NCHEC Can Help You Hire a CHES® and/or MCHES®

To assist in your search for CHES® and/or MCHES® applicants, NCHEC will post job announcements on the Web site free of charge.

Post a job.  The only REQUIREMENT: description must indicate that a CHES® and/or MCHES® is preferred or required.


Employers: Please allow three to five business days for job announcements to be posted. The job postings will remain on the NCHEC Web site for 30 days unless requested to to be posted longer or taken down.

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

American Lung Association

The American Lung Association is the leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease, through research, education and advocacy. The work of the American Lung Association is focused on four strategic imperatives: to defeat lung cancer; to improve the air we breathe; to reduce the burden of lung disease on individuals and their families; and to eliminate tobacco use and tobacco-related diseases. For more information about the American Lung Assoc.

Health Promotion Coordinator

Job Number: NYC #2223-095

Job Location: Home-based, New York, NY 

Position Type: Part-time (17.5 hours per week)

*This position is home-based, NY, but the employee is expected to travel within the State of New York, primarily the New York City boroughs, Western and Central NY.

The American Lung Association has an excellent opportunity for a Coordinator, Health Promotions.  Working as a member of the Health Promotion & Education department, you will join an outstanding group of professionals dedicated to our mission: to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease through research, education, and advocacy.

In this role, you will coordinate activities for the New York State Healthy Homes VBP Pilot grant to expand the quality and availability of guidelines-based asthma control services to improve asthma-related health outcomes and provide healthy homes and asthma control services. This grant-funded position serves the State of New York, primarily the New York City boroughs, Western and Central NY.


  • Assist with the implementation of Pilot-based initiatives for the New York State Healthy Homes VBP Pilot contract.
  • Support the collaboration with NYS Department of Health, NYS Energy Research and Development Authority, NYS Managed Care Organizations, and Health Services Delivery Partners to expand provision of healthy homes and asthma control services.
  • Assist with the scheduling and delivery of training and technical assistance to Pilot Partners.
  • Assist with evaluation activities including overseeing Engagement Tracker data entry and provision of monthly reporting to partners.
  • Coordinate and track purchasing and preparation of materials for training programs and home-based asthma supportive products.
  • Create and manage statewide communications, including social media, website, email lists and newsletters.
  • Represent the Association as a member of community, civic, and/or health coalitions and organizations related to the Association’s mission.
  • Build, maintain, and cultivate relationships with funders, facilitators, and community partners to encourage program delivery, sustainability, and growth across service territory, including ALA signature programs where applicable.
  • Select and participate in local, state, and national seminars and courses designed to increase skills and knowledge related to job requirements.
  • Participate in and support all area events and provide support for annual report, awards, grants and other activities as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in public health or related field or equivalent combination of education and work experience preferred.
  • Prior experience developing and implementing community awareness, education, and programs specifically related to areas of public health.
  • Must be a self-starter with excellent communication skills both written and oral.
  • Positive attitude with the ability to work independently and cooperatively in a team environment.
  • Must have a valid Driver’s license and your own reliable transportation with the ability to travel within assigned area 25% of the time for meetings and conferences, as well as the flexibility to work irregular hours, including evenings and weekends with some overnights required.
  • Able to work with minimum direct supervision, make decisions, and take initiative.
  • Proven ability to cultivate and steward relationships across a diverse population.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office and Internet applications.
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds.
  • Consistent with its mission, the American Lung Association maintains a smoke-free workplace, all employees must abstain from use tobacco in any form, including vaping. Also, all employees are required to be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus, unless approved for medical or religious exemption.



To apply, send a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to (include the job title and the job number in the subject of the email):

Human Resources Department

American Lung Association



  • *Note: Exact compensation may vary based on skills, experience, and location.  The target hiring range for this position is between $20,000 and $23,000 per annum.


  • The Lung Association provides staff a generous paid leave package including Paid Parental Leave for eligible employees. Additionally, we offer medical, dental, vision, and retirement benefits as well as a telecommuting option for staff.

Experience Required

CHES® and/or MCHES® is preferred


Compensation may vary based on skills, experience, and location; $20,000 and $23,000 per annum.

How to Apply


To apply, send a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to (include the job title and the job number in the subject of the email):

Human Resources Department

American Lung Association



American Lung Association
New York , NY

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