October 7, 2015 | Job Opportunities

  1. Position: Community Operations Associate

Organization: Farmigo
Posting Date: October 7,2015

ABOUT FARMIGO

Farmigo is a small company with a big mission: to empower people to create a better way to eat. We’re bypassing the supermarket and connecting people directly to their local artisans, farmers and producers. People shop online for farm-fresh products, which are delivered to a nearby Community for easy pick-up, with sites in schools, homes, and offices. Farmigo is a friendly, fun, team-oriented company, where we cook and share meals together; we’re growing fast, and we’re looking for people to help us build our amazing, mission-driven company. Join us as we work together to make farm-to-neighborhood eating a reality.

DESCRIPTION

Farmigo is looking for an entry level Community Operations Assistant to join our Community Team in our Brooklyn Office. The Community Operations Assistant will be part of the team responsible for executing on community management and customer development for our online farmer’s market. This position is a 6 month, full-time position with potential to extend at the end of the 6 month period.

We’re looking for personable, outgoing candidates that can help us organize and create excited food communities across all regions. Ideal candidates will be entrepreneurial and detail-oriented, with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work independently.

The role consists of undertaking a variety of special projects centered around improving the Farmigo customer and Organizer experience. Tasks range from helping to set up community organizer events, notifying members of ordering milestones, and analyzing retention data.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Create marketing materials
  • Assist in some logistical tasks on delivery days
  • Assist Community Team with various member satisfaction initiatives, outreach

campaigns, and events

  • Data entry & analysis – both in Salesforce and our internal software
  • Administrative Support for the Community Team
  • Work directly with our Community Operations Coordinator to prioritize and

execute projects

REQUIREMENTS

  • Sense of humor and positive attitude
  • Strong sense of judgment and diplomacy
  • Email junkie — lightning fast responses
  • Process-oriented, with superb attention to detail
  • Resourceful, great at multitasking, and highly organized
  • Must have experience using Microsoft Excel
  • Experience using the Google Suite (docs, email, calendar)
  • Knowledge of Salesforce and Zendesk is a plus
  • A passion for Farmigo’s mission, to connect people with real food

BENEFITS

We love our staff, and show it with full benefits (medical, dental, vision and life), stock options in a fast-growing start up, an unlimited vacation policy, and the ability to work alongside co-workers who are passionate about changing the food system. Plus you’ll get a steep discount on the best food you’ve ever tasted

To Apply

Along with your resume, please answer the following questions:

  • Why does Farmigo’s mission appeal to you?
  • Tell us about a time when you had to manage logistics or a lot of details for a

project – what did you do to stay organized?

  • If you had to describe yourself as an “idea-person” or “execution-person”, which

would you choose and why?

APPLY HERE:

https://farmigo-1.workable.com/jobs/128272/candidates/new

 

  1. Position: Program Director

Organization: The National Women’s Health Network (NWHN)
Posting Date: October 7, 2015

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

The National Women’s Health Network (NWHN) is a national membership organization.  Founded in 1975 by women’s health movement activists, NWHN improves the health of all women by developing and promoting a critical analysis of health issues in order to affect policy and support consumer decision-making.  NWHN aspires to a health care system that is guided by social justice and reflects the needs of diverse women.  NWHN remains true to its feminist progressive roots by relying primarily on members and foundations for contributions and does not accept financial support from drug companies, manufacturers of medical devices or tobacco companies.

Position description:

The National Women’s Health Network is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Program Director to lead a strategic and effective policy advocacy program, supported  by communications strategies that  are integrated across the organization’s  media platforms.  The NWHN works to improve the health of all women by influencing policy and supporting informed health care decision-making.   The organization’s policy advocacy is focused around three long-term campaigns: Securing Sexual and Reproductive  Health and Autonomy;  Raising Women’s Voices forthe Health Care We Need; and Challenging Dangerous Drugs and Devices.

The Program Director manages the work of the NWHN’s program department, directly implementing programs in select areas, identifying emerging programmatic opportunities relevant to the NWHN’s mission and priorities, managing department staff, and guiding the programmatic focus of NWHN’s communications efforts.  We are looking for a seasoned leader who has an understanding of health policy issues, staff management experience, significant experience working for progressive advocacy organizations, and a commitment to the NWHN’s mission and values. This is a full-time position based in Washington, D.C., reporting directly to the Executive Director.

