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Northern Manhattan Perinatal Partnership, Inc. Seeks a Program Coordinator

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Project Description:

Northern Manhattan Perinatal Partnership, Inc. (NMPP), with the Federation of County Networks (FCN) as a subcontractor will contribute to the March of Dimes’ effort to educate young women about risk reduction strategies that prevent prematurity by implementing the My Life My Plan Women’s Reproductive Health Education Project in Upper Manhattan, the South Bronx, Central Brooklyn, and Jamaica/Southeast Queens. This project will combine social media and group peer education to deliver preconception health education to young women of color and childbearing age in an effort to increase awareness of the risks and behaviors that affect prematurity and improve birth outcomes in these communities where there are significant disparity in birth outcomes.

Program Coordinator Job Description:

The Program Coordinator is responsible for executing the logistics of the program including program arrangements, documentation, and record-keeping. Under the supervision of the program manager, the program coordinator will interface with the sub-contractor, peer educators, and collaborating agencies to ensure that the activities and functions of the program goals and objectives are accomplished. Coordinator must see to it that administrative processes of the project are executed. Coordinator must be capable of working with students and professionals associated with the project and integrate new protocols as appropriate.


  • Prepare workshop materials for trainers and participants.
  • Handle the exchange of and organize contacts and other paperwork, receipts, etc.
  • Handle scheduling and confirmations for training sites, trainers, and attendees.
  • Order materials and supplies for project.
  • Compile statistical information on peer educators and workshop participants from workshop sign-in forms and follow-up surveys.
  • Gather and organize evaluation forms, and handle the data entry for the project.
  • Distribute social marketing materials to sites and manage media sites.
  • Travel to workshop sites to evaluate space and make provisions for sessions.
  • Meet with and update the Program Manager and subcontractor regarding project implementation on a regular basis.


  • Bachelor of Science or Arts degree in community health education, health science or related area.
  • One or more years work experience in public or community health or a related area, and working with diverse communities.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Data analysis and evaluation skills.

This position is to be filled immediately. For more information and to apply, please send a cover letter and resume ASAP to:

Joyce Y. Hall, MPH, Executive Director, Federation of County Networks, Inc., or (212) 932-3570, Ext. 11


Ekua Ansah-Samuels, Program Manager, Northern Manhattan Perinatal Partnership, Inc., or (212) 665-2600, Ext. 323

New York Post Job Fair in Long Island, February 28th!

February 27, 2013 7 comments

The New York Post is hosting a career fair in Long Island!

Date:  Thursday, February 28th, 2013

Time:  11AM-2PM

Location: Holiday Inn Westbury, 369 Old Country Road, Carle Place, NY 11514

Exhibiting companies include, but are not limited to:

  • Allstate
  • Coca-Cola
  • Fidelis
  • Liberty Mutual
  • New York Life
  • New York National Guard
  • Northwestern Mutual
  • St. Joseph’s College

Register and upload your resume at 

For more information, contact:

Queens Job Fair, February 28th!

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Date:  Thursday, February 28th, 2013

Time:  10AM-3PM

Location:  United Healthcare Asian Plaza, 136-02 Roosevelt Ave, Flushing NY 11354

*Accessible by bus and train on Main Street, Flushing*


The employers present will be hiring for HHA, sales associates, customer service representatives, and administrative staff.

Over 10 LARGE employers including Time Warner Cable, Coach, Doshi Diagnostics, Allied Barton Security, New York Hospital Queens, and more!

  • Business attire is a MUST.
  • Bring PLENTY of resumes!
  • FREE and OPEN to the PUBLIC!

For more information: 718-478-3848;

Click the link to access the flyer:  Queens Job Fair

The ECDO Young Adult Internship Program

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The Ecumenical Community Development Organization (ECDO) Young Adult Internship Program is OPEN to NYC residents who are:

  • between the ages of 16-24
  • not in school
  • not working
  • residents within the 10023, 10024, 10025, 10026, 10027, 10030, and 10031 zip codes.

The program includes:

  • 3 weeks of job readiness orientation
  • earn up to $2,500 in 14 weeks
  • 9 months of placement assistance in jobs or in an educational program

For an application or more information, call (212) 531-3211


stop by the ECDO Community Partnership Center

413 West 125th Street

New York, NY 10027

(between Morningside and Amsterdam Avenues)

Click the link to access the flyer: ECDO YAIP