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Center for Health Equity Program Coordinator

The newly created Center for Health Equity will align efforts in advancing health equity across the City and ensure that we deploy resources to reduce health and mental hygiene disparities across all neighborhoods in NYC. The Center will work in collaboration with community-based partners, building on work the District Public Health Offices and others have pursued over the years. The Center will focus on these key areas: leveraging community assets to better integrate primary care and public health to serve the health needs of communities; building inter-agency collaboration to implement multi-sectorial approach to addressing the root causes of health disparities; and increasing organizational capacity that strengthens the agency’s lens of addressing health equity.


  • The Program Coordinators will work closely with the OFBI Project Manager in conducting outreach, developing borough focused interfaith strategies, recruiting interfaith volunteers to, develop and coordinate interfaith advisory groups, and canvassing / conducting on-the-ground targeted recruitment
  • Organize and facilitate monthly borough-specific interfaith advisory board meetings,
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with key interfaith partners, opinion leaders and allied organizations;
  • Participate in other interfaith coalitions led by other faith-based organizations,
  • Participate in team meetings at Central.
  • Perform related tasks, as assigned

Minimum Qual 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.

Preferred Skills:

A minimum of one year of experience in union, community, political or issue-based organizing; Strong time management skills, with the ability to meet goals and deadlines while working independently; Strong work ethic and ability to multi-task; Detailed oriented and well organized approach to tasks; Strong interpersonal skills, ability to build trust and maintain relationships with dozens of community partners; Excellent verbal and written communication skills;

To Apply

Apply online with a cover letter to In the Job ID search bar, enter: job ID number # 202040.

We appreciate the interest and thank all applicants who apply, but only those candidates under consideration will be contacted

Work Location
1826 Arthur Ave., Bronx

Residency Requirement
New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.# of Positions: 202040 3 

Business Title: Program Coordinator
Title Code No: Level: 56058 00
Proposed Salary Range: $ 47,703.00 – $ 74,049.00 (Annual)
Work Location: 1826 Arthur Ave., Bronx


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