Job Opportunities — May 4, 2012

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health PLACE Program is looking for enthusiastic, hard working policy analysts to promote healthy eating/active living policy change and implementation. Applicants should be passionate about partnering with cities and communities to develop policies that create healthy communities.  Applicants should send a resume and cover letter to rmckenzie@ph.lacounty.gov.

Oregon Health Authority Jobs:

Playworks Program Coordinator, AmeriCorps, Portland
This is a full-time position bringing healthy play and physical activity to low-income schools to create a positive environment for learning and teaching. Members are trained and placed at an urban elementary school to run Playworks’ physical activity program focused on teaching and organizing safe and inclusive games before, during and after school. Members teach conflict resolution strategies, inspire all children to get off the sidelines and into the game and work to generate more community and family involvement through recruiting and supporting volunteers.  This position is for the 2012-2013 school year.

Wellness Specialist, PacificSource Health Plans, Springfield
Work closely with individual employer groups to understand, develop, and facilitate resolution of employer group requests for health and wellness activities that lead to a healthier membership, and ultimately, reduce health care costs.  Provide in-house development and support for on-going wellness programs, respond to Marketing Department requests for employer group information, collaborate with Sales to promote PacificSource wellness programs, and act as a consultant to employer groups on their wellness initiatives.  Participate in community wellness committees and workshops as a PacificSource representative and promote wellness education in the general community.

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