Global Health Education classes
The goal of the Global Health Education Coordinator at AMOS is to facilitate relevant volunteer experiences at AMOS to 1) help support ongoing research and program improvement 2) train future global health leaders in integral community based primary health care (CBPHC) and 3) to pilot the integration of short term volunteer missions with long term public health projects.
As a Christian organization, we strive to have a strength-based approach to public health integrating spiritual, emotional, physical and social health at the core of our public health interventions. Within this context, the Coordinator of Public Health Education plays a critical role of blending evidence-based public health interventions with core Christian values to support and guide AMOS volunteers and students within the long-term public health program at AMOS.
This position reports to the AMOS Medical Director and is responsible for: 1) development of public health projects for volunteers in coordination with the AMOS rural health team for volunteers (year-round), 2) development and preparation of Global Health Practicums, 3) provision of mentorship and guidance as a preceptor for practicum/summer interns and 4) project reporting.
Education and Experience:
At least 2 years’ experience working in Public Health
Experience with community organizing, education, and training
Masters in Public Health
Experience coordinating volunteers and projects preferred
Excellent written and spoken Spanish
Experience working with teams, facilitating groups and high level of interpersonal skills
Ability to work with youth in low literacy settings
Creativity and with a high degree of initiative
Experience in curriculum development
Experience in evaluation and monitoring
Level of Authority:
This position works closely with the AMOS Medical Director and AMOS Volunteer Manager. This role is to report directly to the AMOS Medical Director. This position is in charge of a Volunteer coordinator who helps to recruit, screen, and coordinate new volunteers who come into the program.
Special Work Conditions:
This position travels to rural areas at least once a month during high season (March-August) for a period of 5 to 12 days.