. The Senior Research Associate will cultivate and strengthen strategic community partnerships and alliances between local, regional, and state-level coalitions and advocacy organizations; community-based nonprofit corporations; and business, social, educational, and health entities.

About the Public Health Institute of Western MA

The Public Health Institute of Western Massachusetts provides skills, expertise and experience to create successful public health campaigns and sustainable system changes to improve health and well-being in Western MA. Through partnerships, we build on community assets and build community capacity to foster health equity. Our services include Research and Assessment, Coalition-building, Program Evaluation, and Health Policy Development.

Deadline: August 30, 2022
Posted: 1 month 3 weeks ago

The University of Vermont

The Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences at the University of Vermont seeks a Clinical Assistant Professor in Dietetics. This 9-month, non-tenure track, position involves undergraduate and graduate teaching, clinical supervision and service in support of the ACEND accredited undergraduate and graduate programs in Dietetics. The effective date of the position is August 22, 2022.

The candidate must have an RDN, and at minimum an earned MS and preferably a doctoral degree (e.g., Ph.D., Dr.P.H., Sc.D.) in a relevant field such as nutrition, education and/or public health. The successful candidate will be expected to teach in the undergraduate Dietetics program, run the undergraduate Practicum program, advise undergraduates, coordinate clinical relationships across the state of Vermont, collaborate closely with the undergraduate DPD director and the MS in Dietetics director on matters related to clinical collaborations and rotations. There are also professional contribution and service expectations. Teaching responsibilities will include Clinical Nutrition 1 and 2, and additional teaching responsibilities may include but are not limited to Nutrition in the Life Cycle, Nutrition Education & Counseling, and Food Service Management.

Also, the successful applicant will be expected to develop service-learning courses and to collaborate with colleagues in Nursing and Health Sciences and the UVM Medical Center on courses, internships, and practicum. The department is keenly interested in diversifying its faculty and encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds. The dietetic programs at UVM approach nutrition from a weight-inclusive perspective. Successful candidates will demonstrate knowledge of, and commitment to, a weight-inclusive approach.

Applicants must submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, and a teaching philosophy that conveys the applicant’s vision on teaching and learning, as well as how they will incorporate required dietetics learning objectives (KRDNs) into their courses when necessary. Applicants are requested to include in their cover letter information about how they will further the University’s goal of fostering diversity and inclusiveness on campus, as well as how they will integrate weight inclusivity into their teaching or practice of dietetics. Applicants are also expected to submit a separate statement on how they will contribute to Our Common Ground and advancing diversity and inclusive excellence at the University of Vermont.

Members of the University of Vermont community embrace and advance the values of Our Common Ground: Openness, Respect, Responsibility, Integrity, Innovation, and Justice. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to the ideals of accessibility, inclusiveness, and academic excellence as reflected in the tenets of Our Common Ground. To learn more about Our Common Ground please visit: https://www.uvm.edu/president/our-common-ground.
 

Applications must be submitted online at www.uvmjobs.com, position #00025978. Please submit the names and email addresses of three references in the application. Questions may be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Lizzy Pope, Nutrition and Food Sciences Dept., 109 Carrigan Drive, 254 MLS, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont 05405 (efpope@uvm.edu). Evaluation of applications will begin on June 10, 2022 and will continue until suitable candidates are identified.

Founded in 1791, UVM has been called one of the “public ivies” and is consistently ranked as one of the top public universities in the United States. Interested candidates are encouraged to visit the UVM-NFS website: www.uvm.edu/nfs and the city of Burlington, Vermont website: http://www.burlingtonvt.gov/.

The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category legally protected by federal or state law. The University encourages applications from all individuals who will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution.

