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Accountant/Bookkeeper

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About Breathe California:

Breathe California Golden Gate Public Health Partnership (Breathe California) is a 108 year-old dynamic non-profit organization dedicated to fighting lung disease, advocating for clean air, and advancing public health. Our central office is located in San Francisco at Sutter and Market Streets.

General Description of Position:

The Accountant/Bookkeeper (A/B) manages the internal accounting for the organization, and oversees all aspects of bookkeeping, invoicing, budgeting and reporting for annual budget of $1,000,000 – $2,000,000 from restricted and unrestricted sources.  The A/B works closely with the VP of Operations and reports to the CEO.

Specific Duties:

  • Oversee the processing of accounts payable, payroll, accounts receivable and deposits
  • Keep ledgers, process journal entries
  • Reconcile bank and investment statements
  • Complete month end close
  • Appraise CEO of cash position
  • Prepare agency budgets with the CEO and prepare grant and fundraising budgets with appropriate staff
  • Prepare grant invoices and financial reports required of funders
  • Prepare quarterly financial activity and financial position reports and attend Finance Committee and Board of Directors meetings as needed
  • Assist in providing information as needed to independent auditor for annual audits
  • Participate on Audit Committee and assist in preparing 990, 199 and other tax forms as needed
  • Assist in preparing Forms 1099 and 1098

Requirements:

  • Expert skills with nonprofit accounting, experienced with QuickBooks ESSENTIAL
  • Experience with accounting for multiple grants, restricted and unrestricted funds, invoicing with federal, state and local governments and private foundations.
  • Experience with developing budgets
  • Team player who has enthusiasm for our mission
  • Non-smoker/tobacco user (including e-cigarettes)

Compensation:

This position can be salaried or contractual.  It is anticipated that after an initial set up period, the function can be accomplished in 12 – 16 hours per week.  It is expected that the bookkeeper will be available to staff and be present on a regular schedule.  Compensation is to be negotiated dependent on experience.

To apply:

Please submit a resume, rate/salary requirements and references to: Elias Trevino, Vice President of Operations via email at eliast@ggbreathe.org or fax to 415-445-3000.


Vice President of Development

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Description, compensation and benefits:
For 108 years, Breathe California Golden Gate has been dedicated to fighting lung disease, advocating for clean air and promoting public health. Like all not-for-profit organizations, we require ongoing financial support to continue to achieve our mission and best serve our community. The purpose of this position is to coordinate and organize a variety of activities to ensure that we have those resources on an ongoing basis. The Vice President of Development (a new position for Breathe California) will report to the President & CEO and work closely with the Board of Directors and volunteers as the architect and manager of fundraising activities with a focus on raising support through individual and corporate giving.

Responsibilities include:

  • Work collaboratively with board, staff, and volunteers to raise support for the organization and expand its relationships with current and potential funders
  • Work in partnership with the CEO to develop an Annual Fund development plan to include goals, budget, timelines and action steps
  • Develop innovative approaches, initiatives, events, materials and recognition opportunities to increase support for the organization
  • Prepare proposals and presentations, including corporate sponsorship packages and grant requests; prepare and deliver presentations to organizations, business groups and boards to develop organizational support, raise the organization’s profile and cultivate new relationships
  • Document contacts and solicitation plans in a well-maintained database
  • Support existing special event fundraisers by cultivating new sponsors and participants; work closely with other staff to coordinate donor solicitation to avoid duplication and maximize relationships
  • Manage relationships with current and prospective funding organizations
  • Develop strategies and approaches to diversify base of support and generate increasing levels of giving
  • Ensure programs are in place for all donors to receive appropriate, consistent recognition and stewardship, and an accounting of the impact of their gifts
  • Manage multiple direct giving opportunities such as direct mail appeals, board giving, Day of Giving and other special campaigns
  • Cultivate and solicit annual gifts from individuals
  • Conduct research on individuals; work with and expand the organization’s existing database of donors to discover new annual giving donors
  • Conduct prospect research on individuals to identify new donors and donors with the potential to increase giving levels
  • Using Salesforce, update information on donors and prospects, adding to records when new information becomes available
  • Oversee a variety of communication needs including follow-up letters and solicitation letters
  • Work with Events Manager to ensure that events are planned and implemented seamlessly and that post-event communication is successful and timely

Required Skills and experience:

