Job Vacancy Community Health Education and Training Coordinator Kodiak Area Native Association

Job title: Community Health Education and Training Coordinator

Company: Kodiak Area Native Association

Job description: Job Description:

KANA’s Community Health Education and Training Coordinator is responsible for identification, development, implementation, and sustainability of community-based education and training programs funded through various Community Health grants. The Coordinator works closely with the department and community partners to identify unmet training needs, implements viable training solutions, and builds training capacity at the community level to ensure program sustainability. The Coordinator provides administrative support, performing multiple duties, tasks and responsibilities related to tracking continuing education and training data and reporting on activities. The right candidate will demonstrate excellent teamwork, written and verbal communication skills, teaching abilities, time management, and project management skills.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The following duties are not intended to serve as a comprehensive list of all duties performed by this position. Other duties as assigned.

  • Support the organization’s mission and goals, quality standards, and patient-centered medical home philosophy. Embrace KANA’s culture of serving the whole person through our provision of services. Incorporate KANA’s core values of Courtesy, Caring, Respect, Sharing, and Pride in all activities and decisions.
  • Uphold KANA’s Code of Ethics by conducting professional activities with honesty, integrity, respect, fairness, and good faith in a manner that reflects positively upon the organization.

Respond promptly to requests for health education training or support.

Collaborate with the department to select evidence-based education and training programs that achieve grant program objectives.

Conduct and evaluate data from community needs assessments and surveys to identify unmet training needs.

Become a certified trainer for all required education and training programs offered by the department and regularly lead community trainings.

Coordinate and schedule regular health education and training events for the community and KANA. Provide onsite technical support to host leadership, presenters, and attendees.

Assist with incorporation and implementation of new training methods of instruction including webinars, online courses, self-study materials, app-based training and more.

Work with the Community Health Promotions Specialist to develop and distribute program marketing and communications materials, including development of program-related publications, web-site content and social media promotions, to promote training events and encourage participation.

Periodically review education and training materials for efficacy and ease of delivery, and make necessary quality improvements as identified.

Foster partnerships with local organizations, businesses, and other healthcare agencies to identify unmet community education and training needs in Kodiak and surrounding villages. Collaborate to create new programs and enhance existing ones.

Assist stakeholders to build training capacity within their own organizations through train-the-trainer programs and provide technical assistance to promote sustainability of these programs.

Manage purchasing, receiving, storage and inventory of all health education and training materials and supplies.

Maintain accurate training and education program records, including course documentation, participant data, and certification paperwork.

Evaluate the effectiveness of current training programs and make recommendations based of the compiled data.

Create and submit timely training summary reports, for use in grant and board reporting, that include the attendance, participation, and completion statistics for training events and online courses.

Supervisory Responsibilities

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.


Associates degree or equivalent required and minimum two years of experience in a coaching, education and/or training capacity. Bachelor’s degree preferred. Must demonstrate experience with networking, public speaking, training program development and/or delivery, professional correspondence, and program management. Must be comfortable working with a diverse demographic either individually and/or in small group setting and demonstrate cultural competency when interacting with the community.


The Kodiak Area Native Association (KANA) has been providing exceptional patient and family focused health care and social services to the people of Kodiak Island since 1966. KANA’s patient-centered medical home model incorporates Behavioral Health, Dental, and Pharmacy services within the primary care setting to facilitate an advanced support system that ensures our patients’ needs are met. KANA also offers Child Services and Youth Prevention programs; Women, Infant and Children (WIC); Vocational Rehabilitation; Employment and Training services; Early Childhood and Infant Learning, and a full service fitness center to support the whole person.

Kodiak Area Native Association (KANA) uses E-Verify to check the work authorization of all new hires effective January 2022. For more information about E-Verify, please see the following:

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Location: Kodiak, AK

Job date: Fri, 24 Jun 2022 01:38:09 GMT

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