Learn more and apply

Deadline: August 22, 2022
Posted: 2 months 1 week ago

Berkshire Regional Planning Commission (BRPC)

The Public Health program seeks one or more public health planners to contribute to a broad scope of dynamic and complex public health programs for the Berkshire region. These positions will provide staff support for the planning and implementation of a range of significant public health projects, that may include:

  • Equity and Wellness Planning
  • Community Health Improvement Planning
  • Public Health Emergency Planning and Response

In addition to assisting with planning and implementation activities, the planners will work with other staff to support community outreach and engagement, grant writing, meeting support, updating and maintaining contact and training lists, and updating social media accounts and websites.

The successful candidate is a highly engaged and creative problem solver, familiar with a variety of current issues in public health, especially related to the social determinants of health, and should demonstrate an understanding of public health planning and implementation, be familiar with public health and health research and adaptation of recommendations at the community level and possess effective communication and writing skills. The candidate must also have familiarity working within the Microsoft Office platform.

Minimum requirements: Master's degree in Public Health, Community Health, Planning, or a closely related field. Six years' relevant experience may be substituted instead of a Master's. Experience in implementing public health initiatives at the local community health level, equity and wellness, or emergency planning is a plus. Candidates must have a valid driver's license and access to a private vehicle.

The starting salary range is $49,894-$56,475 with a very attractive benefits package. The minimum workweek is 35 hours with flex time available. Currently, employees must work in BRPC's Pittsfield, Massachusetts office two days per week. Telework is permitted at other times.

Submit a cover letter and resume to info@berkshireplanning.org by email only.

Position description can be found here 

Please include the phrase Public Health Planner in the subject line of your email. No telephone calls. Position available immediately until filled. EOE/Smoke and Drug- free Workplace.

 

 

Deadline: Until filled
Posted: 2 months 3 weeks ago

Silent Spring Institute

We seek a versatile research assistant to contribute to innovative environmental health studies in a community-engaged context. We study chemicals linked to breast cancer, including PFAS and other hormone disrupting chemicals in consumer products and everyday environments. 

Great opportunity to learn about public interest science! We are proud to train a new generation for careers in environmental health.

Responsibilities:    

Our research assistant positions require great versatility in support of the Institute’s transdisciplinary research and our communications, community engagement, and policy programs. Specific responsibilities are tailored to the particular qualifications of each individual.  Examples of activities:

  • Support ongoing studies: develop and follow study protocols, operate environmental sampling equipment, develop sample tracking systems, interact with co-investigators and study participants, schedule meetings, and prepare meeting summaries.
  • Provide research support, including literature review and assistance in preparation of presentations and manuscripts.
  • Help to prepare presentations, manuscripts, and proposals for federal and foundation grants.
  • If you have data analysis skills: Use R for data management and quantitative analysis for environmental exposure data and environmental health literacy studies 
  • If you have software engineering skills: Use Python to support AI projects to discover chemicals that match the biological activity of endocrine disruptors, or use Ruby on Rails or React to develop tools for exposure science.
  • For applicants with chemistry and biology skills: Compile and analyze toxicity information from a variety of sources. 
  • If you are an excellent science writer: Develop individual exposure reports for study participants using the Digital Exposure Report-Back Interface (DERBI). 
  • Opportunities to author peer-reviewed articles.
  • Speak about environmental health issues with community audiences.  

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher with excellent academic record in a relevant field. 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • High energy, creativity, curiosity, attention to accuracy, ability to work independently within a multidisciplinary team.
  • Commitment to careful and impartial research in a context of partnership between scientists and the public.

Learn more and apply

Deadline: Until filled
Posted: 3 months 1 week ago

Silent Spring Institute

Job overview:

We are a collaborative multi-disciplinary team with expertise in exposure science, epidemiology, toxicology, chemistry, social science, and communications. We lead studies funded by the National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and collaborate with investigators at Harvard, UC Berkeley, the Environmental Protection Agency, and elsewhere. Our current research initiatives focus on drinking water contamination, environmental links to breast cancer and asthma, exposure to endocrine disrupting compounds, high-throughput chemical toxicity testing, and community-engaged research. This study coordinator/research assistant position will focus on study coordination, data management, data analysis, and community engagement for novel studies of chemical exposures and toxicity. This position will also involve public communications and proposal development. Our research positions require great versatility in support of the Institute’s transdisciplinary research.  

