Coordinator II - Peer Leadership Institute/Child and Adolescent Health Division

Job Type

Full Time




1010 Mass Ave 6th floor
United States


Job Description

In addition to all duties in Program Coordinator I, Program Coordinator II will perform these duties:

Assist in the coordination and implementation of academic year and summer programs, activities and events within the Peer Leadership Institute for youth between the ages of 15-18 including teaching, training, and developing socio-educational workshops.

Implement best practices re: curricula, peer leadership/education and youth development and parent engagement models.

Assist in the design, coordination and facilitation of peer education programs, trainings, practice opportunities and activities that focus on but are not limited to: sexual and reproductive health, healthy relationship promotion, substance abuse promotion, fitness and nutrition, health equity, program planning, facilitation, public speaking, conflict resolution, policy and advocacy, etc.

Work with Youth Development and Promotions subdivision programs to identify community service opportunities, outreach, educational, and field trip/recreational opportunities for peer leaders for the summer enrichment program.

Assist with the development and implementation of recruitment and retention strategies with schools, community-based organizations, and health providers to increase program awareness to students.

Assist with the development and implementation of after-school based programming at select BPS high schools.

Provide case management and support for youth and opportunities to enhance communication with parents and families.

Conduct on-going assessment and evaluation of programming.

Represent the program at various internal and external meetings.

Assist in the implementation of inclusion models to strengthen the program delivery system with an emphasis on special needs population

Work closely with other programs within the Child and Adolescent Health Division.

Travel and the ability to work occasional evenings to deliver community-based programming required.

Administrative functions include: progress reports, data collection, consistent database entry, precise and accurate case notes.

Perform other duties as required.

This job description is based on the Program Coordinator Series. May be required to perform any and all duties and responsibilities of a Coordinator II, as set forth in the BPHC Coordinator Series.

Minimum Qualifications

Master's degree in Public Health, Health Policy Administration, or a related discipline, such as sociology, organizational psychology, public health nursing, or health communications required; OR BA/BS and 2 years of equivalent experience in public health program coordination, management and/or community organizing; OR 5 years of equivalent experience in public health program coordination, management and/or community organizing may be substituted for undergraduate degree. Demonstrated experience working with young people and implementing educational programming focused on peer education and positive youth development. Ability to work with diverse populations; Familiarity with Boston neighborhoods, Boston Public Schools, health and social service providers and systems. Demonstrated experience in working with youth and coordinating peer leadership programs. Knowledge and understanding of public health and social issues confronting youth including health disparities, school dropout , violence etc. Ability to write clear, concise reports, and to follow and to give written and oral instructions in a precise, understandable manner. Ability to understand, explain, apply the laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures of unit activities. Ability to supervise, including: planning and assigning work; evaluating and motivating staff; determining the need for disciplinary action; and either recommending or initiating disciplinary action. Ability to establish rapport with others and to maintain harmonious working relationships with others.

Advanced knowledge & experience with MSOffice, MSWord/Excel, SAS with the ability to analyze and interpret data.

Advanced experience with and knowledge of local community agencies and health care providers. Exceptional organizational skills with the ability of developing time lines and meeting deadlines. Demonstrated cultural competence with diverse ethnic, cultural and socio-economic groups.

Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively .Bilingual and/or bicultural applicants encouraged to apply.

Additional Information

City of Boston Residency Required, A Criminal Offenders Records Information request must be completed for this position. However, a record is not an automatic bar to employment but is reviewed in relation to the job applied for., This position requires direct client/patient contact and as a result of such direct contact, certain immunizations will be recommended and/or required prior to commencement of employment duties., Any position that requires an advanced degree will be subject to education verification, The Boston Public Health Commission is an EEO Employer and all applicants meeting the minimum requirements are eligible to apply

Union Status


Job Grade


Pay Range


Standard Hours


35 Hr/week; 10:00am-6:00pm, Monday- Friday (some early mornings, evenings and weekends required)



Level of Language Proficiency


Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

requisition 732