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LOCAL POLICY DIRECTOR

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT – LOCAL POLICY DIRECTOR

All Children Thrive-California

⇒ Application period ends October 22, 2018 ⇐

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.

We are recruiting for a dynamic leader to head a three-year, equity-focused, community-driven initiative to expand the role of cities in preventing childhood trauma, countering its effects, and fostering individual, family, and community healing and resilience.

Project Description

All Children Thrive-California (ACT-CA) was funded by the California legislature to help prevent adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), counter their effects, promote healing, foster individual and community resilience, and give all California children the opportunity to thrive.  ACT-CA builds on our existing Healthy Eating Active Living Cities Campaign and the national ACT initiative being led by our key partner, the UCLA Center for Healthier Children, Families and Communities (UCLA).

The Local Policy Director will oversee all ACT/CA operations for PHAdvocates.  The position is funded from January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2021.  The Local Policy Director reports to the Executive Director and will be part of PHAdvocates’ Executive Team.

Responsibilities

  • Lead program operations and serve as the primary internal and external point of contact for ACT-CA for PHAdvocates
  • Establish and lead ACT-CA organizational collaborate and statewide equity advisory group
  • Travel throughout California to listen to community residents and educate municipal leaders about ACEs/community trauma and healing/resilience
  • Recruit local municipalities to participate in the ACT-CA initiative
  • Provide coaching and technical assistance to help municipalities establish policies and practices to prevent individual and community trauma and promote healing and resilience
  • Evaluate program impact, identify best practices, and develop options to spread ACT-CA throughout California
  • Lead grant writing and the development of funding proposals to expand ACT-CA
  • Work closely with UCLA in guiding the initiative
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Masters or doctorate degree in public health, social welfare, social psychology, public policy, or public administration preferred.
  • Proven track record promoting racial and economic equity
  • Knowledge about individual and community trauma, the social determinants of health, and restorative justice
  • Experience in policy development, 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
  • Experience with grant writing and reporting

Position details:

  • This is a full-time exempt position in Northern California
  • Eligible for full health benefits available to spouses, domestic partners and dependents
  • Compensation commensurate with experience
  • Position available January 1, 2019

 

Submit a PDF copy of your cover letter, resume, and writing sample electronically to:

Sergio Zepeda, Director of Administration:

 

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.

ADMINISTRATION

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT – ADMINISTRATION

Public Health Advocates (PHAdvocates) seeks a dynamic administrative professional with project management experience to support the Within Our REACH (Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health) project, a project funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Sierra Health Foundation, in the City of Stockton, CA. PHAdvocates strives to bring equity into our policy, research and advocacy practices, looking beyond the most visible symptoms. We focus on prevention and challenge the social, political, and economic systems that perpetuate racial, economic and health disparities.

Responsibilities

  • REACH Compliance – Collect weekly reports and activity trackers from program staff, update the grant database within the time frame 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 manager 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 process
  • 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
  • 3+ 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
  • Compensation commensurate with experience
  • Occasional evening and weekend hours
  • Position available immediately

Submit a PDF copy of your cover letter, resume, and writing sample electronically to:

Sergio Zepeda, Director of Administration:

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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.

COMMUNITY OUTREACH SPECIALIST

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT – COMMUNITY OUTREACH SPECIALIST

Public Health Advocates (PHAdvocates) seeks a dynamic community outreach professional to support our Within Our REACH (Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health) project, with the faith and community-based organizations and community residents in Stockton, CA. PHAdvocates strives to bring equity into our policy, research and advocacy practices, looking beyond the most visible symptoms. We focus on prevention and challenge the social, political, and economic systems that perpetuate racial, economic and health disparities.

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.