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate recruitment and data collection for study of PFAS health effects in young children in communities with a history of water contamination: develop and follow study protocols, develop sample tracking systems, and interact with study participants.
  • Provide support for other ongoing studies on household exposures.
  • Conduct data management and quantitative analysis for environmental exposure data in a range of environmental media, for instance to support a crowdsourced biomonitoring study and novel metabolomics analyses.  
  • Compile and analyze results from nationwide drinking water data to evaluate environmental justice disparities in contaminant exposure related to drinking water quality.
  • Compile and analyze toxicity information from a variety of sources. 
  • Develop novel approaches to data exploration and visualization and help develop web applications to communicate findings.
  • Provide research support, including literature review, assistance in preparation of presentations and manuscripts.
  • Opportunities to author peer-reviewed articles.
  • Speak about environmental health issues with community organizations.  
  • Support proposal preparation for federal and foundation grants.
  • Some travel.  Some evening and weekend responsibilities, for example, at public events.

Qualifications and skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree or MPH/MS in public health, environmental health (or related field) and/or equivalent work experience. 
  • Proficiency in using computer applications for word processing, data entry and storage (such as REDCap), spreadsheet preparation, and statistical analysis (such as R).
  • Excellent academic record; math, statistics, biology, chemistry, and public health coursework an asset.  
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • High energy, creativity, curiosity, attention to accuracy, and ability to work independently within a multidisciplinary team.  
  • Commitment to careful and impartial research in a context of partnership between scientists and the public.

Learn more and apply

Deadline: Until filled
Posted: 3 months 1 week ago

Silent Spring Institute

Job overview:

Silent Spring Institute is hiring a study coordinator for a major study of health effects associated with PFAS exposures from drinking water in two communities in Massachusetts. This is a full-time position (around 15 months) with effort initially focused in Hyannis, MA, and expanding to include Ayer, MA, in summer 2022. The study is part of the PFAS Multi-Site Health Study, funded and coordinated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Silent Spring is partnering with the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Eastern Research Group, and community partner organizations. The results of this study will be combined with results from six other states. This is an exciting opportunity to play a critical role in a major public health study that will advance our understanding of PFAS health effects.

Responsibilities:

  • Play a leadership role on a nationally-recognized, multidisciplinary team as we investigate the health effects that may occur in communities with a history of PFAS drinking water contamination.
  • Contribute to and oversee recruitment of 1,300 participants (adults and children) and data collection in field offices in Hyannis and Ayer.
  • Implement standardized techniques for collecting biospecimens, body measurements, and interview data and train research staff on study protocols.
  • Conduct interviews and neurobehavioral assessments with study participants.
  • Oversee data management in REDCap and implementation of data entry protocols.
  • Assist the principal investigator with updating human research ethics approvals and writing progress reports. Opportunity to contribute to writing manuscripts and developing presentations for diverse scientific, policy, and lay audiences. 
  • Coordinate regular communications and meetings among members of the study team and with community advisory boards, and help organize community events.
  • Responsibilities will include some evenings and weekends.

Qualifications and skills:

The ideal candidate would be a team player with demonstrated leadership skills, well-organized, detail-oriented, comfortable with diverse types of people, have excellent communications skills, and share a dedication to rigorous science in the public interest.

