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Tennessee Health Care Campaign

Vaccine Equity Program Manager

Tennessee Health Care Campaign


Job Summary

The Vaccine Equity Program Manager will work to increase COVID 19 vaccination in  African American communities of Crockett, Hardeman, Haywood, Lake, Lauderdale and Madison Counties. The Program Manager will determine barriers to vaccination, develop culturally appropriate messaging to promote vaccination, identify key opinion leaders to deliver vaccine promotion. The Program Manager work with community partners to plan and staff pop up vaccine clinics in underserved communities.

Job Responsibilities

  • Set up 2 listening sessions to learn the reasons people vaccinate their children and themselves.
  • Recruit  6 trusted opinion leaders to serve as Vaccine Ambassadors.
  • Develop vaccine messaging to effectively reach communities of color.
  • Coordinate the production and distribution of vaccine advertising using Vaccine Ambassadors.
  • Build relationships with community partners to promote vaccination.
  • Assist in planning and presenting 3 in-service trainings on culturally competent vaccine promotion to medical providers serving the target counties,
  • Collaborate with medical providers and community partners to host 6 pop up vaccine clinics aimed at vaccinating 75 people each.
  • Participate in meetings of the Tennessee Health Disparity Task Force
  • Collaborate with THCC staff and volunteers to promote agency mission, values and programs.
  • Attend and successfully complete all required training programs; participate in ongoing conference calls, webinars, and other professional development opportunities.
  • Accurately provide required reporting to track goal achievement and client satisfaction.


  • Experience working with communities of color in the target communities
  • Experience in volunteer recruitment and management.
  • Organizing experience with faith-based, civil rights and community groups
  • Experience with health marketing, including radio, TV, social media and print
  • Understanding of the causes and consequences of health disparities.
  • Ability to effectively develop and nurture relationships with a diverse group of stakeholders.
  • Ability to enthusiastically communicate with volunteers and customers, in person, by phone and social media. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong computer skills with proficiencies in Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Zoom, internet-based applications, and the Microsoft operating system.
  • Ability to manage time and meet deadlines. Ability to work independently and coordinate multiple tasks. Ability to learn and apply training instruction.
  • Ability to speak with integrity about COVID vaccination.
  • Ability to maintain strict standards of confidentiality regarding customer information.
  • Ability to maintain a calm professional demeanor and make independent judgments.


  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred, or a minimum of two years’ experience in the field.
  • Two years’ experience working in community organizing, social service, faith, or healthcare environment.
  • Ability to effectively interact with co-workers and consumers with diverse ethnic backgrounds, religious views, political affiliation, cultural backgrounds, lifestyles, and sexual orientations and treat individuals with respect and dignity.
  • Must be able to work efficiently and independently.
  • Experience working with low-income, rural,  and Black Communities.


  • Must have a reliable automobile for use on the job; Must have and maintain automobile insurance coverage.  Must possess a valid Tennessee Driver License.
  • Must have Smart phone in good working order.
  • Subject to a criminal background check prior to employment.

Additional Information


Work from home with flexible hours

Paid time off, mileage reimbursement, cell phone stipend, employer contributions toward health insurance.

How to Apply

Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Send cover letter and resume to:


  • Date Posted: May 13, 2022
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Programs and Service Delivery
  • Service Area: Health (Physical, Mental)
  • Salary Range: $40,000-43,000
  • Working Hours: Full time position, remote work from home position with some evening and weekend hours