Teen Pregnancy Prevention Coordinator

Any individual who receives an offer of employment or will receive a payroll check are required to submit to a drug and alcohol test as a condition of obtaining employment.
Mille Lacs Band Member/American Indian preference applies

SUMMARY:
The Teen Pregnancy Prevention Coordinator plans, coordinates and provides culturally sensitive health promotional programs and activities in all four districts for the Mille Lacs Band Public Health Department, with a primary focus on the prevention of teen pregnancies.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• High school diploma or GED is required.
• Bachelor’s degree required in Nursing, Social Work, Health Education or related field.
• 1-3 years of experience in community education, health promotion, training is requested.
• 1-3 years with experience in setting up trainings and training schedules.
• Previous Grant work experience.
• Ability to work and effectively communicate sensitive, confidential information with patients, families, public agencies and co-workers.
• Strong written, verbal, analytical, organization and interpersonal skills.
• Basic computing skills in a Windows environment, including Word, Excel and training software.
• Ability to work independently and prioritize tasks.
• Experience in and sensitivity to Native American culture.
• Must have a current valid driver’s license.
• Must be insurable under the Mille Lacs Band Drivers Insurance policy.
• Must pass a background check.
• Must pass a pre-employment drug and alcohol test.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Facilitates effective health education trainings to meet the needs of Band members.
• Promotes health through written materials, speaking engagements, radio programs and by participation in other health related programs and workshops.
• Develops health education material for use by staff, community and individuals.
• Provides written and oral reports as required.
• Assists with grant writing and implementation of grants in various settings, such as’ schools, community and clinic.
• Collaborates, and attends meetings with community members and organizes within the tribe and also county, state and federal agencies as needed.
• Maintains an up-to-date listing of various community resources and agency health education materials.
• Performs other job related duties as assigned.

WORKING CONDITIONS:
• Nature of work is such that incumbent experiences infrequent periods of low to moderate stress while dealing with clients, family members, and others.
• Work is primarily indoors in a climate controlled office or a community setting, with minor work outside.
• Hours are typically 8-5, but possibly with some extra hours, evening or weekend work.
• Some travel is required.

Submit resume, cover letter, and employment application to:
Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe
Employment Coordinator
43408 Oodena Dr.
Onamia, MN 56359
Fax # (320) 532-7492
e-mail to hr@millelacsband.com