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Racial and Ethnic Approach to Community Health (REACH) is a community and academic collaboration that brings culturally appropriate strategies and implementation to close the health disparities gaps in specified chronic diseases in African American/Blacks and the Hispanic/Latino population. The Bilingual Project Specialist will report directly to the Program Supervisor and will work with the specified communities, grant partners and the evaluation specialist. Together with the team, the Bilingual Project Specialist will assist the Program Supervisor to conduct a systematic review of health and wellness policies within each grant partners’ organization structures, with an emphasis on procedures, organization systems and environmental conditions (PSE) to identify gaps and areas of improvement. This individual will serve as the primary liaison between the African American/Black and the Hispanic/Latino communities as specified by the REACH grant. 


Key Responsibilities
Coordinates all the grant activities in the partner churches, schools, Federally Qualified clinics, Omaha Housing towers and organizations
Provides communities with health disparities education in both English and Spanish
Manages the administrative aspects of the REACH grant which includes meeting agenda, analysis and reporting
Develop power point and other communication materials in English and Spanish
Coordinates research, training and interventions for 40 Community Health Workers (CHW)
In English and Spanish
Understands the needs of the CHWs and meets them at their point of need
Works in collaboration with the Data Manager/IT and Communication Specialist to create brochures and newsletter and promotion materials in English and Spanish
Maintain minutes and communications for all meetings and related activities
Develops and maintains REACH community relations
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Excellent customer service and ability to resolve conflict and handle demanding clients
Ability to think independently and analyze problems and reach solutions with all REACH partners and CHWs

Bachelors degree, Masters degree preferred
2-4 years Experience in health disparities knowledge and working with diverse community relations
2-4 years experience in health education of community members
Proficient in written and spoken English and Spanish

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