at the Center for Health and Learning
Recruiting now for the following positions:
Health Program Specialist
December 5, 2019
Exciting career opportunity for someone with a passion for working with schools, community and public health to manage, develop, deliver and oversee evaluation of Umatter Suicide Prevention – a national best practice program. You will work with a regional non-profit organization based in Brattleboro, VT, which provides technical assistance, products, resources, and professional development to support national, state and local health initiatives. You will be the primary liaison to the statewide Vermont Suicide Prevention Coalition including facilitation and managing all corresponding tasks. You may also work with other programmatic initiatives in areas aligned to the strategic directions of the organization with emphasis on mental health promotion. substance misuse and suicide prevention. You will work in a team-based environment to meet project requirements.
- Stay abreast of trends and research in relevant programs and apply to program development;
- Serve as liaison to partners and stakeholders on programmatic activities;
- Develop programmatic elements on project activities, including assessment, capacity-building, planning, marketing, implementation and evaluation;
- Write program content and materials for products, trainings and marketing;
- Assist with evaluation including pre-assessment of needs and resources, post-assessments and program evaluations;
- Develop working knowledge of relevant industry agencies, their programs and practices;
- Design training plans, including needs assessments, training agendas and descriptions, materials and handouts, evaluation and other elements as needed for trainings using evaluative data;
- Serve as lead trainer, co-trainer, facilitator, coordinator of Umatter, and other CHL training events, as assigned;
- Serve as primary liaison to the statewide Vermont Suicide Prevention Coalition including facilitation and managing all corresponding tasks;
- Convene and facilitate groups related to key initiatives;
- Provide technical assistance to other organizations and individuals in program areas;
- Contribute to the strategy in marketing events and products;
- Assist with writing proposals for new projects, including budgets, work plans, reports, evaluations, logic models, and other supporting documentation required in applications;
- Serve as a spokesperson for specific education and/or advocacy initiatives;
Qualifications include a Bachelor of Science/Arts degree, at a minimum, required; Masters of Social Work, Public Health, or a related field highly desirable. 3 years’ experience in public health field/and or a school environment. Knowledge of health systems and clinical level work. Strong writing, research, and editing skills. Up to 20% travel required to regional or statewide meetings and/or national meetings depending on projects and needs, so Vermont-based or regional candidates preferred. Potential for remote work from a home office.
This is either a 0.8 or 1.0 FTE position offering a competitive salary with benefits. This search is actively underway so prompt application is encouraged. Interviews will be conducted and start date asap. Interested candidates, please submit a cover letter, resume and 3 telephone references to email@example.com
CHL is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse staff and board within a multicultural environment. Qualified candidates with a commitment to personal and community health and the mission and values of the organization are encouraged to apply for any open position.