  • BA or equivalent
  • Minimum five years successful fundraising experience in an environment requiring cold calling, prospect research and solicitation of funds with an organization with an annual operating budget over $1 million
  • Ability and desire to solicit donors in support of the mission
  • Broad knowledge of the principles of fundraising and ability to participate in all aspects of the gift cycle; general knowledge of tax laws that impact charitable giving
  • Direct experience and success with face-to-face gift solicitation from individuals and corporations
  • Working knowledge of direct mail, email, social media and other communication techniques and strategies of giving campaigns
  • Excellent judgment and creative problem solving skills, including in negotiation and conflict resolution
  • Exceptional written, oral, interpersonal and presentation skills and the ability to interface effectively and successfully with diverse groups
  • Ability to construct, articulate and implement a strategic development plan through a fundraising and communication lens
  • Experience networking and building relationships with the community
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Excellent computer skills, including in Microsoft Office suite
  • Experience selecting, building and managing a donor management system; knowledge of Salesforce a strong plus
  • Superior organization and management skills; ability to influence and engage direct and indirect reports and peers
  • Experience working with high net worth individuals—both as individuals and volunteers
  • Ability to manage confidential information
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks effectively and calmly; ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • High level of energy and enthusiasm, and an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Must be nonsmoker
  • Own transportation required


This position requires flexibility in hours with both early morning and evening meetings and some weekends; must be willing to travel and outreach to donors throughout our multi-county catchment area.

Position salary range is $75,000 – $90,000, commensurate with background and experience and includes incentives for reaching financial goals. Generous benefits offered including medical, dental, vision, life insurance and 403(b) plan.

Please send resume and cover letter to:  Tanya Stevenson, EdD, MPH, President & CEO, Breathe California Golden Gate, 1 Sutter Street, Suite 225, San Francisco, CA 94104
Or email to: tanyas@ggbreathe.org.

Vice President of Development

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Description, compensation and benefits:

For 108 years, Breathe California Golden Gate has been dedicated to fighting lung disease, advocating for clean air and promoting public health.  Like all not-for-profit organizations, we require ongoing financial support to continue to achieve our mission and best serve our community.  The purpose of this position is to coordinate and organize a variety of activities to ensure that we have those resources on an ongoing basis. The Vice President of Development (a new position for Breathe California) will report to the President & CEO and work closely with the Board of Directors and volunteers as the architect and manager of fundraising activities with a focus on raising support through individual and corporate giving.

Responsibilities include:

  • Work collaboratively with board, staff, and volunteers to raise support for the organization and expand its relationships with current and potential funders
  • Work in partnership with the CEO to develop an Annual Fund development plan to include goals, budget, timelines and action steps
  • Develop innovative approaches, initiatives, events, materials and recognition opportunities to increase support for the organization
  • Prepare proposals and presentations, including corporate sponsorship packages and grant requests; prepare and deliver presentations to organizations, business groups and boards to develop organizational support, raise the organization’s profile and cultivate new relationships
  • Document contacts and solicitation plans in a well-maintained database
  • Support existing special event fundraisers by cultivating new sponsors and participants; work closely with other staff to coordinate donor solicitation to avoid duplication and maximize relationships
  • Manage relationships with current and prospective funding organizations
  • Develop strategies and approaches to diversify base of support and generate increasing levels of giving
  • Ensure programs are in place for all donors to receive appropriate, consistent recognition and stewardship, and an accounting of the impact of their gifts
  • Manage multiple direct giving opportunities such as direct mail appeals, board giving, Day of Giving and other special campaigns
  • Cultivate and solicit annual gifts from individuals
  • Conduct research on individuals; work with and expand the organization’s existing database of donors to discover new annual giving donors
  • Conduct prospect research on individuals to identify new donors and donors with the potential to increase giving levels
  • Using Salesforce, update information on donors and prospects, adding to records when new information becomes available
  • Oversee a variety of communication needs including follow-up letters and solicitation letters
  • Work with Events Manager to ensure that events are planned and implemented seamlessly and that post-event communication is successful and timely

Required Skills and experience:

    • BA or equivalent
    • Minimum five years successful fundraising experience in an environment requiring cold calling, prospect research and solicitation of funds with an organization with an annual operating budget over $1 million
    • Ability and desire to solicit donors in support of the mission
    • Broad knowledge of the principles of fundraising and ability to participate in all aspects of the gift cycle; general knowledge of tax laws that impact charitable giving
    • Direct experience and success with face-to-face gift solicitation from individuals and corporations
    • Working knowledge of direct mail, email, social media and other communication techniques and strategies of giving campaigns
    • Excellent judgment and creative problem solving skills, including in negotiation and conflict resolution
    • Exceptional written, oral, interpersonal and presentation skills and the ability to interface effectively and successfully with diverse groups
    • Ability to construct, articulate and implement a strategic development plan through a fundraising and communication lens
    • Experience networking and building relationships with the community
    • Exceptional attention to detail
    • Excellent computer skills, including in Microsoft Office suite
    • Experience selecting, building and managing a donor management system; knowledge of Salesforce a strong plus
    • Superior organization and management skills; ability to influence and engage direct and indirect reports and peers
    • Experience working with high net worth individuals—both as individuals and volunteers
  • Ability to manage confidential information
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks effectively and calmly; ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • High level of energy and enthusiasm, and an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Must be nonsmoker
  • Own transportation required

This position requires flexibility in hours with both early morning and evening meetings and some weekends; must be willing to travel and outreach to donors throughout our multi-county catchment area.

