Manager of Health Education, Congreso de Latinos Unidos

Posted by Congreso de Latinos Unidos on March 7, 2016

Congreso de Latinos Unidos, Inc., a dynamic nonprofit, is seeking a full-time Manager of Health Education within Congreso’s Health Promotion and Wellness division. The Manager of Health Education is responsible for (1) management of the multiple programs in compliance with funding and agency goals, (2) supervise and support all assigned staff (3) provide advocacy and representation on a local, state and national level on behalf of Congreso’s Health Programming, and (4) provide oversight and coordination of communication/collaboration with on-site and external partners that serve the division of Health Promotion and Wellness. This position will report directly to the Director of Women’s Wellness Health Promotions.

About Congreso
Congreso is a multiservice nonprofit organization whose mission is to strengthen Latino communities through social, economic, education, and health services; leadership development and advocacy. Founded in Philadelphia in 1977, Congreso has grown into a national thought leader on nonprofit performance management with an expert focus on the Latino community. Congreso is anchored by its innovative Primary Client Model (PCM™), and provides direct services to residents of the Philadelphia region while providing consult to other nonprofits and government systems nationally.

Essential Responsibilities
 Direct supervision of education staff and coordinators, who in turn supervise education staff
 Manage and direct multiple programs in compliance with funding and agency goals
 Develop and implement comprehensive staff development/supervisory training plans to improve the skills, knowledge and performance of program supervisors
 Administers personnel policies and procedures fairly and consistently to maintain harmony throughout programs and to ensure that they function smoothly and efficiently
 Ensure and provide recruitment activities for job vacancies by initiating and conducting activities expeditiously and in accordance with agency policies
 Participates in the formulation of the department’s long-range goals and objectives, and administers programs in accordance with these goals
 Oversees contracts within department, ensures contract compliance as well as quality of programs and services within department
 Ensure the integration of programs and services across agency divisions as appropriate
 Review all programs statistical and narrative reports
 Submits monthly, quarterly, and annual reports to funders as required

Minimum Qualifications
 MA degree from an accredited college or university with a concentration in nursing, social work, public health, human services or related field; Suitable combination of education and three to four years’ experience with health education/training and program management may be considered in lieu of Master’s degree requirement
 3+ years in the public health field and 3+ years of program leadership and administrative experience
 Group facilitation experience providing community and professional level trainings on topics related to domestic violence, sexual health, drugs and alcohol, and nutrition and wellness

Preferred Qualifications
 Bilingual (English/Spanish)
Certification/License: 40+hours domestic violence training certificate from an approved PCADV training program preferred

A Career with Congreso: Your talent and passion + our mission = outcomes
Come grow our reputation. Employees come to Congreso because they hear the positive things our clients, employees, and supporters say about us. Congreso has served the neighborhoods of eastern North Philadelphia since 1977. We have built our reputation on trust and high-quality human service delivery. And now our expertise in client-centered, outcomes-informed service delivery is extending our reputation beyond local borders to regional and national renown.

Come serve the community. Employees come to Congreso because of their passion to work directly with members of a vibrant and diverse community towards greater self-sufficiency. We have grassroots in Philadelphia’s Puerto Rican community and a commitment to strengthen all who live in the communities we serve. Our campus is located in the heart of the Eastern North Philadelphia neighborhoods we serve and includes a charter school that houses college courses at night.

Come celebrate culture. Employees come to Congreso because of the diversity of our employees, clients, and community we serve. We seek to serve all clients through practices that show inclusion, empathy and understanding regardless of cultural identities.

Come be part of our “familia.” Employees come to Congreso for a working culture that reflects our family-centered service approach and our commitment to balance work and family. Our “mi casa es su casa” welcome extends to employees and all who seek services from us. Our employees value the feeling of being “like family” and the close and supportive relationships they have with co-workers.

Come grow professionally. Employees come to Congreso to gain experience, learn new skills, and grow professionally. Our Primary Client Model™ provides employees with continuous education and professional development in client-centered, data-informed, and culturally appreciative service delivery. We recognize supervisors as leaders and an essential link between retention and service quality. All supervisors engage in regular professional development and organizational strategy conversations with Congreso’s President/CEO.

Congreso has a reputation for leadership development, with many former employees now in leadership positions at the local, regional and national level.

To Apply
To apply for this position, please submit a letter and resume here.

Congreso is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Congreso is strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all employees and all applicants for employment. All employment decisions at Congreso are made without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability or military/veteran status, or any other protected class as set forth under applicable State, Local and Federal Civil Rights Laws.

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