HEADQUARTERS
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 2309 Davis, CA 95617
Phone: (844) 962-5900
Fax: (626) 956-0576

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) 956-0576

JOB ANNOUNCEMENTS

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.

Public Health Advocates (PHAdvocates) brings a health and equity lens to some of the most important issues of our day. We have two decades of successful state and local campaign experience focusing on prevention and challenging the social, political, and economic systems that perpetuate racial, economic and health disparities. Over the past 20 years, PHAdvocates has helped 200 California cities enact more than 600 local policies. At the state level, we led the campaigns to get soda and junk food out of public schools, fund elementary school physical education, require that restaurants put calorie information on their menus, and fund statewide diabetes prevention.

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OUTREACH SPECIALIST

 

PHAdvocates seeks a dynamic Outreach Specialist who can build upon the current successes of our Within Our REACH (Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health) project to forge a path forward for Public Health Advocates in the City of Stockton. Strong applicants will have a track record of community organizing, outreach, and facilitation. Knowledge of the intersection of health and city planning is a plus.

Project Description

Within Our REACH is a project funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Sierra Health Foundation. It serves African American residents living in low-income census tracts in Stockton. Its prime strategy is advancing policy, systems and environmental change within 40 African American churches and in the City of Stockton’s General Plan. The CDC has recognized Stockton’s Within Our REACH project as one of its top programs. PHAdvocates has augmented Within Our REACH with programs focusing on trauma and on community organizing. The Program Director will be involved in these initiatives as well.

The Outreach Specialist will support the operations of community-based organizations Within our REACH programs including, leading our Active People Healthy Stockton initiative, convene our resident coalition and support ongoing city level policy efforts. The Outreach Specialist reports to the REACH Program Manager and will assist them with the preparation of funding proposals to expand current and new program opportunities.

Responsibilities

  • Support development of community action plans and their implementation
  • Lead the Active People Healthy Stockton Initiative
  • Convene the community leadership workgroup
  • Serve as liaison between organizations and partners involved in the project
  • Support advocacy campaigns to encourage implementation of health elements in the City of Stockton General Plan
  • Support sustainability planning and implementation, including identifying and developing new funding opportunities
  • Assist organizations in developing policy
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • BA/BS. preferred
  • 3+ years of experience in local policy development, community outreach/organizing and leadership of strategic advocacy campaigns
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills to build and maintain relationships
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with grant writing and reporting

Position details:

  • This is a full-time non-exempt position based in Stockton, CA.
  • Eligible for full health benefits available to spouses, domestic partners and dependents
  • 40 to 48k salary based on relevant experience
  • Position available immediately
  • New hires must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by start date. Accommodations will be made for those who cannot be vaccinated for medical or religious reasons.

Submit cover letter, resume, and writing sample electronically to: Sergio Zepeda, Director of Human Resources: 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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COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR

 

We are seeking a Communications Director to act as spokesperson for the organization within the community, to government, and prospective funders. The Director will market and promote the organization’s goals and objectives, coordinate media and public relations activities and supervise communications personnel. Working in collaboration with our program staff, the Communications Director will craft and execute strategic communications, marketing and deliverables in support of our programs and advocacy efforts. The position may require travel to meet with media, community partners and funders.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute strategies to reach the media, general public and target audiences through traditional media outlets, social media, press releases and other relevant materials and sources
  • Cultivate internal and external media sources
  • Support script writing for both internal and external speaking opportunities
  • Coordinate all promotional activities with media
  • Manage and direct day-to-day activities of communications
  • Act as the communications consultant and expert to internal teams
  • Create persuasive and compelling written and visual/multimedia content for email, website, and social media platforms to raise awareness of PHAdvocates’ mission, programs, and initiatives
  • Develop, monitor and manage program communication work plans, in collaboration with the senior management team
  • Work with executive staff to implement and communicate the vision and mission of PHAdvocates
  • Maintain and update the PHAdvocates website and program/partner websites
  • Curate and share content relevant to the organization, including trending topics
  • Manager PHAdvocates’ social media and online presence
  • Support all aspects of event communications including promotion, online registrations, and real-time social media event coverage
  • Lead online fundraising campaigns
  • Manage design of in-house graphics for email, social media, website and printed collateral
  • Ensure consistent messaging and branding of PHAdvocates communications
  • Draft and edit copy, fact check, and proofread content for use in print and digital materials as assigned

