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Program Coordinator - Community Prevention
Requisition Number:2022-HLTH-011
Department:Health Services
Employee Type:Regular
Hours Per Week:35
  

Overview:

Action for Boston Community Development is a nonprofit human services organization that each year provides more than 100,000 low income residents in the Greater Boston region with the tools and resources needed to transition from poverty to stability and from stability to success. 

The Health Services Department is committed to maintaining the optimal health of low-income residents of Boston and surrounding communities through the ABCD Family Planning Partnership and several cutting-edge, community-based disease prevention and health promotion programs. Health Services fosters community partnerships to strengthen and broaden the array of services available and to address the health of the whole individual. 

Duties Include: 

  • Responsible for the daily operation of ABCD’s Community Prevention Programs which provide prevention and risk reduction education to target populations in Boston. 
  • Conduct evidenced-based interventions and evaluation with program participants
  • Provide daily oversight and monitoring of program activities to assure fidelity to program models and in accordance with funding guidelines.
  • Conduct evidenced-based group and individual level intervention with the target population.
  • Develop and implement program outreach, recruitment and marketing strategies to increase community/participant awareness of and access to services.
  • Conduct program evaluation and data collection activities according to program evaluation plan and funder guidelines.
  • Support organized peer-driven community events within targeted Boston neighborhoods, partnering organizations to recruit the target population.
  • Train and supervise volunteers respective to programmatic activities including monthly program meetings.
  • Train staff at participating venue sites, including social media and marketing activities at participating sites.
  • Monitor programs through online data reporting and progress reporting respective to funding guidelines and submission dates.
  • Perform administrative tasks specific to the program and according to agency guidelines.
  • Ensure that all educational materials used are approved evidence based and, as required, approved by the funder and consistent with funding guidelines.
  • Prepare progress reports respective to funding guidelines and assist in developing grant applications.
  • Represent ABCD Health Services department at meetings of community and professional organization, as well as on ABCD committees and board meetings.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned from time to time.
     

Job Qualifications:
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in health education, counseling, social work or related field, and one to three years of relevant work experience required. 
  • Excellent knowledge of HIV/AIDS/Hepatitis/STI prevention and sexual health including general reproductive health, family planning and women’s health.
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct individual education and counseling sessions.
  • Ability to work sensitively and effectively with individuals of diverse social, economic and cultural backgrounds, particularly in communities of color
  • Must be willing to travel and work extensively in diverse neighborhoods
  • Flexibility in work hours and locations. 

Why ABCD?

  • Make an impact on the community
  • Free professional development opportunities and trainings
  • Health and Dental Insurance
  • Long-term and Short-term Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 403B Retirement Plan with employer match and vesting
  • Paid Time Off
  • 13 Observed Holidays