Who We Seek
An experienced, knowledgeable individual to lead regional COVID-19 vaccination outreach efforts targeting older adults, those who are unable to leave their home, family caregivers of older adults, and staff and volunteers of aging service organizations. Must be intently focused on executing an outreach campaign to reach the targeted groups, aid individuals with difficulty accessing vaccinations, and demonstrate willingness to collaborate with local organizations to effectively reach marginalized communities and those with vaccine hesitancy. Position involves public speaking, extensive networking, and oversight of employees and/or subcontractors.
Description of Work
The Vaccination Outreach Coordinator is part of a fast-paced, multi-disciplinary organization engaged in long-term, regional scale issues and shorter-term local government member technical assistance that integrates TJCOG’s focus areas of water resources, resiliency, transportation and mobility, housing, aging and human services, member engagement, technical assistance and strategy/innovation and data. The organization serves Chatham, Durham, Johnston, Lee, Moore, Orange, and Wake counties. This position explores opportunities to develop new partnerships in aging across the service area, develops and implements a comprehensive plan for COVID-19 vaccination outreach for the targeted groups, assists individuals with accessing vaccinations where resources may be needed, manages subcontracts or other grant-funded employees, and collects, analyzes, and reports data on outreach effectiveness and individuals served.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
The Vaccination Outreach Coordinator must have considerable knowledge about aging, public health, and local resources available to address social drivers of health needs. Superb communication (writing, speaking), interpersonal, and consensus-building skills are imperative, as well as the ability to assess the needs of individuals and to develop creative solutions to address those needs. The person must be self-motivated, diligent, able to lead and oversee the work with limited direct supervision. Competence in marketing, budget management, and oversight of grant funding is essential. The ability to use Microsoft Office 365 software is required.
Education and Experience
Required: Master’s in Public Health, Social Work, or related field; or graduation from a four-year college or university in social work or related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience coordinating high-impact community-based outreach and engagement efforts and bi-lingual capabilities are highly desirable.
Starting Salary & Benefits
Hiring range: $27.00 per hour, 37.50 hours per week through September 30, 2022. Position is grant-funded.
Benefits: This position does not qualify for benefits; however, Triangle J Council of Governments offers flexible work schedules and teleworking options.
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How to Apply
1. Download TJCOG employment application at: https://www.tjcog.org/about/our-job-opportunities
2. Send completed application package (cover letter, completed application and resume) by email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject Vaccination Outreach Coordinator.
Incomplete applications will not be considered. Position is open until filled; initial review of applications begins August 24, 2021.
TJCOG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and designated Best Workplace for Commuters.