Position salary range is $62,000 – $70,000, commensurate with background and experience and includes incentives for reaching financial goals. Generous benefits offered including medical, dental, vision, life insurance and 403(b) plan.

Please send resume and cover letter to: Tanya Stevenson, EdD, MPH, President & CEO, Breathe California Golden Gate, 1 Sutter Street, Suite 225, San Francisco, CA 94104     Or emailed to:    tanyas@ggbreathe.org

Bay Area Air Quality/Government Relations Consultant

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Position relevance to organization mission:

Breathe California, a 100+ year old voluntary health organization that advocates for lung health and clean air, is seeking a coordinator for our Bay Area Air Quality Initiative. To achieve the mission of Breathe California, to prevent and control lung disease and promote clean air and public health, a critical public policy and advocacy strategy is necessary at the local and regional level. The purpose of this position is to coordinate that local strategy. This can be a part-time staff or contract position and is expected to be approximately 20-40 hours/mo. The salary or contract range is TBD, based on experience.

Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor degree and some graduate level work and/ or 2 years of experience in lung health and/or air quality advocacy.
  2. Superior communications skills, excellent organization abilities.
  3. Ability to work with Microsoft Office programs and e-advocacy platforms in a Windows environment.
  4. Seasoned public health/environmental advocate with developed contacts in the Bay Area highly desirable.
  5. Non-smoker with valid CA driver’s license.
  1. Reporting
    The Air Quality/Government Relations Consultant reports to the VP of Institutional Advancement.
  2. Primary Duties/Air Quality Advocacy, SF Bay Area
    1. Work with local environmental, transit and/or public health organizations to assess emerging issues that Breathe CA Bay Area (BCBA) and Breathe CA Golden Gate Public Health Partnership (BCGGPHP) should support/oppose consistent with our mission.
    2. Meet with key policy makers and/or their staff; and with community partners to present the positions of Breathe CA and where appropriate, provide input to policy committee staff concerning policy content.
    3. Attend meetings or request assistance to see that BC is represented as needed at meeting or hearing regarding relevant issues.
    4. Report to the BCGGPHP and BCBA CEOs as needed on local issues.
    5. Develop an annual advocacy report for distribution to Breathe California, volunteers and staff at the end of session.
    6. Develop e-advocacy messages and requests and coordinate with the web master to initiate calls for action as needed on legislative issues.
  3. Breathe California Ambassador/Fund Raiser
    It is expected that all staff serve as spokesperson for Breathe CA, its mission, work and need for support. It is especially critical that the Air Quality/Government Relations Consultant:
  1. Coordinate with Communications Director to enhance advocacy efforts as needed to promote Breathe CA perspectives via press releases, letters to the editor, media advisories, and social network marketing; and, assists as needed in the development of fact sheets, podcasts, or videos for the web site that inform the public of key issues.
  2. Assist in identifying potential speakers, sponsors and awardees for the annual Clean Air Awards and promote participation of local partners.
  3. Look for opportunities to fund the advocacy work, via foundations, individual sponsors, events or grants, and coordinate solicitation with CEO and development/program staff.

To apply:
Please submit cover letter and resume to:

Tanya Stevenson, EdD, MPH
Facsimile: (415) 445-3000
GovernmentRelations@ggbreathe.org

No phone calls please
For more information about Breathe CA visit www.ggbreathe.org

Note on administration:
It is expected that all staff organize their work in a manner that:

  • is readily accessible and complies with the BCGGPHP filing system, (timelines, notes, etc. should be kept so that in the event that someone else has to step in and continue the work due to unforeseen circumstances, it can be done).
  • complies with time tracking, travel and expense documentation and check processing protocols.

California State Asthma Research Internship

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Purpose: Lung disease is now the second leading cause of death in the United States. Breathe California Golden Gate Public Health Partnership (Breathe CA) is seeking a Master’s or Doctoral level intern to help complete a statewide assessment the asthma-related programs, resources, and data available in all 58 counties in CA. The findings will be summarized in a concise report and presentation and databases formatted for web use. The researcher is in charge of identifying, verifying and reaching out to asthma prevention and management programs/focused organizations, developing and streamlining the resources database for public use, and identifying gaps in available services throughout the state.

Location: San Francisco Bay Area (Daly City, CA – just a 10 minute walk from the Daly City BART station)

Our Mission: Through grassroots education, advocacy and services, Breathe California fights lung disease, advocates for clean air and advances public health. We are devoted to addressing the major determinants of lung disease through Tobacco Cessation, Asthma Education, COPD Programs, Indoor and Outdoor Air Quality Initiatives, and Research. We welcome your support to help us achieve these goals.

