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Looking for a Summer Student Intern to Help with Summer Camps

AHECSW Summer Student Intern Position Description

Position Title: AHECSW Summer Student Intern

Project Host site: AHESW

AHECSW Mission: “improve the health of people in southwest Oregon”

Project Location: Douglas County

Position Hours: 30 hours per week Start date of July 10 through August 2.

Position Summary: Area Health Education Center (AHECSW) of Southwest Oregon works with the Oregon Health & Sciences University (OHSU) to solve critical issues of health access in rural areas through health career promotion, health careers training, health professionals training and support. One way we do this is offering summer camps to the youth of Douglas county introducing them to health careers. This position will serve in a mentorship role and serve as a camp counselor.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the daily running of camps

  • Provide team building activities for youth

  • Serve as a camp counselor

  • Assist with AHECSW programs/field trips – chaperone on student field trips

Marginal Responsibilities:

  • Assist with data collection and program evaluation

  • Clerical duties, including filing and entering information into a database

  • Participate in AHECSW staff and board meetings are required

Position Requirements:

  • Pre-health students currently enrolled in a 2- year or 4-year degree post-secondary degree program.

  • Creative, tactical, and analytical thinker. Motivational leader for youth that thinks outside of the box to engage youth in non-school setting with excellent interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to work independently as well as function successfully in collaborative team environment.

  • Strong organizational skills, ability to handle multiple tasks, and independently prioritize and track deadlines.

  • Willing to work flexible hours to meet programmatic needs-One weekend applies.

  • Excellent follow-through and persistence when corresponding with students, families, educators, and healthcare professionals.

  • Ability to work effectively with diverse organizations and persons.

  • Able to travel extensively throughout Douglas County. Must have a clean driving record and ability to pass a background check with no DUI convictions. Must be willing to travel regularly to AHECSW region communities this project serves.

  • Utilizes general office skills.

  • Operates programs within budgetary parameters and is frugal with AHECSW expenditures.

  • U.S. citizen, national or lawful permanent resident.

  • Possession of a high school diploma or equivalent.

  • Must be 20 years or older to apply.

  • Regular and reliable attendance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with community based programs.

  • Strong verbal/written communication skills.

  • Experience working with youth.

Service Conditions:

  • Extensive travel throughout the Douglas County region.

Physical/Intellectual Demands:

  • Demonstrated skills and knowledge of Microsoft-based computer programs.

  • Ability to learn and apply basic computer skills including locating and operating documents, completing forms, opening and sending messages.

  • Must be able to stoop, bend, reach, and occasionally lift 25 pounds or more.

  • Frequent oral communication in person and by telephone required.

Equipment Used:

  • Laptop computer with internet access

  • Copy Machine

  • Fax Machine

Benefits Include: Not available for part-time employees. Pay is $14.00 dollars an hour

Transportation Information: Personal vehicle is recommended for travel to program sites. AHECSW will reimburse mileage at the organization’s going rate.

How to Apply: Please submit a cover letter that addresses your interest in the position, rural medicine, community health, and community service. A resume that highlights your past work experiences and qualifications with at least three references. Applications should be submitted to:

Apply before April 28, 2017!

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