HEADQUARTERS Mailing Address: P.O. Box 2309 Davis, CA 95617 Phone: (844) 962-5900 Fax: (626) 962-5003

STOCKTON Mailing Address: 6702 Inglewood Ave., Ste. A Stockton, CA 95207 Phone: (209) 762-1608 Phone: (844) 962-5900 Fax: (626) 956-0576 

LOS ANGELES Mailing Address: 1004 West Covina Pkwy., #486 West Covina, CA 91790 Phone: (844) 962-5900  Fax: (626) 962-5003


We are often looking for passionate and skillful new team members. Our diverse and passionate team is dedicated to promoting health and social justice. We welcome your application if our career opportunities resonate with you and your experience.

Program Specialist, Modesto Airport Neighbors in Action

We are recruiting for a dynamic Program Specialist to support our Modesto Airport Neighbors in Action project. Our project seeks to increase physical activity, promote healthy eating and improve physical and mental health among residents residing within a half-mile radius of Oregon Park and Orville Wright Elementary, in Modesto, California.

The Program Specialist will be responsible for researching evidence‐based strategies, meet with local officials and community, and plan and present at events.  


  • Research: Gather relevant data and contextual information related to the project
  • Local Policy: Develop recommendations and model policy proposals
  • Policy Advocacy: Meet and coordinate with local elected officials
  • Public Speaking: Attend and present at events
  • Arrange and Coordinate Project Events: Serve as the point of contact for meetings and convenings (e.g., coordinate attendee schedules, procure meeting materials, develop agendas, record meeting minutes)
  • Track and Report Project Deliverables: Track all outreach activities by maintaining campaign contact lists and archiving policy documents, support letters/cards, presentations, toolkits, etc.
  • Project Support: other project duties as assigned


  • Familiarity with research or policy development/advocacy campaigns
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Strategic thinking and problem solving


  • Part-time (20 hours /week) non-exempt position
  • $20 per hour, depending on relevant experience
  • Position available immediately
  • Candidate must reside in Modesto, CA or surrounding cities
  • Position open until filled

Submit cover letter, resume, three references, and writing sample electronically to: Sergio Zepeda, Director of Administration: SZ@PHAdvocates.org.

Accounting Manager

We are recruiting for a top-performing Accounting Manager who will manage one or more accounting activities to ensure compliance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), organizational policies and procedures, and external federal, state, local and funder legal and regulatory requirements. The accounting activities will include accounts payable, accounts receivable, cash flow projections, payroll, budgeting, tax, month-end close, and financial statement preparation.  The Accounting Manger will work closely with staff across the entire organization, and as the organization grows may manage accounting staff. The Accounting Manager will report to the Chief Financial Officer.


  • Implement and oversee assigned accounting activities
  • Prepare detailed journal entries and account analyses
  • Support the annual financial audit and other state and local regulatory requirements
  • Develop and implement accounting policies and procedures
  • Research accounting issues for compliance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
  • Support the development of the organization’s annual budget, as well as individual project budgets
  • Support program staff with ad-hoc financial reporting and analysis
  • Hire, train, and supervise accounting staff


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting
  • 5+ years of progressive professional experience in accounting
  • Ability to work independently, coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously, and work as a member of a team
  • Strong attention to detail, accuracy, timeliness, and analytical skills
  • Knowledge and ability to interpret and apply federal and state regulations, including GAAP and OMB Uniform Guidance
  • Intermediate level of proficiency with MS PowerPoint and MS Excel (creating graphs, pivot tables, and charts)
  • Computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Suite software

Position Details

  • This is a full-time exempt position
  • The employee will work remotely from their home
  • Salary range: $51k – $71k depending on relevant experience
  • Eligible for full health benefits available to spouses, domestic partners and dependents
  • Position open until filled
  • Position available February 2021

To apply, send a resume, cover letter, and 3 professional references to Sergio Zepeda, Director of Administration: SZ@PHAdvocates.org.

Program Manager, Stockton Rising

We are recruiting for a dynamic community outreach professional to lead our Stockton Rising project. The project will foster coordination and alignment, outreach, capacity-building and communications across Stockton communities that have been most impacted by the effects of environmental pollution.