Responsibilities:

  • Research existing asthma-related programs, resources, and data in all CA counties
  • Verify types of services/programs available and communities served
  • Identify gaps in asthma programs/services and develop recommendations for future programs in specific geographical areas
  • Research all existing asthma-related surveillance data available for all CA counties, develop database, and format information for public access/referral
  • Organize, categorize and analyze findings and summarize these in a coherent and concise report
  • Present findings and make recommendations to relevant program managers and senior leadership

Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled in a Master or Doctoral program in social sciences, public health, education, or similar
  • Knowledge of and experience with non-profit programming and reporting
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Creative initiative for the design and presentation of research findings
  • Desire to support Breathe CA’s mission and programs
  • Experience with and/or enthusiasm for working with Lung/Environmental health programs
  • Commitment to serving low income communities
  • Experience and comfort with using MS Excel and Word

Training: Breathe CA staff will provide general training about the agency, its mission and history. The project timeline will be planned and structured through a partnership on this evaluation project. While Breathe CA has clear goals for this evaluation project, your personal and professional goals will be essential to this unique project and considered in each step.

Commitment: 30-40 hours per week for at least one semester or 10 weeks over the summer. Days and hours are negotiable.

Benefits: This internship is an opportunity to learn from non-profit professionals through a meaningful research project with immediately applicable results, as well as to get involved in an important public health initiative for the Bay Area and Northern CA. Contributing to the agency’s goal of preventing lung disease is rewarding and exciting. Interns will learn new skills in a professional setting and gain valuable work experience. Increased depth of knowledge about lung health in Northern California. Direct supervision from experienced staff holding relevant work experience and graduate degrees (MA, MPH, EdD). This is a great resume builder! Upon successful completion of projects and work plans, interns may request recommendations or references from Breathe CA to assist them in gaining future positions, employment, or advanced degrees. This project may be used as an internship, practicum or thesis project if requested. Small travel stipend ($100) available to help support local travel to Daly City office.

Application Process: If you are interested in applying, please send a cover letter, resume, and short writing sample (no more than five pages) to Dr. Tanya Stevenson, President & CEO, at tanyas@ggbreathe.org. Applicants without all three required documents will not be considered.



Breathe California Health Policy Internship

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This is a unique opportunity to join our local health agency as we fight lung disease in all its forms and work with our communities to protect lung health.  As part of the Breathe California’s efforts to increase tobacco control to protect communities from tobacco, Breathe California’s Project E-NUFF is creating a city wide campaign to prohibit the sale of all flavored tobacco products in San Francisco. We are currently looking for a Health Policy Intern to assist the E-Cigarette Control Advocacy Manager in engaging in various advocacy efforts to influence local tobacco policy.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist the E-Cigarette Control Advocacy Manager in developing new advocacy strategies for campaign
  • Provide assistance in outreaching community stakeholders, schools and local youth serving agencies to request endorsement of campaign via phone calls, email, follow-ups
  • Learn about the latest research regarding flavored tobacco products
  • Write blog posts discussing advocacy efforts
  • Provide presentations (with support) to community partners, stakeholders and policy makers in order to gain support for our city-wide campaign
  • Maintain & promote social media sites showcasing advocacy efforts (Facebook, Twitter, etc.)

Qualifications:

  • Enthusiastic about public health and tobacco policy
  • Experience in community outreach and advocacy
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Previous experience working with diverse populations
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be a non-smoker
  • Current college student, recent graduate or graduate student preferred

Our Mission: Through grassroots education, advocacy and services, Breathe California fights lung disease, advocates for clean air and advances public health. We are devoted to addressing the major determinants of lung disease through Tobacco Cessation, Asthma Education, COPD Programs, Indoor and Outdoor Air Quality Initiatives, Prevention, and Research. We welcome your support to help us achieve these goals.

Internship Location: San Francisco’s financial district – at Sutter and Market Streets, next to public transportation.  A $100 stipend is available to help with travel costs.

Commitment: 20-25 hours per week for at least one semester or full-time for 10 weeks over the summer. Days & hours are negotiable and this may be used for school internship/practicum credit.

Application Process: Please submit a resume (no phone calls) and cover letter detailing your interest in the position and the organization, as well as why you believe you make the ideal candidate for the position to: Christopher Ndubuizu, via email at: ChristopherN@ggbreathe.org.

Applications without both a cover letter and a resume will not be considered.


Project E-NUFF Advocate

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Want to save lives and change the world? Become a paid Health Policy Advocate!

Project E-NUFF from Breathe California, Golden Gate Public Health Partnership is working on a citywide campaign to end the sale of ALL flavored tobacco products in San Francisco. We would like more advocates to help!

