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Project Coordinator - Healthy Lincoln County (Posted 4/13/2017)

MCD Public Health, a division of Medical Care Development (MCD), Inc., a not-for-profit health services organization in collaboration with Healthy Lincoln County (HLC) is recruiting for a Project Coordinator. This position requires extensive work with partnering organizations and key stakeholders from throughout Lincoln County. The successful candidate will be implementing population-based and community level health and substance use prevention programs. Being dynamic and outgoing are essential traits, as are skills in organizational development, program planning and implementation, collaboration, and communication. This part-time, 32 hour per week position will be located at the HLC office in Damariscotta. The individual in this position is eligible for MCD's benefit package.

Successful applicants will be energetic, flexible, detailed-oriented, self-starters who are able to function successfully in a collaborative team environment and independently in addition to the ability to relate well to co-workers, diverse program partners, health care providers, community stakeholders, and the public. This position requires flexibility and the ability to successfully manage time and multiple tasks with little supervision. The individual in this position must be able to demonstrate organizational skills with a keen attention to detail and the ability to follow through to meet required deadlines. Detailed knowledge of all current Microsoft Office programs as well as any other software programs necessary to perform the job is essential as is the ability to understand and interpret data.

Bachelor's degree in health-related field is preferred; however, equivalent related work experience may be considered. Master's level training in related field is a plus. Exceptional writing and interpersonal communication skills and demonstrated cultural competence are essential. Current residents of Lincoln County and individuals who have existing strong connections to the people and communities in the county are especially encouraged to apply. Competencies among successful candidates are expected to be consistent with those identified by the Public Health Foundation Council on Linkages as Level I and II.

Interested applicants must send a separate cover letter indicating the position you are applying for along with your salary requirements, a current resume, two writing samples, and contact information (including telephone number) for three professional references. Applications must be received by Monday, May 1, 2017 and are to be emailed to MCDCorpHR@mcd.org with "Project Coordinator - Healthy Lincoln County" in the subject line. Or you may mail your application to Human Resources Manager, Medical Care Development, Inc., 11 Parkwood Drive, Augusta, Maine 04330. No phone calls, please.

Medical Care Development is an Equal Opportunity Organization and Affirmative Action Employer.

2016-2017 AmeriCorps Somerset County Position Overview (Posted 7/16/2015)

AmeriCorps Somerset County offers members a variety of opportunities to help improve the health and well-being of low income seniors and adults. Members will work with non-profit organizations conducting outreach in rural communities to provide health education, link people with health care and services, reduce social isolation and food insecurity and to recruit and train volunteers. Positions may involve travel to rural areas to identify residents and reliable transportation is required. Members may also be involved in developing or expanding programs related to Veterans & Military Families, Access to Health Care, Health Education, Chronic Disease Self-Management, and Obesity Prevention. This program is sponsored by the Senior Strong Coalition in partnership with MCD Public Health. Funding for AmeriCorps Somerset County is provided by the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) through the Maine Commission for Community Service (MCCS). We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We strongly encourage women, seniors, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. Accommodation arrangements must be requested in advance by contacting barbarak@mcd.org.

-Self-motivated with a high degree of flexibility.
-Clear, concise oral and written communication.
-Ability to manage time, set priorities, plan and implement projects effectively.
-Ability to use computers and tablets, basic word processing skills
-High school diploma or equivalent required.
-Personal transportation.

Essential Functions:
-Define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
-Speak clearly and effectively to groups (large and small).
-Quickly establish rapport and develop trusting one-on-one service relationships.
-Provide training and technical assistance on service related issues.
-Navigate the internet and use various types of technology and software, such as Microsoft Office, GoToMeeting, and on-line reporting system.
-Travel throughout the local area to provide services.

Benefits and Terms:
All full-time AmeriCorps members receive a living allowance ($12,530/YR), potential access to health benefits, and upon successful completion of service term a $5,775 educational award. Additional benefits available to eligible members: child care reimbursement and student loans may qualify for deferment. Host site organizations reimburse mileage expenses associated with project travel. For more information about AmeriCorps service, visit the AmeriCorps website at www.americorps.gov.

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