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.

Youth Development Specialist, Faces of Resilience 

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 Administration: SZ@PHAdvocates.org.

Youth Coordinator, Faces of Resilience 

Public Health Advocates seeks a dynamic youth leader interested in community-based work to support our Faces of Resilience program in Stockton, CA. 

Responsibilities:

  • Youth Engagement: Assist with recruitment, engagement, and train youth 
  • Campaign: Assist with community action and awareness campaigns 
  • Coalition building: Collaborate with school officials, community-based organizations, and youth 
  • Calendar and meetings: Keep Outlook calendar up-to-date with work schedule and all youth 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.
  • Trainings and Events: Assist with facilitating youth led organizing, training, and educational materials for youth and the community
  • Outreach: participate in outreach events hosted by Public Health Advocates and attend outreach events to share youth program work 
  • Program Support: Other program duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • This is an entry level position
  • Must be 15-18 years of age
  • Have and maintain a 2.0 GPA
  • Must have valid work permit 
  • Dedication to social action, social justice, civic engagement and leadership development
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, and teamwork coordination
  • Basic computer skills 
  • 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 part-time non-exempt position
  • $15 per hour
  • Position available immediately

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

Outreach Specialist, Within Our REACH

Public Health Advocates seeks a dynamic community outreach professional to support our Within Our REACH (Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health) project with faith and community-based organizations, and community residents in Stockton, CA.

Responsibilities:
The Community Outreach Specialist is responsible for recruiting and collaborating with Faith and community-based organizations in the development and implementation of health and wellness policies for their members/participants. The Community Outreach Specialist is responsible for leading the Clergy Network by providing training, support and education to support REACH’s grant deliverables.

  • Implementation: Recruit faith based and community-based organizations that serve the African American population and assist in developing and implementing health policies and activities
  • Facilitation: Assist with agenda setting and outreach for local collaboration of FBO/CBO partnerships
  • Clergy Network: Create a communication network that facilitates the sharing of best practices, training, and campaign development. Develop and facilitate bi-monthly presentations with Clergy members
  • Coalition Building: Support the Program Manager in recruiting, training, and engaging members of the Stockton Steering Committee and the Black Table
  • 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 49K 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.

Policy Director, Public Health’s Equity Response to COVID

Public Health’s Equity Response to COVID is a campaign bringing together California state and community spokespersons to create an integrated campaign calling for public health, health care, economic, housing, food and water access, and other protections and interventions to protect the health of the public and support historically underinvested communities during and beyond the COVID pandemic.  With guidance from a steering committee of community partners this initiative will implement a targeted state and local strategy to create a powerful movement that advocates for needed policies, programs, and resources.

For this project we are hiring a Policy Director to oversee the new statewide “Public Health’s Equity Response to COVID” campaign and a Program Manager – that will report to the director – to manage and support the campaign. 

We are seeking a Policy Director with relevant experience in policy and campaign management that engages elected officials and community members and will be adept at convening and facilitating groups, understand social determinants of health, have a demonstrated commitment to health equity and justice and have experience shifting existing power structures to focus on community-identified priorities and strategies.

Responsibilities

  • Project Management: Oversee the implementation of local policy campaigns, including developing and executing detailed work plans and documenting and reporting progress.
  • Coalition Building and Public Relations: Develop strategic partnerships with state and local organizations, and develop communications strategies supporting advocacy efforts.
  • Community Organizing: Engage elected officials, government staff, community organizations, residents, and community leaders in local campaigns; disseminate model policies; and train and support residents to advocate for desired policy, systems, and environmental changes.
  • Research and Reports: Gather relevant information and data to support campaigns; write progress reports to funders.
  • Program and Staff Management: Oversee program operations and supervise campaign staff.
  • Project Development and Fundraising: Develop new equity‐focused local advocacy campaigns and write grant proposals to fund them.

Qualifications

  • Policy development and campaign management experience (MPH, MPA may substitute for 2 years of experience)
  • 3+ years of nonprofit program and staff management experience, including a proven history of effectively managing complex projects and meeting deadlines
  • Working knowledge of state and local government administration and policy development processes, and a proven ability to assess the viability of policies, procedures, and
  • Excellent research and analytical skills, including the ability to analyze data, describe system level problems, define policy and other system level alternatives, and recommend effective solutions to complex community level problems
  • Excellent writing skills, including the ability to develop compelling advocacy briefs and fact sheets
  • Excellent public speaking skills, including the ability to organize and present data in a clear and compelling way
  • Excellent work ethic and attention to detail
  • Proactive, resourceful, and flexible in a fast‐paced remote work environment
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
  • Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and the ability to use online databases

Position details

  • This is a full‐time exempt position
  • Candidates must reside in California
  • $82K – 104K depending on relevant experience
  • Occasional evening and weekend hours

Submit cover letter, resume, 3 professional 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.

Back to Top