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Program Manager, Walk with Ease

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Feet First is Washington’s only nonprofit exclusively focused on pedestrian issues and advocacy. We are partnering with the Department of Health and the Center for Disease Control to bring about positive change throughout the state. The objective is to implement Walking programs in local communities statewide to aid in the prevention and management of arthritis. 

Feet First is hiring a Program Manager to implement a “Walk with Ease” program in select locations across Washington. This Program Manager is responsible for identifying potential program sites and partner organizations, providing education and training, and leading implementation of the program. This position will involve extensive travel throughout western and eastern Washington. Significant time will be spent in the field partnering with local communities to start and maintain successful walking programs. 

The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, passionate about walking and public health, and able to manage multiple projects at once. The position is full time for the first year, with potential to maintain full time status depending on program success. Flexible work hours and ability to work remotely when not traveling. Some travel may be expected if and when it is safe to resume face to face meetings. 

Initially the position is scoped to supporting Feet First’s Walk with Ease program. As the person develops in role there will be opportunities to expand scope of responsibilities to other areas of Feet First.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

• Maintain relationships with key stakeholders in multiple cities across Washington while vetting for program fit; onsite visits to select locations (safety permitting) may be required. • Be the primary Feet First point of contact with the CDC/DOH 

• Create plans for “Walk with Ease” programs and lead implementation in selected locations • Ensure measures are taken to sustain programs after initial phase 

• Identify ways for monitoring and measuring success of new programs 

• Provide regular report of activities to Feet First board 

Requirements of successful candidate: 

• Communicate clearly in written communication and speech. 

• Relate to people of diverse backgrounds. 

• Be comfortable learning new skills in an evolving role. 

• Keep meticulous records of hours worked and costs incurred. 

• Be able to reliably travel to various areas across WA state

The position is full time with benefits. Feet First is an equal opportunity employer. 

Please send resumes/cover letters to Jon@feetfirst.info. 

Feet First is Washington’s only nonprofit exclusively focused on pedestrian issues and advocacy. We are partnering with the Department of Health and the Center for Disease Control to bring about positive change throughout the state. The…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    November 15, 2021
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Salary

USD $45,000 - USD $50,000
/ year
Annual bonus eligible

Benefits

Monthly stipend provided for healthcare.

Monthly stipend provided for healthcare.

Location

Remote
Work must be performed in or near Seattle, WA
Associated Location
Seattle, WA, USA

How to Apply

Please include cover letter and resume

Please include cover letter and resume

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