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Cumberland County Immigrant Health Promotion Specialist in Portland, Maine

This job was posted by https://joblink.maine.gov : For more information, please see: https://joblink.maine.gov/jobs/905080

The Immigrant Health Promotion Specialist is an integral member of Cumberland District Maine Prevention Network (MPN), a State grant funded program of the Countys Public Health Department. This position provides leadership and strategic guidance to ensure prevention strategies are reaching immigrant and asylum-seeking populations and effectively addressing health inequities. This position works with the Substance Use and Tobacco Use Teams to develop and implement culturally and linguistically relevant prevention strategies. This position will also act as a connector to the multitude of immigrant and asylum-seeking communities in Cumberland County. This position will build relationships, provide training and technical assistance, and cultivate additional capacity within immigrant communities and ethnic community-based organizations to partner in the implementation of strategies outlined in the work plans.


  • A minimum of a Bachelors degree in health education, social services, political science, health education, public policy, or any equivalent combination of experience, education, and training to meet selection criteria.
  • Experience in health promotion, public health, and working with immigrant populations preferred.
  • Certified Prevention Specialist preferred.

Cumberland County offers an excellent and comprehensive benefits package and is proud of its talented and dedicated workforce. Come join our team and culture of engaged employees. Our strong management team is dedicated to providing employees with inspiring leadership, a positive and friendly workplace, support, encouragement and the necessary tools for success. We offer tuition reimbursement, wellness program, and professional development and training opportunities.

This position is 40 hours per week, with a full benefits package. Pay is commensurate with experience.\ Position will remain open until filled.

Cumberland County is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected Veteran status.