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Northern Manhattan Perinatal Partnership, Inc. Seeks a Program Coordinator

February 27, 2013 Leave a comment Go to comments

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., jyhall.fedocuntynetwk2@verizon.net or (212) 932-3570, Ext. 11


Ekua Ansah-Samuels, Program Manager, Northern Manhattan Perinatal Partnership, Inc., easamuels123@gmail.com or (212) 665-2600, Ext. 323

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