WHAT WILL YOU DO?
Work with a team of dynamic Health Policy Advocates to:

  • Learn about the latest public health research about flavored tobacco from a century‐old lung health organization and from the San Francisco Department of Public Health!
  • Learn about and engage in tobacco control policy development!
  • Bring community attention to the issue of flavored tobacco through media efforts!
  • Present to community groups and seek endorsements from community organizations!
  • Meet with local policymakers to advocate for improved tobacco control policy!

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Interest in learning about public health and tobacco policy.
  • Strong interest in policy advocacy.
  • Interest in media (newspaper, TV, radio, and online) outreach activities.
  • Interest in or knowledge of African American, Arab American, or Pacific Islander-serving community organizations in San Francisco, as well as general community organizations, also useful but not required.
  • Being enrolled in college is highly encouraged.

Advocates will receive compensation (via stipends),
based on project activities through March 2017.

This is NOT a full-time job and requires less than 5 hours/week.

INTERESTED?

Please submit a resume and a cover letter detailing your interest in learning about and working on tobacco control policy to Project E-NUFF Coordinator Randy Uang (RandyU@ggbreathe.org) or call 650-994-5868 if you have any questions.


Development & Events Manager

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Position Relevance to Organization Mission
The mission of the Breathe California is to prevent and control lung disease and to promote lung health. We cannot achieve our mission without support. The purpose of this position is to engender support for our work and our mission through development campaigns and special events. This position reports to the VP of Development.

Primary Duties
Currently, the organization hosts four events per year: an awards luncheon, a non-competitive one-day bike ride, a youth film festival and a volunteer appreciation/holiday party. In addition other special occasion events will be arranged. It is expected that the Development & Events Manager oversee all aspects of event planning and implementation, secure corporate sponsorships, as well as assist in the implementation of different development campaigns.

Specific duties include but are not limited to:

  • Establish event fundraising and participation objectives that reflect the financial priorities and policies of the Board of Directors
  • Leading a committee of volunteers and/or board members to achieve event goals
  • Maintain contact and solicitation data on Salesforce and via Classy (events platform)
  • Identify, recruit and cultivate corporate sponsors; fund raising teams and team captains; and, event committee members
  • Set implementation timelines with event committees and related staff
  • Administrative and Program events assistants in carrying out event logistics, recruiting volunteers dispensing volunteer assignments
  • Secure media sponsors for events
  • Provide training and collateral material as needed to event participants who fund raise.
  • Oversee the design and production of event brochures, marketing collateral, event web sites, on-line registration, and fundraising functions
  • Serve as the overall manager on event day
  • Oversee acknowledgment and recognition of event sponsors, fundraisers, donors and volunteers
  • Prepare post-event reports on event income, expenses and community participation; analyze trends and identify strategies for subsequent events
  • Maintain event management records with event planning timelines, budgets and invoices, permit contacts, sponsor correspondence, advertising contracts, meeting minutes, route maps and marketing collateral
  • Assist is development and implementation of individual giving campaign

General Qualifications

  • At least two years of experience managing events that have a minimum of 300 participants and gross income over $100,000
  • Experience with a variety of indoor and outdoor events, youth, family and adult oriented including athletic events, bike rides, awards lunches, auctions and small donor engagement events
  • Successful solicitation of corporate sponsors
  • Experience with web-based event registration and data management; Salesforce preferred
  • Have excellent writing and interpersonal communication skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of event related marketing, branding and communications, including e-newsletters using platforms such as Mail Chimp
  • Must be well organized and able to handle multiple projects
  • Able to work comfortably with diverse communities
  • Bachelor of Art or Science degree or 10+ years related experience
  • Must agree to a background check
  • Non-smoker, (to align with the mission of our organization)
  • Valid California driver’s license

Desired Qualifications

  • The Development & Events Manager has access to support staff and volunteers to assist in the implementation of events, but this position does require motivational leadership, vision, energy and tenacity
  • Familiarity with local corporations, media and event resources
  • Personal participation in athletic events such as bike rides, walks, triathlons, etc.
  • Understanding of lung health and air quality issues related to our mission
  • Understanding of non-profit accounting, gift acceptance and tax deduction standards

Working Conditions

  • Office is located in San Francisco at Sutter & Market Streets
  • Successful candidate will need to be available to start in September 2016, if not sooner.
  • Part time or flex time is negotiable
  • Benefits are very competitive
  • Salary range is from $45,000 – $55,000 FTE depending upon experience

Visit www.ggbreathe.org for more information about our programs and events.

To apply:
Send a cover letter, resume and examples of event collateral to:
Tanya Stevenson, EdD, MPH at tanyas@ggbreathe.org.
NO phone calls please.


Asthma Educator

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General Description

The Asthma Educator will work closely with Asthma Program Manager implementing logistics and outreach for All About Asthma (AAA) training program, as well as providing education sessions for childcare providers, teachers, and parents in both English and Cantonese or Mandarin. Position is approximately 20% time, or about one day a week with schedule flexibility (occasional evenings).

