Siembra Salud Specialist at Careerlink (Omaha, NE)

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Summary Description of Work

The Family and Community Well-Being Department (FCW) provides clients the tools necessary to live a healthy, self-sufficient, and fulfilling life. We do this by directly engaging the community, partnering with other organizations, and advocating on our community's behalf through our Health and Well-Being and Social Integration pillars. The Siembra Salud Specialist role is to be an advocate for the families they serve and connects them to vital services in the community. The Specialist also plants and maintains a garden and provides education in many areas of health and wellness.
  • Promotes gardening and garden education
  • Provides and imparts wellness/health lessons
  • Fosters and supports families with connections to community resources
Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Provides education in areas of general health, including: gardening, nutrition, and available social services.

Visits families in their homes a minimum of twice a month.

Teaches families basic gardening skills like planting fruits and vegetable, maintaining a garden, and harvesting.

Teaches families basic nutrition and health related lessons.

Photographs gardens, and reports on family outcomes.

Engages families to assess their needs, provides case management, necessary action planning, connections to community resources, and follow-ups.

Collects, uploads, and reports data into the LCM data collection system and case management systems.

Coordinates and schedules community activities throughout the year such as workshops or cooking classes.

Serves as a professional representative of the Latino Center of the Midlands and follows the organization mission and policies.

Other duties as may be assigned.

Competencies

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

Customer Service - Manages client concerns, especially difficult or emotional situations and responds promptly to customer needs.

Communications - Clearly expresses ideas and thoughts orally and in written form and exhibits good listening and comprehension skills.

Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands, and changes approach or method to best fit the situation.

Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently, plans for all needed resources, and sets goals and objectives.

Use of Technology - Demonstrates required technological skills and is able to technological problems.

Safety and Security - Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines, reports potentially unsafe conditions, and uses equipment and materials properly.

Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the competencies, knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

Associate degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school (horticulture, human services, public health or related field); or six months to one-year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Proficiency
Must be bilingual in Spanish and English (fluent).

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
More Information on Careerlink
Careerlink operates in the HR Tech industry. The company is located in Omaha, NE. Careerlink was founded in 1992. It has 16 total employees. To see all 449 open jobs at Careerlink, click here.
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