VALUE Communities Program Coordinator

Expiring today

Baltimore, MD
Apr 06, 2021
Apr 13, 2021
Program Manager
Full Time
OverviewJhpiego has partnered with the Baltimore City Health Department (BCHD) to staff and train their COVID-19 Mobile Vaccine workforce. Focusing on vaccine equity, Jhpiego and the BCHD are committed to focused, culturally responsive outreach to ensure access to and acceptance of COVID-19 vaccine by all Baltimoreans through strategic implementation of mobile vaccine clinics. The COVID-19 Mobile Vaccine program engages Baltimore City community members, ambassadors, and leaders to bring culturally responsive COVID-19 vaccine to priority populations through mobile clinics while also working to address vaccine acceptance and uptake among these groups throughout Baltimore.The Baltimore City COVID-19 VALUE Communities Program Coordinator will provide coordination and management support to one of at least nine VALUE (Vaccine Access and Acceptance Lives in Unity, Education, and Engagement) Community Workgroup Leads for the successful delivery of mobile vaccine clinics that aim to reach specific populations within Baltimore. The VALUE Communities Team aims to ensure equitable COVID-19 vaccine distribution across Baltimore, increasing access to and acceptance of the COVID-19 vaccine to support the goal of 80% of Baltimoreans vaccinated by February 2022. The Program Coordinator will support the VALUE Communities Workgroup Lead to successfully implement the VALUE Communities workgroup strategy, ensuring meaningful engagement of VALUE Communities through community listening sessions and integration of feedback into plans for the delivery of mobile vaccination clinics. The position will provide operational support, organization, and overall coordination of workgroup activities. Under the supervision of Jhpiego and the Baltimore City Health Department, the Program Coordinator will support the Workgroup Lead to provide operational support, organization, and coordination of workgroup activities, including budget management and overall administration. This position is expected to establish and maintain excellent relationships with counterparts, community members, and other stakeholders in the COVID-19 response in Baltimore City.This is a temporary position funded through February 2022. This position is primarily remote, although there may be infrequent need to visit or work from the mobile sites.ResponsibilitiesProvide program coordination and administration support to VALUE Communities Workgroup Leads to ensure the successful delivery of strategies to reach these groups with COVID-19 vaccineSupport VALUE Communities Workgroup Leads to develop and implement organizational management structure and systems for monitoring progress toward objectives of VALUE Communities regarding COVID-19 vaccine access and acceptanceSupport the Workgroup Leads to develop and implement workplans, monitoring plans, budgets, and operational standard operating procedures for the successful implementation of strategies to serve VALUE CommunitiesConduct outreach to community-based organizations and other community partners as needed, to follow up on complaints, troubleshoot challenges, and identify and implement course corrections to program activitiesRecruit community members for community listening sessions and Ambassador positions, following up to ensure meaningful and informed engagement as neededCoordinate with the VALUE Communities Team, clinical and pharmacy partners, and other key stakeholders to ensure the successful delivery of mobile vaccination clinics to reach VALUE CommunitiesSupport routine coordination and communication between partners engaged in supporting VALUE Communities with COVID-19 mobile vaccination program activitiesDevelop and implement management systems to improve coordination and track progress towards deliverablesAssist with workforce capacity development as neededParticipate in and take detailed notes for routine planning and coordination meetingsReview and troubleshoot workplans and budgetsEnsure progress reports are completed and submitted on time; contribute to development of reports and facilitate appropriate review processSupport development of communications materials and support information sharing across workgroups and with other stakeholders as neededEnsure knowledge management is maintained for workgroupsEnsure compliance with Jhpiego and Baltimore City policies and regulationsSupport VALUE Communities Workgroup Leads to conduct additional duties as assignedRequired QualificationsBA and 5 years' experience or advanced degree and 3 years' experience in public health, health program management, project coordination, or a related fieldStrong understanding of and sensitivity to Baltimore City communities and experience working with diverse populationsExperience working in community health or immunization, COVID-19 responseExperience working with persons experiencing homelessness, older adults, Jewish communities, young men, persons with disabilities, pregnant or lactating persons, Latinx, immigrant community and/or pediatric populations preferredHighly detail orientated, proactive, comfortable working under pressure and with minimal oversightExperience in work planning and budget managementExcellent organizational skills, ability to manage multiple projects and workstreams at one timeHighly motivated; good team playerAbility to work in a complex environment with multiple tasks and short deadlinesExcellent written and oral communication skillsExperience sharing success stories or promoting community health services preferredProficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PPT, and other organizational toolsProficient Spanish language skills preferred