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Health Education Intern

Tucson (United States of America)

  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Tucson (United States of America)
  • Grade: Internship
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Education, Learning and Training
    • Public Health and Health Service
  • Closing Date:

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OVERVIEW:

Upon arrival to the United States and throughout their first few years, refugees and asylees face numerous hurdles to effectively navigate the US healthcare system and accessing important community health resources. The International Rescue Committee (IRC) works one-on-one with clients to meet each of their unique health needs. The Health Education intern will partner with health and wellness staff to develop localized health education workshops/classes on topics related to commonly diagnosed refugee health needs, preventive health behaviors and/or health care navigation. Interns will partner with mainstream service providers for curriculum development. After which, the intern will facilitate health education workshops to IRC clients.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

•Collaborate with health and wellness staff to develop or update linguistically and culturally appropriate health education curriculum

•Schedule and maintain calendar for health education

•Facilitate and lead health education workshops and 1-0n-1 sessions

•Coordinate outreach to clients and partner organizations about health education workshops

•Maintain client attendance and track clients’ progress on database (ETO)

•Communicate client concerns to IRC staff

•Assist with monitoring and evaluation including conducting client satisfaction surveys, compiling results, and providing findings to health and wellness staff

Reports To: Lizbeth Gonzalez, Health Program Manager

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