Do you enjoy being physically active and working with youth and families in schools and
communities? If so, this is the position for you! Somerset Public Health is seeking a qualified individual
to provide leadership to our physical activity and nutrition programs, including Let’s Go! 5210 and the
Move More Kids (MMK) program. A successful candidate must have the ability to work within a team
and independently to collaborate with schools, child care facilities, after school programs and
communities to improve physical activity and nutrition policies and environments.
Essential Job Responsibilities
– Work with Somerset County schools, after school programs and youth-serving agencies to
increase healthy eating and active living through various programs.
– Work with Somerset County school and community nutrition stakeholders to increase nutritional
quality and access to healthy foods.
– Identify school and community needs, contribute to the development of trainings, and provide
technical assistance to community partners.
– Collaborate with area organizations to increase physical activity and nutrition opportunities for
youth and families.
– Manage multiple programs and projects simultaneously including: wellness committees,
community committees, mini grants, events, etc.
– A self-motivated individual who is able to work as cooperative team member.
– Energetic self-starter and innovative thinker
– Background in community health strategies, obesity prevention
– Strong organizational skills, including ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize time
– Effective written and verbal communication skills, as well as public speaking abilities
– Excellent computer/technology skills
Education and/or Experience
– Minimum of a Bachelors Degree in community health, health education, public
Health, or other related field.
– Demonstrated experience and proficiency in working convening and facilitating
groups to effect policy and environmental changes for population health improvement
– Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
– A valid Maine Driver’s License
– Experience working with non-profit, government and/or private foundation
To apply download an employment application at http://www.rfgh.net/ and send it with a cover
letter and resume to Wendi Wainer, Healthcare Recruiter, Redington-Fairview General Hospital,
P.O. Box 468, Skowhegan, Maine 04976 or at firstname.lastname@example.org . For more information about the
position, call Kristie LeBlanc, SPH Assistant Director at 207-858-8454.