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JOB: Community Engagement Manager (Sonoma County CA)

California Center For Well- Being

Community Engagement Manager

TO APPLY: Please send your resume and cover letter to by May 15, 2019.

Join a team that makes a daily positive impact! The Northern California Center for Well-Being is
a local non-profit committed to empowering health and wellbeing for all. For over two decades
we have radically improved quality of life through our evidence-based programs and services,
and each year we serve 25,000 Sonoma County residents. We achieve positive change in the
overall health and wellness of our community through education, support, and advocacy, and
we lead with an empowerment model that inspires the ability of each individual to possess the
knowledge, tools, and spirit to take ownership of their health and wellness. The Center provides
an innovative, collaborative, and positive work culture where every employee is valued as an
integral part of our collective impact. Come join our inspired team of change-makers!

Reports to: Executive Director Status: Full time, Benefited, Exempt status Salary Range: $55K – $66K annual

DESCRIPTION: The Community Engagement Manager (CEM) is the link between the community and the Center for Well-Being’s mission and vision to transform community health. The CEM is responsible for the development and growth of the “Community Health Worker Center of Excellence,” and will organize and develop Community Health Worker (CHW) trainings, outreach events, and workforce opportunities. The CEM holds a key leadership role within the organization, and is responsible for all grant oversite and successful attainment of grant deliverables. The position will coordinate and supervise the work of grant staff, as well as manage project budgets and work plans. This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and charismatic multitasker who is passionate about empowering voice in underserved communities and working to eliminate social, economic, and health disparities in Sonoma County.


Community Engagement:  Lead the growth of the “Community Health Worker Center of Excellence,” by elevating the Center as the leader of all CHW related trainings, activities, and community partner;  Convene regular CHW network meetings, trainings, and networking opportunities to build a cohesive coalition of CHWs in Sonoma County and bring the cultural community together; 2  Provide a vision for empowering community health that addresses the social determinants of health, the systemic effect of poverty, and the gross disparities that exist in our community today;  Identify and broadly communicate employment and volunteer opportunities for CHWs;  Demonstrate compassion and empathy for the community served.

Training/ Curricula Development:  Using best practices from contemporary pedagogy and adult learning, develop bilingual curricula and training materials for CHW development and specific grant-related educational focus;  Create engaging and dynamic trainings that include small group activities, hand-on learning, didactics, opportunities for role play, and evaluation of skills learned;  Facilitate and implement trainings for CHWs as part of the CHW core competencies as well as continued personal and professional development;  Develop evaluation tools to test the efficacy of trainings.

Community Partner Liaison:  Serve as the key contact for community partners in regard to funding opportunities or community based collaborations;  Attend strategic community meetings to promote the work of the Center and to identify opportunities for collaborations;  Acts as a resource to support community health education efforts;  Grow visibility of the Center through broad communication of Center activities, including public service announcements, press releases, and active posting and management of social media.

Grant Management:  Manage all grant programs, including monitoring and evaluation of program efficacy, compliance with grant reporting regulations, and coordination with other agencies and partners;  Create and maintain a grant tracking and compliance system;  Provide fiscal oversite of all grant activities, including invoicing, staff allocations, budget spend-down, budget revisions, and overall fiscal compliance;  Ensure the successful attainment of all grant related activities, including deliverables and program benchmarks, complete timely grant reports, and serve as main point of contact for all grantors;  Supervise Community Engagement Department grant coordinators, supporting them to ensure the successful implementation of all program requirements, as well as contributing to their continued growth and professional development as valued members of the Center team;  Source continued opportunities for program funding, including researching RFPs, submitting LOIs, and developing grant narratives, work plans, and budgets in collaboration with the grant team and Executive Director;  Contribute to the fiscal viability of the organization by supporting tasks associated with the Center’s annual fundraiser, including identifying potential event sponsors and donors.


1. Excellent written and verbal communication skills in both English and Spanish, including computer literacy skills including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). 2. Demonstrated experience with community organizing/engagement, underserved and vulnerable populations, and grants and/or program budget management. 3. Ability to develop and facilitate group trainings, health education presentations, and targeted community outreach through a culturally humble lens. 4. Ability to develop and execute collaborative arrangements between programs and organizations, including the management of resources and staff. 5. Resourcefulness, thoroughness, and the ability to deliver under pressure with varying degrees of oversight, 6. Ability to relate to very diverse actors in a supportive manner and to be effective in a variety of settings, including the ability to carry messages across different audiences. 7. Bachelor’s degree in social work, community organizing, sociology, public health, or related field preferred; 2-year degree required.


1. Possession of a C.A. Driver’s License, proof of insurance, and the ability to drive throughout the County for presentations.

TO APPLY: Please send your resume and cover letter to by May 15, 2019.