Community Service Liaison - Tobacco Prevention Intern

  • San Andreas, California
  • Dec 17, 2023
Intern Community and Economic Development Internship
  • Salary: $18.46 Hourly USD Hourly
  • Salary Top: 18 USD Hourly

Job Description

Position Description

Calaveras County Public Health Division is offering a paid internship opportunity for a committed undergraduate or graduate student interested in public health education, community health needs, and program administration. As an intern for the Public Health Division, college students will be given the chance to utilize their knowledge in a professional setting by providing support to the Tobacco Prevention Program. Work with a diverse group of public health leaders, education specialists, community health workers, and clinicians to help address health inequities within Calaveras County.

Help the Calaveras County Public Health Division achieve its mission to improve the health and well-being of everyone in Calaveras County! Gain exposure to professional development activities and career pathways while accruing valuable experience. The position can accommodate up to 240 internship hours and is fully in-person. Interested and eligible candidates are encouraged to apply for this exciting opportunity!

Under general direction of the Public Health Deputy Director, the incumbent to this position represents a specific population and/or peer group for resource development, coordination and liaison between agencies and consumers.

Example of Duties

  • Assist in the coordination and development of support services to targeted populations as specified by grant/allocation funding;
  • Serve as a peer representative to program activities/meetings;
  • Participate in training activities as directed;
  • Establish and maintain positive and effective working relationships with internal staff and external resources;
  • Assist with administrative/clerical tasks as assigned;
  • Utilize skills in engaging and working with others from diverse ethnic and cultural groups;
  • Provide direct assistance to targeted populations as specified by grant funding sources;
  • Provide empathetic peer support; link targeted population to appropriate resources, advocating for them when necessary;
  • Participate in production and/or distribution of support and/or educational materials (e.g., newsletters).

Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge of:

Public health issues within the targeted population groups; familiarity with community resources and service agencies, including both private and other public agencies, social and economic problems which call for the use of public and private county services.

Ability to:

Plan, organize, coordinate, and manage tasks as assigned; communicate orally and in writing on a variety of issues; develop and maintain harmonious relationships with employees, public officials, community groups, other agencies and the general public.

Education, Training, and Experience :

Equivalent to graduation from High School Any combination of education and experience which would provide the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and abilities listed. Previous experience as a consumer or family member of mental health or related public health services preferred.

Special Requirements

Possession of a valid California driver's license.

Bargaining Unit 7 - Service Employees International Union Local 1021

For available Health/Dental/Vision insurance please visit the County BENEFITS WEBPAGE. Please note that Extra-hire positions that are benefitted, are only offered our CORE medical plan and are not offered dental or vision.

NEW * Assist-To-Own program to help Couny employees purchase a home.

Program Highlights:
  • Down Payment Assistance, up to 5.5% of the Total Mortgage Loan.
  • Available with purchase of a primary residence.
  • Variety of Mortgage Loan options (FHA, VA, USDA and Conventional Mortgage Loans).
  • No first-time homebuyer requirement to qualify.
  • Flexible guidelines: Minimum FICO 640; Maximum DTI 50%.
  • Flexible income limits, up to moderate income levels; no income limits for FHA and VA.
For more information, vists Calaveras County Assist-to-Own

Boot Allowance: $150 per year and is distributed once a year, in the first full pay period in the month of December.Qualifying Classifications: Registered EH Specialists, EH Techs, OSS Engineers, Fleet Manager, Junior Engineer, Mechanic series, Sheriff's Mechanic, Public Works Inspector, Road Maintenance Worker series, Integrated Waste Worker series, AG Techs, and AG Biologists, and Recycling Program Coordinator I/II, Permit Tech I/II, Engineering Tech I/II assigned to the Rock Creek Landfill facility, and Air Pollution Control Tech.

Uniform Allowance:$600 per calendar year split into monthly payments.Payments will be made monthly on the second pay check.Qualifying classifications: Custodian series, facility maintenance worker series, facilities maintenance engineer.

Extra-hire employees are not eligible for step advances, vacation, seniority rights, holiday pay or other certain employee benefits. They are entitled to 24 hours of sick leave per year and eligilbe for the county's CORE Medical plan but not eligible for dental or vision insurance.

Vacation days:

0 - 3 complete years = 80 hours per year.

After 6 months you can take your first week.

3 - 10 complete years = 120 hours per year

10 years+ = 160 per year

Holidays:13 paid holidays per year.

Life Insurance: $50,000.00 County paid

Sick Leave: 12 days annual sick leave accrual with unlimited accumulation.

Sick leave is accrued at 3.69 hours for each full 80 hours of payroll period.

60 hours of sick leave can be used for immediate family, parent spouse, child or sibling.

Merit: After successfully completing twenty-six (26) pay periods, a 5% merit increase may be granted.Merit increases may be granted annually thereafter to the top step.

Probation Period: New employees remain in a probationary status for 26 pay periods..

Longevity Incentives @ 2.5% for each of the following:
  • 5.5 years (if hired before March 28, 2005)
  • 6 years
  • 10 years
  • 15 years
  • 20 years
  • 25 years

Bi-Lingual pay:$75 per month for specific approved job classifications.

Flexible Spending: Pre-Tax Medical Reimbursement - Max contribution of $2,500 annually

Flexible Spending:Pre-Tax Dependent Care Account - Max contribution of $5,000 annually

Section 125 Plan:Additional insurance is available through the Section 125 plan and may be purchased from a representative during open enrollment or by appointment when they are on-site.


Heart & Stroke Insurance

Cancer Insurance

Accident Insurance

Universal Life Insurance

Short Term Disability Insurance




Extra-Hire's will be enrolled into Public Agency Retirement System (PARS) unless you are already a member of CalPERS.

Additional Retirement Plan:

The County offers a 457 Government plan. Employees can contribute u to this deferred compensation plan (Pre or Post Tax options).The County utilizes VALIC.

Participating employees will receive a County paid match of up to $50 a month.

Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Base Pay


Job Address

San Andreas, California United States View Map