General Qualifications

  • High School graduate with sufficient experience and demonstrated skills to successfully perform the assigned duties and responsibilities
  • Ability to speak fluently in Cantonese or Mandarin and English
  • High level of proficiency with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Working knowledge of social media apps and outreach efforts using social media
  • Demonstrated ability to teach others health related concepts
  • Possess extensive proficiency in browser search engines
  • Demonstrated ability to set and keep timelines, and coordinate projects across different locations
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to independently set priorities, anticipate impediments, and implement solution to manage assigned activities, meet goals and objective according to project timeline
  • Ability to prioritize and operate independently
  • Must be well organized and able to handle multiple projects
  • Have excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Must agree to a background check
  • Non-smoker
  • Ability to travel throughout San Mateo, San Francisco and Contra Costa Counties
  • Must be available for some day and evening hours each month
  • Valid California driver’s license

Desired Qualifications

Experience working with diverse population groups in a wide variety of settings to provide health education outreach and programs; ability to conduct training programs in a culturally appropriate manner; experience with community outreach, agency capacity building and coalition building; knowledge of asthma issues or other issues related to health inequities. Able to work comfortably with diverse communities and audiences experienced with community outreach. Flexible, able to adjust work schedule to meet project demands.

Responsibilities

  • Conduct program outreach into the communities of San Francisco, San Mateo and possibly Contra Costa Counties.
  • Provide asthma education sessions for programs for childcare providers and parents in both English and Cantonese or Mandarin.
  • Conduct program evaluation with Manager and program evaluator.

Please submit a cover letter and resume (no phone calls) to:  Breathe California, Golden Gate Public Health Partnership, 1 Sutter Street, Suite 225, San Francisco, CA 94104 or email eliast@ggbreathe.org.


Volunteer Coordinator

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Location: San Francisco, CA
1 Sutter Street at Market – steps away from the Montgomery BART/Muni station.

Exempt/Non-Exempt: Non-Exempt, Unpaid Volunteer Position

Employment Type: Part-Time

Department: Volunteer

Description: Lung disease is now the second leading cause of death in the United States. Breathe California Golden Gate (Breathe CA) is seeking a Volunteer Coordinator to organize, coordinate and manage the operations of the organization’s volunteer programs. The organization utilizes volunteers for office assistance, public health programs in the community, data entry, event assistance (day of and preparation), internships, and special projects.
This position is part-time approximately 2 days per week with flexibility on evenings and weekends a couple of times a year (e.g., annual bike event) and will remain open until filled.

Duties: Coordinates day-to-day operations of volunteer programs, ensures Breathe California Golden gate volunteer policies and procedures are consistently complied with at all levels.

Qualifications:

  • Education: 2 years of post-secondary education required, Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Experience: Two years of experience as a volunteer with a nonprofit or for-profit organization or comparable work experience. Preferred candidate will have excellent customer service skills, experience with volunteer coordination, able to work in a fast paced environment, support multidisciplinary departments and working knowledge of MS Excel.


Our Mission: Through grassroots education, advocacy and services, Breathe California fights lung disease, advocates for clean air and advances public health. We are devoted to addressing the major determinants of lung disease through Tobacco Cessation, Asthma Education, COPD Programs, Indoor and Outdoor Air Quality Initiatives, and Research. We welcome your support to help us achieve these goals.

Application Process: Please submit a resume (no phone calls) and cover letter detailing your interest in the position and the organization, as well as why you believe you make the ideal candidate for the position to: Tanya Stevenson, EdD, MPH, Breathe California Golden Gate, via email at: Tanyas@ggbreathe.org


Communications And Special Events Internship

Join our local health agency as we fight lung disease in all its forms, and work with our communities to protect lung health. As part of the agency’s efforts to promote community health, we are currently looking for a Communications and Special Events Intern to assist the Event Manager in executing the agency’s events, fundraising and building awareness of Breathe California’s mission and events.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Events Manager in the creation of media materials, including press releases, media advisories, public service announcements, videos, and key messages related to the specific events.
  • Connect with local organizations in the bay area to participate and help promote the event
  • Research in-kind sponsorship opportunities.
  • Assist with implementation of the communications strategic plan for the agency and its environmental health, asthma, tobacco control and lung disease programs.
  • Help design, edit, and write monthly newsletters, brochures and other information/promotional materials for our various programs.
  • Help create website content management and e-communications.
  • Assist in the development of potential partnerships with other agencies and organizations.
  • Research and develop external avenues to promote and publicize events/programs.
  • Conduct targeted outreach for our Bike 4 Breath bike ride.
  • Maintain and promote social media sites (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube)

Qualifications:

  • Interest in the events, communications and/or marketing fields.
  • Responsible and dedicated with a desire to serve the community.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Outgoing and flexible with a willingness to work under deadlines.
  • Must be a non-smoker.
  • Must be enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student.
  • Creative thinker
  • Multimedia background preferred

Benefits:

  • Gain real-world knowledge of the non-profit and health services sector.
  • A hands-on learning experience in public relations and communications.
  • Being part of a grassroots effort to make a difference in the community.

