admin News March 29, 2018

Position Title:   Coalition Coordinator, Mother & Child Health Coalition

Position Summary: The Coalition Coordinator is responsible for day-to-day coordination of activities for Mother & Child Health Coalition (MCHC) committees and task forces.  This position works with committees, programs, and staff to fulfill MCHC’s mission and to enhance the organization’s collective impact by engaging the greater community in activities.

 Reports To:  Executive Director, Mother & Child Health Coalition

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support Kansas City Healthy Start Initiative and Coalition community planning efforts
  • Provide staff support for the Board and all MCHC standing committee meetings
  • Coordinate activities and meeting arrangements for committees, task forces, and work groups
  • Assist the Pregnancy, Infant and Child Health Committee to establish a common agenda
  • Help support the Community Action Network to develop and implement a community action plan
  • Help to recruit and nurture committee members
  • Maintain clear and concise communication with members
  • Assist chairpersons in the facilitation of meetings
  • Assist committees in creating SMART goals, SWOT analyses and other strategic direction documents
  • Assist in research and preparation of grant applications to support program sustainability
  • Prepare and maintain files of materials that address committee activities, including reports, agendas, minutes, etc.
  • Assist with maintenance of membership rosters and e-mail lists in Outlook and Exceed database
  • Demonstrate positive attitude and represent MCHC well to the public
  • Other duties as assigned

 Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in Health, Social Sciences, Education, Business, or English
  • Experience in coordinating multiple projects
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; comfortable with public speaking
  • Strong facilitation skills
  • Efficient implementation of time management and organizational skills
  • Computer skills and experience with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, Access and Power Point) and simple desk-top publishing software (such as Publisher)
  • Proficient with Data Base management
  • Knowledge and/or experience of the legislative advocacy process
  • Working knowledge of program development and evaluation
  • Capability to collect and evaluate health-related data
  • Positive attitude, high energy, and proven ability to relate well with a diverse population

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in the non-profit field
  • Knowledge/experience with Collective Impact and Social Determinants of Health
  • Experience with grant-funded projects
  • Bi-lingual (Spanish)


Go to www.Indeed.com and apply online (preferred) or send your résumé and a letter of interest to info@mchc.net
PLEASE NOTE: applications received without a cover letter will not be considered. MCHC is an Equal-Opportunity Employer. This is a FULL-TIME position with great benefits. For information about MCHC, please visit www.mchc.net