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

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.

Communications Specialist 

Public Health Advocates (PHAdvocates) seeks a dynamic Communications Specialist to support key communications activities and goals for the organization. The Communications Specialist will support the development of content across multiple communications channels to drive awareness of PHAdvocates’ mission as well as organizational and community initiatives. The Specialist will support communications strategies for PHAdvocates’ various programs, which includes developing and designing campaigns, advocacy and promotional materials.

Responsibilities

  • Supports communications strategies and goals for the different projects and overall organization to reach target audiences through the development of social media, blogs, digital and graphic media, press releases and other relevant materials 
  • Create written and visual/multimedia content for email, website, and social media platforms to raise awareness of PHAdvocates’ mission, programs, and initiatives
  • Assist with maintaining and updating the PHAdvocates website and program websites (WordPress and Wix)
  • Curate and share content relevant to the organization, including trending topics
  • Monitor PHAdvocates’ social media and online presence
  • Track news coverage of PHAdvocates – programs, staff, events, etc.
  • Support events, including promotion through eblasts and social media
  • Assist with online fundraising campaigns
  • Assist with design of in-house graphics for email, social media, website and printed collateral as needed
  • Ensure messaging and branding consistency of PHAdvocates communications
  • Edit copy, fact check, and proofread content for use in print and digital materials as assigned
  • Ability to write/communicate within and across cultures in culturally appropriate ways

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in communications, public relations, journalism or related field and at least 3 years of experience in public relations, communications, marketing or journalism 
  • Prior public health and non-profit experience a plus
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Strong organizational & interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator,), WordPress, Hootsuite
  • Must be proficient in using and interacting on the following social media platforms: Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, LinkTree

Position details:

  • This is a full-time non-exempt position
  • Hourly Rate: $20-$22 per hour 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 Administration: SZ@PHAdvocates.org.

Administrative Project Manager, REACH COVID/Flu Program Manager

PHAdvocates seeks a dynamic administrative professional to support the current REACH projects to forge a path forward for Public Health Advocates in the City of Stockton. The Administrative Project Manager reports to the Director of Local Policy and will lead all administrative task.

Responsibilities

  • REACH Compliance – Collect weekly reports and activity trackers from program staff, update the grant database within the timeframe specified in the scope of work, prepare and submit timely reports, track progress of the REACH evaluation plan to ensure compliance with grant deliverable timelines.
  • Coalition Building: support the program managers in maintaining the REACH steering committee.
  • 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
  • Administration: Provide administrative duties and ensure the smooth operation of all Stockton office functions and systems
  • Calendar and Meetings: keep Outlook calendar up-to-date with work schedules and program activities
  • Reporting and Documentation: support project reporting; track all outreach activities; maintain database of completed grant measures and outcomes to support the grant evaluation and reporting processes.
  • Events: assist program staff in planning and attending community and agency sponsored events
  • Moving and Lifting: moving small office equipment such as boxes, projector screens, canopies, portable tables, etc.
  • Program Support: other program duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • HS Diploma or equivalent
  • 5+ years of administrative experience
  • Prior non-profit experience a plus
  • Must have reliable transportation.
  • Strong organizational & interpersonal skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, online databases & uploading web content

Position details:

  • This is a full-time exempt position.
  • 54 to 64K , compensation commensurate with experience
  • Occasional evening and weekend hours
  • Position available immediately

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

Program Manager, REACH COVID/Flu Program Manager

PHAdvocates seeks a dynamic leader 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 staff supervision, team building, program and grant development. Knowledge of the intersection of health and city planning is a plus.

Project Description

PHAdvocates REACH COVID/Flu Supplemental Grant is a project funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. PHAdvocates seeks to build the evidence base of effective interventions to improve vaccination coverage for adults in racial and/or ethnic populations experiencing disparities in vaccination rates. PHAdvocates will focus work for COVID-19 vaccine awareness, access, and confidence activities tailored to Stockton’s African American community, as well as flu vaccine activities for the 2021–2022 flu season.

The Program Manager oversees the operations and implementation of the REACH COVID/Flu work plan deliverables, supervises staff and leads the development and implementation of communication, evaluation and subcontracts. The Program Manager reports to the Director of Local Policy and will assist the Director with the preparation of funding proposals to expand current and new program opportunities.

Responsibilities

  • Supervise site staff and operations.
  • Serve as the primary contact with the funder, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Develop community action plans and oversee their implementation.
  • Manage program
  • Lead community steering committee and serve as liaison between the organizations and partners involved in the
  • Lead advocacy campaigns to increase vaccination rates within the African American community
  • Conduct needs assessments to identify drivers of COVID-19 and flu vaccine hesitancy, influential messengers, and community-acceptable approaches.
  • Lead sustainability planning and implementation, including identifying and developing new funding
  • Perform other duties as

Qualifications

  • BA/BS. MPH or MPA preferred
  • 5+ 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
  • Management Experience

Position details:

  • This is a full-time exempt position based in Stockton, CA.
  • Eligible for full health benefits available to spouses, domestic partners and dependents
  • 60 to 66k salary based on relevant experience.
  • Position available immediately

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

Outreach Specialist, REACH COVID/Flu Outreach Specialist

Public Health Advocates seeks a dynamic Community Outreach Specialist to support our Within Our REACH (Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health) COVID/Flu Supplemental Funding. Strong applicants will have a track record of working directly with Stockton’s African American community, implementing community participatory approaches, and experience working with faith and community-based organizations.

