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Faith-based Initiative Brooklyn Coordinator, Bureau of Health Equity Capacity Building

Constituent Services & Community Programs with NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH)

Employment Type and Schedule Full-time

Salary $ 54,100 - $70,000 per year

Work Location Brooklyn

Last Updated Last updated 1 day ago

Description Description

The Center for Health Equity & Community Wellness (CHECW) seeks to eliminate racial and other inequities resulting in premature mortality. With an unwavering grounding in history and structural analysis, CHECW works to increase visibility of the harm perpetuated by centuries of racist, socially unjust policy while pushing towards redress for the most impacted NYC communities. CHECW addresses inequity across community and healthcare systems in partnership with community, faith-based, and health care organizations. CHECW’s work focuses on social determinants of health, including environmental and commercial determinants, and addresses both upstream and downstream factors to improve health and well-being of New Yorkers.

As Community Coordinator within the Office of Faith-Based Initiatives, you will:

  •  In coordination with Health Action Centers and other DOHMH Divisions/Bureaus and Offices, convene faith- based taskforces summits, conferences and taskforce meetings.
  •  Lead in the establishment of Brooklyn Interfaith Advisory Groups. * Serve as primary liaison between Faith-based Organizations citywide and Office of Faith-Based Initiatives (OFBI).
  •  Establish and maintain a data base of faith-based organizations citywide.
  •  Coordinate and manage OFBI’s’ logistics related faith-based meetings and conferences.
  •  Initiate written correspondence and telephone communication and follow ups with faith-based organizations.
  •  Attend meetings and forums, conferences as they relate to networking with faith-based organizations.
  •  Conduct field visits to faith-based organizations to make presentations, provide technical assistance Initiate and conduct faith-based research in partnership with other Department of Health Programs/Health Action Centers.
  • Assist to develop and track OFBI performance indicators and perform related tasks, as assigned by the Director.

Requirements Requirements

  1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and two years of experience in community work or community centered activities in an area related to the duties described above; or
  2. High school graduation or equivalent and six years of experience in community work or community centered activities in an area related to the duties as described above; or
  3. Education and/or experience which is equivalent to “1” or “2” above. However, all candidates must have at least one year of experience as described in “1” above.