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Outreach/Field Coordinator - Job Position and Details

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ABOUT OHKA:

Omaha Healthy Kids Alliance is a nonprofit organization that works to create a Healthy Home for every child. Our main goal is to bring awareness and education to families in the city about environmental hazards, green and Healthy Homes and lead poisoning. We believe that education is fundamental for empowering people and creating change.

We strive to create environmental equality in Omaha for all by offering education on health hazards in the home, tenant legal rights, environmental testing, and information on the community resources available in the city.

OUR TEAM:

We are quirky, fun, hardworking, and passionate about our work. We enjoy fun team meetings, going on home visits, helping ensure kids live in Healthy Homes, and occasionally breaking out in karaoke singalongs. Won't you join us? 

JOB TITLE: Outreach/Field Coordinator

Reports to: Director of Health Programs

Education Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree (desired)

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Oversees the planning and implementation of community outreach strategies. Engages with community partners to further the organization’s goals for community lead poisoning prevention and Healthy Housing education. Responsible for planning and coordinating community outreach events. Works with a team of field staff to ensure housing clients are living in healthy housing. Conducts authentic and genuine in-person outreach in the highest-need housing areas of Omaha.

Lead Education Action Program (LEAP)

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HOW TO APPLY:  

Please email your cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to Kiernan Scott - kiernan.scott@omahahealthykids.org. No phone calls or walk-ins please. Omaha Healthy Kids Alliance is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

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The work that we do has helped me realize how a team of a few dedicated people can really impact a community. Because of the work that we do every day, thousands of kids have homes that aren't poisoning them and bright futures centered in a healthy environment.

– Ian Sheets, Impact Coordinator