Build Healthier Intern

Location: Austin, TX
Date Posted: 02-23-2018
Job Opportunity: Build Healthier Intern/Practicum
Department: Programs
Job Type: Practicum/Intern
Compensation: Non-Paid
Who we are:
We’re a statewide nonprofit organization focused on reducing chronic illness and obesity. We do this by creating technology and programming focused on building healthier lives, healthier communities, and a healthier state. There’s so much more to know, so please check us out on LinkedIn:
Who we want:
The Build Healthier Program seeks a practicum student and intern interested in community health collaboratives and the social determinants of health. This student will be excited to assist in building a program from the ground up and utilize innovative technology to support community health collaboratives across the state. The ideal candidate is a proactive self-starter who is able to take initiative in identifying solutions to problems. He or she is comfortable with technology and troubleshooting issues as they arise, as well as a skilled communicator, confident in making cold calls and reaching out to potential partners in a warm and professional manner. Two positions are available with the Build Healthier program, one for a graduate level practicum, and one for an undergraduate intern.
Key Responsibilities:
The following responsibilities are not exhaustive. Projects will be assigned based on interest, talent, skill set and availability:
●   Work directly with and provide support to the Build Healthier Coordinator
●   Create and manage contact list for school district SHAC (School Health Advisory Council) representatives
●   Assist with SHAC in Action Webinar management and distribution of CEU certificates
●   Research best practices in Community Health Collaboratives. Identify and upload relevant resources to the Build Healthier web page
●   Support Project ECHO development and implementation
▪          Assist in recruiting and training ECHO participants
▪          Assist with the production and dissemination of ECHO course materials
▪          Attend all TeleECHO sessions
▪          Assist with technology during ECHO sessions
▪          Support communication with ECHO participants between sessions
Who you are:
●   Mission focused and results driven. You’re committed to supporting the mission of IT’S TIME TEXAS and don’t shy away from challenges as you work toward positive results.
●   A team-player. You have experience utilizing a team-based approach to carry out projects.
●   Detail oriented and organized. You’re committed to ensuring organization and consistency in all activities. You coordinate and execute all tasks with accuracy and attention to detail.
●   Excellent communicator. You have an ability to listen actively and effectively communicate information to a wide variety of audiences.
●   Problem solver. You don’t see problems as obstacles but rather opportunities for creativity.
What you’ll bring:
●   Working towards a Bachelors’ or Master’s degree in public health, social work, or related field
●   Minimum of 3.0 GPA
●   Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and leverage resources accordingly
●   Ability and willingness to work independently and follow instructions with minimal supervision
●   Comfort with distance learning technology, and the ability to learn new technology, including Zoom
●   Proficient in Microsoft Office
Notice: The job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Management has the right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time. IT’S TIME TEXAS is an at-will employer.
To Apply: Submit cover letter and resume at
This position is located in Austin, Texas and reports to the Build Healthier Program Coordinator.

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