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A CHES®/MCHES® is specifically trained to:
  • Assess Needs, Resources and Capacity for Health Education and Promotion
  • Plan Health Education/Promotion
  • Implement Health Education/Promotion
  • Conduct Evaluation and Research Related to Health Education/Promotion
  • Administer and Manage Health Education/Promotion
  • Serve as a Health Education/Promotion Resource Person
  • Communicate, Promote and Advocate for Health and the Profession of Health Education/Promotion

Montefiore School Health Program

Bilingual Community Health Coordinator

Montefiore School Health Program (MSHP) has an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Program Coordinator for the Community Health Division (CHD). In this role, the successful candidate will report directly to the CHD leadership team and is responsible for coordinating CHD tasks related to outreach, enrollment, programming, and staff supervision. This is a grant-funded position.

The candidate will:

• Have a consistent presence at multiple MSHP sites throughout Bronx, NY, and Yonkers, NY, and liaise with school staff and stakeholders to maximize SBHC utilization potential

• Facilitate classroom-based and/or virtual programming to students, parents, and stakeholders at MSHP sites

• Coordinate CHD enrollment campaigns to ensure school sites meet the minimum requirement of 75% enrollment at high schools and 85% at elementary/middle schools

• Supports building and maintaining external stakeholder relationships 

• Oversee data collection and management for CHD needs assessments and grant-funded studies

• Be responsible for Family Planning Benefit Program (FPBP) enrollment efforts and classroom-based sexual and reproductive health screening efforts 

• Supervise CHD staff, interns, and volunteers

• Develop and maintain CHD task forces,  and wellness councils 

Experience Required

-Bachelor’s Degree in Health Education, Psychology, Public Health, Human Service, or related field, required -Bilingual in Spanish (written and spoken) required •-Must be able to travel to various MSHP sites throughout Bronx, NY, and Yonkers, NY. and ability to lift and transport 10-15lbs of resources for CHD related events -Must be able to work evening hours and weekends for CHD related events and programming -Two years experience in program coordination, assessing the needs of patients, and/or communities; developing and implementing systems for process improvement; and program development. -One or more years of programming experience in any of the following areas: asthma, nutrition, sexual and reproductive health, or positive youth development -Strong facilitation skills and experiences in presenting materials to small and large groups -Experience and/or high comfort level in talking to adolescents and parents about various wellness and prevention health issues that includes sexual and reproductive health topics -CHES and/or MCHES preferred

Further Comments

Candidates with experience implementing classroom-based health education programming, wellness councils, or health education/promotion workshops are strongly encouraged to apply. This is an onsite position. Hours: 8-4:30 PM.


Great benefits, including tuition reimbursement



How to Apply

Qualified candidates should email their resume to with CHD Coordinator in the subject line. 

Montefiore School Health Program
Bronx, NY 10467

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