Lapeer County Program Instructor - Lapeer, Michigan
As part of MSUE and CYI, this position provides leadership of local programs, clients, and participants, related to MSUE’s immunization education program area to provide youth and family immunization education in rural areas.
As a part of the rural family and youth immunization education project, you will work towards program/project promotion and expansion and assist with data gathering for impact evaluation efforts. You will work in conjunction with your supervisor, youth and family health program instructors, and program participants to attain both short-term and long-term goals and objectives. You will also be responsible for recruiting individuals to serve as youth ambassadors, and to engage them in an education campaign that will define the young people’s goals and strategies to amplify their voice in increasing immunization, including COVID-19 vaccination education and other childhood immunizations in the communities within their districts.?You will also implement family immunization education initiatives to support parents and caregivers to help them make informed choices around immunization education. In this role, you will develop education initiatives designed to support local 4-H special interest (SPIN) club development and provide family focused programming around education to raise awareness around childhood immunization for families. You will also collaborate with the Health Communications Manager to create youth and family focused content for social media platforms to increase immunization rates.
There will be space available for this position to work from the Lapeer County MSU Extension office. This is a full-time, end-dated appointment, renewable annually based upon continued funding. At this time, funding is expected to be available through June 2024.
Minimum Qualifications (see full description for complete list of requirements)
- Bachelor’s degree and two years of experience in program management and delivery in youth and/or family development, education, public health, human health science, interdisciplinary studies, or related field.
- Combination of education and specific, relevant experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
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Application deadline is November 29, 2022.
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