Training and Outreach Specialist


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JOB TITLE: Training and Outreach Specialist

LOCATION: Anchorage, Alaska

OPENING DATE: 05/22/2024

CLOSES: Open Until Filled

SALARY: Depending on Experience

WORK HOURS: 7.5 hrs/day

DUTIES: The Training & Outreach Specialist will be responsible for developing and coordinating the design and instruction of substance use, mental health, work force development and public health related trainings for youth and adults. Following tribal needs analysis, the specialist will work with staff experts to develop or utilize existing curriculum and training materials, to coordinate and facilitate in person and virtual training with local and tribal public health and/or community-based partners within the APIA region. Must be effective at establishing good community partnerships to meet project goals. Be a positive role model for community. Effective communication with coworkers and community partners. Collaborate with APIA staff. Attend required project and division meetings. Hours of work are 7.5 hours per day, 5 days a week.

QUALIFICATIONS: BS/BA degree preferred from an accredited university in a related health or human service field. Instructor certification in one or more of the following areas strongly preferred: Mental Health First Aid, BLS/CPR, MANDT, ETT, ASISIT, SafeTALK, ACE’s, Prime for Life, QPR, and/or other relevant mental health or public health care areas. Passionate about education and have a solid foundation in healthcare training practices. Knowledge through education or work experience in program development/implementation, delivery of services in rural areas and health promotion. Demonstrated interpersonal skills. Demonstrated advanced verbal and written communication skills. Demonstrated computer proficiency. Successful performance in developing and managing agency grants/contracts. Knowledge of grant policies and procedures and business accounting principles. Experience with policy development at the local, state and national levels; preferred. Experience working with healthcare professionals, local community structures, government agencies, academic institutions, private organizations, and non-profit corporations. Experience with the development, delivery, and evaluation of educational programs for youth, adults, and/or non-traditional learners. Understanding and knowledge of budget and fiscal procedures. Ability to execute instructions and apply specific guidelines to varied situations, and the ability to effectively express both written and oral information. Experience in working with diverse cultures and familiarity with the Aleutian and Pribilof Islands Region. Willing to take training and attend workshops and meetings periodically to enhance job performance and knowledge. Experience writing grants and proposals; preferred. Willingness and means to travel and have a valid Alaska Driver’s License. Apply online at or email resume and application to:

Aleutian Pribilof Islands Association, Inc.

Attn: Human Resources Director

1131 East International Airport Road

Anchorage, Alaska 99518

Phone: (907) 276-2700

Fax: (907) 279-4351

* Native preference will be given to qualified applicant pursuant to P.L. 93-638.