Carlson Leadership & Public Service Center

June 21, 2016

Program Coordinator

Position title: Program Coordinator

 

Name of organization: UW School of Dentistry – Office of Educational Partnerships & Diversity

 

Website:

https://dental.washington.edu/oepd/

 

Position description:

The AmeriCorps member will recruit pre-dental and dental students to participate in outreach activities which will promote and sustain the Access to Care projects. These projects will include Dental Camps, career fairs, mobile dental clinic events, ethnic group specific events, such as the Latina Health Fair and the Northwest Indian Youth Conference. The AmeriCorps member will serve directly with a dental student leader to execute the goals of the Health and Homelessness course, which aims to prepare students to serve in underserved populations. The AmeriCorps member will serve with our Dental Camp and Dental Career Pipeline projects to address workforce shortages. They will assist in the development of an online information tool to recruit the target audience of middle and high school students to attend hands-on camps and information fairs. They will assist in the writing of grants to support the AmeriCorps project.

 

Time commitment: Full-time

 

Skill requirements:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential.  Other qualifications include:
  • Ability to utilize standard office software programs (i.e., Microsoft Word, Excel, basic photo-editing software).
  • Grant writing experience or ability to learn grant-writing which focuses on supporting small individual projects which the member will be coordinating.  No more than 10% of their time will be spent on this task.
  • Good interpersonal skills with a strong ability to organize and manage multiple tasks and deadlines.
  • Ability to serve successfully with individuals from diverse organizations and backgrounds.
  • Ability to function independently and as a team member.
  • Availability to work flexible hours during outreach events

 

Start date: September 15th or October 1st

 

End date: July 31st or August 15th

 

Location: University of Washington School of Dentistry

 

How to apply:

https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=51426&fromSearch=true

 

Supervisor contact info:

Evelyn Program Coordinator

ecruz12@uw.edu

2062211816