Community Health Educator

Apr 14, 2021

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.

Expected strengths
– 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
demands
– 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
grants preferred.

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 wwainer@rfgh.net . For more information about the
position, call Kristie LeBlanc, SPH Assistant Director at 207-858-8454.