Employment

Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies is looking for talented, caring individuals who want to use their public health experience to make a difference in the lives of mothers and babies in our community.

Open Positions:

JOB TITLE: Program Manager

RESPONSIBLE TO: Executive Director, Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies

OBJECTIVE: Implementing the strategic goals of HMHB through the provision and coordination of appropriate planning, outreach and other activities.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Under the supervision of the Executive Director.

A. PLANNING

  1. Coordinates specific meetings and collaborative efforts of HMHB. 
  2. Implements community organizing and program activities of HMHB or as specified in particular projects.
  3. Establishes and maintains liaisons with other agencies, and represents HMHB on appropriate community and public committees and councils.
  4. Assists with grant/proposal design and writing.
  5. Assists in implementing the long-range goals of HMHB regarding program and organizational development.
  6. Develops and implements  evaluation of coalition products, programs or activities, as needed.
  7. Contributes to the development and maintenance of resource files.

B. PROGRAM IMPLEMENTATION

  1. Establishes and maintains professional relations with other  individuals and state/community organizations relevant to program activities.
  2. Makes verbal presentations to interested groups and individuals as time permits.
  3. Participates in the preparation and delivery of testimony and advocacy on significant maternal and child health and related activities.
  4. Ensures confidentiality in handling all matters related to personnel, finances and other program related information/activities.
  5. Helps establish and promote standards of quality, productivity and performance for health education and community planning.
  6. Maintains and updates social media sites, email outreach and database, and the HMHB website.

QUALIFICATIONS

A.  EDUCATION, WORK EXPERIENCE

Masters degree in public health, social work, nursing, or a field closely related to maternal and child health preferred, or

Required: 

Bachelors degree in health, social work, nursing, or a field closely related to maternal and child health and two years of experience as a health educator or in a professional position directly related to maternal and child health education. A minimum of two years experience in public health, or a related field, including at least two years experience in program planning, project implementation, and/or community organizing. Familiarity with public and private MCH and related agencies in Hawaii preferred. Ability with basic computer word processing, spreadsheet, and communication skills. Must have a valid Hawaii driver’s license and a car.

B. JOB TRAITS AND SKILLS

  1. Ability to organize and prioritize project and program needs.
  2. Demonstrate excellent verbal, written, and listening skills.
  3. Demonstrate skills in cultural competence.
  4. Demonstrate competency to speak in public on relevant MCH issues. 
  5. Willing to work occasional flexible hours, including some evenings or weekend days.

 To apply, please submit your resume and salary requirements by March 1, 2016.

 

Member - Board of Directors

We are looking for someone (preferably with communications, fundraising and/or nonprofit management experience) who cares about maternal and child health and wants to help make a difference by serving on HMHB's Board of Directors.

OBJECTIVE:
Implementing the strategic goals of HMHB's core programs through appropriate planning, outreach and other activities.

ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Attend quarterly meetings.
2. Assists in implementing the long-range goals regarding program and organizational development.
3. Develops and implements evaluation of programs or activities, as needed.
4. Contributes to the development of funding sources.
5. Assists with financial and legal oversight and compliance.

OTHER:
1. Establishes and maintains professional relations with other individuals and state/community organizations relevant to organizational activities.
2. Ensures confidentiality in handling all matters related to personnel, finances and other program related information/activities.
3. Helps establish and promote standards of quality, productivity and performance for health education and community planning.

QUALIFICATIONS 
- Education and work experience in health, social work, nursing, or a field closely related to maternal and child health and two years of experience as a health educator or in a professional position directly related to maternal and child health education.
- A minimum of two years experience in public health, or a related field, including at least two years experience in program planning, project implementation, and/or community organizing.
- Familiarity with public and private Maternal & Child Health (MCH) programs and related agencies in Hawaii.

Experience with nonprofit finance, accounting and/or legal highly preferred.

 

Government / Public Policy & Community Outreach Internship

This is a part-time internship with Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies Coalition of Hawaii, a nonprofit organization. HMHB will work with students seeking school credit, providing an opportunity to gain practical, hands-on job skills in communications, government affairs and public policy advocacy work. All interns are subject to a flexible 10-20 hour/week, 3-month commitment.

Role and Responsibilities:
This position will report to the Executive Director and provide support for community organizing, data collection, outreach, print and digital communications and community relations (email, social media and website updates).

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Community outreach and public speaking engagements.
  • Maintaining relationships with partners and providing support for engagement activities.
  • Organize and participate in visits to the State Capitol.
  • Drafting testimonials and other writing assignments for lobbying efforts.
  • Monitoring media and press related to HMHB and sharing internally as appropriate.
  • Providing support for media requests and maintaining a press list.
  • Scheduling, following up, and tracking opportunities/meetings with partners and government officials.
  • Developing presentations and conducting research to prepare for meetings with partners and officials.
  • Updating related content on website and within internal documents.
  • Conducting web-based research and data collection.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements:
Candidates should be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program. Interest in government relations, public policy, communications, public health, child development, nursing, social work or related field desired. The ideal candidate will have at least two years of experience in an office setting, proficiency in Microsoft Office (including Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint), Adobe Creative Suite software, ExpressionEngine CMS and experience with various digital channels.

 

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