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    Peer Health Exchange Bay Area Program Manager Start Date: July 1, 2013 Location: Bay Area, CA Description: Peer Health Exchange (PHE), is a national non-profit
    Message 1 of 1 , Apr 29, 2013
      Peer Health Exchange
      Bay Area Program Manager
      Start Date: July 1, 2013
      Location: Bay Area, CA

      Peer Health Exchange (PHE), is a national non-profit organization that gives teenagers the knowledge and skills they need to make healthy decisions. We do this by training college students to teach a comprehensive health curriculum in public high schools that lack comprehensive health education. Since our founding in 2003, we have trained more than 6,200 college student volunteers to deliver effective health education to over 76,000 public high school students in New York City, Boston, Chicago, the San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles, and Washington, DC. In 2011, we launched a four year Strategic Plan with three major priorities: deepening impact, investing in more robust program evaluation, and developing and testing additional methods for impact, all while serving 120,000 teens over the next four years. To achieve these priorities, we will grow from a staff of 40 and a budget of $8.5M today to a staff of over 100 and a budget of $14M in 2015.

      The primary responsibilities of the Bay Area Program Manager will be to assist with the development, management, growth, and evaluation of the Bay Area program. The Bay Area Program Manager reports to the Bay Area Program Director and works closely with the entire Bay Area team. PHE will provide training, coaching and support to position high performing candidates in this role for increasing responsibility and program management opportunities within the organization.

      This is a full-time position with a competitive salary and benefits package.


      The PHE Bay Area Program Manager will:
       Develop, manage, grow, and evaluate the PHE program at one Bay Area college site:

      o Supervise volunteer recruitment and selection

      o Train college students in being health topic experts and in leadership and teaching skills

      o (peer management, public speaking, facilitation, and classroom management)

      o Manage college student leaders on an ongoing basis

      o Evaluate volunteer performance

      o Collect and report college volunteer data for program evaluation

      o Attend PHE volunteer meetings regularly during weekday evenings and during some weekends

      o Play a supporting role in the development and execution of strategic investment work

      o Perform administrative tasks as needed to support day-to-day program management

       Secure, develop, manage, grow, and evaluate PHE Bay Area partner high schools

      o Secure, develop, and maintain new and current high school partnerships

      o Supervise the scheduling and teaching of PHE workshops in partner high schools

      o Collect and report data from teens and high school staff for program evaluation

      o Attend PHE workshops in partner high schools on a weekly basis

      o Develop high school and community relationships in service of our impact and partnerships

       Support the PHE Bay Area team

      o Assist in scheduling workshop visits for key PHE stakeholders

      o Help to plan and prepare for city-wide events

      o Represent PHE at community events as needed


      Peer Health Exchange is looking for someone who:

       Is committed to the PHE mission

       Has a Bachelor's degree

       Has leadership experience supervising, managing, and training others

       Has excellent public speaking, writing, and editing skills

       Has excellent organizational skills and can successfully manage detailed logistics including workshop scheduling

       Has strong interpersonal and relationship building skills

       Has command of all Microsoft Office programs, especially Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

       Is efficient in managing diverse tasks, activities, and projects

       Is flexible and willing to work non-traditional hours

       Is comfortable in a fast-paced, high energy, entrepreneurial environment

       Is a self-starter with a positive attitude

       Is persistent and comfortable problem solving in challenging circumstances

       Has experience working in low-income public schools, youth, and/or college students, ideally in the Bay Area or similar urban areas

       Has an interest in growing within the organization

      Please submit a resume, cover letter, and writing sample (your best nonfiction writing, 3 pages or less) to the following email address: bayareaprogrammanager@.... Only candidates who submit all three materials will be considered for the position. To streamline our hiring process, we ask that each applicant only applies to their top choice position at Peer Health Exchange. If you have interest in more than one position, please indicate your preferences in your cover letter.

      The priority deadline to be considered for the Bay Area Program Manager position is Sunday, May 26, 2013.

      For more information about Peer Health Exchange, please visit www.peerhealthexchange.org.
      No phone calls, please.
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