Community Health Worker Program Development Manager

Community Health Worker Program Development Manager

November 14, 2021
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Full Job Description

Alaska Primary Care Association is seeking an innovative thinker who thrives on creating and implementing new programs and leading teams of similarly minded, mission-driven employees.

We need someone who will love taking the initiative and will design engaging community-based programs that motivate community members to do the work to improve access to comprehensive healthcare for all Alaskans.

The Community Health Worker Program Development Manager is high-level position at APCA and requires advanced knowledge and experience with developing and implementing new and innovative programs.

This position will lead and motivate our CHW and Health Equity-focused teams and all of their many initiatives and projects, focusing on growing and sustaining collaborative relationships throughout the community. This person will be responsible for mentoring and coaching these teams for skill development, doing employee evaluations, and handling all aspects of team dynamics.

The position will stay with projects from generating ideas to planning, oversight to conclusion and reporting. While focused drive and a solid sense of direction are required, flexibility to quickly adapt when priorities change is critical. To be successful, this position will need to align their programs and work with our mission and strategic plan, establish, maintain, and expand relationships throughout the company, with stakeholders, and across the entire community.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Other duties will be assigned as necessary


· Provide strong and caring leadership and mentorship to the CHW team, upholding the core values of APCA Ensure the cohesion, productivity and efficacy of the entire CHW team

· Cultivate a high-performing CHW team to include CHWs, CHW supervisors and Program Coordinators through training, coaching, and mentorship Aim to continuously improve the expertise and performance of the CHW team

· Oversee the day-to-day duties of direct reports, providing project guidance as needed Delegate work appropriately

Oversight of CHW Programming

· Manage CHW projects, including all CHW related grant projects, developing workflows, managing deliverables, documenting progress, and identifying and resolving obstacles as they arise

· Weave separate funding sources to create a cohesive overarching APCA CHW program that meet overarching health equity goals

· Develop and manage CHW program funding, including budgeting, metrics tracking, while meeting all compliance and deadline requirements

· Continuously seek and implement quality improvements into the CHW program

Partnership & Relationships

· Develop and maintain strong collaborative relationships with key stakeholders, including formal and informal CHW partners of the APCA

· Maintain ongoing and effective collaboration and communication relationships with APCA Staff, members, partners, stakeholders, and funders

· Deliver presentations to community leaders and stakeholders, as a CHW subject matter expert

· Design, develop, and deliver presentations to community health worker leaders and staff

CHW Program Sustainability

· Regularly assess community needs and research opportunities to address market needs

· Identify, evaluate, and understand funding opportunities Seek CHW-related grant and contract opportunities that align with the vision and mission of APCA

· Craft conceptual proposals related to identified opportunities, including programmatic approach, methodology, budget outline, and justification for alignment with vision & mission

· Write or oversee the writing of grant proposals as approved by the Executive Director

· Seek creative solutions to drive program sustainability for APCA CHW programs


Required Education and Experience

· Relevant Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education/experience

· Minimum 4 years’ experience in management, clinical leadership, quality, or training

· Minimum 4 years’ experience with program development, coordination, & management

· Experience in healthcare, behavioral health, or human services

· Experience working with underserved communities

Preferred Education and Experience

· Master’s Degree in related discipline or equivalent education/experience

· Clinical knowledge and expertise (RN, CMA, etc)

· Over 4 years’ experience in management, clinical leadership, quality, or training

· Over 4 years’ experience with program development, coordination, and management

· Extensive experience working in healthcare, with underserved communities, behavioral health, or human services

Required Skills and Abilities

· Excellent research, planning, organizational and follow-through skills with high attention to detail

· Excellent written and oral communication skills

· Proficient capability with Microsoft Office Suite on a Windows platform

· Excellent computer and software skills, able to learn new software easily

· Ability to work effectively with a variety of professionals and organizations across social and cultural differences in diverse populations

· Ability to work independently in a collaborative work environment

· Ability to execute discretion, independent judgment, and maintain neutrality and confidentiality

Preferred Skills and Abilities

· Ability to extrapolate, analyze, and integrate new information and changing priorities

Required Language Skills
Fluency in written and spoken English required

Travel Required
In-city travel by personal vehicle to community sites, meetings, and outreach locations

Mileage is reimbursed per APCA policy

In-state and out of state travel occasionally may be required

M&IE provided per APCA policy

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $80,000.00 - $90,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Application Question(s):

  • 1. Please complete the two-question assessment found here:

2. Please submit a resume and cover letter through Indeed


  • Management, Clinical Leadership, Quality or Training: 4 years (Required)
  • Program Development, Coordination, and Management: 4 years (Required)


  • Alaska Drivers License (Required)

Work Location: One location

Application Instructions

Please apply through our indeed link by clicking here.

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