The Position: Program Coordinator

Location: Kern

Job Summary

The Program Coordinator will report directly to the President/CEO while working closely on projects and activities related to event planning, community outreach, database management, and social media as needed.  This position will conduct community outreach, plan and execute community meetings and support with overall grant deliverables. 

About Building Healthy Communities:

We are a nonprofit organization working to advance health and racial equity in Kern through collaborative partnerships with community based organizations, community groups, residents, youth, health agencies, education institutions and other community partners.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities 

  • Implement and coordinate frequent communications with community partners, residents and youth, and promotion of the Building Healthy Communities work

  • Attend and support with executingBHC related meetings including monthly staff meetings, where the program coordinator will play a key role in planning and identifying opportunities that will work towards the goal of advancing health and racial equity in Kern

  • Create flyers for special projects

  • Coordinate support for translation of materials

  • Conduct community outreach 

  • Attend and support with coordinating and executing BHC events 

  • Assists with compiling data for activity reporting, grant tracking progress, and grant reporting

  • Track BHC events and collect staff event report forms, photos, videos, PowerPoint presentations, action plans, applications, surveys, and files materials as appropriate

  • Maintain positive engagement with partners, residents, and youth using whole-person and growth-mindset approaches

  • Supports BHC-wide events as needed

  • Other tasks as assigned

Knowledge Skills & Abilities

  • Proficient in Microsoft Applications

  • Excellent writing skills with a focus on promotion, media 

  • Proficient knowledge and experience with social media platforms

  • Experience in web design and content production

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and as part of a team

  • Organizational, project planning, and leadership skills

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills: ability to interact and work effectively with staff members, community leaders, board members, donors, and volunteers

  • Self-motivated, resourceful, and creative

  • Strong problem-solving skills

Required Qualifications

  • Must pass background check

  • Written and spoken proficiency in Spanish & English is a plus

  • Reliable transportation, driver’s license, and auto insurance  

  • Available to work evenings and weekends

Education & Experience

  • Associate of Arts Degree preferred from an accredited college

  • Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate

  • 2+ Years’ experience in a community outreach role preferred

  • Social justice advocacy experience preferred

  • Experience and passion for community organizing

  • Administrative Experience

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