The Program Manager oversees operations of the program and leads the development and implementation of project deliverables, communication, and evaluation of the community action plan and will report to the Director of Local Policy and assist the Director with the preparation of funding proposals to expand current and new program opportunities.


  • Oversee the execution of the community engagement plan
  • Lead program operations and serve as the primary internal and external point of contact
  • Develop strategic partnerships
  • Facilitate virtual meetings and events
  • Partner with community leaders and connect with community stakeholders
  • Networking and public speaking on behalf of the project and the organization
  • Evaluate program impact, identify best practices, and develop options to sustain and perhaps grow the project
  • Lead grant writing and the development of funding proposals to continue and perhaps expand the project
  • Manage project budgets, including the approval of expenditures

Required Qualifications

  • Experience in community organizing, and/or strategic advocacy campaigns
  • Strong leadership and decision-making skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build and maintain relationships across diverse demographic groups
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Relevant Experience

  • Experience with grant writing and reporting
  • Experience managing a team

About the Position

  • This is a full-time exempt position based in Stockton, CA.
  • Eligible for full health benefits available to spouses, domestic partners, and dependents
  • $54 to 81k salary based on relevant experience
  • Position available January 2021
  • Position open until filled

Submit cover letter, resume, three references, and writing sample electronically to: Sergio Zepeda, Director of Administration: SZ@PHAdvocates.org.

Policy Research Manager, State Policy

The ideal candidate is passionate about producing data and research that is relevant and actionable for existing and new policies and programs created and supported by PHAdvocates with a focus racial and economic equity. They are skilled at analyzing data, producing compelling data displays and maps and writing data analyses in an engaging and accessible way   – and are looking for an opportunity to further grow skills and leadership by joining our dynamic state policy team


  • Conduct quantitative and qualitative research and author, co-author, and contribute writing and research to policy and contribute writing to research briefs, analyses, and articles, including comparative analyses and research reports focused on particular regions/communities, all in service of advancing policy priorities
  • Work closely with partners and community organizations on policy issues and opportunities aligned with PHAdvocates mission and the state policy platform
  •  Identify and understand promising policies and practices that inform the overall state policy work
  • Develop creative solutions to communicate complex data and research findings, including through data visualizations (graphs, charts, and maps), presentations, and websites
  • Develop toolkits and resources for community and systems leaders to use in understanding data and research as well as growing understanding and support for promising policies and practices
  • Stay current with pertinent literature, developments, and data visualizations around issues of demographic change, inequality, mobility, and equitable growth

Required Qualifications

  • Understanding of basic statistics, data analysis methods, and data sources such as the US Census
  • Ability to analyze and determine the applicability of data to draw conclusions, and experience writing about data and analyses
  • Ability to translate complex data and analyses for mainstream audiences, including facility with using Excel for data analysis and the generation of graphs and charts
  • Strong communication skills, written and verbal with experience producing research reports, messaging, framing, and talking points

Relevant Experience

  • Advanced degree or equivalent experience in relevant field
  • 5-7 years’ experience and/or training in issues of concern to boys and men of color, their families and communities
  • Experience with data analysis and quantitative research, including statistical analysis (SPSS or another statistical package), spatial analysis using Geographic Information Systems (GIS), and data visualization software (such as Tableau or another software package), and attention to detail in producing research for publication
  • Experience with project management, including managing the development of research products
  • Experience developing, organizing, and conducting trainings for community-based organizations
  • Experience with community organizing and policy advocacy and working with low-income communities of color
  • Bilingual in Spanish is a plus
  • Experience with graphic design is a plus

About the Position

  • This is a full-time exempt position based in Sacramento, CA
  • Eligible for full health benefits available to spouses, domestic partners and dependents
  • $42 to 61k salary based on relevant experience
  • Position available January 18, 2021

Submit cover letter, resume, three references, and writing sample electronically to: Sergio Zepeda, Director of Administration: SZ@PHAdvocates.org.

Public Health Advocates provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

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