Public Health Administrator-City of Portland; Health & Human Services

Health and Human Services Department – Public Health Division – This is professional public health work of an administrative nature in directing municipal public health programs within the context of core public health functions. An employee in this class is responsible for the overall administration of the City of Portland’s public health programs, including development of program policy, assessment of community needs, and assessment of the available resources to meet these needs. This position requires responsibility for overall leadership on public health issues, financial management, long range and strategic planning for public health programs. The Public Health Administrator is responsible for the promotion of the public’s health and emerging public health issues within the community and within City government. The Public Health Administrator establishes standard operating procedures, works within union contracts, supervises the selection of Division personnel and is responsible for the development of the Public Health Division’s budget. The Public Health Administrator may designate a Local Health Officer. Salary range $87,165 to $104,072 annually. Further details and online application available at

Accepting online applications for this position through Tuesday, December 31, 2019.

Permanent, full-time employees receive a generous benefits package which includes 12 ½ paid holidays; employee health insurance; sick and vacation leave; optional life, dental and income protection insurances; choice of retirement plans; and tuition reduction program with the University of Southern Maine.

The City of Portland is strongly committed to diversity in its workforce.
Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.
We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

For more information or to apply online visit the Job Opportunities page of the City’s website at

City of Portland, Maine
Human Resources Office
389 Congress St., Room 115
Portland, ME 04101
Tel (207) 874-8624
Fax (207) 874-8937

Health Educator Specialist – Prevention & Healthy Living – MaineGeneral Health

Health Educator Specialist – Prevention & Healthy Living, 40 hrs

MaineGeneral Health
149 North Street
Waterville, Maine, 04901
United States

MaineGeneral Health is a leading health care system that is proud of the culture of excellence, compassion and collaboration that extends to our customers and caregivers. We are committed to attracting talented, ambitious people who share our values and strive to provide excellent customer service. We are offering an exciting full time opportunity for an individual to join our team as Health Educator Specialist. The primary role of this position is to assist the Program Coordinator with the development and implementation of activities for Substance Use Prevention and Expanded Recovery grant in the MaineGeneral Health service area. If you have a passion for service excellence, we want to hear from you!


  • Assists Prevention & Healthy Living Team with needs assessments, program design, implementation and evaluation. 
  • Prioritizes multiple tasks and projects to ensure timely completion. 
  • Maintains data tracking spreadsheets, inputting data and performing quality assurance audits. 
  • Assists with special events and projects, communicating with partners/sponsors and ensuring availability of resources/materials. 
  • Interacts and responds to patients and communities.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Community Health or related field preferred 
  • 1 or more years of health education instruction experience is preferred 
  • Group facilitation experience and skills 
  • Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) preferred 
  • Substance Use Prevention experience strongly preferred 
  • Proficiency in a suite of Microsoft Office applications 
  • Ability to work independently, effective time management and problem solving skills, able to manage multiple priorities 
  • Detail-oriented, with strong organizational skills and ability to multitask
  • Confident and effective oral and written communication skills


Position Highlights:

  • Generous earned program plan
  • Robust employee wellness program 
  • Full time benefits package to include, health, dental, and retirement plan options


Development Coordinator (Independent Contractor)

Partners for Rural Health in the Dominican Republic (PRHDR) is a 501 c 3 non-profit corporation based out of Portland, Maine. The two-pronged mission of PRHDR is to deliver primary care services to patients in an underserved region in the northern mountains of the Dominican Republic, and to train Maine healthcare profession students in a resource limited global environment. The program was created 24 years ago and boasts continuity of care for patients and interdisciplinary training of healthcare profession students. Now is a critical time for the organization as we plan to grow and evolve

The Development Coordinator is a non-staff independent contractor who will support the organizational growth of Partners for Rural Health in the Dominican Republic through fundraising efforts and public relations to ensure sustainable resources for mission partners, volunteers, and future program needs. The Development Coordinator will report to the President of the Board of Directors and will be a main player on the board’s fundraising committee to maintain and grow the donor and grant based fundraising plan that expands on PRHDR’s 24-year history of success.

This position is budgeted for 12-15 hours weekly, is time-contracted to a negotiable term, and is renewable with the same or expanded hours based on net revenue raised in the contract period. It is the vision of the PRHDR board based on the success of this role to eventually evolve to full time staff and office space based on revenue raised. There is potential growth for the consultant based on success for more hours and responsibilities. At this time there is no office space, therefore the coordinator will be required to work from home and meet remotely with Board Members on an as needed basis.


