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CMTY EDUC SPEC 1 (Community Education Specialist) - 11807

Company: University of California - Davis
Location: Davis
Posted on: October 14, 2020

Job Description:

Department Description

The mission of CalAgrAbility is to help individuals working in agriculture that have permanent conditions or injuries that hinder their efforts to continue working on farms. CalAgrAbility works with farmers, farm workers, farm families of all nationalities, ages, ethnicities, whether monolingual or bilingual. Other consumers include the broader community and service agencies that serve the same consumer-base. The project goal is to examine problems at farm sites and in homes and to offer rural consumers (clients) potential solutions for dealing with conditions that make it difficult for farmers and farm workers to continue work in agriculture. CalAgrAbility staff offers direct service to all individuals and families working in agriculture to help eliminate barriers for those with disabilities and injuries.

Job Summary

Under direct supervision, work as part of a bilingual (Spanish/English) agricultural rehabilitation service delivery team to arrange and deliver services that will enhance program participant (rural residents in agricultural areas) opportunities to continue working in agriculture. Assist with established program protocol to help consumers acquire skills and knowledge to reduce barriers and to continue working; including education on Assistive Technologies, vocational rehabilitation services, injury and chronic illnesses. Follow standard practices to maintain up-to-date case files; participate in bilingual outreach activities, including delivering presentations, trainings, workshops; assist in marketing CalAgrAbility; assist in researching for producing newsletters and other bilingual materials

POSITION INFORMATION

Salary Range

$16.14 - $32.42/HR.

No. of Positions

1

Appointment Type

Contract, 1 year with the possibility of extension based on funding.

Percentage of Time

Part time, 50% Fixed

Shift Hours

Monday Friday 8:00am to 12:00pm

Location

UC Davis

Union Representation

No

Benefits Eligible

Yes

Apply by Date

10/23/2020



PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Lift boxes of pamphlets weighing up to 30 lbs. On occasion perform work outdoors.

Valid CA driver's license and auto insurance to attend expos, festivals, and conferences, and participate in state and National committees and conferences.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Some weekend and evening work.

Must be able to work in a shared office area. Some outdoor work in rural areas, occasionally during hot days.

UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (ecigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space.

QUALIFICATIONS

Required:

-Experience in delivering farming with a disability educational information in a variety of settings.

-Excellent public speaking and writing skills in both English and Spanish.

-Coursework or experience with farming and disability populations, including mental health.

-Ability to maintain positive interactions with others and work cooperatively.

-Experience using business software systems in the completion of work assignments; i.e., Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint.

-Organizational skills to develop a project plan, monitor plans against established deadlines, and review and analyze results.

Preferred:

Experience developing educational materials for disabled and farming communities.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Background Check

This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks.

EEO/AA Statement

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

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