Hours: 10 – 20 hours weekly.

This is a volunteer position.  Travel reimbursement is provided and school credit is available

Contact:
Alexandra Elliott
Development and Events Manager
Breathe California Golden Gate
1 Sutter Street, Suite 225
San Francisco, CA 94104
Phone: (650) 994-5868
Fax: (415) 445-3000
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Public Health Communications Intern

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Purpose: Lung disease is now the second leading cause of death in the United States. Breathe California Golden Gate Public Health Partnership (Breathe CA) is seeking an undergraduate or graduate level student intern to help complete the second phase of a communications project focusing on social media and other communication outlets.  The intern is in charge of identifying, reach out to potential new partners, and helping to update & streamline the messaging and communication for this fabulous 108-year-old organization.

Location: San Francisco – 1 Sutter Street at Market – steps away from the Montgomery BART/Muni station.

Our Mission: Through grassroots education, advocacy and services, Breathe California fights lung disease, advocates for clean air and advances public health. We are devoted to addressing the major determinants of lung disease through Tobacco Cessation, Asthma Education, COPD Programs, Indoor & Outdoor Air Quality Initiatives, and Research. We welcome your support to help us achieve these goals.

Responsibilities:

  • Share articles, programs and research with our supporters, primarily in the lung health areas of: Asthma, Tobacco Control, Community Health, Air Quality, Tuberculosis, Cancer, and Advocacy
  • Review program reports and data for article development and outreach
  • Assist with the development of digital and/or print newsletters
  • Organize, categorize and analyze findings and summarize these in a coherent and concise manner to share with the public
  • Make recommendations to relevant program managers and senior leadership
  • Other projects as needed

Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled in a program in social sciences, public health, health education, or similar
  • Strong working knowledge of and experience with social media channels, including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Creative initiative for the design and presentation of communication and messaging
  • Desire to support Breathe CA’s mission and programs
  • Experience with and/or enthusiasm for working with Lung/Environmental health programs
  • Commitment to serving low income communities
  • Non-smoker

Training: Breathe CA staff will provide general training about the agency, its mission and history. The project timeline will be planned and structured through a partnership on this project. While Breathe CA has clear goals for this project, your personal and professional goals will be essential to this unique project and considered in each step.

Commitment: 15-20 hours per week for at least one semester. Days and hours are negotiable.

Benefits: This internship is an opportunity to learn from non-profit professionals through a meaningful project with immediately applicable results, as well as to get involved in an important public health initiative for the Bay Area and Northern CA. Contributing to the agency’s goal of preventing lung disease is rewarding and exciting. Interns will learn new skills in a professional setting and gain valuable work experience. Increased depth of knowledge about lung health in Northern California. Direct supervision from experienced staff holding relevant work experience and graduate degrees (MA, MPH, EdD, PhD). This is a great resume builder! Upon successful completion of projects and work plans, interns may request recommendations or references from Breathe CA to assist them in gaining future positions, employment, or advanced degrees. This project may be used as an internship, practicum or thesis project if requested. Small travel stipend ($50) available to help support local travel to San Francisco office.

Application Process:

Up to two positions may be filled for this project.

If you are interested in applying, please send a cover letter, resume, and short writing sample (no more than five pages) to Dr. Tanya Stevenson, President & CEO, at tanyas@ggbreathe.org. Applicants without all three required documents will not be considered.


Public Health Research and Evaluation Internship

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Purpose: Lung disease is now the second leading cause of death in the United States. Breathe California Golden Gate Public Health Partnership (Breathe CA) is seeking a Master’s or Doctoral level intern to help complete a study of the evaluation methods and data collected through Breathe CA programming. The results will be summarized in a concise report and presentation. The researcher is in charge of exploring, monitoring and evaluating methods that exist within specific Breathe CA programs and producing new ideas that may be useful for the future to measure successes.

Location: San Francisco – 1 Sutter Street at Market – steps away from the Montgomery BART/Muni station.

Our Mission: Through grassroots education, advocacy and services, Breathe California fights lung disease, advocates for clean air and advances public health. We are devoted to addressing the major determinants of lung disease through Tobacco Cessation, Asthma Education, COPD Programs, Indoor & Outdoor Air Quality Initiatives, and Research. We welcome your support to help us achieve these goals.

