Posted in Nonprofit - Social Services 13 days ago.
Weare seeking a Wellness Coordinator that will work under the supervision of theWellness Lead in the Office of Children,Youth and Families. Incumbent will assist on wellness-basedprojects to ensure objectives related to staff engagement are met. The WellnessCoordinator will be responsible for the coordination and delivery of healthpromotion activities and materials that align with the overall Children, Youthand Families strategies addressing staff wellness and trauma.
The Wellness Coordinator will collaborate with the Wellness Leadto determine staff wellness needs, develop wellness plans, suggest wellnessactivities, schedule activities, evaluate the success of wellness programs,identify training needs, coordinate staff, recruit wellness leaders, andaddress staff concerns regarding wellness and trauma. Asneeded, the Wellness Coordinator will assist the Wellness Lead with similarduties related to Transition-Aged Youth.
Essential Dutiesand Responsibilities
? Coordinating events andcommunications to ensure a positive employee experience with wellnessprogramming, including but not limited to Vitality Caf?s, trauma trainings, andcritical incident supports.
? Designing and distributing wellness relatedinformation materials, such as posters, emails, and flyers.
? Researching information for variouscommunication platforms; including newsletters, podcasts, digital platforms,etc.
? Maintaining control of the wellness calendarand email.
? Working withthe Wellness Lead, Champions, activity leaders, contractors, vendors, HumanResources, and Employee Assistance Program associates to administer wellnessinitiatives.
? Supporting the Wellness Team at virtual,on-site, and off-site wellness events.
? Trackingemployee participation and wellness incentives.
? Coordinating and maintaining schedules for wellness relatedactivities; including health screenings, lunch and learn seminars, flu-shotclinics, mindfulness classes, wellness challenges, etc.
? Researching current national wellness trendson initiatives, incentives, and engagement data to assist in buildinginnovative and relevant wellness programing.
? Participating as a primary WellnessChampion for the agency.
? Facilitating meetings of staff,community partners, and program stakeholders.
Knowledge, Skillsand Abilities
? Ability to set and meet deadlines.
? Ability to work under supervisionand accept feedback.
? Ability to relate effectively andwork respectfully with diverse individuals and work groups.
? Excellent written and oralcommunication and interpersonal skills.
? Uphold agency mission and valuesthrough accountability, innovation, integrity, quality, and teamwork.
? Advancedproficiency in Microsoft Office applications including Outlook, Word, Excel andPowerPoint.
Bachelor?sdegree in social work, health sciences, or related field, plus experience workingon health and wellness initiatives in child welfare or related agency. One ormore years of professional or internship experience in child welfare staff-relatedwellness, direct education, or coaching individuals for disease prevention,health promotion, and behavior change preferred.
Any equivalent combination of educationand experience that meets the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
Ifhired for a position, candidates would work for Allegheny County, Department ofHuman Services and be employed by Diversified Care Management.
AboutAllegheny County Department of Human Services (DHS)
In AlleghenyCounty, we appreciate people who think big, act boldly, and care about making adifference. You don?t have to be from here to feel at home, or to make yourmark. With only 1.3 million people in the County, it?s small enough formotivated people to get things done. Allegheny County?s Department of HumanServices (DHS) is a perfect place to get things done that directly affectpeople in need in a positive and lasting way. We help children grow up saferand healthier, older adults remain able to live independently, andneighborhoods to thrive. Our mission is to improve the health and well-being ofpeople in Allegheny County.
DHS is thelargest agency in Allegheny County government, with a budget of nearly $1billion. DHS serves over 200,000 people a year through services that include:Protecting children and youth from abuse and neglect and preventing futureoccurrences of maltreatment; improving child wellness through family support,home visiting, early intervention and in-home services; providing treatment forbehavioral health issues such as substance use disorders and mental illness;managing the care of adults with intellectual disabilities; preventingunnecessary nursing home stays; and services that prevent homelessness andprovide shelter and housing for families and individuals.
You can makea big impact here. We stand out as one of the best human services organizationsin the country. But we need problem-solvers, innovators, and terrific leadersto make sure we are smart in how we use our funding so that we reach the peoplewho most need our help to make their lives better.
?AtDHS we have a clear vision: to be the place where a diverse mix of talentedpeople want to come, to grow and do their best work.?
-From theorganization?s statement on Equity and Inclusion
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER - M/F/V/D