Asian Americans Advancing Justice - LA

Building upon the legacy of the Asian Pacific American Legal Center

Program Coordinator - Health Access Coordinator

Position Summary: Through HAP, Advancing Justice-LA anchors the Health Justice Network (HJN), a statewide network of close to 60 AANHPI and other communities of color organizations working on health care issues, including health care reform and access to health care services. Under the direction of the Program Director, the Program Coordinator will oversee the Health Justice Network (HJN), HAP’s statewide collaborative of over 60 community-based organizations, and health care providers, and other collaborative efforts in the AANHPI communities, which advance a pro-active agenda on improving access to affordable, quality health services, including implementation of health care reform in California and across the county, oral health issues and increasing access for the remaining uninsured, or some smaller collaborative of HJN partners. The Coordinator will have primary responsibility for coordinating HAP events and meetings, including HJN local and regional partner meetings, training HJN partners, provide technical assistance and support to HJN and collaborative partners, monitor compliance with grant requirements, and provide administrative and communication support to HAP staff. 

Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Track, monitor, and document HAP grant deliverables, subcontractor agreements, and evaluation activities of HJN regional and local partners
  • Coordinate outreach, education, enrollment and advocacy activities of local and regional HJN partners implementing health care reform in California and increasing access to health care coverage and services
  • Conduct outreach, education, enrollment, post-enrollment and case management of clients, as a Certified Enrollment Counselor, along with the Health Educator, and support advocacy activities, including facilitating trainings, developing culturally and linguistically appropriate outreach and education materials, and updating training curricula for consumers and HJN partners
  • Appropriately maintain HJN files, website, including updating the Resource Center with information for consumers, advocates, and small businesses, communications and relationships with HJN and other organizations working on health care programs, such as Covered California and the Medi-Cal expansion, and health care issues 
  • Coordinate HAP trainings, events and meetings, including HJN local and regional meetings and the annual Advancing Justice conference
  • Provide administrative and communications support and record keeping for project activities, including circulating HJN newsletters, action alerts, sample letters and other information and advocacy activities 
  • Coordinate the translation and production of community education materials in various AANHPI and other languages 
  • Assist in communications and media outreach, including through social media, to promote HAP and HJN activities
  • Recruit, train and mobilize volunteers for health care reform outreach, education and advocacy activities in coordination with HAP staff and the Pro Bono Director
  • Work with HAP staff and Advancing Justice - LA policy team to support partner organizations implementing community education, working in coalitions, and supporting policy efforts that promote community engagement
  • Other Duties as Assigned
  • Minimum Education and Work Experience:
  • Bachelor’s Degree (a relevant graduate degree is a plus)
  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience working on health care programs 
  • Minimum of two (2) years of project management experience
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Strong organizational skills, with strong attention to detail and task oriented
  • Familiarity with Covered California and/or publicly funded programs, including Medi-Cal and local safety net programs and knowledge of, and interest in, health-related issues, including health care reform, health equity and disparities, and the landscape of the health care system
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Knowledge and experience working with diverse communities and coalitions, especially AANHPI communities, in California 
  • Strong commitment to social justice
  • Must be creative, self-directed, motivated, organized, comfortable working independently and have the ability to initiate and coordinate projects in a timely manner;
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends;
  • Access to reliable means of transportation is a must
  • Design experience, including familiarity with Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, and other software programs a plus
  • Strong computer, word processing, and database skills and familiarity and experience with Microsoft Office Suit products
  • Bilingual ability in an Asian American or Pacific Islander language
Compensation/Benefits: Salary will be negotiated, depending on experience. Benefits include medical, dental and vision insurance with retirement plan. Parking provided.
Application Process: Applicants should send a cover letter, resume and references to:
Agency Description: 

Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Los Angeles is the nation’s largest Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) legal and civil rights organization and serves more than 15,000 individuals and organizations every year. Founded in 1983 as the Asian Pacific American Legal Center, Advancing Justice - LA’s mission is to advocate for civil rights, provide legal services and education, and build coalitions to positively influence and impact Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and to create a more equitable and harmonious society. Through direct legal services, impact litigation, policy analysis and advocacy, leadership development and capacity building, Advancing Justice - LA seeks to serve the most vulnerable members of the AANHPI community while also building a strong AANHPI voice for civil rights and social justice. Advancing Justice–LA is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply, regardless of race, color, creed, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression, disability, HIV status, marital or domestic partner status, or religious affiliation. 

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Our mission is to advocate for civil rights, provide legal services and education, and build coalitions to positively influence and impact Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders and to create a more equitable and harmonious society.