MeHAF seeks dynamic, innovative candidates to join our mission-driven team as a full-time Program Officer to help develop, manage, and evaluate program activities including grants, policy research, technical assistance, information dissemination, and convening. See the position description for more details.
The Program Officer will take a combination of lead and secondary roles in several of the program areas outlined in the MeHAF Strategic Framework. The ideal candidate is a strategic, creative thinker who is adept at cultivating collaborative relationship with diverse groups, and who brings knowledge, capacity, and experiences that broaden those of the MeHAF team. Program Officers must have strong networking, relational, and analytic talents to support community engagement, program design, implementation, monitoring, and improvement.
Candidates must have a demonstrated commitment to the foundation’s mission. They should have nine years’ combined highly relevant paid or unpaid experience and/or education post high school. Relevant fields include, but are not limited to: public health or health, community organizing, public policy, or community development. Experience with groups who face disproportionate barriers to health care and health is strongly desirable. In addition, prior experience with nonprofit organizations, health care delivery, and public health as well as philanthropy can be helpful.
MeHAF is an equal opportunity employer and seeks applicants who will contribute to the diversity of its staff. The MeHAF office, based in Augusta, serves as the primary work site, and we require that employees live in Maine. Staff lives in a variety of urban and rural communities in southern, central, and coastal Maine. MeHAF has a telecommuting policy that allows some work from home. With this recruitment, we may consider a new employee who could be based in Piscataquis, Aroostook, Washington, or Hancock Counties.
Interested applicants should send a cover letter, describing their commitment to MeHAF’s goals and values, and a resume that highlights relevant paid and unpaid experience they would bring to advance achievement of MeHAF’s mission, to Dani Kalian by August 30, 2019. The position will remain open until filled.
MeHAF is Maine's largest statewide, private health care foundation, with a mission to promote quality health care, especially for those who are uninsured and underserved, and improve the health of everyone in Maine.
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