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Current Openings

Occasional Health Educator

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Senior Health Educator, the occasional health educator delivers consistent, high-quality health education to children preK-12th grade and adults. The Poe Center has curriculum for five broad health education topics: general health, family life, dental health, substance use prevention and nutrition/physical activity. This position would focus in all five areas, however, there will be a very heavy emphasis on nutrition education.

The health educator assists in the research, design and development of health education curriculum, evaluation instruments and supplemental materials. The health educator is responsible for day-to-day responsibilities related to the delivery of instructional programs at the Poe Center and offsite, including teacher training, community outreach and development and maintenance of resource materials.

Qualification Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Health Education is required, or an equivalent combination of work experience and college-level coursework.
  • Minimum of two years of practical education/teaching experience in learner-centered training environments.
  • Computer literacy a must.

The Organization: The mission of the Poe Center for Health Education is to educate and empower North Carolina children, youth, and their families to make choices that increase positive health behaviors.

Apply to: Interested parties should send resume and cover letter to:

Dana Orr
Senior Health Educator
224 Sunnybrook Road
Raleigh NC 27610

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