Learn more and apply

Deadline: Until filled
Posted: 3 months 1 week ago

LAMOUR Clinic

JOB SUMMARY:

The Human Resources Assistant, under supervision, performs a variety of tasks in the human resources department. The HR tasks include the receipt, distribution and processing of personnel documents, maintaining personnel files, tracking employee compliance with supervision as well as training requirements, filing periodic training reports and collecting data to report to managers. The Assistant is responsible for general operational duties and administration for the company’s human resources needs. Will assist with a variety of general administrative duties including maintaining social media, assisting with recruiting and marketing, credentialing possible new employees and re-credentialing current staff, new hire orientation, and additional duties as needed for the day to day operation of the Human Resources Department and to provide support to the manager in the Human Resource Department. Must be a team player and able to work independently.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED AND EXPERIENCE:

Preferred Degree: BA OR BS in Healthcare Administration, Human Resources, and experience with Healthcare Administration experience, having both would be helpful. Minimum 2+ years of recent administrative support experience. 

Must be culturally and linguistically competent, bilingual a plus; Haitian Creole, Portuguese Creole, Spanish, Vietnamese, Chinese, Cambodian 

Learn more and apply

Deadline: October 30, 2022
Posted: 4 months 1 week ago

Massachusetts General Hospital

GENERAL SUMMARY/ OVERVIEW STATEMENT:  

Under general supervision, schedules and performs Magnetoencephalography (MEG) Studies and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) studies using a magnetic resonance device.  The Neurophysiology Technician will prepare patients, position them, set imaging parameters, perform computer processing, and display images.  Obtains insurance pre-approval when scheduling and sends the finalized imaging reports to referring clinicians. Selects appropriate imaging protocol for patient studies. Performs quality assurance scans as required. Demonstrates the ability to work cohesively as a team member within the MEG & MRI Departments. The incumbent will work closely with the MEG & MR physicists and Medical Director at the A.A. Martinos Center to test and troubleshoot the MEG and MRI systems for research and clinical use. 

BRIEF PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Works with patients’ family, insurance carriers, and referring clinicians to schedule and perform MEG imaging tests.
  • Operate the MEG and MRI scanners for data recording. This includes placement of high-density EEG cap, and assess quality of EEG recording. 
  • Facilitate the use of the MEG laboratory for multiple research groups. 
  • Assist in maintaining the MEG equipment, including daily tuning of the sensors, transfer of liquid Helium, and interfacing with the system manufacturer and related vendors. 
  • Conduct user training for MEG users, instructing and helping researchers in preparing and troubleshooting specific experimental setups for their MEG studies. 
  • Support users and other research staff during subject preparation, data acquisition, in applying insurance approval and in understanding insurance policies. 
  • Support of electronic equipment for acquisition and stimulus systems in MEG and MRI systems.
  • Works closely with the Medical Director at the Center to help educate the large Principal Investigator community about upcoming software and hardware changes.
  • Performs scheduled quality control procedures on MEG & MRI scanners and other related equipment. Records QA results as required. Reports any potential equipment related problems to supervisor as necessary.

SKILLS & COMPETENCIES REQUIRED: 

  • Mental/visual ability to operate complex electronic equipment and instrumentation and perform quality control procedures on equipment.
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills in order to work with staff who have various degrees of medical and technical experience.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to provide appropriate care to various age populations.
  • Must be able to read, write and effectively communicate in English.

Learn more and apply

Deadline: September 9, 2022
Posted: 4 months 1 week ago

Internships

Mothers’ Milk Bank Northeast

Fall and Spring opportunities

Newton, MA

Do you want to make a difference in the lives of fragile babies? Come join our dedicated team who works hard every day to ensure that babies who need donor breastmilk can access it. Human donor milk has been proven to be prevent against certain potentially deadly and debilitating diseases that premature infants are particularly susceptible to. At the Mothers' Milk Bank Northeast, you will be a critical player, working to manage incoming donations of frozen human milk, process and pasteurize the milk in a small, clean lab setting, and help with shipping it to our hospital clients. We can teach you everything you need to know to be successful here. The ability to work on your feet for several hours at a time, lift up to 30 lbs., have strong computer skills and attention to detail is all that is required. A positive attitude and good sense of humor are big plusses.

