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  • Status: Full-Time Position (37.5 hours/week)
  • Salary: 65-70K
  • Reports to: CARECEN SF Family Wellness and Health Promotion Programs Director
  • Program Address: 3143 Mission Street, Suite 101, San Francisco, CA 94110

CARECEN of San Francisco

CARECEN SF is a non-profit organization established in 1986. CARECEN SF empowers and responds to the needs, rights, and aspirations of Latino, immigrant and under-resourced families in the San Francisco Bay Area – building leadership to pursue self-determination and justice. Rooted in its cultural strengths and born out of the Central American justice struggles, CARECEN SF envisions our diverse immigrant community as thriving, where families prosper, build effective community institutions and participate confidently in civic life.

CARECEN SF provides the following programs to the community: Immigration Legal Services, Health Promotions Program, Family Wellness Program, Second Chance Youth Program and Tattoo Removal Clinic.

About Kali K’íin (Home of the Sun)

Kali K’íin (Home of the Sun) is a collaborative working space shared by CARECEN SF and Instituto Familiar de la Raza. The following programs are housed at Kali K’íin: CARECEN SF’s Family Wellness Program and Health Promotions Program. Instituto Familiar de la Raza houses its Indígena Health and Wellness Program. Both organizations work in alignment to serve immigrant, indigenous and under resourced families in San Francisco through a range of social services including comprehensive case management, mental health, and youth support. Services provided also include health education, leadership development, and parent-child engagement.

Staff are currently under a limited hybrid model, with a majority of work on-site.

Health Promotion Program

This position will support CARECEN’s Health Promotion Program (HPP) by providing coordination support for the District 9 Mission Children’s Oral Health Task Force ( MCOHTF). The HPP coordinator will work under the direct supervision of the HPP director to coordinate the District 9 MCOHTF and the implementation of MCOHTF grant activities, including monthly meetings, outreach, media and other education/awareness campaigns, coordination and implementation of oral health focused workshops, focus group planning and implementation, task force evaluation, community briefings and sustainability planning. The Coordinator will be the lead for the task force’s grant activities and represent CARECEN and the task force at funder meetings and collaborative meetings, including those of CavityFree SF and others. In addition, the MCOHTF coordinator will work with the HPP program manager to engage community health workers in the efforts of the task force.


  • Coordinate D9 MOHTF activities including scheduling meetings, events and logistics
  • Develop agendas and documents for D9 MCOHTF meetings and activities
  • Centralize and coordinate communications between D9 MCOHTF stakeholders and participants
  • Coordinate and support D9 MCOHTF activities including educational workshops, focus groups, community briefings, and other events
  • Facilitate the development, coordination and implementation of D9 MCOHTF awareness campaigns
  • Create and develop partnerships with SFUSD, local institutions & community-based organizations to strengthen taskforce goals and activities
  • Create and develop new templates and tracking systems using Excel, Google Docs,
  • Present taskforce data and work at public forums, commissions and committees, etc.,
  • Manage data and write monthly, quarterly and annual report for funders & internally
  • Attend regular MCOHTF related meetings including, monthly task force meetings with DPH staff, CavityFree SF meetings and related promotion team meetings, among others (in-person & via Zoom)
  • Attend and represent MCOHTF at monthly and weekly team and all staff meetings via Zoom
  • Outreach and recruit new members and stakeholders to MCOHTF
  • Develop and implement Spanish language focus groups on oral health with the Latinx community
  • Compile, analyze, and report on focus group results and findings
  • Other duties as assigned by HPP director

Required Qualifications

  • A. degree (M.S. or M.A. preferred) in public health, health science or social work, and/or equivalent work experience with experience in program coordination and community outreach and education
  • Must be bicultural and bilingual in English and Spanish
  • Experience leading/facilitating a task force or other community-based collaborative effort
  • Knowledge of and familiarity with dental resources and social services support in San Francisco
  • Ability to translate theoretical and/or complex concepts into easily understood presentation
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team with minimal supervision
  • Passionate about Latino health and wellness issues
  • Understanding of Latinx community needs
  • Excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrates the ability to multitask, be reliable and detail oriented
  • Efficiency in writing and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to develop and maintain relationships with diverse constituencies and stakeholders
  • Able to meet deadlines and work efficiently
  • Experience working with MS Office, Excel, Google Calendars, Docs & Hangouts, Zoom, and other virtual platforms andprograms
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and demonstrate discretion with sensitive material
  • Use good judgment and approach when interacting with others
  • Ability to maintain office operations, including maintaining systems and confidential data

Salary & Benefits

Competitive salary based on experience. CARECEN SF offers health insurance, dental insurance and vision insurance. In addition, CARECEN SF offers professional development benefits, which include trainings and educational opportunities. CARECEN SF is also committed to workforce diversity. Indigenous and Afro Latinx identified community members are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants will receive full consideration without regard to age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation or national origin.

To submit an application:

Email a cover letter and your resume to Vanessa Bohm, Family Wellness Program & Health Promotions Program Director at Please no phone calls.

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