Public Health Job Opportunities

Summer Youth Ambassador for NE Appleseed’s No Kid Hungry Program

Summer Youth Ambassador

Employment Type: (Non-Exempt)
Employment Status: (Part-Time)
Reports To: (Senior Program Coordinator)
Program or Strategy Support Area: (Economic Justice)

Organization Description

Nebraska Appleseed is a nonprofit organization that fights for justice and opportunity for all Nebraskans. We take a system-based approach to complex issues – such as child welfare, immigration policy, affordable health care and poverty – and we take our work wherever we believe we can do the most good, whether that’s in the courthouse, at the Capitol, or in the community.

Position Description

The Summer Youth Ambassador is responsible for providing operational and tactical support to the No Kid Hungry Program. The position reports to the Economic Justice Senior Program Coordinator.

Position Responsibilities

  • Conducts summer food service program site visits to include: observations, interviews and story collection
  • Update and rewrite the Nebraska Summer Meals Best Practices Toolkit
  • Create blogs, website and social media posts
  • Work on assigned projects specific to No Kid Hungry and Nebraska Appleseed
  • Attend partnership meetings
  • Complete administrative work in support of No Kid Hungry and Nebraska Appleseed

What you Bring to the Position

The ideal candidate will have the following background, or a combination of the following qualifications:

  • A great attitude and willingness to work on all kinds of projects
  • Interest in hunger issues
  • Commitment to working with diverse communities
  • Reliability, responsibility, and a good work ethic
  • Good customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Familiarity with social media
  • Use of personal laptop and mobile phone preferred
  • Reliable access to a vehicle

Youth Ambassadors will receive a stipend of no more than $5,400 between the beginning and end of the program: a total of 360 hours over 10 weeks. Upon the successful completion of the program a $500 bonus will be provided. The program begins on May 18, 2020 and ends July 24, 2020.

Interested applicants should apply by Friday, March 20, 2020 online at:

Health Systems Change Manager

The DHHS Public Health Division is seeking a motivated and self-driven professional to manage and implement evidence based practices in the State of Nebraska as a Health Systems Change Manager.

Location and address of position: 301 Centennial Mall South, Lincoln, NE 68025

Work schedule: Mon-Fri 8 am to 5 pm

Examples of Work

Working with health systems or clinics serving disparate populations to assist them in implementing evidence based practices to increase cancer screening rates, and to increase hypertension control. This position is responsible for several key activities that integrate core components across funding sources: Health Systems Change, community clinical linkages, bi-directional referrals between community and primary care, and overseeing sub recipients receiving integrated funding awards. Will supervise staff working on core activities around community clinical linkages, and public health campaigns. Another essential responsibility will be collaborating with partners and bringing partners together to develop preventive screening pathways to care.Qualifications / Requirements

REQUIRMENTS: Experience working with health systems or clinics serving disparate populations, Evidence based strategies to increase cancer, and preventive screening rates within clinic populations,

PREFERRED: Medical background and or experience, (RN, APRN, PA or other related experience working within clinic systems) Experience and understanding of working with Electronic Medical Records to monitor screening rates or quality assurance. Experience in supervising staff, and bringing partners together.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Looking for an individual who is energetic and innovative, Able to work with a variety of partners including clinic staff to engage and partner around evidence based clinic strategies for health systems change. Experience in grant writing and performance measures, monitoring and evaluation. Experienced in public health and or population health principles, Supervisory experience.

View the job description and apply online here.