You will learn what it takes to protect infant health by following careful protocols in our processing lab and documenting the work diligently in case there are any health-related issues later. You will learn about nonprofit operations, public health, the needs of families who have vulnerable infants, and the generosity of families who share what they can to help each other. We are a small nonprofit which means you will have the opportunity to get to know everyone at the organization and learn about a wide variety of roles in mission driven settings and the challenges and successes of a workplace dedicated to making a difference. Come join us, share your talents, your interests, your ideas and let’s improve the health of vulnerable babies together.

Mothers’ Milk Bank Northeast is located in Newton, MA, close to the UMass Amherst Mt. Ida campus. This is an in-person position, flexible shifts but 30 (or more) hours per week preferred.

Paid $15 per hour.
Learn more about us and our mission on our website: https://milkbankne.org/
Contact: Deborah Youngblood, Executive Director with resume at Deb@milkbankne.org

Deadline: September 30, 2022
Posted: 1 month 1 day ago

Life Science Cares

Life Science Cares is an impact focused organization partnering with life science companies to funnel their time, talent, and treasure to nonprofits tackling poverty in the cities in which we operate.

We currently operate in Boston, Philadelphia, San Diego, and the bay area. This role would be working with our Executive Director and board in the Philadelphia chapter.

This internship is an opportunity for a student to have a critical role in our chapter's growth here in Philadelphia. This job can be done remotely so you do not have to live in Philadelphia to apply and do this job well although it is a bonus if you are in the area. There will be in person events occassionally.

Students who are interested in impact, community, nonprofits, philanthropy, or the life sciences will find this to be an enriching experience. Interns will get hands-on professional experience with marketing, communications, event planning, volunteer coordination, grant management and networking with life science professionals and companies as well as nonprofits. You will help build relationships that generate impact in our community.

The day-to-day work will include researching nonprofits, providing administrative support to our Executive Director in building relationships with the nonprofits and corporate partners, planning events, and posting to social media among other work.

Ideal candidates will have experience with social media platforms and email marketing tools. Planning events is a plus. Photography experience is a plus. An interest in nonprofits or the life science industry is a must.

Learn more and apply

Deadline: January 6, 2023
Posted: 2 months 1 week ago

Global Tech Program

UMASS

The overall goal of the program is to provide students with the digital skills and cultural understanding needed to succeed in the modern global economy.

Students learn core tech skills through lectures and “live labs” and then work on multicultural teams to complete a real world project that has been sourced from a tech employer.

The lectures are done by industry experts and utilize a case-study method.  The live labs allow students to practice the new skills, apply reflection and discussion about the topic.

The projects are sourced from companies across the U.S., Europe and Asia and include Netflix, Target, American Red Cross, Zillow, FivethirtyEight and others.  Here is a video with an example: https://podiumeducation.bit.ai/pl/xZOrTodVgmZePB6t

There are 3 different tracks that students can choose from.  Each of these tracks includes 2 technical courses (see below) plus an Intercultural Communication component.

Track 1: Global Data Program

    • Introduction to Applied Data Analytics
    • Data Visualization with Tableau

Track 2: Global Digital Marketing

    • Customer Acquisition with Google & Instagram
    • Intro to Ecommerce Marketing with Shopify

Track 3: Global Web Development

    • Introduction to Responsive Web Design with HTML, CSS & Bootstrap
    • Web Development with JavaScript & APIs

Each track last 10 weeks.  The work breaks down into approximately 6.25 hours of Synchronous work and 18.75 hours of Asynchronous work per week for a total commitment of about 25 hours/week.  (250 total hours)
Because we use the general guideline of 1 credit = 40 hours of work, we are associating 6 credits with this program. Students register for the program through the IPO office.  Programs- Visitor (via-trm.com)  The cost is $2300 per track.

At the completion of the track, we will enroll students in UMass 398DT (digital tech) 1, 2, or 3 (depending on which track they took:  Data Analytics, Digital Marketing or Coding/Web Development).

Deadline: September 30, 2022
Posted: 3 months 4 days ago

Fellowships

USARIEM

The U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine (USARIEM) is offering a fellowship in musculoskeletal injury research with a focus on public health.

