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Community Programs Coordinator

Position Summary

This position is partially grant-funded. The continuation of this position is contingent on the continuation of the funding.

The Community Programs Coordinator  is responsible to oversee and coordinate the operations of the REMSA Health community outreach and prevention program(s) and facilitate the expansion of the program(s) throughout rural Nevada and Clark County. Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Oversee the operations of the Community Programs at REMSA Health such as maintaining inventory of car seats and other supplies; scheduling dates and locations for checkpoints; managing website updates; securing sponsorships; entering the data from events, and preparing donations for deposit.
  • Manage, recruit and retain volunteers and maintain a list of volunteer contact information.  Notify volunteers of upcoming checkpoint events and media opportunities.
  • Oversee the Rethink Your Step program, which promotes pedestrian safety.
  • Participate in Child Death Review, Fetal Infant Mortality Review (FIMR), Safe Kids, Truckee Meadows Vision Zero, and other injury prevention committees/meetings.
  • Manage all training programs and classes to meet national requirements and reporting.
  • Analyze information/situations, project consequences of proposed actions, formulate alternative solutions and make appropriate responses or recommendations.
  • Track departmental income and expenditures.
  • Assist as necessary with the departmental month-end report.
  • Assist in staffing community outreach booths as needed.
  • Maintain and reorder PR supplies and develop new fliers as needed.
  • Seek additional grant ventures to fund outreach programs.
  • Monthly statewide travel is required.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications/ Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s or equivalent degree in social work, public health, human services, education, or communications required.
  • Experience in community program management and implementation.
  • Experience with nonprofit management, marketing, public relations, public speaking, teaching and/or grant writing, and administration is helpful.
  • Administrative experience involving the development, evaluation, and revision of programs, organizations, methods, and procedures.
  • Knowledge of departmental policies, procedures, organization, and functions.
  • Knowledge of federal, state, and local laws statutes, codes, regulations, and standards pertaining to areas of assignment.
  • Knowledge of computer systems and software specific to assigned responsibilities.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and organize workload.
  • Ability to work effectively as a part of a team.
  • Must be a self-starter requiring little oversight, highly motivated.
  • Applicant must have excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • A valid driver’s license is required.
  • Bilingual in Spanish is highly desired.

Within 6-18 months of hire:

  • Required successful completion of the National Standardized Child Passenger Safety Technician Training Program upon hire or within six months of employment. Maintain recertification requirements every two years.
  • Required successful completion of Technician Proxy status with Safe Kids Worldwide after a minimum of 6 months as a CPS Technician.
  • Requires successful CPR certification upon hire or within six months of employment.
  • Recommended successful completion of the Instructor Candidacy within 18 months of CPS Technician certification.
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