The Healthy Community Alliance Inc. is looking for a full time Community Wellness Coordinator to plan, support, and implement strategies to improve the community health environment within Cattaraugus County through the Erie 1 BOCES Creating Healthy Schools and Communities (CHSC) grant funded by the NYS Department of Health . This person will collaborate with high need school districts and mobilize the communities around these districts to increase healthy, affordable foods, and increase the adoption and use of food standards and purchasing policies. Activities include, but are not limited to establishing relationships with community based organizations, municipalities, work sites, and small retail outlets to build a community wide Food Standard Team to increase the adoption of healthy food standards and purchasing policies (ex: healthy vending policy). This person will work very closely with other members of the team including the CHSC School Wellness Coordinator and Complete Streets Coordinator to provide comprehensive strategies within the school and community to improve the health environment.
· Community program implementation experience including but not limited to coordination of grant activities and or work plan.
· Marketing/program outreach experience
· Bachelor’s Degree in Health & Wellness or similar (preferred, not required)
· Highly organized
· Reliable vehicle
Salary is negotiable based on experience. Resumes accepted until 12/11/15.
For more information, contact:
Traci Hopkins, Program Development Director
Healthy Community Alliance Inc.
1 School Street, Suite 100
Gowanda, NY 14070