Program Coordinator -Health Program

  • LULAC
  • Jan 23, 2021
Full time Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: 01-2021 OPENS: 1/20/2021

CLOSES: 2/4/2021

 Position Title: Program Coordinator -Health Program Location: Washington, D.C. / National Headquarters Reports to: National Programs Manager Classification: Full time Permanent Position

 Organization: The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) is a non-profit organization and serves as the nation’s largest and oldest civil rights volunteer-based organization that empowers Hispanic Americans and builds strong Latino communities. Headquartered in Washington, DC, with over 1,000 councils around the United States and Puerto Rico, LULAC’s programs, services and advocacy address the most important issues for Latinos, meeting critical needs of today and the future. For more information, visit www.LULAC.org.

 Essential Duties: The Health Program Coordinator is responsible for managing and administrating various programs that fulfill the LULAC mission on health programs including but not limited to programming on wellness, health care access, environmental justice, health disparities, food safety, built environment and sustainable communities. The incumbent must also be fluent in Spanish since the Latino community is the targeted audience.

Assists with the preparation of reports and benchmarks as required by management and/or partners. Maintains positive working relationships with existing partners and identifies new potential partners to seek opportunities for new health programs for the community. Execute and displays excellent customer service with all partners. The Program Coordinator may be required to conduct site visits, organization of workshops, provide webinar trainings and support for LULAC Councils to execute financial literacy seminars.

 Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Plan, develop, organize, and execute program components to ensure all program goals and objectives are met in a timely manner.
  • Manage, and monitor program
  • Collect, analyze, and synthetize data from all participating program sites to prepare all program related reports for submission to a variety of
  • Execute and deliver workshops presentations and trainings (or identify appropriate speakers) in selected cities on health issues or other related program
  • Manage the program resources by writing request for funding proposal, review, manage and ensure timely submissions and subgrantee reporting.
  • Collaborate with internal staff, government, and sponsoring entities, LULAC members, community-based partners to build relationships with the purpose of maintaining a network of individuals to assist in coalition building to support the execution of
  • Work with grassroots advocates, Latinos, immigrant community members, employers, government and corporate grant officers and community-based organizations to recruit appropriate program
  • Write and submit articles to be published in the LULAC News magazine relating to the assigned programs and/or initiatives.
  • Develop marketing and media strategy for program events in English and
  • Stay current on policy and advocacy issues affecting health policy, ACA and environmental policy issues impacting public health.
  • Coordinate and convene meetings with LULAC members, partners, and direct service providers, partner agencies and others to increase awareness of LULAC’s programs and services.
  • Assist in identifying funding opportunities for LULAC to apply for government, foundation, and corporate grants that support assigned program

 Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Experience organizing, public speaking, conducting workshops and trainings with grassroots community members to a variety of audiences in a variety of delivery formats in English and Spanish.
  • Experience in budgeting, financial management, and program
  • Ability to synthesize information from various sources and present it in a variety of written formats and styles for a variety of audiences.
  • Experience working with grassroots advocates, Latinos, immigrant community members, employers, government and corporate grant officers and community-based
  • Strong ability to develop work plans, set deadlines, work with minimal supervision, manage multiple projects and duties simultaneously,
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and experience with Internet tools, delivering webinars, using social networks and online communication, operating online management content
  • Excellent skills in oral and written communication in English and Spanish
  • Strong organizational and administrative skills and ability to manage multi-city programs
  • Ability to write grant proposals for program

 Required Education and Experience:

Education: A minimum of an undergraduate degree in Health, Political Science, English, Education, Social Work, Community Development, Public Policy or other related field. Directly related work experience may be substituted for education.

 Experience: Three years’ minimum experience with community programs, Latino outreach, field organizing, and coalition-building. Experience managing volunteers, budgets, program development, and evaluation and reporting in compliance with federal and corporate regulations. Candidate must have excellent oral communication, research, organization, and writing skills. Proficiency in oral and written English and Spanish is required.

 Work Status: United States Citizen or Permanent Resident Required

Salary Range: $ $40,000-42,000/year

Commensurate according to years of experience. All employees must meet a 6-month probationary period. Continuation of this position after one year is dependent on the successful candidate meeting jointly determined performance goals.

 Benefits:

  • Accrual of 8 hours of sick time and 8 hours of vacation time per month
  • 10 Paid Federal Holidays
  • Health, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance available for enrollment
  • Retirement Plan

 How to Apply: Candidates should submit their resume demonstrating qualifications, education and work experience required for the position. All applications must be submitted electronically to jobs@lulac.org by 5:00pm EST on the closing date. Any questions may be directed via email to the Human Resource Officer at jobs@lulac.org.

 

LULAC is committed to diversity among its staff, and recognizes that its continued success requires the highest commitment to obtaining and retaining a diverse staff that provides the best quality services to supporters and constituents. LULAC is an equal opportunity employer and it is our policy to recruit, hire, train, promote, and administer any and all personnel actions without regard to sex, race, age, color, creed, national origin, religion, economic status, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity or expression, ethnic identity or physical disability, or any other legally protected basis. LULAC will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination and any such conduct is strictly prohibited.

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