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Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Needed - Advanced Leadership Training Program Director

RIHEL seeks to fill the upcoming Advanced Leadership Training Program (ALTP) Program Director part-time position for an initial 15-month period (Summer 2022 - Fall 2023) with the intention to renew annually at 12-month increments. 

Annually, the ALTP Program Director leads a group of three to five core faculty, together with staff and guest faculty, to create and deliver RIHEL’s flagship program to 45-50 participants. The Program Director’s goal, working with the Program Manager, is to ensure the excellence and effectiveness of the ALTP curriculum and its delivery. The workload varies throughout the year, with predictable periods of high or low demand. ALTP combines online and in-person sessions when conditions permit. Work is performed remotely, though in-person attendance is required for in-person ALTP sessions. The contracted date range is approximately August 2022 – October 2023 with opportunity to renew annually.

 

Click here for the full description and instructions to apply.

Wednesday, May 4, 2022

Trailhead is Hiring

 Trailhead is currently hiring for the following positions:

  • Director of Programs, Colorado Equitable Economic Mobility Initiative
  • Family Support Partner, Morgan County Interagency Oversight Group
  • Finance Manager, Trailhead Institute

 The attached postings can be found online on the website: https://trailhead.institute/learn-more#careers

Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Job Opening on the Chronic Disease Team: Digital Inclusion and Telehealth Specialist


The Diabetes, Cardiovascular Health and Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias (DCVHADRD) Unit is looking for a Digital Inclusion and Telehealth Specialist to join our team. This position serves to be the main point of contact within the Health Promotions and Chronic Disease Prevention Branch and the Children, Youth, and Families Branch regarding strategic efforts to enable improved and equitable population health outcomes through telehealth policy and adoption in Colorado. This position will work across the continuum of telehealth efforts, including broadband, digital literacy and inclusion, state and federal regulations, payer coverage, patient access, and health system implementation. Specifically, this position will collaborate, through a lens of health equity, with internal programs and external entities possessing an interest in advancing digital inclusion and telehealth in Colorado.

What we're looking for:
  • Curiosity and self-motivation to learn, research, explore and grow the branch’s telehealth expertise and strategy;
  • Experience with collaborative efforts at the state level and understanding of related public policy and systems efforts;
  • Excellent communication skills, both in written and verbal formats, with an ability to adapt a style to fit diverse audiences of varying technical levels and a strong ability to facilitate, organize and motivate partners;
  • An appreciation for team culture, considering coaching and supporting others, seeking feedback for professional growth, and collaboration with your teammates a core part of your own success;
  • An understanding of, and potentially experience in the deployment of public health approaches, governmental approaches, health systems, health information exchange, and health data use;
  • Strong organizational and project management skills, including the ability to set, track, and accomplish priorities, goals, and timetables to achieve maximum productivity, knowing the status of activities at all times;
  • An awareness (and ability to apply knowledge of) the historical roots of the racial and socioeconomic health inequities that exist today.

Thursday, March 31, 2022

Become a Walking College Fellow

America Walks and AARP Colorado are looking for walkable community advocates who are interested in honing their skills and developing a statewide network of peers and mentors. If you are working to increase walking and improve pedestrian safety in your community, consider applying for a Fellowship with the Colorado State Walking College.

This statewide program is modeled after the Walking College – America Walks’ six-month, distance-education program for walkable community advocates across the country. Fellows will complete a series of modules covering leadership development, coalition-building, walkable community design, local public policy, and strategic planning. The instructional content includes online study materials, video-conferenced discussion forums with other Fellows, and community assignments. Each Fellow will receive one-on-one coaching from a Personal Mentor to assist them in developing a Walking Action Plan for their community.

Watch this video to get inspired by the stories of past Fellows!



Residents of Colorado who are interested in the program and able to commit about 5 hours per week (May – September) are invited to complete the application by Thursday, April 7th by clicking the link HERE. Fellowships are limited and the application process is competitive.


Friday, March 11, 2022

Active People, Healthy Colorado Quick-Win funding

The Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment (CDPHE) invites communities to apply for quick-win funding to purchase equipment that helps promote physical activity. This funding will help support local efforts to enhance activity-friendly routes connecting to everyday destinations like schools, jobs, food sources, parks, and recreation. Quick-wins are low-cost, locally-driven projects designed to promote active transportation, increase safety, and enhance the streetscape through equipment or public art. Although these projects may be small or temporary, the intention is that the quick-win projects will promote physical activity participation and provide momentum toward or help implement policy change. Funding priority will be given to projects that help improve activity-friendly connections for lower-income populations, youth coalitions, or vulnerable road users, like older adults and people walking or bicycling.

Learn more

Friday, February 25, 2022

Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Program (BCCSP) Advisory Board Member Vacancy Announcement

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment’s (CDPHE) Women’s Wellness Connection (WWC) program has one vacancy on their BCCSP advisory board.

The mission of WWC is to promote and improve equity in breast and cervical cancer screening and early detection in Colorado.

The purpose of the BCCSP Advisory Board is to recommend guidelines for the services of the program and such rules and regulations as may be necessary to provide breast and cervical cancer screening where it is not otherwise readily available for reasons of cost or distance to suitable medical facilities purposes.

The application is due at the end of day February 28, 2022.

Visit https://cdphe.colorado.gov/bccsp for the application and for more information about the BCCSP Advisory Board.

Please help CDPHE recruit Advisory Board members with a diversity of backgrounds by sharing this announcement broadly with your networks.

Members of the Advisory Board serve without compensation but transportation and travel costs are reimbursed.

Employees of WWC-funded organizations are generally not eligible to serve on the Advisory Board due to a potential conflict of interest. Please contact Emily Kinsella at Emily.Kinsella@state.co.us if you have any questions.

Thursday, February 3, 2022

Cardiovascular Health Interventions Coordinator and Community-Clinical Linkages Coordinator Application Extended to February 6. Apply now!

The Cardiovascular Health Team is hiring for two positions, a Cardiovascular Health Interventions Coordinator position, working on primarily with clinic partners on blood pressure, high cholesterol, cardiac rehab and clinic quality improvement efforts; and a Community-Clinical Linkages Coordinator position, focusing on advancing pharmacy engagement in team-based care and growing connections between clinical and community based programs. If you’re interested in working with a great team to support heart health across the state, please apply here. It is one application, but both positions will be hired from the same pool of applicants. The position is currently set to close on February 6.