Our Community Health Program Coordinator is a key member of United Way’s Community Impact team ensuring the ‘social determinants of health’ are represented and activated as we influence policies, systems and organizations to create stability and well-being for Idahoans.
The Community Health Program Coordinator is a highly skilled and visible link between health policy and services and our area education systems.
United Way’s Community Health Program Coordinator works closely and in collaboration with community partners to make measurable improvement in the health and well-being of local children and families. The leader selected for this important and highly visible role must be skilled at seeing opportunities to connect programs and organizations in new and powerful ways. Be very detailed oriented. Enjoys fostering communication; connecting and aligning strategies and resources; and innovative thinking.
This team member will need a passion for using data as a tool for continuous improvement in the workplace and community. She/he will be an ambassador who grows and cares for community partners working directly with schools, civic leaders and policy makers. A natural helper who is comfortable doing the necessary behind the scenes activities that make the more public work successful.
Success requires a commitment to high functioning communication and partnership within all areas of the United Way Organization, including fundraising, operations, marketing/public relations, advocacy and volunteerism. This person must exhibit a professional presence and encourage collaboration at all levels within their role as the Community Health Program Coordinator.
· A degree and/or professional experience in public health or a related health field, public administration or business field is preferred.
· Experience in data collection/analysis is a plus.
· Experience managing complex grants is helpful.
· Experience with collaborative practices and building coalitions, collaborations or organizing partnerships with various stakeholders is a plus.
· Excellent project management and organization skills.
· Highly skilled communicator.
· Excellent ability to self-motivate and manage.
Essential Job Philosophies and Responsibilities:
· Gets excited about the messy work of systems change.
· Happily accomplishes administrative and strategic support for an existing health grant using policy, systems and environmental strategies to ensure grant activities and milestones are accomplished.
· Fluidly moves between a high degree of formal, detailed organizational work and emerging collaboration efforts with loose and informal partners.
· Proactively communicates effectively and regularly with grantors, key stakeholders, community partners, contractors and the United Way team.
· Seeks opportunities to leverage policy and advocacy strategies to achieve or advance success in health and education.
· Confidently facilitates meetings, planning and learning sessions to advance key initiatives.
· Fearlessly willing and able to participate in growing support, attracting and engaging community in the work.
· Constantly elevates the social determinants of health as drivers of human success.
· Enjoys working with successful teams and can self-manage their time and deadlines easily on their own.
· Joyfully shifts from organizing hygiene items to planning meetings with elected officials.
Full time position, wage range $35,000-$40,000 DOE, plus excellent benefits including generous paid time off, flexible work environment, health/dental/vision insurance, disability/life insurance and retirement program.
To let us know you are interested please submit a cover letter or video telling us about your skills and expertise and how you see the social determinants of health as success factors for low income children and families, along with a resume. To: email@example.com