Public Health Job Opportunities

Community Health Consultant

Deadline: until filled

Douglas County Health Department has received funding from the NE Department of Health to address chronic diseases including diabetes and cardiovascular disease.  The award is a three year  grant.  Grant objectives include policy and system change regarding physical activity in businesses related to walk-ability, policy and system change regarding healthy eating related to healthy vending and a NEMS assessment, policy and systems change regarding Diabetes Prevention Programming support in business and in community organizations and policy and systems change related to electronic health records, Community Health Workers and physician pharmacist links.  Continue Reading…

National Minority AIDS Coalition Internship

Deadline: 3/6/15

Internship with NMAC and NIH.

The interns will assist with project and meeting planning,  co-facilitation,  coordination of webinars,  development of workshop curricula,  collaboration with other NMAC departments and special projects to include USCA,  research and literature reviews,  proposal writing assistance,  marketing and social media engagement. Continue Reading…

AmeriCorps VISTA positions with Nebraska Strengthening Aging Populations Program

Deadline: until filled 

The Nebraska State Unit on Aging has received an AmeriCorps VISTA grant to create the Nebraska Strengthening Aging Populations (NSAP) program.  Through the NSAP program, VISTA members will collect data, create volunteer databases/spreadsheets with aging-related data, develop training manuals and materials, create a standardized Senior Center Operational manual template, and research the policies and procedures required for Health Promotion/Disease Prevention programs to obtain evidence-based status. Continue Reading…

Summer Student Intern (paid w/USDA)

Deadline: February 20, 2015

The Omaha USDA office’s Policy Development Staff team is looking for a summer intern–this is a great opportunity to get paid experience and get your foot in the door with a federal agency! They are looking for individuals with a broad public health background (food safety and/or Epi is a plus). You need to be comfortable working with data as well.

View the job description at USAJobs.