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Temporary Coordinator, Health Promotions (TX #1819-59)

City: Houston

State: Texas

The American Lung Association has a great opportunity for a Temporary Coordinator, Health Promotions to join our incredible team in the Southwest Region. Working as a member of the Health Promotion & Education Team you will join an outstanding group of professionals dedicated to our mission: to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease, through research, education, and advocacy.

In this role, you will be responsible carrying out the mission of the American Lung Association in Houston, Texas, in the area of smoking cessation, particularly the implementation of the Freedom From Smoking program. This is a temporary (9 month) grant funded position.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate all aspects of Anthem grant projects activities, including trainings, presentations, education health fairs, etc., and serve as lead for these activities.
    • Build, maintain and cultivate relationships with funders, facilitators, and community partners to encourage program delivery, sustainability, and growth across the greater Houston area, including signature ALA programs.
    • Develop and effectively utilize timelines and work plans to ensure completion of program deliverables.
  • Explore opportunities to connect and enhance collaborations throughout the Lung Association.
  • Contribute to quarterly progress reports and monthly reporting of grant activities.
  • Research and implement best practices for Anthem program within priority populations.
  • Provide support for annual report, awards, grants and other activities assigned.
  • Participate in and support all community related programs.
  • Collaborate with Division Manager, Health Promotions, in growing American Lung Association programs within assigned territory.
    • Contribute to the implementation of Signature Lung Association programs, such as Asthma Basics and Better Breathers Club.
    • Provide outreach, programmatic, fund development support for Houston office events, such as lung cancer workshop, LUNG FORCE Walk, Conference, and other related activities.
  • Support national sponsorship goals.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned by Division Manager.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in public health or related field or equivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • Minimum 1 year of experience developing and implementing community awareness, education, and programs specifically related to areas of public health.
  • Excellent presentation skills.
  • Prior experience in public health, community relations, public policy, and/or advocacy.
  • Must be a self-starter with excellent communication skills both written and oral.
  • Positive attitude with the ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Required to travel for meetings and conferences as required by the grant.
  • Ability to lift approximately 25 lbs. when assisting with local events.
  • Able to work with minimum direct supervision, make decisions, and take initiative.
  • Proven ability to cultivate and steward relationships across a diverse population.
  • Flexibility to work irregular hours, including evenings and weekends with some overnights required.
  • Must have a valid Driver’s license and reliable vehicle.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Spanish-speaking a plus.
  • Consistent with its mission, the American Lung Association maintains a smoke-free work place; all employees must abstain from tobacco use in any form.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

To apply send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to (include job title and job number in subject of email):

Human Resources Department
American Lung Association
Email:  [email protected]

 

 

The American Lung Association is dedicated to a diverse workforce.
Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

 

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