What will I be doing?

You will be part of a multi-faceted research study evaluating the influence of social networks on health-related behaviors and outcomes following musculoskeletal injury among Soldiers in the US Army 3rd Infantry Division.

Why should I apply? 

The study will leverage social network theory and ecological momentary assessment to better inform military leadership and medical providers in understanding how to prevent injury and improve recovery following musculoskeletal injury.

Under the guidance of a mentor you will have the opportunity to expand your skill sets and gain valuable training and experience to further your scientific development and will have the opportunity to learn more about:

  • Recruiting study participants in a military setting
  • Collecting and analyzing data using R programming software and ecological momentary assessment platforms
  • Proposing, analyzing, publishing, and disseminating research including publications and national presentations

Throughout your internship your mentor will develop learning objectives to fit your personal career development goals, while providing guidance and education that will prepare you for your future.

Where will I be located? 

Fort Stewart, Georgia -Please note this opportunity may include some travel.

What is the anticipated start date? 

Exact start dates will be determined at the time of selection and in coordination with the selected candidate. Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis and fellowships will be filled as qualified candidates are identified.

What is the appointment length?  

Appointments are initially for one year with the option to extend the appointment for up to four additional years, contingent upon project needs and funding availability.

What are the benefits? 

You will receive a stipend to be determined by USARIEM. Stipends are typically based on academic standing, discipline, experience, and research facility location. Other benefits may include:

  • Health Insurance Supplement (Participants are eligible to purchase health insurance through ORISE)
  • Relocation Allowance
  • Training and Travel Allowance

Qualifications

The qualified candidate must have received either a bachelor’s degree or master’s degree in public health, kinesiology, exercise physiology, or related discipline.

U.S. citizenship is required.

Additional Requirements:

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Must be able to pass a Federal Background Check

Highly competitive applicants will have the following knowledge, skills and qualities:

  • Working knowledge of R programming software
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (word, outlook, and excel)
  • Experience working with members of the military
  • Two years of experience working with large groups
  • 1-2 years of research experience
  • First Aid/ CPE/ AED Certified

The successful applicant will be required to comply with Environmental, Safety and Health (ES&H) requirements of the host facility, including but not limited to COVID-19 requirements (e.g. facial covering, physical distancing, testing, vaccination).

APPLY NOW: https://zintellect.com/Opportunity/Details/USAMRMC-RIEM-2022-0019

Questions? Contact ARMY-MRMC@orise.orau.gov

Deadline: Until filled
Posted: 2 months 1 week ago

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Brief Overview: The CDC Arthritis Program within the Division of Population Health, Healthy Aging Branch is now accepting applications for an ORISE health communication training opportunity. The participant will have the opportunity to train with other communication specialists and utilize a variety of communication and media channels to increase awareness and reach target audiences with prevention and health messages. Related training activities may include:

  • Developing promotional materials for health observances and scientific publications.
  • Facilitating information dissemination through development and use of social media, infographics, maps, tables, charts and PowerPoint or other presentations.
  • Developing responses to communication inquiries and requests.
  • Translating scientific content for public health use and application.
  • Developing and using communication tools, messages and resources for a variety of audiences.
  • Conducting forecasting portal monitoring and updating prepared responses and FAQs.
  • Planning, developing, implementing, and evaluating communication and marketing campaigns and initiatives.
  • Contributing to communication products and tools that reflect knowledge of appropriate health communication, health promotion, and marketing strategies.
  • Analyzing and reporting metrics to assess impact and reach of communication tools and products such as web pages, podcasts, infographics, newsletters, social media, etc.

Learning Objectives: Under the guidance of a mentor, this opportunity will provide the participant with training and experience in multiple capacities related to marketing, communication and health promotion strategies to increase awareness, visibility and action to address arthritis burden and disseminate effective programs and strategies for managing the disease. 

