Public Health Job Opportunities

Refugee AmeriCorps PC Job Readiness Specialist

The Refugee Empowerment Center is seeking a full time AmeriCorps member. This Refugee AmeriCorps position will take place at ECDC’s affiliate office, Refugee Empowerment Center (REC), in Omaha, Nebraska. The PC Job Readiness Specialist will support REC’s Preferred Communities (PC) program by helping newly resettled refugees and other eligible individuals gain access to the local job market by providing training and job placement assistance. Continue reading “Refugee AmeriCorps PC Job Readiness Specialist”

DCHD Volunteers for NEMS Assessment

The Douglas County Health Department is preparing to conduct the Nutrition Environment Measures Survey (NEMS) assessment in local retail food outlets (grocery and convenience stores). This will be the fourth assessment since 2009. The NEMS assessment is important to evaluate access to healthy foods among Douglas County residents. Continue reading “DCHD Volunteers for NEMS Assessment”

Community Population Health for Children Position Announcements

A Community Population Health Research Program Coordinator, Research Associate, and two Graduate Research Assistants are sought to join our team examining community development, physical activity, nutrition and health promotion for children.  Each position will contribute to an innovative 5-year community randomized trial funded by the National Cancer Institute titled Whole-of-Community Systems Intervention for Youth Population Physical Activity (RO1R01CA215420-01A1). Successful applicants will also have the opportunity to participate on other projects that target community population health and child development in child care, elementary schools, and middle schools, which are funded by the USDA, NIH, and foundations. Continue reading “Community Population Health for Children Position Announcements”

Domestic Violence Outreach Coordinator -Native American Program

Legal Aid of Nebraska seeks an Outreach Coordinator for its Native American Program. The position is based in the Bancroft or Omaha office. With the support of the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska, Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska, and Santee Sioux Nation, Legal Aid’s Native American Program has developed a program to help end domestic violence and other forms of victimization in Nebraska’s Native American communities.  Continue reading “Domestic Violence Outreach Coordinator -Native American Program”