National Health Care for the Homeless Council
National Health Care for the Homeless Council
The National Health Care for the Homeless Council (the Council) is the premier national organization working at the nexus of homelessness and health care. Since 1986, we have brought together thousands of health care professionals, medical respite care providers, people with lived experience of homelessness, and advocates. Our 200+ Organizational Members include Health Care for the Homeless health centers, medical respite programs, and housing and social service organizations across the country. Grounded in human rights and social justice the Council’s mission is to build an equitable, high-quality health care system through training, research, and advocacy in the movement to end homelessness. As an organization, we believe an inclusive and open environment fosters creativity, contributes to the quality of our work, and provides growth opportunities for our employees. Additional information is available at www.nhchc.org.
The Council is seeking a qualified candidate to lead and manage various projects of the Council. One project is the Vaccine Ambassador Project, a one-year project funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The project will focus on coordinating vaccine peer ambassadors (Community Health Workers) at Health Care for the Homeless (HCH) health centers to build trust and acceptance of COVID-19 vaccines. The other project will coordinate activities through a contract with the Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH) focused on homelessness and housing.
VACCINE AMBASSADOR PROJECT (approx. 50%)
In collaboration with the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) and CDC the Project Manager will be responsible for the administrative management of the project, in addition to overseeing the activities of contracted health centers and other grantees and their assigned Vaccine Ambassadors.
- Provide continuous liaison with organizations participating in the Vaccine Ambassador project.
- Serve as the liaison between partnering agencies NACHC and CDC.
- Coordinate and update activities in Confluence – Project Management tool.
- Analyze and monitor activities of the Vaccine Ambassadors hired by participating agencies.
- Analyze and monitor relationships between grantees and partnering community organizations to increase vaccines.
- Identify and develop appropriate training materials and modules for the ambassadors and health center staff.
- Develop and deliver Vaccine Ambassador and health center training as indicated.
- Coordinate and evaluate the educational trainings including sessions of the Learning Community.
- Develop and administer forms for ambassador and health center reports regarding the progress of project and the output and outcome measures identified in the project work plan.
- Assist in the development and validation of both quantitative and qualitative instruments for data collection purposes.
- Support the data entry and processing functions related to the ambassador project.
- Support and assist with developing and implementing organizational management structures and systems for monitoring progress toward project objectives.
- In collaboration with NACHC staff assist with developing and implementing work plans, monitoring plans, contracts, and standard operating procedures for the successful implementation of project activities.
- Participate in and take detailed notes for routine planning and coordination meetings.
- Develop reports analyzing and interpreting data collected in the ambassador project for CDC and public consumption, including trend analysis.
- Assist participating organizations in the development of patient education materials, as needed.
- Provide technical assistance to participating sites.
- Deliver presentations on project as required.
- Other duties as assigned.
CORPORATION FOR SUPPORTIVE HOUSING ACTIVITIES (approx. 45%)
- Develop educational, publications, and training materials to highlight promising practices in health and housing
- Convene consumers to provide insight on housing navigation with health centers
- Develop presentations for national audiences on housing and health care
GENERAL AGENCY DUTIES (5%)
- Foster an environment that promotes trust and cooperation among all Council teams.
- Attend staff meetings and staff retreats.
- Participate in agency functional teams and ad-hoc committees.
- Represent the Council in meetings and conferences, as appropriate.
- Provide some supervisory oversight of staff and/or projects.
The ideal candidate will be Master prepared in a related field and will have significant relevant professional experience in or exposure to the health care safety net, homelessness, data collection and analysis, project management, and curriculum development. Effective communication and interpersonal skills are required.
OTHER SKILLS DESIRED
- Someone who is a motivated, resourceful, and flexible individual with ability to multitask. Fast learner, comfortable working individually and as a team member, in a fast-paced and changing environment.
- Must possess ability to assess, prioritize, and manage a varied and demanding workload under pressure and with tight deadlines, while maintaining a high bar for quality.
- Possess excellent written and verbal communications skills.
- Possess excellent task-management and organizational skills.
- Possess excellent creative problem solving and leadership skills.
- Experience with online conferencing forum moderation and videoconferencing preferred.
- Proficiency with MS Office.
The Council is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and provides opportunities to all applicants without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.
The Council values diversity, equity, and inclusion in all aspects of employment.
Benefits are comensurate with experience, but include health, dental, vision, oaid time off, and 401k.
How to Apply
Please send a cover letter detailing your interest, qualifications, and salary requirements with your resume to the following e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications without cover letters will not be considered. Interviews will be granted according to the qualifications of the applicant.
- Date Posted: August 18, 2021
- Type: Full-Time
- Job Function: Other
- Service Area: Government
- Salary Range: 54-60,000
- Working Hours: Remote Position