ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: 01-2021 OPENS: 1/20/2021
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:
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org by 5:00pm EST on the closing date. Any questions may be directed via email to the Human Resource Officer at email@example.com.
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.