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Marketing & Education Outreach Specialist -AGING

Date: Aug 3, 2022

Location: Wichita, KS, US

Company: Sedgwick County

Department:  Aging 

Pay:  $16.98 per hour  

Work Schedule: 8am - 5pm, Mon - Fri  

 

Promote the agency and programs offered to professionals, older adults, caregivers and persons with disabilities through marketing opportunities and presentations. Develop relevant educational programs to meet community need, enhance outreach and community engagement and in-service trainings for community stakeholders. Coordinate Senior Health Insurance Counselors of Kansas (SHICK) programs, volunteers and events.

 

Provide outreach presentations, attend community events and seek out marketing opportunities to promote the agency and services for older adults, caregivers and professionals.

  • Organize and facilitate monthly Aging Network meetings.
  • Initiate and provide presentations to public and private groups.
  • Identify opportunities and participate in health fairs, information booths and other community events.
  • Network, develop and maintain strong relationships with aging and disability professionals, community stakeholders as well as community citizens to enhance marketing efforts.
  • Maintaining information, resources, brochures, and publications supporting CPAAA’s identified education focus.
  • Data entry and documentation of activity as needed.

 

Research and develop educational workshops addressing community need, interest and CPAAA educational emphasis.

  • Create engaging educational workshops, seminars and in-service trainings for older adults, professionals and community stakeholders which are relevant and timely topics.
  • Document all contacts.

 

Coordinate the Senior Health Insurance Counselors of Kansas (SHICK) program.

  • Represent CPAAA by attending the annual State SHICK basic training for new counselors and advanced SHICK training for renewing returning counselors. Assist KDADS staff as needed for these trainings. Supplement training as needed, based on input from volunteers.
  • Coordinate the SHICK program for CPAAA recruiting volunteers for both departmental and external organizations support.
  • Coordinate Medicare events.
  • Provide SHICK counseling to new retirees and returning consumers for Medicare/Medicaid options and benefits.
  • Complete all required reporting.

 

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Gerontology, Education, Human Services, Communication, Marketing or a related field. Minimum of two (2) years’ experience in education and/or marketing/outreach. Minimum of two (2) years’ experience in human service with emphasis on working with adults 60+. Intermediate or advanced computer skills needed in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and Access. Valid State of Kansas driver’s license and proof of automobile insurance.

 

Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in Gerontology, Human Services, Education, Communications, marketing, or a related field. One (1) year experience in the field of aging or physical disabilities, preferably an Area Agency on Aging or Physical Disabilities provider system. AIRS, Information and Referral/Assistance Certification. Bilingual skills a plus.

 

It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services provided to the general public, including employment and all other activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, disability, veteran status or any other similarly protected status. Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Human Resources by phone at (316) 660-7050, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777). Do not use this phone number for employment questions. This number is provided only for those requiring ADA assistance. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate.


Nearest Major Market: Wichita

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