Program Support - Maintains files on volunteers, families contacted, program materials, and related information. Collects demographic data and health and wellness data from families and participating faith communities/organizations. Evaluates knowledge gained and behavioral changes through approved evaluation tools. Assists with group activities and workshops, and prepares charts, visual aids, and other teaching materials. Assists County Extension Agent by assuming responsibilities as assigned by the program director. Lifting and carrying teaching materials and/or supplies up to 40 lbs. May require standing, stooping, pushing and/or pulling. May require standing for prolonged periods of time both indoors and/or working outside to support programming.
Community Engagement - Locates and recruits volunteer leaders for extension program in health and wellness. Makes visits into neighborhoods to introduce programs to adults, parents, and children. Works closely with faith communities/organizations to implement systems and environmental level changes. Markets the program through health fairs and other locations where a booth or display is appropriate.
Training - Develops and improves knowledge of lifestyle change and systems change subject matter, becomes more proficient in determining client needs, understands various methods of reaching and collaborating with the clientele, and develops proficiency in lifestyle and systems change via participation in orientation training, continuous on-the job training, and self-study. Continuous on-the job training is presented by the supervisor monthly.
Reporting - Maintains accurate records and reports on clients and personnel requirements. Submits reports on time for Supervisor or other designee. Works with agency staff in utilizing records, reports, and other resources to assist in program implementation and in evaluating program impact. Should be comfortable using Microsoft Office Software.
Travel - Stays within assigned travel allocation while traveling to assigned teaching sites from the official headquarters. Travel is by means of a personal vehicle, for which mileage will be reimbursed monthly at the current state rate. Occasional out-of-county travel may be required.