Southcentral Foundation is seeking a Technical Writer who will develop, write, and edit materials for reports, manuals, briefs, proposals for funding, newsletters, and related technical and administrative publications in print or electronic media for the NUKA institute.
Applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree in healthcare industry or equivalent training and experience and five (5) years of documented experience writing proposals, policies, procedures or other substantial documents.
Salary DOE with excellent benefits including an employer matched 401K plan with 3 years to be vested, 3.9 weeks paid leave, 5.2 weeks leave after 2 years employee medical, dental, vision, hearing and more.
As a Mat-Su Community Health Fellow you’ll work alongside public health professionals on a Behavioral Health Environmental Scan that will map the continuum of behavioral health services available to community members, identify gaps, and barriers, and assess the policy and regulatory environment in Alaska and the nation in terms of behavioral health. Both the treatment and prevention system will be assessed, with special attention to childhood trauma. This is a six month fellowship. (www.healthymatsu.org)
Competencies sought include at least completion of course work for a Master’s Degree in one of the following fields: Public health, Social Work, Medicine, Nursing, or Public policy. We can accommodate meeting practicum or thesis needs. Professionals with completed degrees are welcome, as well.
Compensation will include: The Fellow will be paid a stipend of $20/30 per hour, up to 30 hours per week and a housing allowance is available.
How to apply: The Fellowship will begin in early 2014. To apply please submit the following electronically by 8 am on December 16, 2013. Send to Don Zoerb, Finance Director, at .
An up-to-date curriculum vitae.
An essay describing the reason you want to be a Mat-Su Community Health Fellow, including a discussion of your major strengths and qualifications for this program and how this fellowship experience will fit into your career plans.
The names of four references who can speak to your academic and/or work experience and skills.
Thank you to all the speakers, sponsors and participants who joined us for the 2014 Alaska Public Health Summit in Anchorage on January 27 to 29. It was a great event that we could not have pulled off without you. Next year’s summit will be at the end of January. Mark your calendars!
Please visit our Cafe Press site for mugs, hats, tees, totes and more, or order a fleece vest at next Health Summit.
Meetings & Events
Events on October 24, 2014
October 24, 2014 - October 25, 2014
Location: Nationwide (http://www.foodday.org/)
Description: Food Day is a nationwide celebration that culminates every year on October 24th to highlight healthy diets and food systems while generating momentum to develop policies for healthier, sustainable, fair and affordable food. In 2013 America celebrated Food Day by hosting over 4,700 events nationwide. Food Day provides a platform for food, health and nutrition advocates to connect, discuss, and seek alternatives to critical food and diet issues. National APHA has maintained a critical presence in the Food Day movement in a variety of ways; APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin serves on the Food Day advisory board, National APHA has served Food Day as a promotional partner from the beginning, and this July 2014 Food Day was represented in the APHA Affiliate Affairs Newsletter.