  • Implementation: recruit faith and community-based organizations that serve the African American population and assist in developing and implementing health policies
  • Community Engagement: develop rapport with community, conduct 1 to 1’s, educate and train residents
  • Messaging: develop cultural monthly health messaging, develop quarterly faith-based newsletters
  • Clergy Network: create a communication network that facilitates the sharing of best practices, training and campaign development
  • Coalition Building: support the program manager in recruiting, training, and engaging members of the steering committee
  • 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
  • Outreach: participate in community outreach events, conduct program presentations and disseminate program materials
  • Evaluation: Support the evaluation of the REACH grant measures and outcomes by collecting relevant data and track progress
  • 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;
  • 3+ 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;
  • 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
  • Compensation commensurate with experience
  • Occasional evening and weekend hours
  • Position available immediately

Submit a PDF copy of your cover letter, resume, and writing sample electronically to:

Sergio Zepeda, Director of Administration:

 

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.

 

YOUTH DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT – YOUTH DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST

Public Health Advocates (PHAdvocates) seeks a dynamic youth development professional to support our youth work in Stockton, CA. PHAdvocates strives to bring equity into our policy, research and advocacy practices, looking beyond the most visible symptoms. We focus on prevention and challenge the social, political, and economic systems that perpetuate racial, economic and health disparities.

Responsibilities:

  • Community Organizing: Recruit, educate, and train youth in community organizing and advocacy
  • Leadership Development: build rapport with youth through 1 to 1’s and goal setting
  • Coalition Building: support the program manager in maintaining the REACH steering committee
  • 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.
  • 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: participate in community outreach events, conduct program presentations and disseminate program materials
  • 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;
  • 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
  • Compensation commensurate with experience
  • Occasional evening and weekend hours
  • Position available immediately

Submit a PDF copy of your cover letter, resume, and writing sample electronically to:

Sergio Zepeda, Director of Administration:

 

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.

 

REGIONAL PROGRAM MANAGER (2 openings)

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: REGIONAL PROGRAM MANAGER (2 openings)

All Children Thrive-California

⇒ Application period ends November 19, 2018 ⇐

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.

Position Description

We are recruiting for two dynamic leaders to manage a three-year, equity-focused, community-driven initiative to expand the role of cities and counties in preventing childhood trauma, countering its effects, and fostering individual, family, and community healing and resilience.  All Children Thrive-California (ACT-CA) builds on our existing Healthy Eating Active Living Cities Campaign and the national ACT initiative supported by our partner in this initiative, the UCLA Center for Healthier Children, Families and Communities.  The Regional Program Managers will report to the ACT-CA Project Director.

Responsibilities

  • Lead program operations at the local level and serve as the frontline point of contact for ACT-CA for PHAdvocates
  • Help cities hold community listening sessions to identify the trauma-related needs and priorities of youth and adult residents
  • Educate mayors, city council members, city managers and other municipal leaders about ACEs and the critical role cities can play in preventing and addressing childhood trauma
  • Recruit and provide coaching and technical assistance to help cities and counties establish policies, system changes, and other strategies that promote individual and community resilience and child well-being
  • Work with UCLA to identify lessons learned and identify best practices that can be used to spread and scale ACT-CA
  • Write reports summarizing activities and grant proposals to further support ACT-CA
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Master’s in public health, social welfare, psychology, public policy preferred.
  • Proven track record promoting racial and economic equity
  • Knowledge about individual and community trauma, the social determinants of health, and restorative justice
  • Experience in policy development, community organizing, and/or strategic advocacy campaigns
  • Strong leadership, communication, and decision-making skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build and maintain relationships across diverse demographic groups
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with grant writing and reporting
  • Ability to speak Spanish is a plus

Position details:

  • There are two full-time exempt positions to lead work in different regions of the state
  • Salary range: $56k – $84k depending on relevant experience
  • Eligible for full health benefits available to spouses, domestic partners and dependents
  • Application period closes November 19, 2018
  • Positions begin January 1, 2019
  • Extensive travel is required

 

Submit a PDF copy of your cover letter, resume, and writing sample electronically to:

Sergio Zepeda, Director of Administration:

 

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. We encourage diverse candidates to apply for all open positions.

Submit a PDF copy of your cover letter, resume, and writing sample electronically to:

Sergio Zepeda, Director of Administration:

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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.