Key responsibilities:

  • Develop, maintain and enhance policy advocacy in the three long-term campaign areas established by the NWHN board of directors
  • Provide strategic guidance on various communication methods to advance the NWHN’s policy agenda
  • Work with the Executive Director and staff to foster and manage strong working relationships with allied organizations and key policymakers
  • Hire, supervise and evaluate program department staff
  • Produce written content about the NWHN’s policy advocacy work appropriate for multiple audiences including NWHN members and supporters, policymakers and funders
  • Develop program department expense budget and work with the Executive Director to develop a projection of expected revenue for department activities
  • Identify emerging issues relevant to NWHN’s mission and priorities,and work with the Executive Director to develop programmatic opportunities and support

An ideal candidate will have these qualifications:

  • B.A/B.S degree and minimum of 10 years experience in related fields, previous experience in relevant areas of women’s health strongly preferred
  • Excellent communications skills — both written and verbal
  • Proven, effective managerial and supervisory skills
  • Skilled at building and maintaining relationships to support effective coalition partnerships
  • Ability to effectively interact with high level officials and serve as a media spokesperson
  • Experience working in a senior level staff position with a Board of Directors
  • Capable of working in a fast paced environment and completing task independently and under pressure

Compensation

Salary is commensurate with experience. The NWHN has a generous benefits package.

How to apply

Please send a cover letter, resume and writing sample to the NWHN either by email or in hard copy to:

NWHN

1413 K Street, NW, Fourth Floor Washington, DC 20005

nwhn@nwhn.org

The National Women’s Health Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based upon gender, race, national origin, disability, age, religion, sexual orientation or gender identity. People of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

 

  1. Position: College Assistant

Organization: City University of New York School of Public Health
Posting Date: October 7, 2015

 Description:

The CUNY School of Public Health (SPH) is seeking a College-Assistant to provide administrative support for the faculty and the Curriculum and Assessment Coordinator. The College Assistant will report to the Administrative Specialist for the Associate Dean of Academic and Faculty Affairs.

Campus Specific Information:

The College Assistant’s duties will consist of, but not be limited to, the following:

-Assisting the faculty with preparation of travel authorizations and reimbursements and procurement

-Preparing, distributing and compiling electronic surveys and forms

-Collecting, validating, analyzing and summarizing school-related data using database management, and word processing software

-Compiling, updating, maintaining and organizing electronic files

-Preparing meeting minutes

-Supporting curriculum and assessment processes

-Other duties as assigned

Preferred Qualifications

-Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and Word

-Strong administrative and organizational skills

-Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy

-Ability to work independently and meet deadlines

-Excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to work cooperatively with diverse faculty, staff and senior administrators

-Interest in academic higher administration is a plus

Hours/Duration:

-Up to 19 hours per week; for a maximum of 550 hours for the year.

How to Apply

Please email resume, cover letter and contact information for at least two references to:

Joy Hampson, Email: joy.hampson@sph.cuny.edu

 

  1. Position: Program Manager

Organization: Global Doctors for Choice
Posting Date: October 7, 2015

About Global Doctors for Choice:

Global Doctors for Choice (GDC) is a global network of physicians whose overarching goal is to improve reproductive health outcomes and to enhance women’s autonomy to control their reproductive lives. We promote and defend women’s reproductive rights, and we work to expand access to comprehensive, evidence-based reproductive health services worldwide. Founded in 2007, GDC contributes the voice of medicine and science in international policy deliberations and to civil society advocacy efforts. GDC supports physician-led Action Centers in Brazil, Colombia, Ghana, Mexico and South Africa, and transforms individual doctors into skilled advocates who are part of a powerful social movement for systemic change.

Position Summary:

The Program Manager will be joining GDC at an exciting moment of growth and expansion. The Executive Director (based in Malaysia) and the Program Manager form the Coordinating Team of GDC. The Program Manager will work closely with the Executive Director and the GDC lead doctors in the five Action Centers to expand, develop, implement and enforce systems that will improve the overall operations and effectiveness of GDC activities. The Program Manager will be a true multitasker, who is motivated by working on the multiple challenges of program management, fundraising and administrative support.

Reports to:

The Program Manager is supervised by the Executive Director, and works closely with the lead and co-lead doctors of GDC’s Action Centers. From time to time GDC may decide to have intern(s) to provide further program support. The Program Manager will be in charge of the supervision of the intern(s).

