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Job Opening | 2017 Auburn Gresham GOLD School - Health Coordinator


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Job Description/Job ANNOUNCEMENT Health Coordinator 

 The mission of the Greater Auburn-Gresham Development Corporation (GADC) is to foster and promote revitalization of the communities that make up greater Auburn Gresham community which includes all or parts of Auburn Gresham, Englewood, Greater Grand Crossing, Washington Heights and West Chatham.

As part of its mission, GADC seeks to coordinate and organize educational and community sustainable programs to meet the needs of the 21st Century Full Service Community Schools Learning Center. This is a twelve month position (FY 14 Bi-Monthly Salary Position); continuation of this position and any extra days is subject to availability of grant funds. The position requires a flexible schedule with evening and weekend work. This position reports to the Director of Education at the Greater Auburn-Gresham Development Corporation.

Position: GADC seeks to hire a (full time) skilled professional who will be responsible for Monitoring consents for              students to receive health services and school compliance rates. Conduct needs assessment to determine gaps in health services. Coordinate all dental and vision screening visits to the school. Collect student paper work and work with parents to ensure they registered for All Kids insurance. Manage dental van visits at CCLC. Conduct monthly follow-up letters/phone calls with students who are non-compliant. Compiling data on consent status, number of students serviced on a monthly basis. 

The Health Coordinator will interact with the school, The Auburn Gresham Wellness Center, social service, and other program partners to coordinate health outreach to students and parents. The Health Coordinator will also assist in participating in city-wide meetings and special projects in order to coordinate local efforts with other endeavors related to the overall demonstration project.

This position reports directly to GADC’s Director of Education, but is also accountable to the school
partner to meet the overall program goals. 

A bachelor’s degree is required. At least 1 year experience working in a community-based organization, experience in community health
management, or experience working in a school setting preferred. A proven track record in managing data, meeting deadlines, managing health initiatives and tracking trends. Strong computer and data entry skills are a must! Excellent writing and oral presentation skills.

Send resumes and references to:
Tenisha Jones, Director of Education
Greater Auburn-Gresham Development Corporation
7901 South Racine Chicago, IL 60620
(773) 483-3696 EMAIL:


To foster and promote revitalization of the community by designing and implementing programs that improve the community’s economic viability; increase availability of quality housing to people of different income levels, while maintaining and improving existing affordable housing; and enhance delivery of social services, particularly to senior citizens.

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