Coordinator, Health Promotions (NYC #1819-54)

Job Type

Full Time




New York
New York
United States


The American Lung Association has a great opportunity for a Coordinator, Health Promotions to join our incredible team in the Northeast Region.  Working as a member of the Health Promotion & Education Team, 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. 

In this role, you will be responsible for assisting with the New York City DOH Citywide Asthma Initiative grant deliverables, implementing the Connecticut LUNG FORCE Expo and coordinating other health promotion activities in New York and Connecticut, including Better Breathers Clubs and Freedom From Smoking. This is a partially grant funded position. 

  • Implement the New York City DOH Citywide Asthma Initiative including but not limited to:
  1. Plan and implement grant-supported Open Airways For Schools education program, trainings, technical and materials support as designated by Director of Health Promotion
  2. Work with the Director and the NYCDOH Citywide Asthma Initiative on evaluation activities, including collecting, entering, and reporting out data
  3. Conduct community education presentations as needed
  4. Organize, track, and order OAS program materials as requested
  5. Assists in managing, printing, purchasing and preparation of materials used for education programs and trainings
  6. Assist Director with providing support to regional asthma coalitions

  • Implement Connecticut LUNG FORCE Expo including but not limited to:
  1. Secure venue for Expo
  2. Establish planning committee
  3. Establish agenda
  4. Recruit and confirm speakers
  5. Recruit and coordinate volunteers
  6. In collaboration with development staff, secure funding through sponsorships and exhibitor fees.
  7. Meet participant goals
  • Assist with New York City Expo
  • Implement Better Breathers Clubs and Freedom from Smoking goals in Connecticut
  • Support area’s LUNG FORCE activities including identifying LUNG FORCE Heroes, securing illuminations, securing media supporters, etc.
  • Participate in and support all area events.
  • Serve on regional and national workgroups and committees as requested.
  • Develop recommendations for area health promotion budget.
  • Recruit, train and supervise volunteers to implement health promotion activities and raise funds to support the activities.
  • Develop and submit timely reports as required by the association and funding sources, including but not limited to weekly updates in the Association CRM data base, monthly management reports, grant reports and program metrics reports.
  • Represent the association as a member of community, civic and/or health coalitions and organizations related to the American Lung Association’s mission.
  • Select and participate in local, state and national seminars and courses designed to increase skills and knowledge related to job requirements.
  • Perform other responsibilities as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in public health or related field.
  • Minimum of one-year experience in implementing health education programs, grant experience preferred; experience may include internships.
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) including public speaking.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interact with diverse audiences. Ability to interact well with both adults and teens.
  • Strong organizational skills including the ability to prioritize, multi-task and remain flexible with work activities and schedule.
  • Working knowledge of lung disease, especially asthma, a plus.
  • Skills in social media content creation for professional purposes.
  • Computer proficiency; competence in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Hold valid driver's license and be able/willing to attend events as requested. (Travel/mileage reimbursed according to ALA policy).
  • Ability to work occasional evenings and weekends, as needed.
  • Ability to travel in assigned territory, as needed.
  • Ability to lift and carry 25 lbs. (supplies).
  • Consistent with its mission, the American Lung Association maintains a smoke-free work place; all employees must abstain from tobacco use in any form.  


The American Lung Association offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes: Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA, LTD, Matching 403(b), Paid Vacation/Sick/Holidays.

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply


To apply send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to (include job title and job number in subject of email):

Human Resources Department

American Lung Association


The American Lung Association is dedicated to a diverse workforce.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V