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FT AmeriCorps-Outreach and Education Coordinator

Josiah Hill III Clinic has the following opening:

Full Time AmeriCorps Position:  Outreach and Education Coordinatorzz

Duration:  12 month term.  Anticipated start date November 2008. 

Stipend/Benefits:  Medical coverage and a $11,400 living allowance is provided. 

About Us:  Josiah Hill III Clinic’s (JHC) mission is to protect children from environmental hazards and promote community action for healthy homes.  JHC is grassroots community-based organization that works in collaboration to create healthy and safe homes for Portland Metro area families.  The organization is unique in that it utilizes trained volunteers and community leaders to provide environmental health education, blood lead testing, and healthy home check-ups.  Learn more at www.jhillclinic.org     

About the Position:  The Outreach and Education Coordinator will assist with our healthy homes projects, toxin reduction project, and lead testing clinics.  Josiah Hill III Clinic’s programs assist families in identifying potential in-home health hazards and then links families with resources to address, or prevent, the hazards.  Health hazards found in and around our homes include lead, chemicals, mold and mildew-all of which can lead to or exacerbate health issues such as lead poisoning and asthma, especially for young children.  The Outreach and Education Coordinator will support healthy homes expansion into the Centennial School District area (east Portland around SE Division and 182nd) as well as our healthy homes and blood lead testing projects within the Portland Metro area. 

Main duties and responsibilities include:

Outreach & Education

* Conduct educational outreach at school and community events (i.e. back to school nights, community fairs, family or faith events,)


Direct Service

Resource & Fund Development

The ideal candidate will have the following skills/attributes:

To Apply: 

Interested applicants should submit an application packet with a cover letter, resume, and list 3 references via email to [email protected] and list “AmeriCorps Position” in the subject line.  Position open until filled.