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Program Management:

  • Works with the GDC Executive Director on all Action Centers’ activities and supports lead and co-lead doctors on:
  • developing the annual Work Plans and Budgets of the Action Centers
  • implementing/monitoring of the annual Work Plans and Budgets of the Action Centers 1
  • ensuring that systematic reporting mechanisms are in place and working correctly
  • liaising with the Action Centers’ fiscal sponsors on any financial matters that arise
  • providing technical assistance on program content, in particular related to conscientious objection, expansion of the interpretation of the health exception for abortion and engagement with young providers, as well as developing new priority areas for GDC advocacy
  • Works with the Executive Director and designated Board Manager(s) on the development of an online training curriculum
  • Researches and drafts position statements, rapid responses, and letters on violations of reproductive rights on behalf of GDC
  • Signs petitions and engages in calls to action against violations of reproductive rights and political intrusions on the doctor-patient relationship, after approval of the Rapid Response Team (RRT)
  • Manages logistics and participates in bi-monthly calls with lead and co-lead doctors
  • Works with the GDC Executive Director on setting up the GDC membership structure, and processes the applications of new members

Fundraising and Donor Relations Management:

  • Supports the development of fundraising strategies by:
  • identifying, researching and pursuing new funding sources
  • arranging telephone conferences and appointments with funders
  • Writes and edits grant proposals and donor reports to meet deadlines
  • Implements grants management process by:
  • tracking proposal and report deadlines and preparing required materials in a timely manner
  • working closely with Action Centers to obtain current program information (project descriptions, project benchmarks evaluations, budgets)
  • packaging complete proposals for internal review by the Executive Director
  • submitting approved proposal/report packages as required to all grantors
  • Creates and maintains up to date hard copy files and electronic (Raiser’s Edge) files for all donors

Administrative Support:

  • Works with the legal counsel to coordinate and update Memoranda of Understanding with fiscal sponsors and lead doctors
  • Collects and disseminates regular updates from the Action Centers and the Coordinating Team in the weekly GDC quick updates
  • Maintains and updates the GDC website
  • Coordinates translations and translates shorter documents as needed 2
  • Plans and coordinates logistics for all conferences, workshops, meetings, and trainings
  • Prepares all conference and meeting materials, including for the Board of Managers meeting
  • Processes all purchase orders

 

 Essential Qualifications/Skills:

  • BA/BS required, MPH or equivalent strongly preferred
  • Fluency in written and spoken Spanish
  • Knowledge of and strong commitment to international sexual and reproductive health and rights
  • 2-5 years of experience working in the non-profit sector
  • Ability to work independently and across borders
  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with people of diverse professional, cultural, and educational backgrounds
  • Sense of humor and flexibility

 

Preferred Qualifications/Skills:

  • Detailed-oriented
  • Fluency in written and spoken Portugese
  • Ability to multi-task and meet competing deadlines
  • Knowledge on conducting quality literature searches on online databases
  • Knowledge of video editing and information management systems a plus

 

 Working Conditions:

GDC is increasingly working as a virtual organization. The ideal candidate will be based in New York, but the work location is negotiable; the majority of work can be done remotely from home. Working across borders and in different time-zones is exciting, but requires flexibility and commitment from all involved. From time to time the Program Manager will be required to travel to GDC’s Action Centers for program or organizational support.

Location: 55 West 39th Street, 10th Floor

New York, NY 10018

 APPLICATION:

To apply for the position, please email your resume, including three references, and cover letter which must include salary requirements to hire@prh.org. Please indicate “GDC Program Manager” in the subject line. No phone calls, please.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: October 18, 2015 3

Global Doctors for Choice is an equal opportunity employer. We carefully consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.

We offer competitive salaries and a generous time off and benefits package with 401(k) match.

To learn more about us, visit us on the web at www.globaldoctorsforchoice.org.

 

  1. Position: Program Assistant P/T

 Organization: Public Health Solutions
Posting Date: October 7, 2015

 Public Health Solutions – Queens, NY

Public Health Solutions is a nonprofit organization that develops, implements and advocates dynamic solutions to prevent disease and improve community health. We conduct comprehensive research providing insight on public health issues, create and manage community health programs, and provide services to organizations to address public health challenges.

Programs of Public Health Solutions address critical public health needs such as maternal and child health, nutrition, access to health insurance, HIV prevention and care, and smoking cessation. For government agencies, nonprofit organizations and others, Public Health Solutions provides services to enable them to enhance their effectiveness and strengthen their capacity to have an impact and efficiently manage funds.

