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Program Coordinator


TITLE:                      Program Coordinator
REPORTS TO:         Vice President of Community Research and Advocacy
DETAILS:                  Full Time Position
LOCATION:              Detroit


UHHB is seeking a highly qualified candidate with strong experience working with populations of people living with HIV to coordinate and oversee MY-CREW (Michigan Youth ­-Creating Resilience through Education and Work). MY-­CREW is a mentorship program tailored to meet the social and structural needs of young people ages 15­-24 living with HIV in Southeastern Michigan. This program will focus specifically on self-advocacy and stigma; MY­-CREW will build capacity and solidarity among young people living with HIV while increasing efficacy in navigating systems and workforce development. The goal of MY-CREW is to establish a high functioning, youth centric, holistic, and sustainable mentorship program that will empower youth living with HIV with the tools, networks, choices and resources they need to seek and stay engaged in care. The Program Coordinator will work closely with the VP of Community Research and Advocacy to plan and implement all aspects of MY-CREW.

  • Seek and maintain working relationships with businesses, community partners, colleges, local health departments, health care organizations, human service providers, and other organizations.
  • Maintain project related community planning groups and committees comprised of the target population within key communities.
  • Assist with the development of the mentor program, implementation, and evaluation of needs assessments, data analysis, focus groups and community education activities.
  • Oversee outreach efforts to recruit youth for the MY-CREW Youth Advisory Council and Mentorship program.
  • Assist with social media marketing efforts to increase HIV testing among targeted populations.
  • Act as community and organizational liaison for collaborative efforts for youth programming
  • Assist in developing project work plans, completing required programmatic reports and managing project budgets.
  • Maintain internal documents and records to support community engagement for community mobilization and research efforts.
  • Deliver presentations and participate in conferences as a representative of the organization.
  • Participate in team meetings, monthly staff meetings and event planning meetings as required.

Bachelor’s degree in Community Health Education, Health Promotion Sciences, Public Health, Social Work, Communications, Marketing, Public Relations, or other related degree relevant to the broad areas of position description. In lieu of Bachelor’s degree, a minimum of 4 years experience in program coordination and management. Experience working with LGBTQ communities and the HIV field are highly preferred. Excellent verbal and written skills are required. Must have excellent interpersonal and organizational skills. Computer proficiency knowledge and skill sets. Reliable transportation is required (60% in-office; 40% remote)


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