The Fund for Public Health in New York City (FPHNYC) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that is dedicated to the advancement of the health and well-being of all New Yorkers. To this end, in partnership with the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH), FPHNYC incubates innovative public health initiatives implemented by DOHMH to advance community health throughout the city. It facilitates partnerships, often new and unconventional, between government and the private sector to develop, test, and launch new initiatives. These collaborations speed the execution of demonstration projects, effect expansion of successful pilot programs, and support rapid implementation to meet the public health needs of individuals, families, and communities across New York City.
The NYC Health Department, Bureau of Hepatitis, HIV, and STI (BHHS) Viral Hepatitis Program (VHP) works to reduce morbidity and mortality associated with hepatitis B and C in New York City. The VHP conducts surveillance, and develops and implements programs and projects to prevent, manage and treat hepatitis B and C.
Hep Free NYC is a network building capacity to prevent, manage and treat hepatitis B and C in NYC. The coalition seeks to foster an inclusive collaboration among all stakeholders to advance hepatitis B and C awareness, screening, access to care, and vaccination through education, outreach, advocacy and support of research.
This position is located at the NYC DOHMH at 42-09 28th St, Queens, NY 11101.
The Viral Hepatitis Program is recruiting a Projects Coordinator who will collaborate with the Communications and Community Engagement Programs Manager and external community providers to coordinate Hep Free NYC coalition activities, develop, and implement health promotion/communications projects.
- Develop health communication projects to meet community needs, Projects include printed materials, social media content, website content and other materials as needed.
- Organize community stakeholders and work with organization leadership to enhance communications and coalition building capacity.
- Implement and evaluate communications and community engagement project and develop reports and presentation on process and outcomes.
- Maintain coalition project databases, websites, and social media platforms.
- Coordinate community meetings with DOHMH and community stakeholders.
- Conduct formative research to ascertain hepatitis B and C health care access barriers and needs in NYC communities, with patients at risk, and in organizations using literature review and, surveys.
- Complete other tasks as assigned.