Welcome to Antelope Valley Partner of Health!!

Welcome to Antelope Valley Partner of Health!!

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Antelope Valley Partners for Health
Address

44226 10th St W, Lancaster, CA 93534

Office Hours
Monday – Sunday 8AM–4PM

Title: Associate Director of Building Community Capacity

Department:    Community Impact – Community Public Health Team (CPHT)
Reports to:       Director of Community Impact 
Hours: Full-time, occasional evenings, and weekend work possible
Starting wage:  $72,800 – $79,040 annually 

Experience & Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in public health, Public Policy, Social Work, or other relevant degree AND a minimum of one (1) year of experience implementing public health or social service programs in underserved communities OR bachelor’s degree in a similar field and a minimum of three (3) years of experience managing grant-funded public health, social service and/or similar programs.
  • Must have experience providing programmatic oversight (e.g., program operations, monitoring and tracking, reporting), assessment and evaluation, and program implementation in underserved communities, with minimum of one (1) year administering community engagement programs.
  • Must have previous experience in working with underserved communities in the Antelope Vally region. 
  • Bilingual preferred but not required. 
  • Maintain a valid California driver’s license.
  • Must have automobile and maintain automobile insurance.
  • Meet basic health and background check requirements and physical job standards.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversees all programs that have a focus on community capacity building, this includes parent and community engagement, health education and related programming.
  • Oversees education and presentations to community and community partners.
  • Oversees all outreach efforts of community wellness activities.
  • Works with other program managers/supervisors/staff to ensure all activities to meet service goals, objectives and scope of work are met.
  • Oversight of budget, fiscal management of funds/ability to manage and utilize programmatic budget and/or budgets.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of programs, functions, and implementation of changes to provide for more effective and efficient operations. 
  • Serve as a Program Manager for the CPHT project. 
  • Responsible for overall CPHT program management, planning, execution of the process objectives, program deliverables, reporting, supervising the day-to-day activities of staff, and coordinating with secondary recipients and community members and acts as the liaison to Public Health for programmatic matters.
  • Responsible for reporting on programmatic activities, data metrics, and project outcomes. 
  • Compile CPHT monthly and final progress reports in addition to year-end reports and regular invoices for submission to Rising Communities and LACDPH administrative staff.
  • Acts as a liaison and programmatic lead and point of contact between Rising Communities and LADPH for programmatic matters.
    • They will be responsible for ensuring that contracted partners are aware of all project requirements and participate in meetings to provide guidance to staff between Bartz Altadonna and AVPH. 
  • Participate in regular meetings with Rising Communities and/or LACDPH administrative staff to check in on project progress.
  • Participate and facilitate in weekly/quarterly planning meetings with members of the CPHT network.  
  • Must work in partnership with Administrative Program Manager to ensure execution of process and program deliverables.
  • Develop and meet with a CPHT Advisory Committee to allow community members and partner agencies opportunities to provide guidance to CPHTs through ongoing participation.  Assist in developing a community driven action plan with pivotal community member input to meet community needs. 
  • Lead efforts in developing a written internal governance structure outlining, defining the roles and responsibilities of each partner, identifying the process of administrative decision making and identifying process of programmatic changes. 
  • Organize and executive at least 2 community convenings a year.
  • Oversee CPHT Advisory Committee, inclusive of community leaders to allow community members to participate in decision-making. 
  • Stay abreast of current and emerging health issues to assist with educating teams and informing the local community response.
  • Ensure that program staff participate in centralized trainings, including orientation and refresher trainings, and provide guidance to staff to reinforce messaging and field guidelines, as coordinated by Rising Communities and/or LACDPH administrative staff.
  • Special projects and other administrative duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Communicate efficiently and effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Operate word-processing software, spreadsheets, and database programs.
  • Knowledge of departmental policies, procedures, and organizational relationships.
  • Interpersonal skills to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with diverse individuals.
  • Ability to work with interruptions while maintaining positive communication with staff and clients.
  • Ability to follow, apply, interpret, and explain instructions and/or guidelines.
  • Ability to determine work priorities.
  • Ability to make decisions and take appropriate actions.
  • Ability to meet schedules and deadlines of the work area.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to function effectively under pressure and meet time parameters.
  • Ability to adhere to the normal standards of courtesy and conduct. 
  • Ability to maintain the confidentiality of client and department information.
  • Ability to adhere to safety rules and regulations.
  • Safely and effectively uses all equipment necessary to carry out duties.
  • Effective team player.
  • Supports and adheres to the values and mission statement established by the AVPH Board of Directors.                                    
  • Ability to be culturally sensitive, tolerant, and non-judgmental.

Working Conditions:

  • Primarily an in the field and office environment; with conditional hybrid – remote option.
  • Employee will be required to sit, perform repetitive physical and mental activities, have face-to-face and telephone contact with individuals, work with others in a group or team, and work with external customers or the public. 
  • May be required to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
  • Work may be performed under stressful and emotional conditions.
  • Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19

 

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