Program Evaluation Consultant - Neighborhood Champions For Change (NCC)

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.

PHAdvocates seeks a dynamic Program Evaluation Contractor to support our Neighborhood Champions for Change (NCC) Program with experience in evaluating programs focused on increasing health equity. The Program Evaluation Contractor will be responsible for implementing and maintaining a framework and process for monitoring and evaluating the project. 


The NCC Program is funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health. The Project serves people of color in San Joaquin County (SJC) with an emphasis on those living in the ten unhealthiest census tracts. The primary goal is to identify and establish long-term policy solutions to the challenges faced in these areas. Our Stockton staff pride themselves on building authentic and impactful relationships and partnerships with residents in Stockton and SJC which has been proven to have a positive influence on the quality of work and commitment to change.


  • Phase 1: Build and educate a diverse coalition of youth, community leaders, and partners in the targeted census tracts to select policy interventions
  • Phase 2:  Develop a policy campaign plan based on selected policy interventions
  • Phase 3: Educate elected decision makers and their staff, building a base of supporters from impacted and non-impacted census tracts, and executing a public relations campaign


  • Revise drafted evaluation plan
  • Develop program evaluation tools, in partnership with program staff
  • Collect and analyze qualitative and/or quantitative data
  • Partner with staff to interpret findings
  • Prepare and conduct evaluation meetings with program team
  • Apply evaluation results to help advance program improvement by working closely with program staff


  • Experience working with federal grants
  • Demonstrated knowledge in designing and conducting program evaluations
  • Demonstrated knowledge in applied program research
  • Ability to translate evaluation methods and jargon for program staff
  • Ability to facilitate evaluation meetings with program staff
  • Must understand the communities being engaged in the process
  • Experience in asset and skills mapping
  • Demonstrated proactive willingness to collaborate in teams and execute coordination
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, Google Workspace, OneDrive, online databases, & uploading web content


  • This is a contracted position
  • Potential for a 3-year contract renewed annually
  • Compensation is $50,000 per year
  • Position available immediately

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

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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