Position Description:

Public Health Solutions is seeking a bilingual (English/Spanish) Program Assistant to support operations in its Corona office, primarily for the Maternal and Infant Community Health Collaborative (MICHC). The Program Assistant is responsible for providing programmatic and administrative support for program leadership and staff in Public Health Solutions’ Corona, Queens office. This position reports to the MICHC Program Director.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide general administrative assistance and support to the MICHC day-to-day operations, including facilities management and other office functions.
  • Provide administrative assistance to the MICHC Program Director.
  • Coordinate purchasing activities with PHS Central Office.
  • Respond to client inquiries about program services and connect to appropriate staff members.
  • Schedule and coordinate community events and stakeholder meetings.
  • Conduct data entry and carry out routine office activities such as answering and routing phone calls, copying, filing, data entry, recordkeeping, handling incoming and outgoing e-mail and mail, and other tasks as needed. Implement and maintain data tracking systems to support streamlined office operations.
  • Maintain inventories, monitor, and order office supplies. Assist with organizing purchase orders and invoices.
  • Help control the flow of people into the office and conduct intake and eligibility screenings.

 

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Associate’s Degree or higher, preferably in the Health or Human Services Field
  • Respectful interaction skills with community members looking for services.
  • Demonstrated experience performing clerical and administrative duties with speed and accuracy without immediate and constant supervision
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize needs of multiple programs
  • Must be highly organized and detail-oriented
  • Ability to maintain and improve tracking systems to promote smooth office operations
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with attention to detail and professionalism
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Collaborative spirit
  • Must be bilingual English/Spanish

 

PLEASE APPLY TO THIS POSITION USING THE FOLLOWING LINK:

https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGWebHost/jobdetails.aspx?partnerid=26028&siteid=5334&areq=240BR

To see more positions visit our website at www.healthsolutions.org.

Public Health Solutions is an equal opportunity employer – EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled

Required education:

  • Associate

Required language:

  • Spanish

 

  1. Position: Patient Navigator

Organization: Brightpoint Health
Posting Date: October 7, 2015

 POSITION DESCRIPTION

REPORTS TO: Project Director

LOCATION: Brooklyn

DEPARTMENT: Primary Care

POSITION STATUS: Full Time

FLSA STATUS: Non Exempt

 SUMMARY OF POSITION:

The Patient Navigator is a member of the Transitional Care Team, a pilot program that is community based and designed to promote stability, recovery, and better health outcome for our Brooklyn based chronically ill unstable patients.  The Patient Navigator is responsible for providing health education, behavior change counseling and coordination to medical services within the community.  The Patient Navigator conducts care and service coordination, escorts patients as necessary and provides follow-up and reassessments as needed.  Utilizing  a team approach the Transitional Care Team members work in concert to develop service and care plans, make referrals and participate in case conferences. The goal of this project is to create a “medical village” to support the health outcomes of patients with chronic health issues, mental health and substance use related disorders. Responsibilities are implemented within the framework of agency policy, professional ethics, legal scope of practice and regulatory guidelines.  Examples of work are listed, but not limited, to those below:

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Works as a part of a Transitional Care Team to engage 288 patients per year in appropriate medical and mental health services
  • Collaborate with Transitional Care Team members to coordinate client health services
  • Provide continuous patient education re: healthy living, harm reduction, chronic disease management, medication management, medication adherence, and health care related issues
  • Works with the team and patient in developing the optimal treatment plan, health management assessments and service plans
  • Collaborate with Transitional Care Team and the consulting Nurse Practitioner in developing Health Initiatives for the patients
  • Ensures that patients are contacted as needed to ensure retention in care.  Schedule field visits, escorts as needed, and home visits to assist the patient in accessing appropriate care in the community
  • Performs interagency liaison work with other service providers, as needed
  • Engage identified patient in medical services, on site and in the community
  • Serve as a health care resource to patients, families, staff and significant others
  • Participate in facilitating crisis interventions, referrals and hospitalizations as appropriate
  • Participates in quality assurance program to evaluate, monitor, identify problems and institute revisions to maintain quality of patient care and provide services in accordance with current standards of professional practice.
  • Attends and participates in seminars and continuing education programs
  • Document all services provided in compliance with regulations
  • Perform related work as assigned

 

 QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Patience, creativity, flexibility, compassion, and sensitivity to persons with disabilities and other minority populations
  • Licensed Practical Nurse, Bachelors’ level Health Educator, or similarly trained professional
  • Licensed Practical Nurses are encouraged to apply, and must be licensed in the State of New York
  • Experience/training in community based services
  • Experience with dual diagnosed (mentally ill, chemically addicted) population

 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

Minimum of five years of health education in a social service or medical setting.  Must possess strong verbal and written communication skills.  Must demonstrate good judgment and maintain patient confidentiality.  Must be reliable, punctual, and take initiative when appropriate.  Fluent Spanish preferred.

Interested students/alumni can send a resume and cover letter to me at sgillen@brightpointhealth.org. The position is temporary and runs through December 31st. It may be renewed in January.