The American Lung Association has an excellent opportunity for a
Coordinator, Health Promotions.
Working as a member of the Health Promotion & Education department, you will join an outstanding group of professionals dedicated to our mission: to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease through research, education, and advocacy.The person in this role will coordinate, implement and evaluate lung health programs throughout Los Angeles County and surrounding markets as well as implement the Southeastern Los Angeles Communities Tobacco Control Project. The Health Promotions Coordinator will work with community members to build community support for policy changes that reduce tobacco use. The coordinator will conduct community needs assessment activities, recruit and engage coalition members; create and deliver presentations to community members, community organizations, and decision makers; develop educational materials; coordinate events; and build and maintain relationships in target jurisdictions to engage local communities in advancing smokefree multi-unit housing, smokefree outdoor air, and tobacco retails license policy campaigns in LA County communities and other assigned areas. This is a grant-funded position.Location:The position is located at the American Lung Association’s Los Angeles, CA office and will be a hybrid of in-person and virtual work.Responsibilities:Assist supervisor in implementing and evaluating a public health education program that will focus on lung health awareness, smoke free environments, and tobacco retail licensure.Work in coordination with project team to develop, implement, and evaluate community engagement and health education programs focused on smokefree environments, tobacco prevention, and lung health.Build support for project efforts in the community by conducting community outreach, hosting trainings, engaging community members in coalitions, and providing educational opportunities that expand smokefree spaces and other tobacco prevention policies.Effectively use timelines and work plans to ensure completion of project deliverables.Build, maintain and cultivate relationships with funders, facilitators, community members, community partners, and decision makers to advance program delivery, sustainability, and growth across the greater Los Angeles County region, including American Lung Association programs including Freedom From Smoking, Better Breathers Clubs, Asthma Basics, LUNG FORCE Expo, etc. within assigned territory.Explore opportunities to connect and enhance collaborations throughout the Lung AssociationContribute to all progress reports and other required reporting of grant activities.Research and implement best practices for smoke free environment and tobacco retails licensure programs and initiatives within priority populations.Collaborate with supervisor in growing American Lung Association programs within assigned territory.Provide support for Southern California program and development events, such as lung cancer workshop, LUNG FORCE Walk, and other related activities.Actively participate in and lead assigned coalitions identified in the Southeastern Los Angeles Communities Tobacco Control Project Scope of Work.Participate on national American Lung Association program workgroups and committees as requested.Provide support for annual report, awards, grants and other activities assigned.Participate in and support community related programs.Qualifications:Bachelor’s Degree in public health or related field or equivalent combination of education and work experience.Some experience in public health, public policy, community relations, and/or advocacy, or related field.Spanish speaker preferred.Must be a self-starter with excellent communication skills both written and oral.Positive attitude with the ability to work independently and in a team environment.Required to travel periodically for meetings and conferences.Ability to lift approximately 25 lbs.Able to work with minimum direct supervision, make decisions, and take initiative.Proven ability to cultivate and steward relationships across a diverse population.Must have a valid Driver’s license and your own reliable transportation with the ability to travel within assigned area 10% of the time for meetings and conferences, as well as the flexibility to work irregular hours, including evenings and weekends with some overnights requiredRequired to travel statewide to provide technical assistance and/or attend meetings and conferences as required by assigned grants.Must be proficient in Microsoft Office.Consistent with its mission, the American Lung Association maintains a smoke-free workplace; all employees must abstain from tobacco use in any form, including vaping.Compensation:
Exact compensation may vary based on skills, experience, and location. The target hiring range for this position is between $46,000 and $51,000 per annum.Benefits:
The Lung Association offers a comprehensive benefits package including:Paid Leave - 10 vacation days in the first year (15 days thereafter), 2 personal days and 15 sick days per year, as well as 12 company-paid holidays per year. We also offer Paid Parental Leave for eligible employees.Insurance - Employees (and their eligible dependents) can enroll in our medical, dental, and vision plans, as well as voluntary plans for critical illness, accident, hospital indemnity, short-term disability and supplemental life/AD&D insurance. Employees will be enrolled in company-paid life/AD&D and long-term disability Insurance coverage.Retirement Plan - Eligible employees can participate in our 401(k) Defined Contribution Retirement Plan, which offers matching employer contributions (up to 4%) and year-end discretionary non-elective contributions.Questions? For more details about this role please reach out to email@example.com.Equal Employment OpportunityThe American Lung Association is committed to employ, in its best judgment, the most suitable candidates for approved positions while engaging in recruitment and selection practices that are in compliance with all applicable employment laws. We are an equal opportunity employer: women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.Policy StatementIt is the policy of the American Lung Association to prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type and to provide equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants, without regard to their race, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, or physical and/or mental disabilities, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. The American Lung Association will take affirmative action to employ, advance in employment and otherwise treat all individuals in the foregoing categories without discrimination in all employment practices. This policy applies in all Human Resources actions including recruitment, selection, evaluation, promotion, compensation and training.