Program Manager, Bay Area

Job Type

Full Time


Minimum: $50,000
Maximum: $57,000



Start Date



San Francisco
United States


Start Date: July 2018

Job Location: San Francisco Bay Area, CA



Peer Health Exchange (PHE) is a national non-profit organization that empowers young people with the knowledge, skills, and resources to make healthy decisions. We do this by training college students to teach a robust skills-based health curriculum in under-resourced high schools across the country. Since our founding in 2003, we have trained more than 8,500 college student volunteers to deliver effective health education to over 115,000 public high school students in Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York City, the San Francisco Bay Area, and Washington, DC. In 2016, PHE launched a five-year strategic plan to focus on growing our effective model while partnering with health and education systems, as well as communities to build a more integrated, sustainable model for health education. You will be joining an incredibly passionate, collaborative, and committed team working together towards our vision of advancing health equity.

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As the Program Manager, Bay Area you will assist with the development, management, growth, and evaluation of the Bay Area program. Additionally, you will lead local strategic investments and assist the Program Director, Bay Area as well as the Executive Director, Bay Area. As the Program Manager, Bay Area you will report to the Program Director, Bay Area.

Do you aspire to show up for young people and your community each day? Are you a bold thinker and inclusive collaborator? Does authentic communication and honest feedback help you continuously learn and grow? Do you find the joy in both the journey and the results?


Yes? Here’s what you should know:

This is a full-time, salaried position and is located in our San Francisco office.

Here is what you’ll do as part of our team:

50% Manage, develop, and evaluate the PHE program at two partner college sites by:

  • Managing, coaching, and supporting college student leaders on an ongoing basis
  • Supervising volunteer recruitment and selection
  • Train college students in leadership skills, teaching skills, and health information
  • Evaluate volunteer performance by collecting and reporting on data for program evaluation
  • Attending PHE volunteer meetings on some weekday evenings and weekends 

30% Develop, manage, grow, and evaluate PHE partner high schools by:

  • Managing the scheduling and teaching of PHE workshops in partner high schools
  • Leading meetings with high school partners to secure logistics, collect feedback, and address partner high school concerns
  • Manage program evaluation by observing PHE workshops in partner high schools on a weekly basis 

20% Support the design, implementation, and evaluation of strategic investments in the Bay Area by:

  • Collaborating with members of the National Program team to assist in the development and execution of program pilots
  • Lead, coordinate, and implement activities in support of growth to new college sites
  • Provide support to Executive Director, as needed 

What you’ll bring to the table:

Minimum qualifications:

  • Demonstrate a strong passion for PHE’s vision to advance health equity and improve health outcomes for young people; mission to empower young people with the knowledge, skills, and resources to make healthy decisions; and a strong alignment with PHE’s core values of Health, Impact, Communication, Equity, and Agency.
  • A Bachelor’s degree (preferably in Public Health, Education, Communications, or a related field) OR 5-7 years of relevant work experience
  • 2-3 years work experience; demonstrated ability to operate and problem solve under pressure
  • Strong command of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Excellent public speaking, writing, and editing skills
  • Attentive to detail and efficient in the management of diverse tasks
  • Possesses excellent time management and prioritization skills
  • Flexible and willing to work non-traditional hours as needed, including the regular facilitation of evening and weekend meetings with volunteers, and extended hours in early fall and spring
  • Willingness to travel within the Bay Area, including to the Peninsula 
  • A valid driver’s license

Preferred qualifications:

  • 1-2 years program management experience
  • Min. 1-year leadership experience supervising, managing, and training others
  • Teaching experience 

Your turn! We’d like to learn about you.

Please submit your resume and cover letter telling us why you are interested in our team and this role!

At Peer Health Exchange, we celebrate diversity and are committed to providing equitable opportunities by addressing the effects of power and privilege. PHE is proud to be an equal employment opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, physical disability, veteran status or length of time spent unemployed. We want to empower people to change lives!

Note: Peer Health Exchange reserves the right to add additional duties, as needed. All Peer Health Exchange employees are encouraged to be flexible and responsive to changes in scope of duties.

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

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