Position: Program Associate
Salary: (1.0 FTE) DOE
Start Date: Immediate
Deadline to File: Until Filled
Asian Pacific Partners for Empowerment, Advocacy and Leadership (APPEAL) is a leading, national non-profit organization working toward justice in the Asian American,
Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (AA and NHPI) communities. The organization’s mission is to champion social justice and health equity and empowerment for Asian
Americans, Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders by supporting and mobilizing community-led movements through advocacy and leadership development on tobacco and cancer health disparities.
APPEAL’s accomplishments include:
* Training of over 1000 leaders from the AA and NHPI community and other diverse communities
* Launching major advocacy campaigns on countering tobacco industry targeting
* Creating effective models on leadership development, health policy and community readiness
* Implementing a comprehensive technical assistance and training program for diverse communities
* Involving youth in innovative community participatory research projects
SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
Under the supervision of the APPEAL Executive Director and Program Manager, the Program
Associate is responsible for providing assistance in implementing the ASPIRE
(Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, andPacific Islanders Network to ReachEquity in Tobacco Control and Cancer) Network, a national network of individuals and organizations working towards tobacco and cancer-free AA and NHPI communities. The Program Associate will also have the opportunity to work with the Executive Director in an opioid prevention grant. This position will include the following duties and responsibilities:
This is a full-time position. Salary is $45,000 - $50,000/year depending on experience. APPEAL offers a generous benefits package including 100% coverage of medical and dental insurances, 403(b) retirement plan, and life insurance.
Please include your resume and a cover letter in Word or PDF format (no links) in your application.**
Interviews will be granted according to the qualifications of the applicant. APPEAL is an equal opportunity employer. Women and people of color are encouraged to apply.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $45,000.00 to $50,000.00 /year
Pay may depend on skills and/or qualifications
Asian Pacific Partners for Empowerment, Advocacy and Leadership (APPEAL) is a national organization working towards social justice and a tobacco-free Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (AA and NHPI) community.
Founded in 1994, APPEAL was originally a program of Asian Health Services, a local community health center in Oakland, California. It has since established itself an important national network providing key technical assistance and resources on health justice.
Our Mission: To champion social justice and achieve equity and empowerment for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and other Pacific Islanders by supporting and mobilizing community-led movements through advocacy and leadership development on critical public health issues.
Our Vision: Towards health equity and justice
Membership: APPEAL’s members include over 1,250 community-based organizations, community leaders, community health centers, researchers, and state and local health departments.