Bilingual Education Coordinator

Organization/Company Name: 
Familias en Accion
Position Description: 

Bilingual Education Coordinator

The purpose of this position is to coordinate the community health education workshops (classes) offered by Familias en Acción. This includes facilitating some of these classes, coordinating other instructors and the locations of the classes, as well as handling the recruitment and retention of participants, and reporting on all classes offered by Familias and its partners, in the metro area and other locations. This position also includes assisting with the Latino Health Equity Conference each year and significant project management.

Specific Duties:

Project Management:

1. Create and manage project plans, project schedules, work hours, budgets

and expenditures.

2. Organize, attend and participate in stakeholder meetings.

3. Prepare necessary presentation materials for meetings.

4. Ensure project deadlines are met.

5. Provide administrative support as needed.

6. Develop project strategies.

7. Create a project management calendar for fulfilling each goal and objective

Health Education:

1. Coordinate educational opportunities for Latinos with chronic illnesses or at

risk for them.

2. Receive training to facilitate the health workshops (classes).

3. Recruit, train, manage and acknowledge volunteers (Promotores/Promotoras)

4. Conduct classes as appropriate.

5. Promote, recruit, train and facilitate diabetes prevention and self-management


6. Recruit new locations with existing and new community partners.

7. Develop and maintain partner relationships.

8. Recruit attendees for the various health education classes (workshops) from

health systems, clinics, the community, other.

9. Develop and implement retention strategies for participants.

10. Collect, track, enter and analyze data from classes and make recommendations

to improve the program.

11. Assist with the Abuela, Mama y Yo project as needed.

12. Assist with the implementation of Latino Health Equity Conference offered

each June.

13. Gather information, pictures and write short blurbs for monthly newsletter.

14. Other activities and/or projects as assigned.

Send your resume and a cover letter that describe your knowledge, skills and professional experience that demonstrate your capacity to perform the “Requirements and Qualifications” as described above. Please send both your resume and cover letter as attachments to [email protected].

Position Type: 
Full Time

Kaiser Permanente health benefits, retirement and Paid Time Off.

Required Qualifications and Experience: 

Ability and willingness to work as a team member and support Familias en Acción’s mission.

Ability to work with communities from diverse background and commitment to equity and inclusion.

Self-motivation and the ability to work independently.

Creative, organized, and ability to plan the logistics for meetings and community workshops.

Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office computer program and data entry skills.

Valid driver’s license with reliable transportation that is insured.

Bilingual in English and Spanish with the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

Required Education and / or Certifications: 

Bachelor degree or equivalent in health, education, social work, or related field.

Minimum of two years of experience in teaching and/or coordinating health education workshops, human services, healthcare, or social services with knowledge of working with the Latino community.

Preference for someone already trained to provide Stanford Living Well classes in Spanish, but not required.

Preference for someone already trained in facilitating National Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP), but not required.

2710 NE 14th Ave.
Portland, OR 97212
Where Will Work Be Performed?: 
Same as the Employer Address
Application Email: 
Application Address: 
Gail Brownmiller
Familias en Accion
2710 NE 14th Avenue
Portland, OR 97212
Application deadline: 
Friday, May 24, 2019