Hope Heart Institute

The Hope Heart Institute is currently hiring for a School Programs Coordinator.

School Programs Coordinator
50-100% FTE

Heart disease takes more lives than the next five causes of death combined. One person in this country dies of heart disease every 33 seconds. But there is Hope.

The Hope Heart Institute is a Seattle-based non-profit with a 50-year history of revolutionary medical advances and educational curricula that make heart disease – America’s No. 1 cause of death – more treatable, beatable, and preventable. Hope Heart is a Washington-based 501(c)(3) non-profit. hopeheart.org

Hope Heart is looking for a School Outreach Coordinator who will report to the Director of Prevention Programs and oversee all school-related programs.

Position Responsibilities

Kids Take Heart (KTH) Program:
• Responsible for disseminating the Kids Take Heart curriculum to Washington state teachers.
• Responsible for keeping all kits refurbished after each quarter.
• Communicate with teachers on kit pick-up and drop-off, as well as providing technical support while they are using the kit.
• Conduct KTH curriculum training for teachers, when there is a need for it.
• Adapt lessons and kits to work in a variety of settings; afterschool, summer camps, or outreach events.
• Collect evaluation data and prepare year-end reports for programs.

Youth Take Heart (YTH) Program:
• Responsible for disseminating the Youth Take Heart curriculum to Washington state teachers.
• Responsible for keeping all kits refurbished after each quarter.
• Communicate with teachers on kit pick-up and drop-off, as well as providing technical support while they are using the kit.
• Conduct YTH curriculum training for teachers, when there is a need for it.
• Adapt lessons and kits to work in a variety of settings; afterschool, summer camps, or outreach events.
• Collect evaluation data and prepare year-end reports for programs.

Teen Take Heart (TTH) Program:
• Responsible for disseminating the Teen Take Heart curriculum to Washington state teachers.
• Responsible for keeping all kits refurbished after each quarter.
• Communicate with teachers on kit pick-up and drop-off, as well as providing technical support while they are using the kit.
• Conduct TTH curriculum training for teachers, when there is a need for it.
• Adapt lessons and kits to work in a variety of settings; afterschool, summer camps, or outreach events.
• Collect evaluation data and prepare year-end reports for programs.

Family Health and Fitness Nights:
• Plan, implement, and evaluate all Family Health and Fitness Nights at selected schools across the state
• Identify resource needs (staff and volunteers) needed to deliver and sustain optimal program results. Direct and manage the activities of others as appropriate.
• Monitor and evaluate program success; modify programs as needed to maintain their ongoing benefit to both the needs of the community and community relation goals
• Manage Family Health & Fitness Night program budget.
• Work with community partners and funders, and complete reports as necessary.

Other:
• Participate in school based science and health outreach events, for schools currently using KTH, YTH, TTH or schools who could potentially use them.
• Develop marketing materials for programs and promote them at local, state, regional and national conferences and workshops as appropriate.
• Responsible for the simultaneous coordination of multiple projects
• Assist with other Hope education and outreach programs as needed
• Flexible work schedule – some evenings and weekends required
• Must be able to lift 35 lbs
• Valid WA driver’s license
• Must enjoy working in a dynamic small office environment.
• Competitive salary, vacation and benefits.

Preferred Qualifications:
• 2-4 years project coordination experience
• 2-4 years experience implementing community and or school-based programs

Requirements:
• Bachelor’s Degree in education, community/public health, or related field
• A minimum of 2 years relevant experience.
• Highly proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
• Valid driver’s license, personal insurance, and access to reliable vehicle
• Must be able to work occasional nights, weekends and special events

Work Environment and Physical Demands:
The work environment and physical demands described here are representative of those required by an employee to perform the responsibilities of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work Environment:
Work is generally conducted in an office environment with minimal exposure to excessive noise or adverse environmental issues.

Physical demands:
Use of a computer to access information;
Sitting for extended periods of time;
Capable of standing for one hour or more, walking;
Ability to lift and carry 30 pounds, and to carry out everyday activities.
Out of town travel is required 0-10% of the time.

Compensation and Benefits:
Salary will be commensurate based on the applicant’s education level, relative work experience, and other attributes. Hope Heart offers outstanding benefits including medical, dental and vision insurance for employees; a generous retirement contribution; holiday pay and annual vacation.

To Apply: To be considered, submit a letter of interest with salary requirements (or salary history) and resume in Word or PDF format via email to Carrie Nass at cnass, and indicate School Programs Coordinator in the subject line.

Application deadline is August 28, 2015. Selected applicants will be invited for an interview and will be asked to provide references.

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