Current Openings at EOHSI

Senior Community Outreach Worker


With its broad and multidisciplinary faculty expertise, the Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute (EOHSI) is an international resource that supports basic and clinical research in environmental health sciences and exposure assessment and fosters associated programs in environmental health education and public policy.
Established in 1986, EOHSI’s major objectives are to:

  • Advance understanding of the mechanisms by which environmental and occupational chemical exposures impact human health.
  • Identify and measure human environmental and occupational exposures to chemicals.
  • Treat populations adversely affected by chemical exposures.
  • Develop educational tools describing relative risks of chemical exposures.
  • Contribute to public policies related to environmental and occupational chemical risks.
  • Offer training programs for environmental health professionals.
    The Institute serves as an unbiased source of expertise about environmental problems for communities, employers and governments in all areas of occupational and environmental health, toxicology and risk assessment. EOHSI members are active as advisors to international, national, state and local organizations on public health issues.

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national research university and the state of New Jersey’s preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Established in 1766 and celebrating a milestone 250th anniversary in 2016, the university is the eighth oldest higher education institution in the United States. More than 67,000 students and 22,000 faculty and staff learn, work, and serve the public at Rutgers locations across New Jersey and around the world.

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Senior Community Outreach Worker for the Clinical Research and Occupational Medicine Division within the Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute (EOHSI). Under the direction of the Principal Investigator (PI), the Senior Community Outreach Worker will be a member of the Paulsboro PFAS Health Study Team to recruit study participants. The individual will meet with the Pauslboro/West Deptford community and identify opportunities for group enrollment activities such as organizational, school, and faith-based events.

Among the key duties for this position are the following:

  • Participates on the Community Assistance Panel which includes reporting out, assisting with science translation, and identifying potential engagement opportunities that enhances the Paulsboro community.
  • Assists the Site Coordinator with research and general office tasks.
  • Coordinates a community-wide canvass including recruiting and training a canvass team.
  • Communicates news and updates with program participants.
  • Maintains and performs accurate data tracking, evaluation and reporting of participant engagement.
  • Collaborates with the study team to produce materials for newsletters and for publishing educational materials.

Posting Number: 21ST1019


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