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Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Gender & Health Program Coordinator, La Clinica del Pueblo, Washington, DC

Gender & Health Program Coordinator

Posted on: February 3, 2015
Posted by: La Clinica del Pueblo

This position works within the Community Health Action Department to coordinate intervention to prevent gender-based violence and promote reproductive and sexual health and rights among immigrant Latina women in DC Metropolitan area through the implementation of participatory health education methodologies, peer-based support groups and system navigation.


  • Two-years of college or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Fully bilingual Spanish/English; fluent spoken and written Spanish/English; bicultural.
  • Knowledge of Latino immigrant community in DC Metro Area and ability to work with all segments of the community.
  • Two years minimum experience with facilitating small-group intervention sessions.
  • Two years minimum experience implementing recruitment strategies for gender-based violence prevention interventions.
  • Two years minimum experience with program implementation, including work plans, spending plans, and programmatic reports.
  • High motivation for work in the women's rights/health promotion fields.
  • Strong ethical core.
  • Detail oriented, self-starter, and highly organized.
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends.
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power point), internet and data entry
  • Two years minimum experience working with women's reproductive and sexual health issues.
  • Experience with legal system navigation
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Develop and implement work plan ensuring completion of Gender and Health Program's deliverables, including:
    1. Reaching recruitment work plan's goals for health promoters and participants,
    2. Recruiting, training and coordinating health promoters activities.
    3. Recruiting and facilitating small-groups skills-building sessions.
    4. Reaching work plan targets for individual group and community -level interventions.
    5. Implement training based on popular education for peer educators. Co-facilitate personal development groups, skill building and other educational sessions with the target populations.
    6. Provide monthly written reports on progress meeting work plan's goals;
  2. Conduct initial interview and needs assessment for prospective program participants.
  3. Coordinate and schedule program appointments for clients. Includes calling clients to inform them of changes in schedules or cancelled appointments
  4. Handle phone/face-to-face contacts with clients and individuals seeking information regarding Gender and Health Program.
  5. Coordinate Services Navigation for program participants linking them to health care, social and legal support services and ensuring retention.
  6. Provide logistic support for Weekly Support Groups and Monthly Educational Workshops.
  7. Update social media platforms with program's prevention messages, calendar of activities and information;
  8. Administer assigned program's expenditure budget, ensuring expenditures according to approved budget;
  9. Collect and report data from each activity following program guidelines;
  10. Coordinate work related to the Gender and Health with staff within and outside La Clínica;
  11. Represent La Clinica at relevant meetings and coalitions within and outside La Clinica;
  12. Attend required trainings to increase/maintain skills;
  13. Attend program, department, and all staff meetings and all mandatory La Clinica activities;
  14. Follow La Clinica's Code of Conduct and all other personnel Policies and Procedures;
  15. Perform other duties as assigned.


Interested candidates should send cover letter, resume and other requested materials to: or Fax to: (202) 332-0085. EOE. No phone calls or third party agencies please!

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