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in communications, public relations, journalism or related field and/or at least 3 plus years of experience in public relations, communications, marketing or journalism
  • Prior public health nonprofit experience a plus
  • Strong organizational & interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal skills, and outstanding interpersonal skills with a variety of audiences, including multicultural, and via numerous marketing platforms, including writing for the web and mobile
  • Ability to write/communicate within and across cultures in culturally appropriate ways

Position details:

  • This is a full-time exempt position
  • $80 – $104k depending on relevant experience
  • Occasional evening and weekend hours
  • Position available immediately

Submit cover letter, resume, and writing sample electronically to: Sergio Zepeda, Director of Human Resources: 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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YOUTH DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST

 

Public Health Advocates brings a public health lens to today’s most pressing problems, helping communities to pass laws, reform systems, and establish norms that foster justice, equity, and health. We are a diverse team of creative, strategic, tenacious people committed to tackling the unjust systems that continue to leave far too many Californians behind.

Public Health Advocates seeks a dynamic Youth Development professional to support our Faces of Resilience youth program in Stockton, CA.

Responsibilities:

  • Community Organizing: Recruit, educate, mobilize, and train youth in community organizing, social justice, equity, and advocacy
  • Advocacy: Regularly attend school district board meetings, city council meetings, and other community meetings that require youth voice and representation
  • Leadership Development: build rapport with youth through 1 to 1’s and goal setting, develop youth success road maps to encourage youth to be college, career, and/or community ready
  • Coalition Building: build positive working relationships with school district staff, Stockton Police Department, The City of Stockton, the Mayor’s Office, and San Joaquin Behavioral Health Services to plan and discuss health, trauma, and racial discrimination prevention efforts to promote health for all Stockton youth
  • Calendar and Meetings: Keep Outlook calendar up-to-date with work schedule and program activities
  • Reporting and Documentation: Track all outreach activities; maintain campaign contact lists; and properly archive campaign materials such as policy documents, support letters/cards, presentations, toolkits, etc.
  • Research policies and practices that have been harmful to African Americans throughout history. Research services provided to Black and Brown youth in San Joaquin County.  
  • Trainings: Organize and facilitate trainings with youth projects
  • Evaluation: Support the evaluation of the REACH grant measures and outcomes by collecting relevant data and track progress by maintaining an updated database of the work
  • Events: assist program staff in planning and attending community and agency sponsored events
  • Outreach: develop a strategic youth outreach plan, participate in community outreach events, conduct program presentations, and disseminate program materials to community, stakeholders, Stockton elected officials
  • Moving and Lifting: moving small office equipment such as boxes, projector screens, canopies, portable tables, etc.
  • Program Support: Other program duties as assigned

 Qualifications:

  • Dedication to social action, social justice, civic engagement and leadership development
  • HS Diploma or equivalent
  • 3+ years of community organizing and/or youth engagement experience
  • Must have experience working with school district and city level policy.
  • Prior non-profit experience a plus
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, and teamwork coordination
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, online databases & uploading web content
  • Able to prioritize tasks in a fast paced and independent environment
  • Ability to interact with and positively engage people of various social, ethnic, cultural, linguistic, religious, economic and educational backgrounds.

Position details:

  • This is a full-time non-exempt position.
  • $20 – $23 per hour, commensurate with experience
  • Occasional evening and weekend hours
  • Position available immediately

Submit cover letter, resume, and writing sample electronically to: Sergio Zepeda, Director of Human Resources: 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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