Health and Leadership Programs Coordinator

Erie Neighborhood House, a progressive social service agency serving the immigrant/Latinx community in Chicago and dedicated to promoting a just and inclusive society, is seeking a full-time Health and Leadership Programs (HLP) Coordinator. The mission of the department is to promote a culture of health and encourage Erie’s staff and participants to become leaders in the movement for community wellness and equity. Reporting to the Director of Health and Leadership Programs, the Coordinator’s basic function is to ensure that all daily operational tasks of the department are being executed efficiently and thoroughly, with special focus on the health education programs for children and youth.

Position Responsibilities

  • Coordinate, plan, and co-facilitate health sessions and curricula for preschool, school-age children, and youth
  • Access and purchase all materials for programs
  • Serve as site supervisor for interns working with preschool health program
  • Coordinate the schedules of HLP volunteers and short-term interns
  • Assist with coordinating and implementing advocacy work, when appropriate
  • Prepare for and facilitate HLP parent groups, as needed
  • Coordinate all staff health efforts for Erie House staff
  • Participate in all HLP department meetings
  • Participate in Erie’s Coordinators group
  • Help with all grant proposals and reports under guidance of the HLP Director
  • Maintain ETO database for all children and youth health programs
  •  Other related duties as assigned

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in public health, social work, psychology, or related field required.
  • Bilingual in Spanish/ English and bicultural preferred
  • Prior experience working with children and understanding of child development preferred
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Excellent written and interpersonal skills
  • Experience working with an immigrant population
  • Ability to lift boxes up to 25 lbs.
  • Driver's License preferred as position will require traveling to different sites and/or purchasing for program
  • Flexibility with work schedule as position WILL require some evening and/or weekend hours.

Erie Neighborhood House is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Accredited by NAEYC & National Afterschool Association; recognized by Board of Appeals (BIA)*
United Way Member


The Basics


Health and Leadership Programs

Reports to:

Director of Health and Leadership Programs

Open Date:


To Apply


Please forward cover letter, resume and a list of three professional references by Tuesday, November 7, 2017, to:

Micaella Verro, Director of Health and Leadership Programs
Erie Neighborhood House
1347 W Erie St
Chicago, IL 60622

Fax: 312-243-0989


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