Responsibilities:

  • Research effects and impact of Breathe CA programming in at least two of the following areas: Asthma, Tobacco Control, Community Health, and Advocacy
  • Review surveys and evaluation data (may include some data entry)
  • Organize, categorize and analyze findings and summarize these in a coherent and concise report
  • Present findings and make recommendations to relevant program managers and senior leadership

Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled in a Master or Doctorate program in social sciences, public health, education, or similar
  • Knowledge of and experience with quantitative and qualitative research methods in the social sciences
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Creative initiative for the design and presentation of research findings
  • Desire to support Breathe CA’s mission and programs
  • Experience with and/or enthusiasm for working with Lung/Environmental health programs
  • Commitment to serving low income communities

Training: Breathe CA staff will provide general training about the agency, its mission and history. The project timeline will be planned and structured through a partnership on this evaluation project. While Breathe CA has clear goals for this evaluation project, your personal and professional goals will be essential to this unique project and considered in each step.

Commitment: 30-40 hours per week for at least one semester or 10 weeks over the summer. Days and hours are negotiable.

Benefits: This internship is an opportunity to learn from non-profit professionals through a meaningful research project with immediately applicable results, as well as to get involved in an important public health initiative for the Bay Area and Northern CA. Contributing to the agency’s goal of preventing lung disease is rewarding and exciting. Interns will learn new skills in a professional setting and gain valuable work experience. Increased depth of knowledge about lung health in Northern California. Direct supervision from experienced staff holding relevant work experience and graduate degrees (MA, MPH, EdD). This is a great resume builder! Upon successful completion of projects and work plans, interns may request recommendations or references from Breathe CA to assist them in gaining future positions, employment, or advanced degrees. This project may be used as an internship, practicum or thesis project if requested. Small travel stipend ($100) available to help support local travel to San Francisco office.

Application Process: If you are interested in applying, please send a cover letter, resume, and short writing sample (no more than five pages) to Dr. Tanya Stevenson, President & CEO, at tanyas@ggbreathe.org. Applicants without all three required documents will not be considered.


Public Health Research and Marketing Internship

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Purpose: Lung disease is now the second leading cause of death in the United States. Breathe California Golden Gate Public Health Partnership (Breathe CA) is seeking a Master’s or Doctoral level intern to help complete the second phase of a study of the lung health programs and resources available in nine northern CA counties. The results and recommendations will be summarized in a concise report and presentation and databases formatted for web use. The researcher is in charge of identifying, reach out to potential new partners, updating & streamlining the resources database for public use, reviewing funding opportunities, and recommending mission-aligned strategies for future implementation.

Location: : San Francisco – 1 Sutter Street at Market – steps away from the Montgomery BART/Muni station.

Our Mission: Through grassroots education, advocacy and services, Breathe California fights lung disease, advocates for clean air and advances public health. We are devoted to addressing the major determinants of lung disease through Tobacco Cessation, Asthma Education, COPD Programs, Indoor & Outdoor Air Quality Initiatives, and Research. We welcome your support to help us achieve these goals.

Responsibilities:

  • Research existing programs and resources in the following areas: Asthma, Tobacco Control, Community Health, Air Quality, Tuberculosis, Cancer, and Advocacy
  • Review program reports, evaluation data, and funding opportunities
  • Organize, categorize and analyze findings and summarize these in a coherent and concise report
  • Present findings and make recommendations to relevant program managers and senior leadership

Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled in a Master or Doctoral program in social sciences, public health, education, or similar
  • Knowledge of and experience with non-profit programming and evaluation
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Creative initiative for the design and presentation of research findings
  • Desire to support Breathe CA’s mission and programs
  • Experience with and/or enthusiasm for working with Lung/Environmental health programs
  • Commitment to serving low income communities

Training: Breathe CA staff will provide general training about the agency, its mission and history. The project timeline will be planned and structured through a partnership on this evaluation project. While Breathe CA has clear goals for this evaluation project, your personal and professional goals will be essential to this unique project and considered in each step.

Commitment: 30-40 hours per week for at least one semester or 10 weeks over the summer. Days and hours are negotiable.

Benefits: This internship is an opportunity to learn from non-profit professionals through a meaningful research project with immediately applicable results, as well as to get involved in an important public health initiative for the Bay Area and Northern CA. Contributing to the agency’s goal of preventing lung disease is rewarding and exciting. Interns will learn new skills in a professional setting and gain valuable work experience. Increased depth of knowledge about lung health in Northern California. Direct supervision from experienced staff holding relevant work experience and graduate degrees (MA, MPH, EdD). This is a great resume builder! Upon successful completion of projects and work plans, interns may request recommendations or references from Breathe CA to assist them in gaining future positions, employment, or advanced degrees. This project may be used as an internship, practicum or thesis project if requested. Small travel stipend ($100) available to help support local travel to San Francisco office.

Application Process: If you are interested in applying, please send a cover letter, resume, and short writing sample (no more than five pages) to Dr. Tanya Stevenson, President & CEO, at tanyas@ggbreathe.org. Applicants without all three required documents will not be considered.