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Empower House is looking for people that share our passion for grassroots community transformation and connect volunteer or professional experiences to our mission. Take a look at the positions we currently have available.

COMMUNITY HEALTH PROGRAM MANAGER

REPORTS TO: Director of Programs 

STARTING SALARY RANGE: $33,000-$37,000 

CLASSIFICATION: Exempt/Full Time 

Empower House transforms communities through women and girls by providing access to vital health services, quality education, and advocacy. Empower House envisions a world where women and girls achieve empowerment, equity, and justice.

The ideal candidate for this position can share a passion for grassroots community transformation and connect volunteer or professional experiences to our mission. The candidate should have a clear understanding of the promotora/CHW model, and can implement programming that takes into account social determinants of health and is rooted in restorative justice principles. Our organizational philosophy is based on understanding the implications and intersections of sexism, racism, and other forms of oppression that prevent full participation for women and girls. Women, people of color, LGBTQ and gender non-binary individuals are strongly encouraged to apply.

The Community Health Program Manager works with the Director of Programs to ensure planning, development, implementation and result tracking of Community Health Initiatives. The Community Health Manager will directly coordinate, supervise, and lead the Community Health team of Promotoras / Community Health Workers.

Current Initiatives include:

  • Parent Zone-Triple P parenting model through United Way Hopes III Initiative
  • Pathways HUB-One on one care coordination through Empower House Promotoras
  • Breast Health Education and screening access
  • Woman Zone-Woman-led educational opportunities and community building cohort

 

Programming

  • Plans and facilitates programming where appropriate
  • Direct contact and client engagement for all Community Health initiatives
  • Serves as a representative of the Center and its values
  • Organizes community health events and supports center wide events for other Empower House programs
  • Organizes community for projects assigned according to identified community issues
  • Plans outreach activities and utilizes best practices as modified with culturally relevant curricula

 

Data

  • Collects and aggregates data in Salesforce and funder mandated databases, for reporting to Director of Programs
  • Performs general administrative tasks to support the program
  • Maintains administrative records including but not limited to: registration forms, permission forms, attendance, list of contacts, monthly or weekly calendar, planning documents, email correspondence, and other documents as requested by Director of Programs

 

Management

  • Leads and motivates Community Health Worker / Promotora team
  • Participates in team performance evaluations
  • Collaborates with the Director of Programs to ensure excellent programming that meets Empower House’s mission and funding guidelines.
  • Coordinates staff schedules, volunteer opportunities, and special guests
  • Ensures the purchase of program supplies
  • Secures transportation when needed
  • Supervises program intern team

 

EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS 

Experience 

  • 5 years experience in Community Health and/or Health and human services preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree in community health, public health, or social services preferred
  • Community Health Worker Certification a plus
  • 2+ years supervisory or management experience
  • Community organizing experience a plus

 

Skills 

  • Spanish bilingual required
  • Excellent communication skills, organized, and punctuality is required
  • Must be able to conduct themselves in a professional manner
  • Demonstrates respect for others at all times
  • Demonstrates leadership
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other staff members in a team environment

 

Empower House (EH) provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. Empower House will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

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