Community Health Assistant

Website Northern Light Health

Assists Director with financial and programmatic grant reporting as well as administrative tasks. Implements projects and initiatives. Responsibilities may include holding community forums, identifying goals and interventions, and providing technical assistance and support related to tobacco, nutrition, chronic diseases, physical activity and other related health issues within the community.





Represents Northern Light CA Dean/Northern Light Mayo on task forces and community coalitions.
Assists Director with financial and programmatic reporting requirements.
Serves as liaison to local youth advocacy groups.
Assists Community Health Specialists and Community Health Coordinators with workplan goals and objectives.
Develops working relationships with community agencies/organizations for Northern Light CA Dean/Northern Light Mayo involvement.
Coordinates efforts between school health coordinators, local youth advocacy coordinators and Northern Light CA Dean/Northern Light Mayo.
Coordinates Community Outreach activities and disperses information.
Provides technical assistance and support as needed.
Forwards information and materials to Community Partners.
Implements Community Outreach workplan.
Plans and organizes community events/programs that increase the community knowledge and skills to prevent substance use, tobacco use, increase physical activity, good nutrition, and prevent chronic disease.
Creates and distributes educational and promotional materials for the Community Outreach.
Organizes task forces and coalitions around issues and objectives.
Organizes public forums as appropriate.
Promotes use of existing programs
Encourages capacity building by members (fosters attendance at trainings, etc.)
Educates community agencies/organizations on the concept of tobacco use prevention, substance use prevention and chronic disease prevention.

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Competencies and Skills


Achieves Results: Sets high standards for their own outcomes and seizes opportunities to engage others towards objectives. Consistently moves forward with direct actions in order to attain or exceed objectives. Manages their own time effectively to accomplish assigned tasks. Successfully prioritizes multiple projects and duties as needed.
Adobe Acrobat
Behaves with Integrity and Builds Trust: Acts consistently in line with the core values, commitments and rules of conduct. Leads by example and tells the truth. Does what they say they will, when and how they say they will, or communicates an alternate plan.
Cultivates Respect: Treats others fairly, embraces and values differences, and contributes to a culture of diversity, inclusion, empowerment and cooperation.
Effectively Communicates: Listens, speaks and writes appropriately, using clear language. Communication methods are fitting to the message(s), audience, and situation and follow-ups are regular and timely. Shows that important (non-) verbal information is absorbed and understood and asks further questions to clarify when necessary. Expresses ideas and views clearly to others and has ability to adjust use of language to the audiences’ level.
Fosters Accountability: Creates and participates in a work environment where people hold themselves and others accountable for processes, results and behaviors. Takes appropriate ownership not only of successes but also mistakes and works to correct them in a timely manner. Demonstrates understanding that we all work as a team and the quality and timeliness of work impacts everyone involved.
Experience browsing, researching and finding information on the internet.
Types at 60+ words per minute. (only to be used as a condition of employment)
Spreadsheet application with the ability to use calculations, formulas, graphing tools, pivot tables, and a macro programming.
Word processing, spreadsheets, data entry, database experience and other computer related skills.
Email application with the ability to manage email as well as calendars, managing tasks and contacts, note taking, journaling, and web browsing.
Presentation software with the ability to create presentations with the ability to incorporate animation, audio, video, time delays, as well as designing themes and variants with animations and effects.
MS Teams
Word process application with the ability to create and edit documents, format, use tables, apply footnoting, create table of contents and mail merge techniques.
Multi-line Phone
Practices Compassion: Exhibits genuine care for people and is available and ready to help; displays a deep awareness of and strong willingness to relieve the suffering of others.
Promotes Health and Safety: Promotes a healthy and safe environment for patients, employees and visitors. Advocates and models healthy physical and mental health behaviors even in challenging circumstances. Sets high quality standards and strives for continuous improvement and quality assurance by reporting and encouraging others to report near misses and safety issues.
Public Speaking




Required associate degree In lieu of education, two years of experience is required per year of required education, exclusive of the minimum experience identified above.

Required Experience


2 year/years of Relevant Work Experience


Working Conditions


Need to travel to perform responsible duties
Work with computers, typing, reading or writing.
Work beyond the regularly scheduled hours.
Extend body and limbs to reach items.
Alternate shift schedules (day, evening, nights, weekends).
Prolonged periods of standing.
Prolonged periods of walking.
Prolonged periods of sitting.
Lifting, moving and loading less than 20 pounds.
Lifting, moving and loading 20 to 30 pounds.
Lifting, moving and loading 30 to 50 pounds.

Equal Opportunity Employment

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability status, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, ancestry, protected veteran status, national origin, genetic information or any other legally protected status.

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