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Bilingual Program Specialist – CLPP    

CLASSIFICATION:  Full-Time 

LOCATION:  Newark, New Jersey

WORK HOURS: 37.5 hours /week – evenings and weekends, as needed

SALARY: $45,500/year

JOB SUMMARY:  Entry level position responsible for assisting with planning and executing lead prevention and healthy homes education and activities in-person and virtually throughout northern New Jersey.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Provide lead poisoning prevention and healthy homes education to professionals, parents, and young children throughout eight Northern New Jersey counties: Bergen, Essex (excluding Newark), Hudson, Morris, Passaic, Sussex, Union, and Warren. This may include scheduling and preparing for in-person and virtual workshops and presentations.  Personal use of automobile required.
  • Provide eco-healthy childcare training to childcare center staff.
  • Assist programs’ four lead poisoning prevention coalitions in coordinating educational campaigns.
  • Initiate quarterly mass mailings promoting the Keep Me Lead Free program among childcare centers, schools and community-based organizations throughout the eight designated counties.
  • Attend state task force meetings and regional lead poisoning prevention and healthy homes coalition meetings.
  • Participate in health fairs and parent workshops including evenings and weekends as needed, to distribute lead prevention resources and incentives.
  • Perform administrative functions at coalition meetings (e.g., taking minutes, assisting with set-up, etc.)
  • Conduct marketing and outreach activities, as needed.
  • Assist in planning and implementing outreach events and activities for National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week.
  • Assist in providing quarterly social media outreach.
  • Track all education and activities provided accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Handle other assignments as requested.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Environmental Health, Health Education, or a related field required.
  • Bilingual (English and Spanish, Creole, or Arabic) is required.
  • Minimum 1 year experience working with children and diverse populations
  • Minimum 1 year experience conducting presentations to groups
  • Demonstrated interest and knowledge in environmental public health topics.
  • Computer literacy is required.

All PMCH employees must comply with the guidelines of PMCH’s Immunization Policy.

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