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Mission Oral Health Task Force Coordinator

Central American Resource Center of San Francisco (CARECEN)


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Published 16 days ago

March 5, 2021
February 26, 2021
$60,000 - $65,000

About CARECEN SF:

CARECEN SF is a non-profit organization established in 1986. CARECEN SF empowers and respond to the needs, rights, and aspirations of Latino, immigrant and under-resourced families in the San Francisco Bay Area - building leadership to pursue self-determination and justice. Rooted in its cultural strengths and born out of the Central American justice struggles, CARECEN SF envisions our diverse immigrant community as thriving, where families prosper, build effective community institutions and participate confidently in civic life.

CARECEN SF provides the following programs to the community: Immigration Legal Services, Health Promotions Program, Family Wellness Program, Second Chance Youth Program and Tattoo Removal Clinic. For detailed information about our programs, please visit our website: www.carecensf.org.

About Kali K’íin (Home of the Sun)

Kali K’íin (Home of the Sun) is a collaborative working space shared by CARECEN SF and Instituto Familiar de la Raza. The following programs are housed at Kali K’íin: CARECEN SF’s Family Wellness Program, Health Promotions Program and Marketing & Communications Department. Instituto Familiar de la Raza houses its Indígena Health and Wellness Program. Both organizations work in alignment to serve immigrant, indigenous and under resourced families in San Francisco through a range of social services including comprehensive case management, mental health, and youth support. Services provided also include health education, leadership development, and parent-child engagement.

Due to the coronavirus pandemic all CARECEN staff continue to work remotely. Use of office space is based on essential tasks in accordance with our organization’s Covid-19 protocols.

Job Description

This position will support CARECEN’s Health Promotion Program (HPP) by providing coordination support for the District 9 Mission Oral Health Task Force ( MOHTF). The HPP coordinator will work under the direct supervision of the HPP director to coordinate the District 9 MOHTF and the implementation of MOHTF grant activities, including monthly meetings, outreach, media and other education/awareness campaigns, focus group planning and implementation, task force evaluation, community briefings and sustainability planning. The MOHTF coordinator will be the lead for MOHTF grant activities and represent CARECEN and the task force at funder meetings and collaborative meetings, including those of CavityFree SF and others. In addition, the MOHTF coordinator will work with the HPP program manager to engage community health workers in the efforts of the task force.

Essential Duties:

• Coordinate D9 MOHTF activities including scheduling meetings, events and logistics

• Develop agendas and documents for D9 MOHTF meetings and activities

• Centralize and coordinate communications between D9 MOHTF stakeholders and participants

• Coordinate D9 MOHTF activities including, focus groups, community briefings, and other events

• Support coordination of D9 MOHTF media campaign efforts, including finalizing campaign and

organizing community launch

• Create and develop new templates and tracking systems using Excel, Google Docs, etc.

• Present taskforce data and work at public forums, commissions and committees, etc.

• Manage data and write monthly, quarterly and annual report for funders & internally

• Attend regular MOHTF related meetings including, monthly task force meetings with DPH staff,

CavityFree SF meetings and related promotion team meetings, among others (via Zoom)

• Attend and represent MOHTF at monthly and weekly team and all staff meetings via Zoom

• Outreach and recruit new members and stakeholders to MOHTF

• Develop and implement Spanish language focus groups on oral health with the Latinx community

• Compile, analyze, and report on focus group results and findings

• Other duties as assigned by HPP director

Qualifications

• B.A. degree (M.S. or M.A. preferred) in public health, health science or social work, and/or equivalent

work experience with experience in program coordination and community outreach and education

• Experience with case management and/or social work with Latinx or immigrant community

• Knowledge of and familiarity with resources and social services support in San Francisco

• Experience leading/facilitating a task force or other community-based collaborative effort

• Ability to translate theoretical and/or complex concepts into easily understood presentation

• Ability to work both independently and in a team with minimal supervision

• Passionate about Latino health and wellness issues

• Must be bicultural and bilingual in English and Spanish

• Understanding of Latinx community needs

• Excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills

• Demonstrates the ability to multitask, be reliable and detail oriented

• Efficiency in writing and verbal communication skills

• Ability to develop and maintain relationships with diverse constituencies and stakeholders

• Able to meet deadlines and work efficiently

• Experience working with MS Office, Excel, Google Calendars, Docs & Hangouts, Zoom, and other

virtual platforms and programs

• Ability to maintain confidentiality and demonstrate discretion with sensitive material

• Use good judgment and approach when interacting with others

• Ability to maintain office operations, including maintaining systems and confidential data

Salary & Benefits

Competitive salary based on experience. CARECEN SF offers health insurance, dental insurance and vision insurance. In addition, CARECEN SF offers professional development benefits, which include trainings and educational opportunities. CARECEN SF is also committed to workforce diversity. Indigenous and Afro Latinx identified community members are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants will receive full consideration without regard to age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation or national origin.

To submit an application:

Email a cover letter and your resume to Vanessa Bohm, Family Wellness Program & Health Promotions Program Director at vanessa@carecensf.org. Please no phone calls.

About CARECEN SF:

CARECEN SF is a non-profit organization established in 1986. CARECEN SF empowers and respond to the needs, rights, and aspirations of Latino, immigrant and under-resourced families in the San Francisco Bay Area - building…

Details at a glance

  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required

Level of Language Proficiency

Must be fluent in Spanish

Must be fluent in Spanish

Location

On-site
San Francisco, CA

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To submit an application:

Email a cover letter and your resume to Vanessa Bohm, Family Wellness Program & Health Promotions

Program Director at vanessa@carecensf.org. Please no phone calls.

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