Employment Opportunities at the Center for Health and Learning

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.

Recruiting now for the following position:

PROGRAM SPECIALIST – 32–40 HOURS/WEEK

Primary Role:

To develop, manage, implement and evaluate programmatic initiatives in areas aligned to the mission and strategic directions of the organization with emphasis on mental health promotion and suicide prevention. Work in collaboration with the Executive Director, other staff and directly with the Operations and/or Project Manager/s in order to meet project requirements.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Works closely with project partners using project management tools and techniques in order to meet project objectives and deliverables
  • Provides input on design of training and instructional strategies, curriculum, and other program services and serves as a 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 that promote fidelity and branding cohesion for CHL products, trainings and marketing
  • Design training plans, including needs assessments, training agendas and descriptions, materials and handouts, evaluation and other elements as needed for trainings using evaluative data
  • Develop and implement evaluation tools including pre-assessment of needs and resources, post-assessments and program evaluations
  • If applicable, serve as lead trainer, co-trainer, facilitator, coordinator or participant in CHL training events, as assigned by the organization
  • Convene and facilitate groups related to key initiatives
  • Monitor and meet project objectives and deliverables
  • Provide technical assistance to other organizations and individuals in program areas 
  • Contribute to the development of ideas for proposed project activities and grant submissions
  • Comply with project timeline tracking, budget & documentation management practices

Expectations

  • Demonstrate content knowledge and ongoing learning related to mental health, alcohol, tobacco and other drugs and suicide prevention as applied to work with schools, health care, community services and public health organizations
  • Maintain records of work in an organized and staff-accessible manner 
  • Collaborate with other CHL staff in a team-based environment
  • Creative, critical, strategic and detail-level thinking
  • Process and systems-based work for a collaborative workplace
  • Project completion in a timely manner with keen attention to project deadlines
  • Travel up to 30% to regional or statewide meetings as required depending on projects and organizational needs

Qualifications – Skill Areas Required:

  • Advanced degree and a minimum of five years of experience in Social Sciences, Social Work, Public Health, or related field desirable; knowledge of education, public health, health care and community provider systems. Clinical level work preferred
  • High-level systems thinking, planning and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated experience with program development and implementation
  • Strong writing, research and editing skills
  • Excellent time management practices;  self-directed and disciplined and proficient at working independently and remotely
  • Demonstrated fluency with current office technology such as Microsoft windows, online learning and virtual meeting platforms
  • Excellent communication skills, interpersonal professionalism and network development
  • General understanding of basic business and marketing principles, as well as program outcome measures

Possibility of some remote work – Based in Vermont or surrounding area preferred due to need for Vermont-based travel.

Competitive Salary and Benefits

Interested candidates, please submit a cover letter, resume and 3 telephone references to info@healthandlearning.org

Volunteer or Internship Opportunities:

Volunteer Opportunity

Are you looking for meaningful volunteer work?  Are you a student needing a community service opportunity?  CHL is seeking a volunteer resource to assist our non-profit in various office tasks which support our mission-driven work.  We have a need for clerical assistance, filing, data entry, and assistance preparing for our many trainings and events that we carry out throughout the year.  If this kind of work interests you, please contact us at info@HealthAndLearning.org

Internship Opportunities

If you are a student looking for an internship, we would be interested in hearing from you.  We may have an opportunity that meets your needs and assists us in carrying out our work.  We would be particularly interested in students that are in the field of public health, school health, and mental health promotion or someone that could assist us with online learning and other technology initiatives.  If you would like to learn more about potential internship opportunities at the Center for Health and Learning, please contact us at info@HealthAndLearning.org

28 Vernon Street, Suite 319
Brattleboro, VT 05301
802-254-6590
info@healthandlearning.org