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When

Thu Sep 01, 2016 - Sat Dec 10, 2016

Where

2305 Parklake DriveSuite 100Atlanta, GA 30345

About

SCOPE OF WORK:

The provision of healthcare is an essential component in the resettlement process. The intern’s main responsibilities would fall under the tasks of: partnership building and coordination, including creation of a referral network, research on gender based issues around women’s health for newly arrived refugees in Georgia, research and development of related educational materials, and direct service support.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist staff with planning; maintain database, recruitment and delivery of Women’s Health Educational Workshops.

· Provide logistical support occasionally on Saturdays for Educational Workshops, including supervising childcare volunteers, ensuring that all participants sign in and complete appropriate paperwork.

· Assist with data collection and reporting for all of Women’s Health program activities.

· Propose and develop other support services that serve the program goals, client’s needs and learning objectives.

· Conduct an assessment of existing resources available to the refugee community around reproductive health, family planning services, men’s involvement, and other issues.

· Develop working partnerships with social services organizations, other nonprofit health organizations, and community groups.

· Research and develop education materials using best practices in public health around behavior change and other relevant models.

· Research and attend a wide variety of out-of-office educational forums hosted by other organizations related to Women’s Health and Wellness.

· Upon extensive training, meet with clients directly to provide skill building support and service documentation.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Prefer MPH, medical, or social services student with interest and experience in Women’s Health needs
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Experience with developing health educational materials
  • Able to work independently and under pressure with multiple tasks and competing deadlines
  • An interest in international and refugee issues
  • Creativity and initiative to follow through on projects
  • Strong desire to help people and enthusiasm for working in a multi-cultural setting
  • Computer literacy - preferably with Microsoft office and visual learning content creation
  • A car, valid driver’s license, and ability to transport clients
  • 20 hours per week time commitment with some weekend availability

Skills

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • At least 15 hours a week for 3 months
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