Survey Collector/Research Assistant II
Some College Coursework Completed
Prevention Research Center - Berkeley, CA 94704 US (Primary)
70 - 80%
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Prevention Research Center (PRC) is a non-profit health research agency based in Berkeley CA. We are hiring a Community Health Worker (CHW) for a health education and intervention project for East Bay Arab American adults. The CHW will work with community members to learn about health risks related to use of tobacco products and provide tobacco users with effective means to quit or cut back their tobacco use, and to prevent tobacco-related harms to others. The CHWs will work together in community settings under the direction of the PRC project staff. They will recruit community members to a survey and to focus groups, collect survey and focus group data, and provide data to PRC staff according to established protocols. They will deliver tobacco-related health information to community members, including screening and brief intervention for tobacco use; collect data about these interactions; and provide these data to the PRC staff. The CHW may provide community with tobacco cessation information and conduct Motivational Interviewing, training will be provided. This part-time position will provide professional development opportunities for students in medicine and public health who are interested in community-based practice and research.
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