Title: Program Coordinator
Department: Community Impact-PSE
Reports to: Program Manager
Hours: Full-time, occasional evenings, and weekend work possible
Starting Wage: $21/hr.
In an effort to build stronger, healthier, more equitable communities, The California Accountable Communities for Health Initiative (CACHI) selected Accountable Communities for Health (ACH) framework for tackling inequities by breaking down barriers and promoting a new way of working together. ACHs rely on three core principles: Center Community Voice, Multi-Sector Engagement, and Align Systems and Priorities to marshal the collective action and transformational system changes. AVPH aims to enhance the Regional Violence Prevention Coalition (RVPC) initiated in 2021 by further developing and aligning an ACH focused on community violence prevention and community healing.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Manage completion of outlined grant objectives and deliverables.
- Lead ACH through monthly meetings and communication strategies.
- Attend all outreach and recruitment for ACH partnership and development.
- Plan and implement community engagement strategies.
- Attend all weekly meetings and reflective supervision.
- Communicate efficiently and effectively both verbally and in writing.
- Collect, analyze, report, and file all relevant documentation in OneDrive folder.
- Participate in required workshops, webinars, trainings, and conference calls.
- Attend regular webinars with CACHI staff.
- Attend, recruit, and participate in the Antelope Valley Violence Prevention Coalition meeting and planning sessions to enhance and align CACHI work with RVPC.
- Complete and submit all required grant reports and provide monthly updates to Program Manager.
- Carry out other duties as determined by Program Manager and/or Associate Director of Policy, Systems and Environmental Change.
Experience & Requirements:
- Program Coordinator will be required to have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Public Health, Public Policy and/or Social Sciences two (2) years’ full time and detailed experience in the fields of Public Health, Public Policy and/or community organizing and advocacy.
- Experience working with underserved communities.
- Must pass background check.
- TB test clearance.
- Maintain CA driver’s license.
- Must have automobile and proof of insurance.
- Must provide COVID-19 vaccination card.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Self-starter, with the ability to take initiative and require minimal supervision.
- Effective written, verbal communication and interpersonal skills preferred.
- Knowledge of departmental policies, procedures, and organizational relationships.
- Ability to work with interruptions while maintaining positive communication with staff and clients.
- 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 adhere to safety rules and regulations.
- Safely and effectively uses all equipment necessary to carry out duties.
- Ability to establish positive rapport with diverse populations, utilizing cross-cultural skills and knowledge of cultural and religious differences, attitudes and practices.
- Ability to be culturally sensitive, tolerant, and non-judgmental.
- Demonstrate knowledge of and ability to understand distribution site operations.
- Ability to maintain confidentiality.
- Proficiency in Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel.
- Bilingual preferred.
- Supports and adheres to the values and mission statement established by AVPH Board of Directors.
- Primarily an office environment; with hybrid – remote option
- Employee will be required to 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 the public.
- Will be required to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
- Work may be performed under stressful and emotional conditions.