Program Officer (CHF)

Do you have experience working in communities, especially those facing inequity and some of the toughest challenges that prevent us from being healthy? The Philanthropy team is seeking an exceptional individual with strong program management, implementation and leadership skills to provide on-the-ground execution of TCHF’s grantmaking strategy as a Program Officer. This position interfaces internally with all departments, while also developing and maintaining strategic external partnerships with colleague foundations, nonprofits, governmental agencies, and other key decision-makers to further the Foundation’s mission to improve the health of Coloradans.

The Program Officer will be working in the Healthy Communities focus area and on the Foundation’s place-based initiatives. The ideal candidate excels at communicating across constituencies, works well in ambiguity, and proactively identifies opportunities to advance the Foundation’s mission while remaining grounded in the day to day execution of tasks and responsibilities. They will have a broad understanding of the field of health, precursors to health (i.e. social determinants such as poverty, affordable housing, etc.), and health philanthropy.

This position requires a deep understanding of the communities we serve, including communities of color, rural communities, and/or and neighborhoods or regions that face equity issues. A Bachelor’s Degree in either social work, public health or administration, business administration or related field is necessary. Additionally, qualified candidates need five years’ experience in the nonprofit, public, or health sectors.  Program officers spend a great deal of time in the community which requires a minimum of 40% travel throughout Colorado.

This is an extraordinary opportunity for an experienced professional who wants a rewarding opportunity to improve the health of Coloradans you will want to visit to apply. All applications require a resume and cover letter.

This position closes on Wednesday, July 12th.

The Colorado Health Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and invites qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

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