Emergency Preparedness Intern

Job Description: INTERN – Southwest Utah Public Health Department / Division of Emergency Preparedness and Response (St. George office).
General Purpose: Intern will perform a variety of ​duties in various public health emergency preparedness and response programs that exist to encourage proper engagement of community partners in a public health disaster or emergency.
Supervision Received: Works under the general supervision of the SWUPHD Director of Emergency Preparedness and Response Division.
Essential Functions: Including but not limited to:
-Performing assessments of previously signed agreements
-Reviewing and improving existing database for tracking of agreements
-Establishing training plans with community partners ­
-Design or improve existing recruiting tools to address community needs
-Evaluate the effectiveness of the Closed POD program
-Recruiting of businesses or agencies for the Closed POD program
Minimum Qualifications:
-Degree-seeking student from a college or university (health related field preferred)
-Desire to learn about the public health field
-Willing to work up to 300 hours or until project completed
Compensation: Possible stipend available
How to apply​­: Send your resume to Paulette Valentine. Email: pvalentine@swuhealth.org