Qualifications: The qualified candidate should be currently pursuing or have received a master's or doctoral degree in one of the relevant fields.

Learn more and apply

Find more CDC research opportunities using the link Here

Deadline: August 29, 2022
Posted: 5 months 2 days ago

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Brief Overview: A research opportunity is currently available within the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia.

Research Project: The CDC Arthritis Program within the Division of Population Health, Healthy Aging Branch is now accepting applications for an ORISE research training opportunity. Related training activities will include:

  • Analyzing surveillance data and writing and publishing manuscripts on findings.
  • Translating research findings and scientific content for public health use and application.
  • Developing and using infographics, tables, charts and other tools to convey scientific information and research findings.
  • Presenting scientific content and research findings at meetings and in scientific forums.
  • Developing responses to inquiries and status requests about research findings.
  • Planning, applying, and translating scientific data and research findings to achieve optimal program results and promote positive health outcomes.
  • Conducting environmental scans and literature reviews to address research topics and objectives.
  • Contributing to scientific discourse and the preparation of manuscripts that reflect a thorough knowledge of complex public health issues and use of appropriate research methods

Learning Objectives: The Participant will have the opportunity to train with a senior epidemiologist in the areas of analyzing data, publications, statistical analysis, and epidemiological methodology. The Participant will also receive training in arthritis research topics, primarily using quantitative research methods and state and national health and behavior surveys as data sources. The participant may also engage in research translation projects to benefit state and national programs funded by the CDC Arthritis Program.

Qualifications: The qualified candidate should be currently pursuing or have received a master's or doctoral degree in one of the relevant fields. Degree must have been received within the past five years.

Learn more and apply

Find more CDC research opportunities using the link Here

Deadline: August 29, 2022
Posted: 5 months 2 days ago

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Brief Overview: A research opportunity is currently available with the Biotechnology Core Facility Branch (BCFB) in the Division of Scientific Resources (DSR) within the National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is one of the major operation components of the Department of Health and Human Services. CDC works to protect America from health, safety and security threats, both foreign and in the U.S. Whether diseases start at home or abroad, are chronic or acute, curable or preventable, human error or deliberate attack, CDC fights disease and supports communities and citizens to do the same. 

Learning Objectives: During the fellowship, the Fellow may have the following opportunities:

  • Collaboration with BCFB staff and other scientists from CDC research divisions
  • Participation in BCFB projects from inception to completion
  • Presentation of findings at scientific meetings
  • Operation of analytic, synthetic, and mass spectrometry (MALDI-TOF and ESI) instrumentation for the analysis of pathogen proteins, peptides, and synthetic DNA
  • Training in the fundamentals of proteomic and related OMICS informatics approaches to the study of infectious diseases
  • Performance of quality control, including the interpretation of data and troubleshooting
  • Assistance with other molecular detection methods on an as-needed basis

Qualifications: The qualified candidate should have received a master's or doctoral degree in one of the relevant fields. Degree must have been received within the past five years.

Learn more and apply

Find more CDC research opportunities using the link Here

Deadline: August 31, 2022
Posted: 5 months 2 days ago

Americorps: DIAL/SELF

Each year, 17 DIAL/SELF AmeriCorps Members build relationships with young people and support them in developing skills, connectedness, and confidence in their learning. They create opportunities for young people to set goals, drive their own solutions, make decisions, fail, learn and grow. They meet young people where they're at and support them to get where they want to go.

The DIAL/SELF AmeriCorps Program (DSAP) has three core elements:

  • On-site youth work at a local school or nonprofit.

  • Team service project in collaboration with youth and community.

  • Weekly workshops in areas such as youth work best practices, multiple intelligences, integrating the arts into learning environments, motivational interviewing, conflict resolution, positive youth development, equity and inclusion, civic engagement, group facilitation, healing-centered engagement, life after AmeriCorps and asset-based community development

Learn more and apply

Deadline: Until filled
Posted: 6 months 2 weeks ago