Project Description

PHAdvocates REACH COVID/Flu Supplemental Grant is a project funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. PHAdvocates seeks to build the evidence base of effective interventions to improve vaccination coverage for adults in racial and/or ethnic populations experiencing disparities in vaccination rates. PHAdvocates will focus work for COVID-19 vaccine awareness, access, and confidence activities tailored to Stockton’s African American community, as well as flu vaccine activities for the 2021–2022 flu season.

The Community Outreach Specialist oversees is responsible for leading the implementation of the REACH COVID/Flu work plan deliverables, assisting with coalition building, assisting with the communication and evaluation plans. The Community Outreach Specialist reports to the Program Manager and will assist the Program Manager with the preparation of funding proposals to expand current and new program opportunities.

Responsibilities:

  • Implementation: Develop cultural messaging, equip trusted messengers, increase access to vaccinations
  • Facilitation: Facilitate trainings, focus groups and meetings
  • Coalition Building: Support the Program Manager in recruiting, training, and engaging members of the Stockton Steering Committee and the Umoja Table. Participate in collaborative meetings to advance the project deliverables.
  • Calendar and Meetings: Keep Outlook calendar up to date with work schedule and program activities.
  • Reporting and Documentation: Track all outreach activities; maintain contact lists; and properly archive campaign materials such as policy documents, support letters/cards, presentations, toolkits, etc.
  • Trainings: Organize and facilitate trainings for faith-based and community-based partnerships as needed.
  • Outreach: Participate in community outreach events, conduct program presentations, and disseminate program materials to faith-based organizations.
  • Evaluation: Support the evaluation of the REACH grant measures and outcomes by collecting relevant data, tracking progress, and contributing to annual reports.
  • Moving and Lifting: Moving small office equipment such as boxes, projector screens, canopies, portable tables, etc.
  • Program Support: Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Dedication to social action, social justice, civic engagement and leadership development
  • HS Diploma or equivalent
  • 2+ years of community organizing and/or outreach experience.
  • 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.
  • Able to interact with and positively engage people of various social, ethnic, cultural, linguistic, religious, economic and educational backgrounds.
  • Familiarity with facilitation on Zoom and other virtual platforms is strongly encouraged.

Position details:

  • This is a full-time non-exempt position.
  • $42K to 48K depending on relevant experience.
  • Occasional evening and weekend hours.
  • Position available immediately.

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

Program Specialist, Sacramento Local Policy Team 

We are recruiting for a dynamic program specialist to support our Park Bond Equity, Healthy Retail, and Sodium Warning Icon Campaign. The overarching goal is to reverse health disparities in low-income California communities and communities of color by reducing the prevalence of diabetes, prediabetes, and related chronic illnesses through incremental and sustainable environmental changes guided by local policies. Specifically, we aim to increase access to parks and promotion of healthier food and beverages in California retail stores and restaurants. The Program Specialist will be responsible for conducting community-based research projects, collecting local public health-related data, meeting with local officials and community to gain buy-in for healthy food and beverage policies, and planning and presenting at public events.  

Responsibilities 

  • 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 and key stakeholders
  • Public Speaking: Attend and present at public 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

 Qualifications

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

Position Details 

  • Full-time (40 hours /week) non-exempt position
  • $24 per hour, depending on relevant experience
  • Position available immediately
  • Candidate must reside in the Sacramento area
  • Position open until filled

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

Program Specialist, Los Angeles Local Policy Team 

We are recruiting for a dynamic program specialist to support our Healthy Food Retail Campaign and our Sodium Warning Icon Campaign. The overarching goal is to reverse health disparities in low-income California communities and communities of color by reducing the prevalence of diabetes, prediabetes, and related chronic illnesses through incremental and sustainable environmental changes guided by local policies. Specifically, we aim to increase access to and promotion of healthier food and beverages in California retail stores and restaurants. The Program Specialist will be responsible for conducting community-based research projects, collecting local public health-related data, meeting with local officials and community to gain buy-in for healthy food and beverage policies, and planning and presenting at public events.

Responsibilities:

  • 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 and key stakeholders
  • Public Speaking: Attend and present at public 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

Qualifications 

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

Position Details: 

  • 35-40 hours/week non-exempt position
  • $20 per hour, depending on relevant experience 
  • Position available immediately
  • Candidate must reside in the Greater Los Angeles area
  • Position open until filled

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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