No More Empty Pots seeks a highly motivated and entrepreneurial individual with programmatic and leadership experience to join our team. Key aspects of the position include strategically setting program goals and measuring outcomes to ensure program success, lead a team of staff, interns and volunteers, engage in program-specific financial reporting, collaborate with community stakeholders to deliver positive outcomes and join program participants in identifying and addressing their needs. The Program Manager provides additional organizational support as needed, at times serving as the agency’s spokesperson; plus will work with a diverse group of stakeholders, from donors to program participants, in a growing organization. Continue reading “Program Manager”
Category: Nutrition/Physical Activity/Obesity
There are several job positions open in the Chronic Disease Epidemiology Branch of the Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Section: Continue reading “TX State Health Department Positions”
Description: Graduate Research assistant, 20 hours per week, up to 2 years. The successful candidate will participate in a variety of research activities including data entry, literature search, manuscript formatting, participant recruitment and retention, and data collection. The position requires the ability to effectively work as part of a large interdisciplinary team, some in-state travel, ability to effectively communicate and recruit participants via the telephone, flexible working hours, and strong computer and analytical skills. Currently we have projects in the following areas: pediatric obesity, social network analysis, obesity disparities and diabetes prevention.
Preferred skills: Candidates should have research or practice experience in health, health promotion, or health education or any other related field. Experience conducting data entry and literature searches as well as working with deadlines and following protocols without direct supervision, experience working with telephone-based recruitment/retention, and experience working directly with people in a healthcare or healthcare-related environments (clients, research participants, patients). Additional skills that would be advantageous for the position include conducting health assessments (blood pressure measurements, height and weight, health history questionnaires), demonstrated good time management skills, willingness to learn new techniques and procedures, strong writing and analytical skills, and a strong work ethic.
Application instructions: Send CV or resume, and cover letter describing qualifications and reasons for wanting the job to Fabio Almeida. Review and Interview of candidates to start immediately until position is filled.
The Research Intern will play a pivotal role on our interdisciplinary team between the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation and the Division of Physical Education in developing projects and databases of orthopaedic and sports patient outcomes. Continue reading “Summer Research Intern”
Deadline: Open Until Filled
The YMCA Youth Achievement Center (formerly South YMCA Program Center) is working to grow our Teen Programs and Youth Volunteer Corps. These positions support the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Supervises and participates in branch teen programming. Continue reading “Teen Program Instructor with the Y”