Development Tasks

• Build upon existing Annual Fund plan to solicit past donors, program alumni, corporations, and new donors
• Identify, propose, and collaborate to secure new revenue through grant funding as a means of strengthening PRHDR’s impact and sustainability in accordance with our mission and vision
• Manage and update PRHDR’s constituent data in Donor Snap and Constant Contact
• Act as support to trip volunteers fundraising for PRHDR
• Train volunteers and Board members to assist with fundraising, communications, or other administrative needs as needed to complete initiatives
• Coordinate special fundraising events agreed to by the board
• Document fundraising costs and revenue in collaboration with the Treasurer of the Board

Marketing/Public Relations Tasks

● Assist in the planning of public relations and fundraising materials, including brochures, flyers, forms, correspondence with donors, invitations, email, newsletter and website material. Collaborate with the Web site and Communications Board chairs on design and production
● Create and disseminate marketing materials for special fundraising events
● Create and disseminate annual appeal campaign with Board approval
● Assist President and volunteers with stewardship and acknowledgement processes


Professional Competencies
● Preference for three years development and fundraising experience
● Demonstrated effectiveness in raising funds from individuals, corporations, foundations, and grantors
● Strong organizational and project management skills
● Ability to initiate, plan, and implement projects within a budget agreed to by the Board of PRHDR and to report finances on time and accurately
● Exceptional writing skills, including the ability to craft compelling documents to engage a wide range of stakeholders
● Successful experience in grant writing
● Knowledge of nonprofit fundraising rules under Maine and federal regulations
● Proficiency in Microsoft Office systems, donor database management, Facebook

Personal Competencies
• Commitment to gaining a thorough understanding of the PRHDR mission and goals
● Highly efficient, innovative, flexible thinker
● Strong interpersonal communication and collaboration skills
● Prior exposure to service-learning and/or cross cultural programs is desirable


Independent contractor. Contract terms are negotiable.


Submit cover letter and resume to Alex Beggs at by Jan 1st 2020

Program Manager, Maine Cancer Foundation

Job Description

Maine Cancer Foundation (MCF) seeks a dynamic Program Manager to lead our collective impact work as a member of a small and dedicated team of professionals working to reduce the burden of cancer in Maine.

Under the supervision of the Director of Programming, the Program Manager has primary responsibility for developing and managing Maine’s Impact Cancer Network (which serves as Maine’s state cancer coalition and is funded by MCF). The Program Manager will work closely with the Director of Programming, other MCF staff, the MCF Board of Directors and cancer stakeholders to further a collective impact initiative focused on reducing cancer incidence and mortality in Maine as well as fostering broader system change. In addition, the Program Manager will work in tandem with the MCF grants Program Manager and the Director of Programming to further MCF’s mission to reduce cancer incidence and mortality in Maine.

The Program Manager position is a full-time, benefits eligible opportunity. The position requires approximately 25% statewide travel and some weekend and evening hours.

PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES (not intended to be all inclusive)

* Develop and manage the implementation strategy and general operations of Maine’s Impact Cancer Network (the Network)
* Schedule, lead, and facilitate meetings including Network task forces, the Network’s Leadership Roundtable and ad hoc groups
* Coordinate, lead and plan the annual Challenge Cancer Conference and other program specific summits
* Conduct statewide relationship building with cancer stakeholders, funding sources and Maine communities. Recruit, engage and manage Network members
* Collect and document quantitative and qualitative data related to cancer in Maine and the Cancer Network
* Continuously evaluate Maine’s Impact Cancer Network’s activities and outcomes
* Develop and execute the communication plan for Maine’s Impact Cancer Network
* Identify alternative funding sources to support the Network and MCF
* Collaborate with and identify partnership opportunities with the Maine CDC and Maine’s Comprehensive Cancer Control Program and the National Comprehensive Cancer Control Program
* Develop, manage and implement Project ECHO initiatives and other programming at MCF
* Collaborate with MCF events staff (MCF events include Tri for a Cure, Twilight 5K, Mary’s Walk and the Sugarloaf Charity Summit)

Innovative, creative, self-starter
Experienced program, event, and/or project manager
Able to lead and facilitate meetings with diverse stakeholders to achieve mutual goals
Strong organizational skills with attention to detail
Ability to write effectively for a broad range of audiences
Experience with the oncology landscape and community in Maine
Experience with the collective impact model and/or coalition building
Ability to identify and analyze cancer-related and public health data
Strong public speaking skills with an ability to communicate effectively across diverse audiences
Experience with strategic planning
Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects
A collaborative, flexible, team player who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment


Bachelor’s degree required
Demonstrated experience as a Program Manager in similar industry and/or nonprofit
Public health background preferred
Ability to work flexible hours when necessary and travel regularly
Commitment to reducing the burden of cancer in Maine
Valid unexpired driver’s license

To be considered for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter to

No recruiters or phone calls please.

MCF is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify or nation origin.