Community Health Promoter – Immediate Opening

Position Description

Urban Tilth has an immediate opening within the HEAL Programs area for a Community Health Promoter. This position will work with the VeggieRx Project Manager and Lifelong to help build and maintain the success of the Train the Trainers and the Climate Friendly Diet Projects.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Expand the VeggieRx program under the 5-year TCC grant by:
    • Collaborating on the ongoing development of a Climate Health Promoter Train-the-Trainer curriculum
    • Supporting the recruitment of up to 300 community health promoters to participate in the training
    • Developing the Climate Friendly Diet initiative including:
  • Creating and conducting bilingual and culturally relevant community workshops, cooking demos, and veggie bag giveaways connecting food choices to climate & human health impacts at key community gathering places and/or for key community stakeholders and organizations
  • A bilingual recipe book of culturally relevant climate friendly meals updated with improved or new recipes annually
  • A bilingual web page to promote and host resources supporting the Climate Friendly Eating Program
    • Working with the VeggieRx Project Manager to complete administrative tasks such as:
  • Submitting readiness requirements which include outreach material
    designs
  • Bi-monthly progress reports
  • Tracking workshops completed, locations and populations served, media documentation (photo & video), pre- and post- surveying of participants
  • Complete the Climate Health Promoter Train the Trainers Program (this can be done before or after hire)
  • Attend regular meetings with the Veggie Rx Project Manager
  • Attend monthly all-staff meetings
  • Attend and present at annual strategic planning meetings
  • Complete timely, accurate, and informative timesheets
  • Complete timely and accurate accounting forms including expense reports and check requests
  • Attend any assigned professional development training

Required Skills:

  • 2+ years as a licensed CA state driver and a satisfactory driving record is an ongoing
    requirement
  • Community outreach
  • Experience and comfort working in and around Central Richmond
  • Experience working with immigrant and low-income communities of color
  • Collaborative yet self-driven work style
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs
  • Ability to work outside in inclement weather and terrain (rain or shine)
  • Comfortable collaborating on multiple tasks and picking up new tasks as needed

Desired Skills:

  • Bilingual Spanish
  • Nutrition, dietician, culinary, food as medicine, and/or public health training
  • Experience training, teaching, and/or participating in lesson plan development
  • Strong conflict resolution, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in online social media, communications, and Google Drive

Compensation:
$25.00/hr at 40% FTE (up to 16 hours per week). Some weekends and holidays are required. Benefits: paid sick leave, holidays, vacation, annual winter break, and wellness fund benefits.

*People of Color, Richmond residents from the Iron Triangle/Santa Fe/Coronado neighborhoods, LBGTQ+, and formerly incarcerated are encouraged to apply.

How To Apply:
Please email your cover letter, resume, and references to: employment@urbantilth.org ATTN: HEAL Programs Hiring Committee – Community Health Promoter Position Urban Tilth has a great team and we are doing a lot of great work. To learn more about our work visit our website: www.urbantilth.org, Facebook page: facebook.com/urbantilth, or do a Google search for Urban Tilth.

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